Applicants are invited to apply for the position of Locum Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine within Perioperative Medicine (POM) at St Bartholomew's Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust). The post is a fixed term appointment of up to 6 months.
St Bartholomew's Hospital has state-of-the-art facilities for the treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease, including 10 operating theatres, 10 catheter labs, 255 general cardiac beds, with 98 higher acuity care beds, including 58 critical care beds. The Thorax Centre provides multi-disciplinary care for patients with lung disease. In addition St Bartholomew's Hospital operates a large clinical service for patients with cancer, including haematological malignancy.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for the best talent to lead our ambitious new healthcare organisation. In return, Barts Health will provide unsurpassed professional development opportunities, enabling investment in a range of new initiatives that would mean: doctors and nurses in training will be able to gain experience in different hospitals along the whole patient pathway; there would be greater opportunity for career progression - we could retain good staff who might otherwise leave to gain promotion; becoming world-class will enable us to recruit some of the best doctors and researchers in the world - who can share their knowledge and experience; Joining forces with other partners in an Academic Health Science System will mean that staff would be better able to secure funds and pool their talents to develop new technology, techniques and treatments
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the existing team of Intensive Care Consultants within Perioperative Medicine. The successful candidate will undertake sessions will join the existing team of Intensive Care consultants, based mainly in the 6th floor ICU at St Bartholomew's Hospital. The unit (6A) works alongside the 3 cardiothoracic ICUs on the first floor providing support to the whole of St Bartholomew's Hospital site, including extracorporeal cardiovascular and respiratory support.
During Covid surge critical care expansion the post holder may be required to undertake some clinical sessions at The Royal London Hospital.