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The Medicine and Emergency Directorate (MED) Directorate is a dynamic innovative Directorate which covers a variety of specialities throughout St James’s Hospital. The Directorate provides patient centred care from the Emergency Department, through the relevant acute and chronic inpatient areas followed by the appropriate ambulatory care services.

The MED Directorate will provide you with valuable experiences and exposure to a wide variety of clinical settings. Opportunities exist for enthusiastic nurses to develop their clinical career pathway. 

The MED Directorate will provide you with the opportunity to learn technical skills in relation to a wide variety of inpatient, outpatient and day procedures specialities.

The Medicine and Emergency Directorate (MED) is comprised of the following departments:

  • Cardiology including CCU
  • Dermatology including MoHS
  • Emergency Department including Chest Pain Assessment
  • Endocrinology
  • Genito Urinary Medicine & Infectious Diseases
  • Hepatology
  • Immunology
  • Neurology
  • Patient Flow is managed through:

    • OPD including Rapid Access Clinics
    • Inpatient wards including Acute Medicine & Acute Stroke 
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Dialysis
    • Endoscopy

I have been working in St James’s Hospital since graduation. It’s a progressive hospital that lives by its mission statement and thrives on multidisciplinary interaction to create a warm and supportive environment for patients and staff alike. In addition, St James’s promotes an open door policy and provides strong and structured clinical learning development opportunities to all its employees

Larissa Fernandes, staff nurse