|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||General Adult Psychiatry|
|Hospital(s)||Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Attending ward round/day hospital meetings.
Admitting and monitoring patients admitted under psychiatry, including medical needs/assessment.
Psychiatric risk assessment of patients admitted to hospital following self-harm, psychosis, suicide risk.
Psychiatric assessment of medical patients in rehabilitation wards.
Home visit appointments for outpatients.
Assisting with ECT.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm but occasional long days (9am-9.30pm) and blocks of nights.
Occasional 24 hour shifts followed by a 9:00-13:00 shift the following day. A small number of weekends on-call.
Regular opportunities for ward-based teaching.
Philosophy meeting most weeks.
Hospital FY2 teaching programme 1 hour per week.
Supervision with consultant once per week most weeks.
|Unique Selling Points||
Work directly with consultant often. Feel like member of a team.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|