Consultant in Acute Paediatrics

NHS Highland
£84,984 - £112,925 per annum
22 Apr 2021
20 May 2021
Career Level
Full Time

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
£84,984 - £112,925 per annum
Full time – 10 PAs per week

We are currently looking to appoint a suitably qualified Consultant in Paediatrics on a 10 PA basis.
We are looking for individuals who would relish the opportunities and challenges of delivering high quality care across the Highland Region. The post holder will have the opportunity to practise truly holistic General Paediatric Medicine.

The post offers taking a lead role in Undergraduate Education and Neonatal/Paediatric Resuscitation/Simulation within NHS Highland. The post holder will have leadership responsibilities as the link consultant for ambulatory Paediatrics.

We are going through finalising a Business Case to expand our team, so applicants with other subspecialty interests would be welcome to apply.

The post involves participating in a range of general paediatric outpatient clinics and hot week/On calls responsibilities for the Highland Children’s and Neonatal units. We have a robust middle grade rota and consultants do not provide resident on-call cover.

The establishment currently comprises 10 hospital consultant paediatricians, increasing to 12 (6 WTE, 5 part-time 2.9 WTE, 1 combined post 0.9wte) in Hospital and community paediatrics and 5 (3.7 WTE) community consultant paediatricians (the latter do not take part in out of hours work).

The Highlands offer unparalleled opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hill walking, golf and sailing, and an excellent quality of life. Inverness is a wonderful place to live and work, and an ideal place to raise a family, with local schooling of very high standards. The city has excellent shops and restaurants and Eden Court Theatre has a varied and exciting programme of cultural activities. Inverness is well connected by road, rail and air to major UK and European cities.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Salim Ghayyda, Clinical Lead, Consultant Paediatrician , Tel: 01463 705320, or Dr Philine Van der Heide, Consultant Paediatrician Tel 01463-705156

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight, 20 May 2021

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