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Locum Consultant Anaesthetist

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£99,532 to £131,964 a year
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Job Details

Interviews are due to take place on 24th June 2024.

You are warmly invited to apply for one of these posts of locum consultant anaesthetist. The posts are for 12 months in duration. The successful candidate will have a broad-based training in anaesthesia and will have the ability to care for complex patients having major surgeries. The role involves a commitment to supporting the out of hours emergency anaesthesia services at University Hospital.

University Hospital is a large teaching hospital and is the Major Trauma centre for the Central England Trauma Network. We have a large Department of Anaesthesia which delivers perioperative care to around 44,000 elective and emergency patients. We provide anaesthesia and perioperative care for all major sub-specialties including cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, vascular surgery and renal transplant services.

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

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide and further develop anaesthesia, pain and critical care services for the Trust in collaboration with colleagues in all disciplines including primary and tertiary care to provide an integrated and high quality service for patients. This will include ensuring that all services are provided in an effective and efficient manner and that the principles of risk management and clinical governance are maintained at all times.
  • Actively participate in the teaching and training of junior doctors and allied healthcare professionals in anaesthesia and critical care.
  • Take part in the general activities of consultants at the Trust - teaching, clinical governance, administration, management etc. This will be done by personal development into appropriate roles depending on the consultants' particular interests and aptitudes.
  • Support and develop innovative improvements within the department and the Trust in order to maintain and improve the quality of patient care.

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

For further information on this Consultant post, please refer to the job description and person specification.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Desirable

  • Meets all desirable

Training (abilities/skills) and Experience
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Desirable

  • Meets all desirable

Teaching/Educational Experience
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Desirable

  • Meets all desirable

Clinical Governance
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Desirable

  • Meets all desirable

Management and Leadership
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Desirable

  • Meets all desirable

Professional Development
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Personal Attributes
Essential

  • Meets all essential

Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours
Essential

  • Meets all essential

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