- University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
- Birmingham, West Midlands
- Closing date
- 11 Apr 2023
- Hospital, Paediatrics
- Career Level
- Contract Type
- Full Time
We are delighted to invite applications to a substantive full time general paediatric post, joining our experienced and supportive consultant team. We offer a busy general paediatric service with established and expanding level 2 HDU serving a diverse population. We work together with other departments in the Trust and other providers in the area to deliver a dynamic service which includes a range of subspecialty and regional services. We welcome applicants with training and experience of any paediatric subspecialty that will complement our existing group of consultants.
This post is primarily based at Heartlands Hospital but the appointee will be required to work across all sites (Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals, Chest Clinic), with on-call duties at Heartlands. We provide acute paediatric inpatient services at Heartlands and Good Hope, with level 3 neonates (separate consultant body) at Heartlands, and outpatient services on all sites.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national and international population.
It includes Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic. We also run a number of smaller satellite units, allowing people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis. We also have expertise in premature baby care, bone marrow transplants and thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, the QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.
UHB is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.
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