Consultant in Palliative Medicine 15 views

St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds
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St Gemma’s University Teaching Hospice provides specialist palliative care to the people of Leeds and beyond. It comprises a 25 bedded in-patient unit, specialist community and day services and bereavement care. The Academic Unit of Palliative Care (AUPC) is a shared academic system between St Gemma’s and the University of Leeds, delivering research, teaching and learning and implementation of evidence into routine practice. St Gemma’s is a University Teaching Hospice and a training unit for specialty trainees, core medical trainees and foundation doctors.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team of dynamic and experienced Palliative Medicine Consultants.

The post is located at St Gemma’s Hospice and you will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, including the Chief Medical Officer and three other Palliative Medicine Consultants plus a nurse consultant, advanced nurse practitioners and other specialist team members. The successful candidate will be initially based on the in-patient unit delivering clinical care, developing the service and contributing to the vision and strategy. The medical team works flexibly and the candidate will have the opportunity to work in our community service.

The clinical scope of this role includes direct medical responsibility for an in-patient ward, overarching responsibility of 25 beds in the absence of consultant colleagues and 1 in 9 second on call for the city of Leeds.

Leeds has a well-developed, integrated palliative care service comprising a number of specialist providers, supported by the Leeds Palliative Care Network, a managed clinical network, enabling services to work together to improve care. There are significant opportunities to lead and support city wide developments.

You will need enthusiasm, excellent communication and teaching skills, management experience and leadership qualities.

If you are highly motivated, have an appetite for innovation and driving change, and are looking to work in a friendly, ambitious and enthusiastic team, then we welcome your enquiry & application.

Applicants must hold full GMC registration and be on the GMC Specialist Register (CCT in Palliative Medicine) or be within 6 months of obtaining the certificate.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, which we encourage, please contact Dr Mike Stockton, Chief Medical Officer or Dr Hannah Zacharias, IPU Medical Lead on 0113 218 5538.

Please see our website for further information and to apply online.

Closing date: 31 January 2020
Interview date: 14 February 2020

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  • Category Charity Sector
  • Location Leeds
  • Full Address 329 Harrogate Rd, Leeds LS17 6QD
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