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Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthetics

Job Reference: 180-CON-3203

Employer:
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Intensive Care Medicine
Location:
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge
Salary:
£79,860 - £107,668 per an

Applications are invited for the post of Substantive Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthetics based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. This is to cover service expansion.

The successful candidate will join an expanding, innovative and dynamic 20-bed general intensive care unit (John Farman ICU - JFICU) which admits over 1000 patients per year from all the major specialties excluding cardiac (most neuro-sciences and trauma patients are admitted to our sister ICU, NCCU). The majority of admissions to JFICU are emergency admissions and represent the complex mix of patients in Addenbrooke’s with large numbers of transplant and hepatology patients. The JFICU medical team is also responsible for 24/7 medical support of the Rapid Response Team (RRT), which is responsible for a further 4 HDU beds and for the assessment and immediate care of all deteriorating adult patients in the organization. The successful applicant will join a team of 12 substantive Consultants providing 24/7 cover to the JFICU and RRT and will join a team of 85 substantive Consultant Anaesthetists providing anaesthetic sessions.

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is a thriving modern teaching hospital, which is the local hospital for people living in the Cambridge area and is a regional/supra-regional referral centre for a number of specialties, including cancer surgery, neurosurgery, transplantation, plastic surgery, vascular and paediatrics. As a successful teaching hospital, there is unparalleled capacity for teaching, including involvement in the high fidelity simulation centre, and research within the department as well as the wider biomedical campus.

Addenbrooke’s is the teaching hospital for the University of Cambridge and is a flagship NHS hospital having achieved NHS Foundation Trust status in July 2004. It has strong international links particularly through the University and it is a world-class centre for medical research.

Applicants should be fully registered with the GMC and have a CCT in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013).

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Andrew Johnston, Specialty Lead for John Farman ICU (andrew.johnston@addenbrookes.nhs.uk) or Dr Hemantha Alawattegama, Clinical Director for Perioperative Medicine (hemantha.alawattegama@addenbrookes.nhs.uk).




Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Please be aware that once submitted via NHS Jobs, your application will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.


UK Registration

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



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