Specialty Doctor (MC46)
At Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
This is a 10 PA appointment for Specialty Doctor in Stroke Medicine. This post will be available from April 2019. This is for a period of 12 months.
This post will deliver 10 PAs, supporting the Stroke Team. The post-holder will provide hyperacute stroke care and cover for TIA clinics. There will be opportunities to contribute to clinical hyperacute stroke research, or education and training interests.
This post will be based at the Leeds General Infirmary.
Applicants should have established skills in general medicine and its related specialties including Stroke. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is essential.
Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting:
Dr Sam Limaye, Clinical Lead for Stroke
Mr Rob Rathbone, General Manager for Neurosciences
Dr Stephen Wilson, Clinical Director
We contribute to life in the Leeds region, not only by being one of the largest employers with more than 17,000 staff, but by supporting the health and well-being of the community and playing a leading role in research, education and innovation.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe, a regional and national centre for specialist treatment, a world renowned biomedical research facility, a leading clinical trials research unit and also the local hospital for the Leeds community.
This means we have access to some of the country's leading clinical expertise and the most advanced medical technology in the world.
We are rated as a good Hospital Trust by our regulators the Care Quality Commission.
We have a £1 billion budget, providing local and specialist services for our immediate population of 770,000 and regional specialist care for up to 5.4 million people.
Our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We employ over 17,000 people who are committed to delivering high quality care to all of our patients all of the time.
We also have an international reputation for excellence in specialist care, research and medical training.