Associate Specialist Psychiatrist

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    East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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    £52000 - £53000 per annum + 25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays Pension

  • Contact:

    Siama O'Donnell

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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The Speciality Doctor will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, focusing on assessments and treatment plans for all inpatients and outpatients suffering from a range of eating disorders. The speciality doctor will support the consultants and other members of the multidisciplinary team to provide all aspects of care including emergency care and will be responsible for providing full medical assessments and treatment plans. The specialty doctor will work under the supervision of a consultant psychiatrist.

The Clinic is active in research and there may be opportunities to become involved in research projects.

Principle Duties


  • Responsible for conducting medical assessments and managing all treatment plans for patients suffering from a range of eating disorders
  • Responsible for assessing and managing patients with eating disorders, including psychiatric and general medical care
  • Carry out practical procedures such as venepuncture
  • Regularly review and conduct assessments of risk and develop patient management strategies
  • Assess patients for both inpatient and outpatient treatment
  • Responsible for developing appropriate care plans to meet each patient's individual needs
  • Provide prescriptions for appropriate medication with adequate monitoring
  • Take a lead role in the management of physical complications and complications of refeeding
  • Admit patients and carry out a full mental state examination and physical examination on the day of admission
  • Arrange physical investigations, ensure that the results are obtained and interpret them within the limits of their competence
  • Liaise with other health professionals as required in relation to both psychiatric and physical health care and refer as necessary
  • Provide medical reviews of outpatients
  • Perform additional duties in emergency situations and unforeseen circumstances