Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Critical Care

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
£77,779 - £100,977 per annum
11 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic motivated Consultant Anaesthetist to support Anaesthetic provision across Critical Care and Theatres at Glangwili and Prince Philip General Hospitals in Carmarthenshire. The role will work across Critical Care and Theatre locations, and does include an on-call commitment.

You will require a specialist interest in intensive care medicine to join our enthusiastic team in the delivery high quality Critical Care to the population of Carmarthenshire. We have a clear mission to provide a first class health service, with high quality patient care and experience at the centre of our vision. As such team members play a key role in the shaping and development of Anaesthetic and Critical Care services across the Health Board.

Glangwili and Prince Philip are both vibrant NHS district general hospitals. Situated in the heart of one of the most beautiful regions of the UK and surrounded by stunning coast-line and a national park. The hospitals, whilst having unique identities, favour a relaxed but efficient atmosphere with a friendly, welcoming and diverse community of local and international staff. Knowledge of the Welsh language is not necessary to work in this region of Wales.

The Health Board is fully committed to supporting a healthy work-life balance, supporting opportunities for career progression and professional development. Training & Education including a successful Consultant Development & Mentoring scheme aimed at developing you as a senior leader to enable you to effectively contribute to Hywel Dda and its future direction. The Health Board is responsible for Medical Appraisal & Revalidation for over 800 doctors.

Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven Health Boards in Wales serving a population of circa 389,000 with over 9,500 staff. It is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. It also provides a range of services for people living in south Gwynedd and Powys. Integrated health boards are a key first step in creating a world class NHS in Wales. Primary care and community services are delivered through: 55 GP practices, 51 Dental practices, 100 Community pharmacies, 52 Optometry premises, 8 Community hospitals, 11 Health centres.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life. Heavy road traffic is rare and there are excellent road and rail connections to the city hubs and airports of Cardiff, Manchester and London

You are invited to visit us to explore this exciting opportunity. International candidates are welcome to apply. Please contact Dr Mike Martin, Consultant Anaesthetist and HB lead for Critical Care for further information.

Please ensure that you read the person specification carefully and that you meet all the essential criteria prior to applying. We encourage pre-interview visits.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Michael Martin - Consultant Anaesthetist and HB Lead for Critical Care


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