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Specialist Doctor – Sheppey and Sittingbourne

Job Ref:
FH18854 
Location:
Sittingbourne 
Employment Type:
Permanent 
Sectors:
GP, GP (Special Interest)
Salary:
  72000~-72800
Published:
21/10/2019
Date End:
 
Start Date:
13/05/2020
Job Description:

40 hours per week

Flame Health are looking for a Specialist Doctor to provide medical cover for our clients 4 Community Hospital wards for adult rehabilitation (including stroke and neuro rehabilitation) within Sheppey and Sittingbourne  Community Hospital In-Patient Wards.

The wards offer a short period of rehabilitation for people who may continue to have medical/ rehabilitation needs which, although not requiring acute hospital services, cannot be managed at home. Patients are primarily admitted from the local acute hospitals.

The ward multidisciplinary teams include physiotherapy and occupational therapy with rehabilitation facilities including a physiotherapy gym and occupational therapy assessment area. Patients have access to dietetics, speech and language therapy and podiatry. Social Services have a ward coordinator who visits the ward regularly. Discharges are carefully planned with the multidisciplinary team in conjunction with social services or transfer to the community teams where appropriate. The successful candidate will work alongside 2 other Specialty Doctors providing care to patients in all 4 community hospital wards.

You will be expected to attend consultant ward rounds and multidisciplinary team meetings where patient rehabilitation progress is reviewed and discharge plans are made. You will also be directly involved in communication with patients and relatives and able to offer advice to health and social care colleagues regarding rehabilitation in the unit.

The specialty doctor will be expected to make every effort to ensure that patients are enabled to reach, The successful candidate will be expected to provide day to day medical care and review of the patients supported and directed by the Clinical Lead Consultant.

To apply for this job or enquire about additional Health care Job Opportunities in Sheppey and Sittingbourne or the rest of the UK - Contact Flame Health on 01158114370 - clare.brazill@flamehealth.com

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