Specialty Doctor - Stevenage

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  • Location
  • Stevenage
  • Salary
  • Up to £90,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Our client is currently recruiting a full time Specialty Doctor to join them on their Medium and Low Secure wards.

    • Assess and diagnose patients; ensure appropriate investigations are carried out, and relevant care plans are put in place, including starting and monitoring medication under the Consultant’s supervision.
    • Support the multidisciplinary team by providing day to day medical expertise for care delivery; you will be supported by well-established Consultants.
    • Ensure interviews and re-assessments are completed appropriate to individual service user’s needs.
    • Participate in the decision making process for treatment plans and therapeutic programmes, weekly MDT reviews, and in other multidisciplinary meetings.
    • Participate in the 1 in 5 on call doctors’ rota.
    • Full GMC registration.
    • Post registration experience as a Ward Doctor / Specialist Doctor role in Psychiatry.
    • Up to date knowledge / working experience within ACUTE or Forensic Services.
    • The ability to demonstrate sound clinical judgement, have experience in making clinical decisions, assessing and managing risk and knowing when to seek help.
    • The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.
    • The ability to interview, assess and treat patients and write clear comprehensive medical notes.
    • Proven record of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
    • Desirable: Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act.
    • Desirable: Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists or equivalent qualifications.

     The package:

    • Salary up to £90,000, (Depending on Experience)
    • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
    • Company pension scheme.
    • Regular support and supervision from consultant psychiatrists and multidisciplinary teams.
    • Annual leave entitlement, paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company, bank holidays, and study leave to support your PDP and to take the Royal College exams, attend CPD opportunities and conferences etc.
    • Possible rotation between services to support your career development plan.
    • The opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities.
    • The opportunity to participate in clinical governance, audits, research, and other quality improvement initiatives.
    • The opportunity to contribute to the development of the service as it responds to the changing healthcare landscape.

    Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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