Specialty Doctor – Psychiatry

Location: London  |  Greater London  |  England
Sector: Health Care
Consultant: Mark Sturman
Job Reference: 37033
Salary: £60 - £70
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Medical is looking for a qualified Speciality Doctor in General adult Psychiatry to fill an exclusive opportunity in London

The role:

As Speciality Doctor you will be a senior professional. You are a medically qualified doctors who specialise in working with young people with mental health problems and their families. You will be working for a private organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Appropriate clinical responsibility for the care of patients delegated by the consultant to his/ her charge. Co responsibility for the proper functioning of the Psychiatry Assertive Outreach department, including the supervision of more junior medical staff.

Participation in the Registrar on call rota and to provide cover in exceptional circumstances for colleague’s absence.

Attending clinics and assessing patients and formulating treatment decisions seeking advice from the consultant as appropriate.

Attending sessions with the consultant and assisting or performing procedures as appropriate.

Running of wards with consultant cover on site during the day, consultant off site after hours

Participation in clinical audit.

Attendance at clinical meetings and case conferences as appropriate.

Working within a multidisciplinary team.

Teaching and training staff in other medical disciplines, nursing and support staff as appropriate.

Communication with other team members as appropriate.

Coordinating appropriate medical disciplines concerned with care for your speciality and communicating appropriately with general practitioners (GP’s) and community agencies.

Assessment, care and treatment of patients presenting acutely to the speciality and referred to the speciality.

Conducting daily ward rounds on inpatients under the consultant’s care, supervising the junior doctors whilst the patient is in their care.

In conjunction with the admitting clinical teams and the wider health economy to develop and implement integrated Psychiatry Assertive Outreach pathways throughout the hospital / trust.

Participation in relevant audit for the department and quality assurance procedures.

Abide by the clinical & Corporate Governance policies of the hospital/ trust.

To make sure that the guidance from the GMC (General Medical Council) on Good Medical Practise is at the heart of your clinical practise.

To keep up to date with Psychiatry Assertive Outreach knowledge by Continuous Medical Education in the best interest of the patient and your personal development.

Although a timetable will be provided, you will be expected to be flexible, in the interest of patient care and to meet the needs of the department as decided by the general manager and clinical lead for your department

To contribute to the wider corporate and organisational needs of the hospital / trust as appropriate. In Addition Doctors Will Be Required To

Adhere to hospital / trust procedures e.g. Health and Safety at Work, Equal Opportunities policies etc.

Work to the hospital/ trusts values- Put Patients First, Take Ownership, Respect Others, Be Positive.

Maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing needs of the job, to seek medical education as appropriate and encourage and support staff development and training as appropriate with your grade.

Attend Statutory, essential and mandatory training.

Respect the confidentiality of all matters relating to their employment and other members of staff. All Members of staff are required to comply with the requirements of the data protection act 1998.

Applicant Requirements:


    • Qualified Doctor at least CT3 or ST1

Section 12 Approved

Experience: 1+ years working with CAMHS

Compliance: GMC Registered

Travel: Ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Medical:

Established in 2011, Seven Medical is a leading provider of Medical professionals to county NHS Trusts, charities, hospitals and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of the Medical industry.

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