Locum Consultant Anaesthetist in Obstetrics

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Applications are invited for locum Consultantposts with as main interests in Obstetric Anaesthesia.This is afull time post at10 PAs with 9 PAs for direct clinical care and 1 PAfor SPA in support of personal CPD, preparation for GMC appraisal and revalidation.(Up to two locum posts are available).

Main duties of the job

The post holder will carry out their duties as a full-time Consultant Anaesthetist. The role will also offer the opportunity to deliver Anaesthetic sessions in a wider teaching hospital environment.

About us

With over 9000 staff, St George's Hospital is the largest healthcare provider in Southwest London. In 2022 St George's became part of the George's Epsom St Helier group (GESH) with neighbouring Epsom St Helier Trust to form one of the largest hospital and healthcare groups in the country, providing high quality healthcare for the population of South West London and Surrey borders. Our main site, St George's Hospital - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research.

A number of our services are members of established clinical networks which bring together clinicians from a range of healthcare providers working to improve the quality of services for patients. These include the South London Cardiac and Stroke Network and the South West London and Surrey Trauma Network, for which St George's Hospital is the designated heart attack centre, hyper-acute stroke unit and major trauma centre.

Date posted

24 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

200-SNCT-712895-6381414-JT

Job locations

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackshaw Road

Tooting

SW17 0QT


Job description

Job responsibilities

St Georges Hospital NHS Trust is seeking a skilled and motivated Consultant Anaesthetist to join our dynamic team. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute expertise in obstetric anaesthesia within a renowned healthcare institution.

Applicants should have the FRCA or an equivalent qualification and have suitable experience as described in the person specification in the job plan description. They should be on the GMC Specialist Register or within six months of their expected CCT date at the time of interview. Applicants unable to work full time for personal reasons will be eligible to be considered for the post.Experience of NHS working practices and systems, (minimum one year working for the NHS) is essential.

This anaesthetic team at St Georges is a highly diverse and inclusive workforce of over 100 consultants providing expertise in a wide variety of anaesthetic subspecialties including Paediatrics, Neurosurgery, Cardio-thoracics, Intensive Care, Acute and Chronic Pain relief and academic positions in SGUL. There are over 60 trainees from South West London School of Anaesthesiaand clinical fellows who rotate through the anaesthesia subspecialties.

The post holder will join the Obstetric Group of Anaesthetists which consists of 20 Consultants. We are a friendly, approachable, dynamic and diverse group, who are enthusiastic in both teaching colleagues and learning new skills from colleagues. There is emphasis in wellbeing and supporting each other. The case mix at St Georges tends to be complex and challenging. Given the huge expertise in the department, it is easy to seek advice / discuss with an expert in a certain field or acquire new skills. We actively encourage our colleagues to pursue the diverse range of opportunities that arise within the department, the Trust and medical school.

Job description

Job responsibilities

St Georges Hospital NHS Trust is seeking a skilled and motivated Consultant Anaesthetist to join our dynamic team. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute expertise in obstetric anaesthesia within a renowned healthcare institution.

Applicants should have the FRCA or an equivalent qualification and have suitable experience as described in the person specification in the job plan description. They should be on the GMC Specialist Register or within six months of their expected CCT date at the time of interview. Applicants unable to work full time for personal reasons will be eligible to be considered for the post.Experience of NHS working practices and systems, (minimum one year working for the NHS) is essential.

This anaesthetic team at St Georges is a highly diverse and inclusive workforce of over 100 consultants providing expertise in a wide variety of anaesthetic subspecialties including Paediatrics, Neurosurgery, Cardio-thoracics, Intensive Care, Acute and Chronic Pain relief and academic positions in SGUL. There are over 60 trainees from South West London School of Anaesthesiaand clinical fellows who rotate through the anaesthesia subspecialties.

The post holder will join the Obstetric Group of Anaesthetists which consists of 20 Consultants. We are a friendly, approachable, dynamic and diverse group, who are enthusiastic in both teaching colleagues and learning new skills from colleagues. There is emphasis in wellbeing and supporting each other. The case mix at St Georges tends to be complex and challenging. Given the huge expertise in the department, it is easy to seek advice / discuss with an expert in a certain field or acquire new skills. We actively encourage our colleagues to pursue the diverse range of opportunities that arise within the department, the Trust and medical school.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Holder of Certificate of completion of training (CCT) training in Anaesthesia or equivalent, within six months of interview
  • FRCA or equivalent
  • Full and specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC), or eligible for registration within six months of interview.

