The advertised split post is in Critical Care & Anaesthesia and will be predominantly based at the Grange University Hospital near Cwmbran. The successful candidate will have a 10 session contract and will participate in the ICU on call rota (frequency currently 1:16). The successful candidate may in future, with agreement following job planning, work flexibly to provide critical care and anaesthesia across the Health Board and may increase their total sessional commitment up to a maximum of 12 sessions.
The anaesthetic directorate provides a comprehensive service for all elective surgery (excluding cardio-thoracic and neurosurgery), critical care, emergency surgery, obstetric anaesthesia and acute and chronic pain.
If you are trained in Intensive Care Medicine alone, or with a CCT in a speciality other than anaesthesia please contact Dr Phillippa Jones, Clinical Director for Critical Care for further discussion.
Main duties of the job
The posts comprise 10 sessions with 7 DCCs and 3 SPAs.
The ratio of DCCs to SPAs may vary with the agreement of the post holder and the Health Board in advance or after commencement.
As a senior employee of the Health Board the post holder will work in close co-operation with, and support other clinical, medical professional and managerial colleagues in providing high quality healthcare to the Health Board's patients.
Integral to the responsibilities of the post are the following requirements:-
- To ensure the provision of a first class clinical service
- To provide effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty
- To sustain and develop teaching and research wherever appropriate
- To undertake all work in accordance with the Health Board's procedures and operating policies
- To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Division's and Health Board's service plans
- To maintain the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the speciality, the Medical Division or the Health Board
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.
Please see attached Job Description, this JD is still in the process of being approved by the Royal College
This position involves Regulated Activity with children and adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:
- Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children's barred list check
Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC
Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP)date within 6 months of interview.