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Old Age Psychiatry - Community - Specialist
The post offered is that of a Specialist Doctor in a North London Older Adults Community Mental Health Team. The post holder will provide senior medical cover along with a full-time consultant who is currently in post. The service provides assessment to older adult patients with psychiatric issues and provides one day of memory service input.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
- Provide senior medical leadership to the team alongside the consultant and in their absence.
- Provide timely comprehensive assessment, treatment and follow up of elderly people with psychiatric disorders who require the intervention of our specialist services.
- Provide cognitive assessment and treatment plans to patients with cognitive concerns.
- Provide leadership and supervision to professionals working within the Older Adult Community Mental Health Team.
- Take the lead in the management of complex cases.
- Provide support in formulating treatment plans in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.
- Ensure the review and care of patient’s physical health through liaison with other agencies including the patients GP and general hospital services.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Full GMC
- Full MRCPsych
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