East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes.
The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ), access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is looking to appoint a Specialty Doctor as soon as possible for a 12 month fixed term initially to join an enthusiastic forward-looking Medical team at the Eastbourne DGH site.
The Department of Care of the Elderly currently comprises three complex care wards. These are in close proximity to the department’s office accommodation and out-patient department. There are good multidisciplinary links.
The Department of Care of the Elderly is dedicated to providing a seamless service to Older People and is working towards the achievement of goals and recommendations
The post is a Specialty Doctor in Care of the Elderly and will be part of a team of Consultant, Middle Grade, FY2/CT and FY1 grades.
The post holders will work closely with the medical and nursing teams on all the wards as well as CCU, Path Lab and Radiology Department. They will support the junior team in attending both emergency and elective admissions, treat ward patients in consultation with senior staff, review ward patients daily, maintain progress notes, attend resuscitation training and participate as a member of the cardiac arrest team.
They will also be expected to effectively communicate with patients and relatives and respond to any queries or complaints where applicable
Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.
Our vision is to be:
Our mission is to:
Our strategic objectives are to:
Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:
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.
The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN377RD
Holliers Hill, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 2DZ
Eastbourne, England, East Sussex, BN21, United Kingdom