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  • Advert number: 306907-0
  • Posted Date: 05/07/12
  • Closing Date: 29/07/12

PORTSMOUTH HOSPITALS NHS TRUST
An Equal Opportunity Employer
CONSULTANT
STROKE PHYSICIAN
£75,504 – £100,446 per annum
Full-time, Ten Programme Activities (PAs)
Reference: 192-CONS-12-STR
We are looking for a flexible, dynamic Physician to join our cohesive team of 15 Whole Time Equivalent (WTE) Consultants within the Clinical Service Centre of Medicine for Older People, Rehabilitation and Stroke. This is a replacement post within the Stroke Service. You will need to be flexible and support the service as it evolves. At the current time the Geriatric Medicine rota and the 24/7 Stroke Thrombolysis rotas run concurrently, but will separate in the near future.
 The plan is to develop seven day Consultant led working within the Stroke Service. You will need to be either already on, or within six months of eligibility to be included on the Specialist Register of the GMC. This is an excellent opportunity for a new Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) holder to experience Consultant practice in a supportive environment or for an experienced Stroke Physician to further develop their career in a very busy unit.
 Medicine for Older People, Rehabilitation and Stroke provides a very comprehensive range of specialist services including Acute Care, Stroke Care (Acute and Rehabilitation), General Rehabilitation, Ortho-Geriatrics, Continuing Care, Intermediate Care, Palliative Care, Community Geriatrics, Day Hospitals, Rapid Access and Outpatient Clinics. Our Clinicians are encouraged to develop their special interests, striving for high quality care and innovative development of Services, in line with local and national agendas and targets.
 Research and Audit activity is encouraged, and we have strong academic links with the University of Portsmouth, through Professor Martin Severs who is Associate Dean (Clinical Practice).
 Portsmouth provides access to beautiful countryside and excellent seaside and sailing facilities and is only an hour and a half from central London. The area offers the benefits of urban, rural and coastal life and has easy access to, France and the continent by land, air and sea.
 For a full job description, please contact our Medical Services Manager, Chrissie Immins, telephone: 023 9228 6013. Prospective candidates are welcome to discuss the post with either, Dr Zoë Hemsley (Clinical Director, Operations), telephone: 023 9228 6912, Dr Jane Tandy (Stroke Physician) or Dr Jane Williams (Chief of Service) or other Consultants in the Division.
 For more information and to apply, please visit: www.jobs.nhs.uk using the reference: 192-CONS-12-STR or search under Portsmouth, Hampshire. Alternatively, please visit our website www.porthosp.nhs.uk Applications are via NHS jobs only. To download additional documents please go to bmjcareers.com This Trust is committed to equal opportunities and operates a no smoking policy. Closing date: 29th July 2012. Interview date: 4th September 2012.
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