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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/04/2021.

Locum Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine

Job Reference: 290-LCONB544

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Intensive Care
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Locum Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine

Charing Cross Hospital

Ref- 290-LCONB544


Following a successful recruitment round earlier this year we are looking to recruit 1 Consultant who will be integral in supporting ongoing work within the directorate to undergo transformation and a potential expansion plan.

Imperial College Healthcare is the largest sector provider for Intensive Care in North West London and the advertised posts are across all three main hospital sites: Charing Cross, Hammersmith and St Mary’s Hospitals.

The case mix on each site within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust varies, but is biased towards complex and emergency work. Whilst appointments will be made for a specific site base, appointments are to the Trust and there will be opportunities for Consultants to move between sites, or to work on multiple sites. The Directorate is forward looking and ambitious, and opportunities for career development abound for imaginative and capable appointees.

Where Consultants practice in a base specialty outside of Intensive Care the Trust actively supports appointees in practicing within their base specialty. The Critical Care Directorate has Consultants from Respiratory medicine, Anaesthesia, Cardiac Anaesthesia, and who have interests in Cardiology, Major Trauma, Neurosciences, and the intention is to broaden this portfolio and strengthen relationships with other disciplines such as Emergency Medicine and Surgical subspecialties. Expansion of Critical Care follow-up is envisaged and DCC sessions will be available for collaborative MDT and follow up roles.

Configured for full time working these posts will attract 10-11 PAs, of which Core, Educational and Governance components PAs posts will attract 2.0 SPAs at the outset. Innovative “cross-Directorate” leadership roles enable those with aspirations to Leadership to develop their skills and to achieve positive results in Quality improvement, education, governance, safety, and service development on a wider platform than just a single department.

Charing Cross hospital is a leading specialist centre in Neurosciences including Stroke with an Acute Cerebrovascular Thrombectomy service complex Head and Neck surgery, Urology, Cancer, General Medicine and a busy Emergency department.

St Mary’s Hospital is a Major Trauma Centre with tertiary and quaternary Vascular Surgery, Acute Abdominal Surgery, Paediatrics General Medicine and a busy Emergency department.

Hammersmith Hospital provides Cardiothoracic, Cardiology services, Haem-Oncology, Haematology, Upper GI and Hepatobiliary Surgery and is the site of the Queen Charlotte’s Hospital specializing in Women’s Health and the North West London Renal Centre.

Maximising GPICSv2 compliance is a priority of the Trust. The units are all widely compliant with the latest GPICS guidance generally, and these appointments coincide with a workforce expansion and transformation designed to ensure Consultant and resident staffing is fully compliant, and on the most acute sites established resident staffing exceeds the standards set in GPICS. The transformation work includes expanding ICU follow-up. All units were rated “Good” by the CQC in 2019, and have achieved very positive feedback in peer reviews.

All units within our directorate are busy, friendly departments fully accredited for training in Intensive Care Medicine as well as having the premier UK research profile, led by an academic team and Professors Anthony Gordon and Steve Brett, which is independently rated as one of the top 10 departments for Critical Care research in the world. There are many opportunities for appointees to become involved in research, education, simulation, governance, management, and quality improvement within the department and several colleagues have been principle investigators in prominent studies. Most Recently Professor Gordon has been the UK Lead for REMAP-CAP, the foremost trial relating to SARS-CoV2. The ICUs are fully computerised and we have a rapidly developing data analytics capability, as well as being involved in cutting edge Machine Learning research.

For any applicants for locum roles, the Directorate has several colleagues who have undertaken CESR training at Imperial who can act as mentors and support applicants in achieving final GMC recognition, and the Directorate will support appointees in ensuring they can gain any additional experience requested by the GMC.

Closing date- 29th April 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details please contact:

Sohna Njie on 0203 312 6129 or at

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


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