Consultant in Neonatology
Applications are invited for talented, motivated and dynamic consultant neonatologist to help deliver key clinical service improvements.
The unit has 15 intensive care cots, 8 high dependency cots, 8 special care cots, and 16 transitional care cots. We also host the transport and retrieval service. The unit is closely integrated with the regional foetal, maternal medicine departments with an annual inborn delivery rate of approximately 6,500. In addition, we serve a population of 66,000 deliveries for complex neonatal care (approximately 8% of deliveries in England and Wales).
New-born infants requiring paediatric surgery and paediatric medical subspecialty input (such as nephrology, urology, endocrinology, neurology and pre-operative cardiology) are managed jointly between NICU and the specialist teams within the NICU. St Michael’s is adjacent to the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, which provides all tertiary paediatric subspecialties for the region. The unit has very close relations with the University of Bristol. The two Professors of Neonatal Medicine were awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Award for research in 2014.
The clinical part of this post is a 10 PA post (8.5 DCC, 1.5 SPA). The appointee will have strong clinical commitment and form part of a team of 9 WTE Consultants, (including 2 x 0.5 WTE Academic Lecturers in Neonatal Medicine). There are excellent facilities for personal development. The timetable may be subject to change by mutual agreement with the Clinical Director following job plan reviews of other consultants within the department.
Bristol has been voted the best city to live in by The Sunday Times and The Independent. The City is the European Green Capital 2015 and boasts excellent sport and leisure opportunities in the City, nearby coast and country. Potential applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Registration with Sub-specialist recognition in Neonatal Medicine OR within 6 months of having either CCT/CCST Paediatrics (Neonatal Medicine) OR CESR (Paediatrics) with subspecialty recognition in Neonatal Medicine OR Neonatal Board certification from Northern America, Canada or Australasia OR equivalent (defined as at least 3 years of training in tertiary level NICU.
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