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Consultants in Anaesthetics

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year
Closing date
22 Mar 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Anaesthesia
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Job Details

Required to fill these new/replacement posts within the Anaesthetics Department at the Leeds General Infirmary.

You should possess FRCA (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.

Applicants should have established skills in anaesthesia. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is desirable.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.

If shortlisted, you will be required to give a 10-minute presentation on:

What is the role of the anaesthetist in optimising theatre efficiency and utilisation.

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD VIA MS TEAMS: Tuesday 23 April 2024

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will participate in the undergraduate teaching program for the school of Medicine, University of Leeds, which is organised on specialty or clinical area basis. The appointee, with colleagues, will contribute to the teaching of postgraduates, including the teaching program for SpRs in Anaesthesia in the Yorkshire Deanery.

About us

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is one the largest teaching hospital trusts in Europe, with access to leading clinical expertise and medical technology. We care for people from all over the country as well as the 780,000 residents of Leeds itself. The Trust has a budget of £1.1 billion. Our 20,000 staff ensure that every year we see and treat over 1,500,000 people in our 2,000 beds or out-patient settings, comprising 100,000 day cases, 125,000 in-patients, 260,000 A& E visits and 1,050,000 out-patient appointments. We operate from 7 hospitals on 5 sites all linked by the same vision, philosophy and culture to be the best for specialist and integrated care.

Our vision is based on The Leeds Way, which is a clear statement of who we are and what we believe, founded on values of working that were put forward by our own staff. Our values are to be:

Patient-centred

Fair

Collaborative

Accountable

Empowered

We believe that by being true to these values, we will consistently achieve and continuously improve our results in relation to our goals, which are to be:

1. The best for patient safety, quality and experience

2. The best place to work

3. A centre of excellence for specialist services, education, research and innovation

4. Hospitals that offer seamless, integrated care

5. Financially sustainable

Job description
Job responsibilities

2. OBJECTIVES OF THE POST

To develop and/or consolidate expertise in anaesthesia.

To develop existing relationships between anaesthesia and Clinical Service/Support Units within

the Trust.

To maintain and expand the excellence of teaching and research already established

within the Trust.

To support service plans for the specialty, taking account of the changes in clinical

practice and new technologies available.

To participate in and progress Clinical Governance.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • FRCA or equivalent qualification.
  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and hold a current licence to practice. YOUR GMC NUMBER MUST BE STATED ON YOUR APPLICATION FOR YOU TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POST.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Is up to date and fit to practise safely.

Desirable

  • Relevant higher degree.

Experience
Essential

  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in anaesthesia.
  • Specifically, must demonstrate advanced training in anaesthesia.
  • Evidence of continuous career progression consistent with personal circumstances.

Desirable

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care for surgical patients in a tertiary centre providing neurosurgical, major trauma and vascular provision.

Training, Research, Teaching & Audit
Essential

  • Should have completed a recognised training programme in anaesthesia.
  • Evidence of the ability to carry out medical research.
  • Experience in training undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors.
  • Experience of participation in regular clinical audit.

Desirable

  • Previous experience of supervising research by junior staff.
  • Previous attendance on Appraisal Techniques and Small Group Teaching Workshops.

Management & Interpersonal Skills
Essential

  • Understanding of current issues in the NHS.
  • *Well organised and skilled in good time management.
  • *Effective interpersonal skills.
  • *Demonstrate ability to relate to and work within a team.

Desirable

  • Attendance at recognised management course.

Other Requirements
Essential

  • *Hold full GMC Registration with a license to practice.
  • *Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via:
  • CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) CESR (or) international applicants should comply with the GMC specialty registration process: https://www.gmc-uk.org/news/news-archive/brexitinformation-for-doctors

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9298-CON-829

 

 

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