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Intensive + Critical Care Medicine SPR Doctor - Private Hospital L3 Unit Birmingham

HCA Healthcare UK
Birmingham, West Midlands
£75000-£79000 depending on experience + plus private healthcare + benefits
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

Job Details

This is your opportunity to become a vital part of the UK’s largest private healthcare provider, specialists in complex care. HCA Healthcare UK.

  • Job Title:  Resident Doctor – Critical Care  Level 3 Units 
  • Location: The Harbourne Hospital part of HCA Healthcare UK Private patient hospital group.
  • Contract Type: 1 or 2 years Salaried.
  • Shifts/Pattern or work: Typically, most doctors prefer 1 x 24 hour shift per week or 2 x 12 hour Shifts. Full time is also available, the rotas are planned far in advance and provide lots of flexibility, to complement your other commitments.

We have an exceptional career opportunity for Critical Care/ Anaesthetic trained airways trained SPR ST4+ Doctors to join our Resident Doctors team

This a fantastic opportunity to build partnerships with our private patient consultants, learn from specialist nurses and be part of critical care pathways, as directed by the named consultants. 

HCA Healthcare UK hospitals are rated 'good' or ‘outstanding’ by the CQC and admits a vast range of complex cases.  It’s a great team environment sharing specialist knowledge and experience.

Your primary role as a Resident Doctor.

  • This is a Consultant-Led organisation and you will support by attending to the day-to-day Critical Care Ward and ITU units, medical care, from admission, planning through to dis-charge.
  • Independently acting on medical care of inpatients, including clerking new planned and unplanned admissions, daily patient ward rounds, responding to medical emergencies.
  • Deliver medical procedures as required and requested by the lead consultant. Including vascular access (e.g., insertion of central venous catheter/vascaths, insertion of arterial lines), airway management (e.g., intubation, management of tracheostomies), management of acute pain/epidural catheters, use of ultrasound, ventilation management, optional skills at other procedures (e.g., chest/abdominal drain insertion, lumbar puncture)
  • You will also work be part of the ward MDT, have the opportunity to take part in audits, and training to continuously improve and strive for excellence, for staff and patients

Successful applicants will need to be:

  • MBBS medical qualification
  • Fully registered with the GMC and current licence to practice
  • An additional post-graduate qualification FRCA/ FICM/ MRCEM/MRCP or equivalent is desirable
  • NHS Trained Intensive care medicine or Anaesthesia to ST4 and above , or equivalent
  • Able to manage complex airways competently unsupervised and train and support others
  • Able to demonstrate teaching and mentoring of junior doctors

Career Progression and Opportunities for development

  • Core staff have an allocated study budget, for courses relevant to speciality.
  • HCA has a comprehensive Learning Academy where you can enrol on courses.
  • HCA offer grants and sponsorship for research and opportunities to develop leadership skills with the ‘Executive Master’s in Medical Leadership’ with Bayes Business school. MBA’s, and PhDs.
  • The opportunity to work closely with mentors to produce papers or research



HCA Healthcare Over 50 years of creating a healthier tomorrow.   
Today HCA is the largest private healthcare provider in the world, and the largest provider of privately funded healthcare in the U.K. A world-class network of over 30 facilities in London, Manchester, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Prestatyn, with its latest venture opening in Birmingham in 2024.  Uniquely we also partner with the NHS to provide care within large NHS teaching hospitals. No other U.K. provider can match our global scale, breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise. We treat 27 million people each year across our global network, and many of our hospitals are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. Covering virtually all aspects of medicine from prevention and diagnosis through to treatment and aftercare in both our Primary and Secondary Care Divisions. Cardiac and Cancer Care, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Urgent Care, GP and Health screening to Obstetrics, IVF and Maternity care, to name a few.   
We can promise by joining the HCA family, you will learn from experts in every department, and your opportunities will be endless. You will be empowered to achieve more in your career and will be provided with outstanding rewards and development support to match the level of care we are famed for.  



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HCA Healthcare UK
2 Cavendish Square
United Kingdom

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