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Consultant in Geriatrics

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide Acute Medical Services to Lincoln County Hospital as detailed above.
In addition, he / she will be required to:
 Undertake such other duties as may be identified to meet the needs of the service
 Provide a sub-specialty service
 To provide cover for colleagues in complex medical needs during periods of absence.
 Carry out teaching duties as required and take an active part in the Postgraduate Medical Education programme and in the teaching of junior medical staff.

To be involved in the education of nursing staff, General Practitioners and other clinical professions.

To attend regularly department of complex medical needs team meetings.
 Have continuing responsibility for patients in his / her care and for the proper functioning of the department of complex medical needs.
 Take part in team, department, regional and national audits.
 Be actively involved in research.
 Participate in the management of the department of complex medical needs.
 Undertake domiciliary visits where agreed appropriate.
 Take part in a consultant rota for emergency duties and to provide, on a reciprocal basis, emergency cover for colleagues during periods of absence.

The current on call rota is 1:14 weekdays and 1 in 7 weekends with alternating 1st and 2nd on call.