Senior Clinical Fellow in Critical Care

Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Aug 2020
Closes
03 Sep 2020
Ref
213-NC-4909
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

We are seeking to recruit to a senior clinical fellow post within our critical care department at King's College Hospital, London. The successful candidates will work directly under the supervision of our critical care consultants in one of the largest critical care departments in the UK. The post holders will gain experience and training in multiple aspects of general and specialist intensive care medicine.

These posts are open to ST5+ or equivalent doctors with a previous experience of intensive care medicine, anaesthesia or medicine. However, airway skills are essential. The successful applicants will be part of one of the 2 teams of senior residents in the Critical Care department at Denmark Hill. Core on-call duties include: providing support and advice to the residents covering each of the 3 general critical care units, Liver ITU, outreach, cardiac arrest and trauma team members.

King’s College Hospital NHS Trust is one of the largest and busiest in London, with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement. The hospital not only serves a diverse, multi-ethnic local population but operates as one of the four major trauma centres within the capital, a major trauma centre for Kent and as a tertiary services centre for neuroscience (including stroke), hematological oncology, cardiac / cardio-thoracic (including PAMI), cystic fibrosis, and hepatobiliary (including liver transplantation) patients. As a result, King’s critical care has an unrivalled patient population in terms of clinical diversity and complexity. The critical care service is one of the busiest in the UK with 5 adult intensive care units over two sites (Denmark Hill and Princess Royal University Hospital) receiving approximately 4000 admissions per year; an ongoing plan of expansion will make it the biggest in the UK with more than 100 Critical Care beds, supported by state-of-the-art design, technology and information systems. The department also has prominent research and education profiles.

Contract start Date: 4th November 2020 or 2nd December 2020

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Sheena Abraham Job title Critical Care Medical Administrator Email address sheena.abraham1@nhs.net Additional contact information kch-tr.CriticalCareMedicalRecruitment@nhs.net