Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist


  • Competitive
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 27/08/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: Gem-CLP

Job Details

Pertemps Medical are currently recruiting for a Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist for one of our clients based in Buckinghamshire.

Full-time/part time
Salary - inline with NHS Bandings

This post has been in place since October 2014. The complement of the team has very generous time. The service has developed to 24 hour service with accessories pathways complementing the service. The service has started the process to obtain plan accreditation.

The consultant plays a digital role in the ongoing development of this post and in the management of the service. Is the post-holder would be expected to consider the following and what was achieved in the service aims and objectivists.

Contribute to a positive experience of acute health services for patients with mental health conditions

Support and advise patients and carers to understand the mental health conditions and the impact of choices and behaviours on the physical health

Enlighten and support acute colleagues in the identification and management of mental health conditions and Symptoms
 

Objectives


  • Provide front and assessment of mental health needs at A&E Department in order to prevent avoidable admissions and divert the patient to the most appropriate care provider
  • Provide safe clinical interventions to manage mental health needs alongside physical health needs
  • Provide safe clinical interventions to manage mental health needs alongside physical health needs
  • Actively participate in discharge planning for patients who may otherwise have an elongated stay in hospitals due to un met mental health requirements
  • Provide training to acute staff in the identification and management of mental health conditions through staff induction and create a rolling training program for existing staff
  • Summary of responsibility and duties
  • The consultant will be expected to provide expert, accurate and effective mental health assessment for patients with identified mental health problems across the pathway in both acute hospitals. To formulate a clear care plans with the The consultant will be expected to provide expert, accurate and effective mental health assessment for patients with identified mental health problems across the pathway in both acute hospitals. To formulate a clear care plans with the MDT for each patient under their care.
  • Referrals are discussed at the team meetings Referrals are discussed at the team meetings(in the morning or afternoon, depending on the time the referral is received). Although most of these are seen by other team members, medics provide input and most of the cases (through discussion and advice or face-to-face assessments)
  • The consultant will be expected to provide input into the accessory urgent care pathways. This includes liaison staff in the Police triage car/control room, liaison staff in police triage car/control room, liaison staff in EMAS, Crisis café, and the Warren.
  • To take responsibility as responsible clinician for all inpatient detained under the mental health act in either of the hospitals
  • To undertake mental health act assessment as required including writing report for tribunals/ hospital managers
  • To ensure attendance at tribunal’s/hospital managers/other services with regards to mental health act are required. This would be at one of the hospital premises.
  • Provide clinical Leadership to the whole team
  • To provide clinical supervision to the speciality doctor
  • Develop effective relationships with service users, carers and their families
  • Develop effective relationships with service users, carers and their families
  • Assess and identify risk categories and specific risk factors
  • Meet the agreed contractual/service obligations of the trust with external agencies
  • The post holder will be encouraged to develop an area of interest/expertise in consultation with the other consultants
  • Enhance the good work in practice and relationship with other allied agencies such as social services, voluntary sector and the police
  • Enhance the good work in practice and relationship with other allied agencies such as social services, voluntary sector and the police
  • The post holder will be expected to provide teaching and training to both the acute trust staff to help them develop understanding and management of patients presenting with mental disorder


For more information on this post, please contact Daisy Bruce or Gemma Wright on 01908 533240 or email your CV to info@pertempsmedical.co.uk



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