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Locum Consultant in Stroke Medicine

Locum Consultant in Stroke Medicine

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Locum Consultant in Stroke Medicine
Locum Consultant in Stroke Medicine
Fixed Term 6 Months
Full Time
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£79,860 - £107,668
08/06/2020 23:59

Applications are invited from innovative and dynamic individuals who are interested in overseeing the expansion of the Level 1 Hyper acute Stroke Services in Hull Royal Infirmary (which is already supported by 4.5 WTE stroke consultants and six neurologists) following a recent significant investment into the service.

We are looking for a team player with an innovative and dynamic approach who can embrace new ways of working. The successful candidate will be expected to take an active lead in the new developments in our service. This is an exciting time for the Stroke Service in Hull Royal Infirmary as we recently attracted a significant investment which has allowed us to have a 8 unit HASU and 5 full time equivalent stroke consultant body with active input from the local neuro-surgical, neuro-intervention and neuro-radiology services. We provide Hyper acute Stroke Care to a population of 600,000 in Hull and an extended 1.2 million patient's in this catchment area who receive neurosurgical and neuro-intervention expertise in this hospital. We already have an active 9-5 thrombectomy service and are the first centre in the country to up skill vascular radiologists to perform the procedure.

This post involves work only within the stroke services and participation in the Acute General Medical rota is negotiable. The initial locum appointment will be reviewed in 6 months and it is anticipated that a substantive post will be advertised thereafter.

Hull is now a regional cultural hub and has attracted high levels of investment and tourism in the past few years as the UK's City of Culture, it has excellent road and rail links with London and the North. The area is surrounded by beautiful countryside and affordable housing in stunning locales. It also boasts of a number of excellent state and private schools. Appropriate office accommodation, secretarial support and IT support will be provided.

Applicants must be members of the Royal College of Physicians of the U.K. or have equivalent experience and training and must be fully registered with the General Medical Council. Specialist registrars who have successfully completed all parts of this training must be listed within the GMC specialist register within 6 months of the formal appointment.

Specialists in Geriatric medicine, General Internal Medicine and Neurology recognised by the EEC are eligible to apply.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Rayessa Rayessa, Lead Consultant in Stroke Medicine (Secretary (01482) 60874 or Dr T Bragadeesh, Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Director of Neurosciences (Health Group Secretary (01482) 674147