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Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine

Barts Health NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2023

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Hospital, Adult critical care
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applicants are invited to apply for the position of Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine within Perioperative Medicine (POM) at St Bartholomew's Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust).

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 56 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

The Perioperative Medicine service at St Bartholomew's Hospital cares for over 2000 patients per year undergoing cardiac surgery and over 3000 patients per year in the 4 ICUs on the 1st and 6th floors of the KGV Building.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the existing team of Consultants within Perioperative Medicine. The successful candidate will join the existing team 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 extra corporeal cardiovascular and respiratory support.

About us

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.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC, hold a license to practise and be on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview.

Person Specification
Qualifications/Clinical Skills

  • GMC Registration
  • On GMC Specialist Register or, if in training within 6 months of CCT
  • Advanced training in Intensive Care Medicine
  • Experience of UK healthcare system


  • Postgraduate qualification in ICM (EDIC, DICM, FFICM)
  • CCT in Intensive Care Medicine

Special Knowledge/Abilities and/or Experience

  • Proficient in relevant procedures such as vascular access, fibreoptic bronchoscopy
  • Training and experience in critical care
  • Experience in critical care follow-up
  • Experience in critical care outreach and advice/support
  • Experience in the perioperative care of patients including pain management


  • Sound understanding of training relationships within the programme
  • Ability to promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of medical education
  • Experience working across boundaries (e.g. between specialties, local and national education providers, and across professional groups
  • TOE/TTE Accreditation Ability to promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of medical education
  • Training and experience in ECMO

Teaching & Training

  • Involvement in teaching junior medical staff, nurses and allied health professionals
  • Evidence of training in teaching skills


  • CALS, ATLS, ALS, APLS or PALS instructor status
  • Certificate of education
  • Involvement in undergraduate education
  • Experience in simulation training
  • Experience in delivering higher training in ICM


  • Published or submitted research


  • PhD/MD
  • GCP certified
  • Experience in large clinical trials
  • Established academic links and collaboration
  • Familiarity with translation of basic science research into clinical practise
  • Published research 

BMJRef: BMJ-116184/259-MED423SBH


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