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Senior AICU Fellow with a specialist interest in ECMO

Job Reference: 358-3491644-ITAPS

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Applications are invited for Senior AICU Fellow post with a specialist interest in ECMO.

We are looking for experienced intensive care doctors (ST5 level and above) to work as Senior Adult Intensive Care Medicine Fellows with a specialist interest in ECMO and transport. You will work as an integral member of the adult intensive care team at Glenfield Hospital. This is a unique opportunity to work in the UK’s largest and most experienced centre for adult ECMO.

The adult intensive care unit admits in excess of 1500 patients annually and has treated more than 1000 patients in the adult ECMO programme

Glenfield brought ECMO to the UK 29 years ago and is the only centre to care for patients of all ages from neonates to adults. We were the sole UK provider of adult ECMO until designation of 4 more centres in December 2011, making us the oldest and most experienced centre in the UK with national and international renown.

Following planned service reconfiguration in UHL, Glenfield’s intensive care unit has expanded to 33 beds admitting in excess of 2000 patients per year.

This is particularly exciting time for Leicester’s Hospitals. We have been given £450m by the Government to provide a host of new facilities and reconfigure services between our three main sites. Flagship projects include a new Children’s Hospital, a new Maternity Hospital, a new Treatment Centre and two new Intensive Care Units. Equally importantly, we are going “paperless”, with a £12m investment in our NerveCentre computer system to help our team deliver world class care.

As one of the very largest NHS Trusts in the country, our contribution to our communities goes way beyond direct health; we are the largest employer in our region, we educate and train the staff of the future, we push research boundaries and with our £1bn turnover we are an economic engine for the wider East Midlands and beyond.

The successful applicant will be able to develop experience in severe acute respiratory failure and the provision of ECMO, they are also expected to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit / research activity at Glenfield Hospital.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire and the wider region.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Susan DasheyJob titleConsultant In Anaesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine & ECMOEmail addressSusan.Dashey@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number0116 258 2315

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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