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Locum Consultant Paediatrician

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Southport, Merseyside
£82,096-£110,683 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2022

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Hospital, Paediatrics, Locum Doctor
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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We are seeking to appoint a Locum Consultant Paediatrician to support the acute services at Ormskirk District General Hospital. This post is part of the acute service and will require the post holder to support an on-call service, inpatient ward cover, neonatal ward cover and outpatient clinics.

The Trust provides a combination of services, which is split between the two hospital sites namely Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. All paediatric in-patient and outpatient work is based at Ormskirk District General Hospital although there may be occasions when the post-holder may be asked to attend Southport District General Hospital.

Main duties of the job
  • Provide clinical leadership
  • Set standards of clinical care
  • Participate in the development of acute child health services
  • Promote integration between primary and secondary care services
  • Promote preventative health
  • The post holder will be expected to subscribe to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Continuing Personal Development (CPD) Scheme.
  • He/she will also be required to keep abreast of current developments in acute and neonatal paediatrics.
  • He/she will be expected to maintain APLS and NLS provider status.
  • The post-holder will contribute to the hospital Paediatrician of the Week rota on a 1 in 7 basis.
  • The post-holder will contribute to the Consultant on-call rota on a 1 in 7 basis (non-resident)
  • The Consultant of the Week and non-resident on-call also covers Level 2 Neonatal unit.
  • The appointee will work closely with paediatric colleagues to develop and improve general Paediatrics and community integrated care services for children.
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