Geriatric Medicine Consultant Ysbyty Glan Clwyd

Job Ref: MH-GeriMed/HQ02TPYW
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Medicine
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 10 November 2022
  • Rhyl, Denbighshire, UK Y Rhyl Denbighshire GBR LL18 5UJ
  • Joedi Quartey
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Client Name: Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Role: General Medicine Doctor

Rates: £100-£120 per hour

Shifts: Full time 10 sessions. Job plan includes 5x ward rounds, 1xSPA, 2x DCC admin & 2x clinics per week.

Location: Ysbyty Glan Clwyd

Benefits:

  • Over 5,000 new job requests received every week. Approved supplier on every NHS medical locum framework
  • Priority access and first sight of large number of jobs across multiple NHS trusts/health boards
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Flexibility on jobs/shifts; long term jobs and short ad hoc shifts available
  • A dedicated point of contact
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we are available when you need us
  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

As a Geriatric Medicine Doctor at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, you will be responsible for patients of all ages and genders. You may have a specialism, however in this role, you will diagnose and treat a whole range of common diseases, injuries, and conditions. You will carry out tests and be able to interpret test results, offer preventative care, and make recommendations to patients that encourage a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing best practice. Dealing with both acute and long-term issues you will also make referrals to hospital consultants or other medical specialists as required.

Although life-saving treatment will be rarely required in the post of a Geriatric Medicine Doctor, you should have the skills and confidence to administer emergency procedures should they be needed. By choosing to build a strong and rewarding career at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board you will become a key element within their vision

The role of a Geriatric Medicine Doctor is sometimes complicated, often involving the management of multiple health problems in an individual at once. You will however get to know many of your patients well and providing them with solutions for improved health, wellbeing and independence can be extremely rewarding.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Geriatric Medicine Doctor, you will have:

  • Previous Geriatric Medicine experience would be beneficial but other specialist areas will be considered
  • First class communication skills with different groups - ages, abilities, levels of seniority
  • A good bedside manner, empathy and the ability to listen carefully to patients
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
  • Strong organisation skills
  • The ability to work under pressure, to time constraints and in medical emergencies
  • Ability to display resilience and stamina
  • Excellent teamworking skills
  • Decisiveness and ability to take ownership for decisions

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Geriatric Medicine Doctor with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board you will:

  • Be the first point of contact for members of the public with medical concerns
  • Deal with queries face-to-face, over the phone or on email
  • Be a source of medical and emotional support to patients
  • Have the ability and knowledge to assess patients and provide accurate diagnoses
  • Deliver bespoke, effective treatment plans
  • Forge excellent relationships with team members (admin staff, support staff and medical colleagues)
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues and patients
  • Complete all aspects of administration associated with your role
  • Take ownership of the cases in your care, but also seeking second opinions/advice from peers when required
  • Escalate any major physical, mental, or social concerns you may have about patients to the relevant establishment/authority
  • Promote health and wellbeing best practices
  • Act as a professional representative of your practice
  • Remain up to date with the latest medical guidelines

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree
  • Full registration with the GMC
  • Have relevant experience at Consultant level, or references to support your transition up to Consultant level.
  • Hold evidence of stand-alone Right to Work in the UK (unfortunately locum jobs aren't able to offer visa sponsorship).
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check (DBS).
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience.
  • If you can remain calm when under pressure and show resilience when working with disgruntled or difficult patients, or when encountering highly pressured situations such as medical emergencies, then a job as a Geriatric Medicine Doctor could be for you. Apply today to work with Medacs Healthcare.
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