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Consultant Physician with an Interest in Stroke Medicine

Salary: £82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Location: Merseyside
Company: Skilled Medical
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
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The Position

Full time (10 PA's (plus 1 PA on call rota)) Consultant Physician with an Interest in Stroke Medicine

The post holder will:

Undertake clinics for patients suspected of having had a TIA

Undertake ward rounds on the Combined Stroke Unit at Southport Provide supervisionof junior doctors within the team, including StR in Geriatric Medicine

Support delivery of national targets (eg 18 weeks, TIA, Stroke Length of Stay) and to further develop the service using data from SSNAP and AQ which the trust is fully signed up to.

Participate in MDT and Family Meetings

Attend the Emergency Department at the request of ED Staff or Stroke Specialist nurse to assess patients for thrombolysis during working hours

Participate in rolling teaching programme

Health Service

The 20 bedded Acute Stroke Unit is at Hospital Site A which includes expansion of our hyperacute stroke services, the post holder will support the stroke team in providing a specialist service. The successful candidate will be supported by a well-established, dedicated stroke MDT and a stroke specialist nurse. We are also supported by trainees from the deanery and an excellent admin team comprising personal assistants & medical secretaries. To support service needs the post will work across two sites in addition we provide outpatient services at both sites, including General Medicine / Stroke & TIA Clinics. The Stroke Ward is based at Site A and an expectation of this post is to carry out inpatient ward rounds and board rounds. Participation in the Telestroke on-call rota is currently in place. An on call intensity supplement which is payable.

The Location


We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

Essential Criteria

MRCP or Equivalent

On the specialist register with a CCT in General Medicine and Geriatrics or within 6 months of achieving this

Knowledge and experience of General Medicine and multidisciplinary Geriatric Medicine.

Extensive training and experience in General and Geriatric Medicine in an accredited training programme.

Desirable Criteria

MSc, MD or PhD

Experience in Stroke Medicine

The Package

£82,096 - £110,683 per annum

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About Skilled Medical

Skilled Medical is a leading international medical recruitment firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. We are a quality accredited firm with years of industry experience supporting communities and assisting medical professionals in their work and careers. To learn more about Skilled Medical UK please visit us at

To Apply

For further information, please send your most up to date CV to Henry Davis by selecting the 'Apply' button below, or please call a member of our permanent team in London on +44 (0) 333 444 2000 or in Australia on 1300 900 100.

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