Pertemps Medical are currently recruiting for a Consultant Psychiatrist - PCART for one of our clients based in Buckinghamshire.
- Full-time/part-time Negotiable
- Salary - inline with NHS Bandings
The post holder will be part of the PCART (CMHT) made up of 3.0wte consultant with responsibilities to provide medical input to the borough. A specified number of GPs surgeries are covered by each of the three consultants in the borough. The post-holder therefore will be responsible to provide consultant input his patch of GP surgeries.
The PCART/CMHT In the borough as well as other borrowers is supported by the urgent care and assessment team keyIn the borough as well as other borrowers is supported by the urgent care and assessment team UCAT, compromising of 2.0 wte Consultants and 0.5vconsultant and 0.5 wte speciality doctor in addition to the non-medical members. All the new referrals from GPs are rooted through primary care liaison workers PCLWS, who are part of the UCHT team and are responsible for screening as well as short-term interventions. Those patients requiring longer term input and then referred to PCART/CMHT.
The post holder would be expected to undertake routine outpatient clinics, emergency outpatient clinics and work closely with their borough team members. He/she would be responsible to provide medical input for the team caseload from his own patch of GP surgeries as well as his own caseload. A typical working week is likely to include outpatient clinics, team meetings, liaison with other professionals including UCHT, clinical administration, mental health act work in community and supervision of junior doctors. He will be based at Campbell house which is a community base for the borough. The post holder will also maintain close contact with his counterpart inpatient consultant to provide input for patients from his own patch.
The post holder will also maintain close contact with his counterpart inpatient consultant to provide input for patients from his own patch. Summary of responsibilities and duties:
- Provide clinical leadership to team and take clinical responsibility for the assessment and treatment of patients as part of the multidisciplinary clinical team.
- Take responsibility for carrying out clinical and administrative duties in relation to the care of his/her patients including completion of reports to the first tier tribunal Take responsibility for carrying out clinical and administrative duties in relation to the care of his/her patients including completion of reports to the first tier tribunal (mental health) hospital managers, annual statutory reports to the MOJ and other statutory and nonstatutory reports within the required timescales.
- Leading the CPA meetings/provide medical input into MAPPA as required.
- Work closely with forensic and non-forensics services, including the Ministry of Justice in the case of restricted patients, to facilitate the transfer of discharge of suitable patients from higher levels of security to the forensic and other community services in collaboration with other professionals.
- The post holder will be encouraged to develop an area of interest/expertise in consultation with others.
- Undertake responsibility for tracking and for gatekeeping assessments.
- Undertake clinical sessions at present and attend to all relevant matters there as a senior clinician and leader within that service.
- Work in close liaison with other consultants and other professionals.
- Promote and maintain the good working practice and relationship with other Allied agencies such as social services, voluntary/private sector, the police, prison service, probation, courts, CMHTS, criminal Justice liaison and diversion team, and MAPPA
- Work closely with the managers within the service and be involved in the planning, development and management of forensics services in the county.
- Participate in and support the implementation of directorate policies and procedures.
- Provide professional advice to managers as appropriate.
- Actively participate in the development and implementation of clinical governance in the trust supported by the clinical governance support team/clinical audit programs. All medical staff are expected to undertake clinical and services audits which are recognised in the annual appraisal and your planning process.
- Undertake any research activities as may be appropriate
- Educational and research links with academic institutions will be encouraged and supported in agreement with the medical/clinical director
The post holder is expected to undertake administrative duties associated with the care of patients and probably record clinical activities accurately and comprehensively. He/she is also expected to maintain professional registration with the general medical Council, mental health act section 12 The post holder is expected to undertake administrative duties associated with the care of patients and probably record clinical activities accurately and comprehensively. He/she is also expected to maintain professional registration with the general medical Council, mental health act section 12(2) approval, and to abide by professional codes of conduct.
For more information on this post, please contact Daisy Bruce or Gemma Wright on 01908 533240 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org