Locum Consultant Anaesthetist
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious Anaesthetist to join our well-integrated Perioperative team at Freeman Hospital. This locum consultant anaesthetic post is to cover maternity leave of a colleague thereby maintaining clinical capacity in this surgically-orientated hospital. The post is available from January 2024 until end of August 2024.
The successful candidate would provide specialist peri-operative care including pre-operative assessment, intra-operative anaesthetic management and post-operative care to patients undergoing a wide range of operative procedures, with on-call participation on the general theatre on-call rota.
The post would be suitable for any post-CCT candidate who enjoys the challenge of and has experience in the perioperative management of both major and day cases (Ambulatory) surgical cases. The Freeman is essentially an elective surgically orientated hospital that manages following specialities; hepatobiliary, ENT, urology, vascular, general surgery and orthopaedics in medically high-risk patients.
Please read attached Job Description and Person Specification.
Main duties of the job
The post aim is to provide maternity leave cover until August 2024 to maintain the capacity to treat and care for the patients in this surgically orientated hospital. As well as this, providing specialist perioperative care including pre-operative assessment, intraoperative anaesthetic management and post-operative care to patients undergoing a wide range of operative treatments.
For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Dr John Davidson, Clinical Director on 0191 244 8972, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 28 November 2023
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion. We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
- The provision of the highest quality patient care is the standard for all clinical work
- Clinical duties will be to provide preoperative assessment and perioperative care for elective and emergency patients across the spectrum of surgical specialities offered at Freeman Hospital, excluding cardiothoracic surgery.
- Provision of anaesthesia for all directorate surgical specialities for elective and emergency patients
- On-call commitment to the general on-call rota covering emergency theatre work
- Undertake administrative duties in relation to the care of his/her patients and in relation to the running of the Directorate in cooperation with the Clinical Director and Directorate Managers.
- To undertake general administrative duties within a context of compliance with Directorate and Trust aims/objectives.
- To become involved with the financial management of the Directorate budget at all times looking to ensure the delivery of high-quality care to agreed standards but at the same time reviewing working practices to provide the most efficient use of resources.
- This Trust welcomes and encourages research as a high profile actively that improves patient care. The emphasis being studies that fall within the National Institute of Health Research portfolio.
- The Directorate recognises that high quality research is an integral part of development and quality care, and undertakes to support and encourage such activities wherever possible.
- Teaching and training at undergraduate and postgraduate level is core directorate business and all staff are expected to make an active contribution.
- Active involvement in clinical supervision of postgraduate trainees and foundation doctors in the directorate is expected from all consultants
For full details, please read the attached job description and person specification.
Education, Qualifications and Specialist Skills
Management and Administration Experience
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