Speciality Doctor

Speciality Doctor

The Speciality Doctor will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, focusing on assessments and treatment plans for all inpatients and outpatients suffering from a range of eating disorders. The speciality doctor will support the consultants and other members of the multidisciplinary team to provide all aspects of care including emergency care and will be responsible for providing full medical assessments and treatment plans. The specialty doctor will work under the supervision of a consultant psychiatrist.

Schoen Clinic Newbridge

Description

The Speciality Doctor will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, focusing on assessments and treatment plans for all inpatients and outpatients suffering from a range of eating disorders. The speciality doctor will support the consultants and other members of the multidisciplinary team to provide all aspects of care including emergency care and will be responsible for providing full medical assessments and treatment plans. The specialty doctor will work under the supervision of a consultant psychiatrist.

Schoen Clinic is active in research and there may be opportunities to become involved in research projects.

Principle Duties

Clinical

  • Responsible for conducting medical assessments and managing all treatment plans for patients suffering from a range of eating disorders
  • Responsible for assessing and managing patients with eating disorders, including psychiatric and general medical care
  • Carry out practical procedures such as venepuncture
  • Regularly review and conduct assessments of risk and develop patient management strategies
  • Assess patients for both inpatient and outpatient treatment
  • Responsible for developing appropriate care plans to meet each patient’s individual needs
  • Provide prescriptions for appropriate medication with adequate monitoring
  • Take a lead role in the management of physical complications and complications of refeeding
  • Admit patients and carry out a full mental state examination and physical examination on the day of admission
  • Arrange physical investigations, ensure that the results are obtained and interpret them within the limits of their competence
  • Liaise with other health professionals as required in relation to both psychiatric and physical health care and refer as necessary
  • Provide medical reviews of outpatients
  • Perform additional duties in emergency situations and unforeseen circumstances

OUR AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2020 

  • HOSPITAL GROUP OF YEAR - WINNER
  • Nursing Practice (Schoen Clinic Newbridge)
  • Healthcare Outcomes (Schoen Clinic Newbridge)
  • Management Excellence (Schoen Clinic UK)
  • Hospital (Schoen Clinic London)

2019

  • HOSPITAL - WINNER
  • Hospital Group (Schoen Clinic London)
  • Nursing Practice (Schoen Clinic London)

 

Schoen Clinic Culture

Our culture of world-class medical excellence is based around our five key values:

Accountable Taking ownership of the things I say and do

Caring Treating others as I would like to be treated

Collaborative Working together to make a winning team

Courageous Being proud to be different and challenge the norm

Determined Seeing things through to meet and exceed expectations

 

Please note:

Due to the volumes of applications we expect to receive, Schoen Clinic reserves the right to close the job advert before its assigned closing date if we find the ideal candidate for this position.

Whilst Schoen Clinic value the services of recruitment agencies, we do not wish to engage on this occasion. Thank you.

Locations
Schoen Clinic Newbridge

Type
Full time or Part time

Category
Medical

Salary
£52,000

Closing Date
1st October 2021

Skills

  • Full registration with GMC
  • Eligibility for inclusion under section 12 of the Mental Health Act
  • Minimum 4 years’ postgraduate medical experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ psychiatry experience
  • Able to make decisions independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to think in psychotherapeutic terms and reflect on own emotional response to the patient
  • Able to work autonomously when required
  • Understanding and knowledge of eating disorders
  • Conducting medical assessments
  • Developing treatment plans
  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • MRCPsych or equivalent (Desirable)
  • Registered for the CPD programme of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (Desirable)
  • Experience of working in eating disorders (Desirable)
  • Evidence of training in psychotherapy (Desirable)

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Eye Care Scheme
  • Online Benefits Portal
  • Training & development opportunities