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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/07/2020.

Locum Consultant Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Job Reference: 175-1920-MD380

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£79,860 to £107,668 per annum

As the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK, Royal Papworth Hospital is dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care through the excellence of our caring staff. We are located in a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.

In October 2019, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) announced the hospital was ‘outstanding’ overall and across all five of the CQC domains; safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led - this is the first time an NHS hospital trust has achieved an ‘outstanding’ rating across the five key questions.


Locum Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

We require Locum Consultants to provide cardiothoracic anaesthetic and intensive care services at Papworth Hospital, one of the UK’s leading specialist cardiothoracic, cardiopulmonary transplantation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) centres.

The successful candidates will join a team of consultant anaesthetists and intensivists who provide the full range of cardiothoracic anaesthetic and intensive care services including respiratory ECMO.

You will have the clinical skills, drive and commitment to contribute to our leading edge status. Ideally you should have completed your training and possess a certificate of completion of training (CCT), certificate of eligibility for specialist registration (CESR) or equivalent in the speciality of anaesthesia. You will have significant experience of adult cardiothoracic anaesthesia and intensive care. Experience of ECMO and skills in echocardiography are desirable.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact the department secretaries on Melanie Yea or Susan Oliver ((01223) 638180 / (01223) 638185.


Closing date: 02.07.2020

Interviews: WC 6th July TBC

** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, extensive retail discount scheme, subsidised restaurant, staff recognition and award scheme, membership options at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym), salary sacrifice 'cycle to work' and 'car' scheme, enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses, career progression opportunities, flexible working

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

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In submitting an application form you authorise Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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