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Consultant Anaesthetist

Employer
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Crewe
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year pro rata
Closing date
15 May 2024

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

Job Details

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Anaesthesia at Mid Cheshire Hospital Foundation Trust (MCHFT). This exciting opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic team focused on providing high quality patient care for a diverse range of patients.

The appointee will be based at Leighton Hospital, on the outskirts of Crewe. The locations benefits from a great position, surrounded by green fields and close to many charming small towns and villages. The Peak District and North Wales are within easy reach, and there are also good transport connections to Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, and London.

The Treatment Centre comprises of 4-day case theatres, 5 endoscopy rooms and a recovery area. There are 7 inpatient theatres including one 24 hour a day emergency theatre and an orthopaedic barn theatre.

The award-winning Maternity Department consists of a self-contained midwife led unit with 3 rooms with birthing pools. The delivery suite has 6 standard delivery rooms, 2 theatres and a 2 bedded recovery area.

The spacious Critical Care Unit located adjacent to the theatre suite has recently been expanded. This provides an integrated 18 bedded area with four potential isolation rooms and the ability to cohort into a four-bedded area separate from the main unit.

A Surgical Admission Lounge (SAL) next to theatre admits patients on the day for elective operations.

The proposed AAC date is 12/06/2024.

Main duties of the job

Duties will include anaesthesia for elective and emergency cases including paediatrics, obstetrics, orthopaedics and general surgery, with opportunities to contribute to all aspects of the department's activities, and those of the wider Trust.

The job plan will include 8 PAs on average per week including 1.25 PAs for on call/weekend trauma. The on-call rota is shared between the eligible general Consultant Anaesthetists, with an additional commitment of 3 trauma weekends per year.

2.0 PAs per week comprising of 1.5 SPA for private CPD, audit, appraisal, education/supervision, and research and a further 0.5 SPA for service development roles, for which evidence of activity will be monitored

About us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) provides good quality, safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008.

We employ almost 5,000 members of staff, provide around 540 hospital beds, with a range of services including accident and emergency, maternity, outpatients, therapies, and children's health.

The Trust is also part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP), a unique local health partnership that provides a range of community services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Further information regarding this post is available on the job description and person specification.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC with a Licence to Practise
  • Higher training in general, urological and gynaecological anaesthesia
  • Evidence to allow accreditation as a Consultant Clinical Supervisor for trainee doctors with the GMC
  • Evidence of:
  • Specialist Registration or within 6 months of CCT

Desirable

  • Additional degree or post-graduate qualification (MRCP, MD etc.)
  • ATLS (or equivalent)
  • Evidence to allow accreditation as a Consultant Educational Supervisor for trainee doctors with the GMC
  • Evidence of implementing change to improve patient care
  • Evidence of:
  • Attendance at recognised management courses

clinical skills and training
Essential

  • Higher training in general, urological and gynaecological anaesthesia

Desirable

  • ATLS (or equivalent)

teaching expereince
Essential

  • Evidence to allow accreditation as a Consultant Clinical Supervisor for trainee doctors with the GMC

Desirable

  • Evidence to allow accreditation as a Consultant Educational Supervisor for trainee doctors with the GMC

clinical governance
Essential

  • Active consistent engagement with clinical audit

Desirable

  • Evidence of implementing change to improve patient care

management
Essential

  • Understanding of management responsibilities of Consultants

Desirable

  • Attendance at recognised management courses

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Company

We put you first:  Involving you in decisions which affect you and making time to learn from what you tell us to get it right for patients and staff every time.

We strive for more:  Setting ourselves high standards, encouraging innovation and sharing best practice to be the best we can be and deliver great quality, safe care.

We respect you:  Embracing diversity and treating
everyone with understanding, dignity and compassion to support and care for the people we work with and for.

We work together:  With colleagues and partners to go beyond traditional boundaries and deliver care which truly benefits our patients and meets their individual needs and wants.

About Us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) provides good quality, safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008. We have 500 hospital beds and employ more than 5,000 members of staff, with a range of services including accident and emergency, maternity, outpatients, therapies, and children’s health. The Trust is also responsible for the provision of a range of community services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal, working in partnership with local GPs and Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. During the pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its ‘Be Safe Be EquiPPEd’ campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE. We were also credited nationally for our workforce health and wellbeing initiatives. At Mid Cheshire, we really value our staff and appreciate that to give our patients the best quality, compassionate care, we also need to look after our colleagues

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