Consultant Stroke Geriatrician
At King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
We wish to recruit a high caliber Consultant in Stroke Medicine to join the Stroke Services team within the Post-Acute Medicine Directorate. You will contribute to the provision of high quality stroke care located at Princess Royal University Hospital. The post holder will work across both the HASU and SU and, together with the multi–disciplinary team, provide and further develop care for stroke and other neurovascular patients from the local and regional catchment areas as well as working in all the major areas of Stroke Medicine that include the hyper acute management of TIA and Stroke, acute care, rehabilitation and prevention. They will work closely with colleagues in the allied specialties of neuroradiology, neurosurgery, neurorehabilitation and vascular surgery. It is envisaged that the appointee will contribute to the development and delivery of many aspects of these services depending upon their interests and experience: an interest in transforming and improving the service is welcomed.
The successful candidate should be enthusiastic with proven experience in stroke, and be able to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will need to have strong leadership and communication skills coupled with a burning desire to improve and succeed. In return, you will benefit from working in a high performing Stroke team and service in which you will be supported to further develop those skills.
AAC Interview date: 24/04/2019.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals. The Trust is recognized internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, stroke and major trauma. On 1 October 2013, King’s took over the running of the Princess Royal University Hospital in Bromley and Orpington Hospital, as well as some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup. The new enlarged organisation has over 11,500 staff and provides over 1.5 million patient contacts a year. 10,000 babies are delivered by our hospitals each year, and over 750 patients come to our Emergency Departments every day. You can also support the work of King’s College Hospital at togetherwecan.org.uk