Locum Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Locum Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetists to join the friendly, supportive and dynamic team that forms the Anaesthetic Department at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust was created by the merger of Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) and Nottingham City Hospital. Nottingham Children’s Hospital is co-located at QMC. The anaesthetic department is part of the Clinical Support Division (CSD) and is represented at both campuses. The Paediatric Anaesthetic Departments is part of the QMC team and is operationally integrated with Nottingham Children’s Hospital, Family Health Division (FH).
The Divisional Director for CSD is Dr Thea de Beer and Acute Pathway Lead (comprising Theatres, Anaesthesia & Critical Care) is Dr Hannah Sycamore. Dr Suzanne Wake is Clinical Lead for Paediatric Anaesthesia.
Divisional Director for FH is Dr Emma Fillmore. Dr Sophie Wilne is Clinical Director of the Children’s Hospital.
Main duties of the job
This new posts are in addition to the existing 16 paediatric anaesthetic consultants. The appointments will offer an exciting opportunity to work with an enthusiastic team, to continue to develop the existing service, in particular augmenting delivery of emergency care and pre-operative assessment for elective surgery.
Working for NHS
The paediatric anaesthetic department supports a significant acute and elective paediatric surgical workload. Nottingham Children’s Hospital provides specialist and regional services which include neonatal surgery, paediatric oncology, including radiotherapy, trauma orthopaedics, major trauma, neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cleft lip and palate services, ENT, maxillofacial surgery and ophthalmology. Day case procedures are delivered in a dedicated suite, within 2 theatres.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Research & Audit activities are encouraged and the department maintains strong links with the Medical School. Participation in undergraduate and postgraduate activity is encouraged. In addition there is a University Department of Anaesthesia based at QMC, led by Professor Ravi Mahajan, the current RCOA President. Dr James Armstrong is Associate Professor in Paediatric Anaesthesia. The Postgraduate Centre for Medical Education also has a large and active Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre.
Applicants must be registered with the GMC and be on the GMC specialist register, or be within 6 months of attaining specialist registration at the time of interview. Please see full job descriptions for further information.