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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/10/2020.

Locum Consultant Anaesthetist

Job Reference: 304-20C046

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Medical & Dental
Department:
Anaesthetics
Location:
Birmingham, University Hospitals NHS
Salary:
£82,096-£110,683

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

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UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Locum Consultant Anaesthetist in General Duties

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We currently have a number of posts available to support expansion and retirements.

Applications are invited for the following post:-

  • Locum Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in General

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a Regional Centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist Cardiac, Liver and Neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Due to expansion of a number of surgical services we are looking to recruit a Consultant Anaesthetist (General Duties). Successful applicants will undertake anaesthetic sessions across a range of surgical specialties including general surgery, trauma, plastics, urology and gynaecology. The current opportunity is for a Consultant to join the dedicated team based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. There are a total of 10 PAs within the job which could be filled by a variety of options from currently uncovered lists and flexible cover for consultant leave.

Oncall Commitments are to both the General Oncall rota – covering Emergency Theatres and also to the out of hours Thrombectomy Service. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will participate in these rotas (currently combined to give a frequency of 1 in 10).

We are a large anaesthetic department with commitments to train both local and international trainees and have an active educational programme. The successful candidate will hold the FRCA or equivalent and have extensive experience and evidence of extended training in aspects of obstetric anaesthesia. We particularly welcome applications from motivated individuals keen to invest in the development of the service and contribute to a positive departmental culture.

The trust operates a mentor scheme for all new consultants from a consultant outside anaesthesia. In addition, support will be available for out of hours work until established.

The department has a Wellbeing group and is actively seeking ways to improve the work-life balance of all our doctors and maintain a supportive working environment.

For informal enquiries/further information please contact Dr Kerry Cullis, Deputy Clinical Service Lead for Anaesthesia (QEHB) via email: kerry.cullis@uhb.nhs.uk and Dr Jeremy Marwick, Service lead for General Anaesthesia: Jeremy.marwick@uhb.nhs.uk

Applicants must be registered with the GMC and be included on the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date for the substantive posts

Please ensure your CV is attached to your application before the closing date of 06 October 2020 or the application will not be considered.

 

If you experience any difficulties with your application or uploading your CV please contact Christine Pickering on 0121 371 8389

 

 




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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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