LAS ST4+ in Neonatology
UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF NORTH MIDLANDS NHS TRUST
LAS Doctor ST4-ST8 Neonatology
As soon as possible –to 2nd March 2021 with possibility to extend for further 6 months
The post is to work on the Tier 2 (middle grade) neonatal rota from as soon as possible for 6 months, with a possibility to extend for a further 6 months by mutual agreement.
The post holder will be supported by a resident junior tier doctor or Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (covering purely neonatology) and a neonatal consultant.
Applications are invited for the post of ST4-ST8 Locum Appointment for Service (LAS) in Neonatology. This is an opportunity to gain tertiary experience in on the Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Stoke University Hospital.
The unit is a Lead Centre and Regional Intensive Care Unit within our newborn network , receiving referrals for tertiary intensive care, including, HFOV, NO and therapeutic hypothermia. The birth population is 6,800 -7,000 deliveries per year. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a purpose built modern unit opened in 2009, providing 6 intensive care, 6 high dependency, 14 special care cots.
The neonatal service is and active training unit and in conjunction with Keele Universities, the on-site Undergraduate Medical School opened in September 2002. We train all levels of trainees including neonatal grid posts.
We are part of the Child Health Directorate, which is one of the largest in the country, with many paediatric sub specialties receiving tertiary care referrals, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit and Community Paediatrics.