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Consultant Neonatologist

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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

Job Details

Interviews will be taking place on 24th June 2024.

Applications are invited for a substantive NHS Consultant post in Neonatal medicine, to join the neonatal team at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) which is one of the designated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) within the West Midlands Operational Delivery Neonatal Network. We would be delighted to receive applications from enthusiastic colleagues, established/new consultants and senior trainees within 6 months of completion of training (CCT) who are looking for a new challenge and to join a motivated friendly and cohesive team striving to deliver excellent neonatal care.

The Trust has a large purpose built perinatal unit, which opened in 2004 with a delivery rate of around 5500-5800 babies per year. There are over 11,000 deliveries per year across Coventry and Warwickshire, for which University Hospital, Coventry, provides the majority of neonatal critical care. The purpose built Neonatal Unit has a capacity of 16 critical care cots,14 special care cots and 6 transitional care cots. The unit is designated network neonatal intensive care unit for the West Midlands ODN and provides 3500 Level 1 and 2 and 5500 Level 3 cot days per year.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if we receive a high volume of applications or if there has been a change in organisational priorities.

Main duties of the job

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is one of the UK's leading specialist teaching hospitals, we provide world-class healthcare to a population of over 1,000,000. A designated Major Trauma Centre in the West Midlands, we offer state state-of-the-art facilities offering major advances in patient care, clinical teaching and innovation. The Trust employees 6,500 staff and has 1250 inpatient beds across its two sites, University Hospital Coventry and the Hospital of St. Cross in Rugby. University Hospital is the main clinical teaching hospital for Warwick University Medical School.

The post holder will join the existing consultant team which has an establishment of 10 neonatologists and will contribute to the delivery and organisation of the newborn service, participate in undergraduate and post graduate teaching and development of the service for the population of Coventry and Warwickshire. Areas of special interest to complement those currently exist would be welcomed. UHCW is also the host organisation for the new LMNS wide neonatal community outreach service.

Acute clinical duties involve sharing with the other Consultants, the management of the level 3 neonatal intensive care unit including labour ward, high dependency, special care, transitional care, and postnatal wards at UHCW on a weekly attending basis.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our skilled employees across our hospital sites in Coventry and Rugby, with high quality patient care positioned at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a national and international leader in healthcare.

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

There has never been a better time to join our team.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Experienced and well trained Specialist Neonatal Nurses, 9 ANNPs, Midwives and Nursery Nurses staff the unit. There is a full complement of West Midlands deanery neonatal trainees and the service is accredited for neonatal grid training.

Applicants must be on the GMC specialist register or have a CCT date within 6 months of the interview date or equivalent.

Informal enquiries and visits are encouraged please contact Dr Puneet Nath on 02476 966682 email: puneet.nath@uhcw.nhs.uk or any member of the neonatal team.

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated behaviors. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

Please visit the NHS jobs website www.jobs.nhs.uk to apply online.

To learn more about the Trust, please see our website at www.uhcw.nhs.uk

Person Specification
Education & Qualifications
Essential

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Desirable

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Experience/Knowledge
Essential

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Desirable

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Management & Administrative
Essential

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Teaching & Training
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Desirable

  • Meets all desirable

Research, Audit & Clinical Governance
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Desirable

  • Meets all desirable

Continued Professional/Personal Development
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Other
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Commitment to Trust Values & Behaviours
Essential

  • Meets all essential

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