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Consultant Anaesthetist

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Derriford Hospital
£84,559 to £114,003 per annum
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Anaesthesia
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Full Time
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Derriford Hospital

Consultant Anaesthetist (x 6 posts available)

Contract: 10 PAs, Permanent

Please apply via NHS Jobs, attaching your CV.

University Hospitals Plymouth would like to invite applications for six consultant anaesthetist posts. These posts are both replacement and new posts to cover an expanding workload. This is in addition to our current workforce of over sixty consultants.

University Hospitals Plymouth is the largest hospital Trust in the Southwest Peninsula and offers a secondary care service to approximately 500,000 patients, and a tertiary care service to a further 1.5 million. We are a major trauma centre. Almost all adult surgical specialties are catered for and we are the main paediatric surgical hospital in the peninsula.

The successful applicants will be joining a friendly and supportive department that has held ACSA Accreditation since 2015 and is proud of its collegiate spirit and cohesiveness. We have a strong record in clinical excellence & translational research and receive strong positive feedback from our rotating trainees. In addition, the department has significant involvement in teaching through the Peninsula School of Medicine.

Devon is an area of outstanding beauty, with easy access to Dartmoor national park and the fantastic beaches of Devon and Cornwall. There is also fast-train access to London. We are committed to well-being and a productive and rewarding work-life balance.

We are keen to foster, support and develop individual interests within anaesthesia, as well as those in research, leadership, education and quality improvement.

Please refer to the job pack for further details including the job plan and requirements for the individual posts.

Informal discussions and questions are welcome in advance of the application.

For further information, please contact:

Dr Gemma Crossingham, Deputy Service Line Director

Dr Scott Ferguson, Chairman, Anaesthetic Department

All members of the department can be contacted via our Secretary, Charlotte Tipper departmental secretary, on 01752 439207.

Undergraduate Medical Education

Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) has been praised by the GMC for its innovative approach to undergraduate medical education. The curriculum is based around problem based learning and has been highly ranked by our graduates in how they felt prepared for postgraduate medicine. Your role will include important opportunities to engage with undergraduate education, in both the hospital environment and the school itself, to continue this vital job of producing tomorrow's doctors and allied health care professionals.

BMJ Ref: BMJ-59506/216-A-22-44436

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