This is an exciting new venture for at Royal Preston and we are now looking to build a substantial team that share the vision we have. The individuals must be enthusiastic and motivated, who has excellent leadership skills and the ability to problem solve, effectively communicate with patients and all members of the multi-disciplinary team. The team will be extremely fast paced and proactive.
Main duties of the job
Expansion of Acute Medicine is very high on the Trusts agenda to ensure delivery of effective and timely, seamless care to our patients.
The post holders will: -
The post holder would be expected to work on acute medical units and ambulatory care unit across both sites of the trust.
Our team is our work family. At Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, you will be working as part of a collaborative, friendly and caring team of incredible people who are committed to providing excellent care with compassion. We celebrate diversity, encourage everyone to contribute, and you are valued for who you are.
Our mission is to provide excellent care with compassion.
As a department, our desire to provide an excellent standard of care at RPH and CDH has fostered a great working relationship between our nursing and medical staff.
The job entails working in predominantly our medical assessment units and ambulatory areas with significant in reaching to our accident and emergency department.
Our acute medicine unit is an area for education and learning with medical students, advanced care practitioners, nursing staff, physician associates and other allied health care advisors working, learning and collaborating on a daily basis.
Please refer to the attached Job description, Person specification and Specialty/ Trust Brochure for further details on:
The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMCs Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.
If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced DBS check is £48.20.
Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible.
As we often have many applicants for jobs at LTHTR, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion.
The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.
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