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Senior Clinical Fellow - CRU Anaesthesia

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 Plus £2162 per annum, London Zone Allowance
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Specialist doctor, Anaesthesia
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Job Details

We deliver anaesthesia for a range of general and subspecialty areas including Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic, Hepatobiliary, Endocrine, Maxillofacial, Liver Transplant, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics and Major Trauma.

The Anaesthetic department at King's is delighted to advertise this post for a period of 12-24 months. Standard hours of duty will be 40 per week plus additional out-of-hours commitments.

Main duties of the job

Together with other colleagues to provide a service for patients. This includes all aspects of treatment and relevant management duties for the proper functioning of the Care Group.

Shared responsibility with other colleagues for providing 24 hours, 7 days a week cover for the Unit on a rota basis. Responsible also for covering colleagues' periods of annual leave and short-term sickness.

Participation in Multi-disciplinary Meetings.

Responsible for outpatient clinic commitments in peripheral hospitals as agreed with the Care Group management team.

Contribute to the Care Group research interests in accordance with the Trust's R& D framework.

Contribute to the audit programmes, Morbidity and Mortality, clinical governance programs and learning from Deaths.

Conduct all activities within the contracted level of service and operating plan for service(s).

Work in conjunction with clinical and other professional colleagues to ensure that the productivity of staff within the specialty is maintained and their job satisfaction is enhanced. This may include involvement in the appraisal process for peers and/or junior colleagues.

Be aware of, and comply with, all Trust infection prevention and control policies, to include hand hygiene, personal hygiene, environmental and food hygiene.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reachis our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description
Job responsibilities

There are opportunities within this role, outside of the on-call commitment, to gain experience in many of the general and subspecialty areas of anaesthetics we offer at Kings. We have successfully delivered higher training modules for CESR candidates for several years and with discussion, this could also be an option for this post holder. Equally within cardiac there will be opportunities to be involved in cardiac anaesthesia, high risk perioperative assessment, MDMs and cardiac cath lab cases.

Person Specification

  • Registerable medical qualification
  • Full registration with GMC with License to Practice
  • Primary FRCA


  • Final FRCA

Training and Experience

  • Completion of at least three years of post-graduate experience in anaesthesia
  • Evidence that career progression is consistent with personal circumstances


  • Evidence of excellence in training e.g. prizes, publications
  • Previous work in cardiac anaesthesia and intensive care
  • Completion of resuscitation courses such as ALS, ATLS

Personal Skills

  • Effective communicator, able to work in a close-knit team and co-operate with all medical and paramedical staff
  • Good standard of written and spoken English to facilitate communication with patients,healthcare professionals and other staff


  • Familiarity with information technology and general computer skills.

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