Applications are invited for the two permanent positions of a Consultant Neonatologist in the Neonatal Unit, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, NHS Grampian
The Neonatal Unit, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital (AMH) and the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital (RACH) provide the principal hospital services for newborns and children in the Grampian Region and the Orkney and Shetland Islands (population approx 590,000).
The Neonatal Unit is located within the Maternity Hospital which is on the main Hospital site at Foresterhill along with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital and the University of Aberdeen Medical School. Plans are well underway for the build of the new Baird Family Hospital which will be operational by 2023 for delivery of Women’s Service and Neonatal Care in Aberdeen and North of Scotland Region.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic, motivated team in the Neonatal Unit here in Aberdeen. We welcome your experience to contribute to our services including ECHO, Therapeutic Hypothermia, NO and HFO ventilation. The unit is the Northern hub within the ScotStar transport service, providing regular cover for Shetland and Orkney, Inverness by Ambulance, Fixed Wing and Helicopter. With appointment of those posts we expect Neonatal Transport Service to become available 24/7.
We are looking for someone who can bring new and innovative ideas to support our continuing programme of improvement within the unit and can contribute to the day to day running of this busy unit. There are many opportunities in Clinical Services, Teaching, Audit and Research within a team of Consultants, Specialty Doctors, Middle and Junior Grade Medical Staff, ANNPs and Nursing and Midwifery teams.
Full time posts are currently 10 programmed activities per week. However, other more flexible arrangements, such as part-time, job share etc. will be favorably considered.
Full registration with a license to practice with the GMC is required. For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org.
Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry on the GMC Specialist Register from date of interview.
Alternatively, applicants should possess a CESR / CESR (CP).
Applications from doctors with appropriate specialist training and experience who are not listed on the GMC Specialist Register can be considered for a Locum Consultant post (up to 12 months) if no substantive Consultant appointment is made. Whilst in locum employment, an application to obtain a CESR / CESR (CP) and entry onto the Specialist Register can be made.
For informal enquiries: Dr Saulius Satas, Service Clinical Director for Neonatology, 01224 552660.
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Closing Date: Sunday, 07 November 2021