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Consultant in Acute Medicine

Job Reference: 426-120-19SB-B

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Acute Medicine
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, King's Lynn
£77,913 - £105,042

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Physicians in Acute Medicine with Specialty Interest

Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a forward-thinking acute hospital (DGH) serving the communities of West Norfolk, South Lincolnshire and North East Cambridgeshire, with a capacity of 488 beds.

We have an excellent opportunity for 2 newly qualified or experienced Acute Physician Consultants to join us at a time of rapid growth and service development. Successful candidates will have an opportunity to gain valuable experience of service transformation and development.

Our Acute Medical Division consists of an Ambulatory Emergency Care Service, an Acute Medical Unit (AMU) and a Short-Stay Ward. We have been doing Emergency department (ED) in-reach to review and manage our medical patients in ED. We also run daily Acute Medical Clinics allowing us to complement our quality focused model of care.

We are seeking highly motivated, inspirational future leaders to drive forward our Acute Medicine service as it expands as part of our long-term strategic goals. With an innovative and committed team making positive changes happen daily, there has never been a better time to join the QEH.

Your role as a Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine will be dedicated to ensuring effective and high quality acute care; an essential part in delivering our plans to transform QEH.

You will be working with a growing team of high achieving Acute and General Medical Consultants to provide a high quality medical emergency care service to the communities of West Norfolk, South Lincolnshire and North East Cambridgeshire.

You will work closely with colleagues from Emergency Medicine, other medical specialties and community care services.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience in and a passion for Acute Medicine.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Zaheer Babar - 01553 613694

Harith Altemimi - 01553 613694

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the criteria specified in the person specification regardless of age, gender, disability, race ,ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. Only those applicants who demonstrate in the application form how they meet the criteria in the person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess and can demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our core values (attached).

Please be aware that if applying via NHS Jobs, your application will be imported into Trac. All subsequent information will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through NHS Jobs & we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent via NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to the transfer of information in the application form to Trac jobs & if you are offered a job your personal information will be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records (ESR) system. Please check your email account regularly for communication regarding this vacancy.

We offer our staff a wide range of benefits including:

· flexible working opportunities

· Childcare support

· Free counselling service

· NHS Pension scheme

Please note due to high volume of applications for some posts, this post may close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role asap.

Admin & Clerical staff may be required to act as Loggists for a major incident.

Team QEH are one of the most research-active organisations for our size in the UK, recruiting more patients to trials than most others in the country (1,062 in 18/19). We are also now recognised as one of the fastest trusts in the country from set up to recruitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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