NR181643 - Consultant in Acute Medicine

We are looking for Consultant colleagues to join our friendly dynamic Acute Medicine team at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The Acute Medicine Department at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is based in the Emergency Care Centre (ECC), which...

We are looking for Consultant colleagues to join our friendly dynamic Acute Medicine team at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The Acute Medicine Department at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is based in the Emergency Care Centre (ECC), which opened in December 2012. It includes areas for Initial Assessment (40 beds incorporating dedicated space for Same Day Emergency Care) and a 30 bedded Medical Short Stay Ward. All of which are managed completely by the Acute Medicine team. The ECC also houses the Emergency Department and most of the acute medical specialties including Critical Care across its 7 floors. It also includes dedicated diagnostic facilities and tube access to the hospital laboratory services.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and dedicated individuals keen to add to our drive for continuous improvement to help us provide the best possible service to our patients.  Particular areas of interest to the department are the development of our Ambulatory Care Service in line with Local and National Strategies and the Redesign of Urgent Care. In addition the board are looking at developing Acute Medicine hospital at home and there may be opportunities to get involved in this novel area of practice. Job plans will be tailored to the individual’s needs and desires where possible and those not wishing to work full time will be equally welcomed. 

NHS Grampian provides the perfect solution to all interests and lifestyles. Aberdeen is a dynamic and cosmopolitan city reflecting its strong base as the oil capital of Europe, while Aberdeenshire boasts many picturesque towns and villages within easy commuting distance and provides access to an enormous range of outdoor pursuits including walking, mountaineering, mountain biking, road biking, gliding, fishing and in the winter skiing. Excellent transport links ensure that Edinburgh and Glasgow are less than 3 hours by train and Aberdeen airport has multiple flights daily to London and many other destinations across the UK and Europe.  

NHS Grampian welcomes applications from nearly and newly qualified Consultants as well as established Consultants in Acute Medicine.  Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry on the GMC Specialist Register from date of interview. 

Alternatively, applicants should possess a CESR / CESR (CP).


Applications from doctors with appropriate specialist training and experience who are not listed on the GMC Specialist Register can be considered for a Locum Consultant post (up to 12 months) if no substantive Consultant appointment is made. Whilst in locum employment, an application to obtain a CESR / CESR (CP) and entry onto the Specialist Register can be made. 

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org

Interested parties are encouraged to speak with Dr Jonathan Whitfield Service Clinical Director Acute Medicine on (01224) 552049.

Apply for this post by visiting apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk and search for the above Ref No. 181643


Closing date:  Sunday 5th May 2024.


NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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