Desirable

  • MSc, PhD or similar
  • Other resuscitation certifications

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of broad experience in all aspects of general anaesthesia and able to take full and independent responsibility for the clinical care of the patients
  • Experience of NHS working practices and systems (minimum one year working for the NHS)
  • At least 6 months Advanced Training or equivalent, or Fellowship in Obstetric Anaesthesia

Desirable

  • Relevant publications in peer reviewed literature
  • Post graduate research

Skills - clinical

Essential

  • Logbook evidence of all cases within last 2 years
  • Logbook evidence within obstetrics
  • Application form: please include table data from your logbook for the above

Desirable

  • Evidence of attendance at High Risk Obstetric Anaesthetic Clinic or similar

Skills - teaching

Essential

  • Evidence of formal training in teaching methods
  • Delivering teaching to Anaesthetic Consultants and Trainees
  • Evidence of Multi-disciplinary teaching in Obstetrics
  • Evidence of delivering teaching to undergraduate students, postgraduate doctors and/or allied healthcare professionals

Desirable

  • Post-graduate teaching qualification or equivalent
  • Teaching in the Simulator setting
  • Evidence of Teaching at National Level / Regional Level
  • Awards or prizes for presentations delivered

Skills - IT

Essential

  • Use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams (or similar applications)

Desirable

  • Designing info graphics, posters

Skills - leadership and management

Essential

  • Completion of appropriate Management /Leadership course (s)
  • Previous experience /participation in a management/leadership role

Desirable

  • Trainee Representative
  • Lead role in developing a service
  • Non-clinical management experience

Audit, Quality Improvement Projects (QIP) and service improvement

Essential

  • Completion of Audits and/or QIPs within Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Knowledge and understanding of ACSA (Anaesthetic Clinical Service Accreditation)

Desirable

  • Experience in leading clinical audits, implementing change and monitoring compliance
  • Adapting National Guidelines to departmental level, example RCOA/ OAA/AAGBI guideline
  • Awareness of service development issues

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop rapport with and discuss treatment options with patients in a way they can understand
  • Awareness of own personal developmental needs
  • To live our Trust values: Excellent, kind, respectful and responsible

Desirable

  • Ability to support and motivate staff, to develop junior clinicians and other staff personnel
  • Hobbies / interests outside of medicine
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Holder of Certificate of completion of training (CCT) training in Anaesthesia or equivalent, within six months of interview
  • FRCA or equivalent
  • Full and specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC), or eligible for registration within six months of interview.

Desirable

  • MSc, PhD or similar
  • Other resuscitation certifications

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of broad experience in all aspects of general anaesthesia and able to take full and independent responsibility for the clinical care of the patients
  • Experience of NHS working practices and systems (minimum one year working for the NHS)
  • At least 6 months Advanced Training or equivalent, or Fellowship in Obstetric Anaesthesia

Desirable

  • Relevant publications in peer reviewed literature
  • Post graduate research

Skills - clinical

Essential

  • Logbook evidence of all cases within last 2 years
  • Logbook evidence within obstetrics
  • Application form: please include table data from your logbook for the above

Desirable

  • Evidence of attendance at High Risk Obstetric Anaesthetic Clinic or similar

Skills - teaching

Essential

  • Evidence of formal training in teaching methods
  • Delivering teaching to Anaesthetic Consultants and Trainees
  • Evidence of Multi-disciplinary teaching in Obstetrics
  • Evidence of delivering teaching to undergraduate students, postgraduate doctors and/or allied healthcare professionals

Desirable

  • Post-graduate teaching qualification or equivalent
  • Teaching in the Simulator setting
  • Evidence of Teaching at National Level / Regional Level
  • Awards or prizes for presentations delivered

Skills - IT

Essential

  • Use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams (or similar applications)

Desirable

  • Designing info graphics, posters

Skills - leadership and management

Essential

  • Completion of appropriate Management /Leadership course (s)
  • Previous experience /participation in a management/leadership role

Desirable

  • Trainee Representative
  • Lead role in developing a service
  • Non-clinical management experience

Audit, Quality Improvement Projects (QIP) and service improvement

Essential

  • Completion of Audits and/or QIPs within Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Knowledge and understanding of ACSA (Anaesthetic Clinical Service Accreditation)

Desirable

  • Experience in leading clinical audits, implementing change and monitoring compliance
  • Adapting National Guidelines to departmental level, example RCOA/ OAA/AAGBI guideline
  • Awareness of service development issues

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop rapport with and discuss treatment options with patients in a way they can understand
  • Awareness of own personal developmental needs
  • To live our Trust values: Excellent, kind, respectful and responsible

Desirable

  • Ability to support and motivate staff, to develop junior clinicians and other staff personnel
  • Hobbies / interests outside of medicine

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackshaw Road

Tooting

SW17 0QT


Employer's website

https://www.stgeorges.nhs.uk/work-with-us/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackshaw Road

Tooting

SW17 0QT


Employer's website

https://www.stgeorges.nhs.uk/work-with-us/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Anaesthetist, lead for obstetrics

Dr Catherine Lloyd

catherine.lloyd@stgeorges.nhs.uk

02087250051

Date posted

24 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

200-SNCT-712895-6381414-JT

Job locations

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackshaw Road

Tooting

SW17 0QT


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