Locum Consultant Anaesthetist
Barts Health NHS Trust
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ANAESTHESIA AT BARTS HEALTHWe provide anaesthetic services across all our hospitals: The Royal London Hospital, Whipps Cross Hospital, Newham Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital (Barts).
Future reconfiguration of services will lead to movement of anaesthetic staff across hospitals. The combined departments have approximately 120 consultants.
At St Bartholomew's Hospital: Cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology and respiratory medicine, breast and endocrine, oncology, radiotherapy and cardiothoracic. With the exception of ophthalmic and breast surgery, all surgical services moved to the Royal London Hospital in January 2012.
At the Royal London Hospital: Trauma and orthopaedics, gynaecology, gynaecology oncology, ENT, general and plastic surgery, neurosurgery, maxillofacial, dental, paediatrics and obstetrics.
Main duties of the job
The post is a locum consultant post in anaesthesia based at The Royal London Hospital; the successful candidate may be asked to cover surgical lists at Barts or Mile End Hospital if required. The post holder will be an employee of BartsHealth and there may be future opportunities or requirements to work at one of the other hospitals in the Barts Health group. This is a general post for a locum consultant anaesthetist. The appointee must be able to work flexibly and be able to cover all the specialities provided for at Barts & The Royal London Hospitals.Applicants should possess full GMC registration, and either be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of receiving their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the time of interview.
Barts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain's leading healthcare providers and the largest trust in the NHS. It was created on 1 April 2012 by bringing together three Trusts: Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust. Together our hospitals deliver high quality clinical care to the people of East London and further afield. The hospitals offer a full portfolio of services that serve the needs of the local community, and are home to some of Britain's leading specialist centres including cancer, cardiac, trauma and emergency care.Barts Health also has one of the UK's busiest children's hospitals and internationally renowned surgical facilities.Our vision is to create a world-class health organisation that builds on strong relations with our partners and the communities we serve - one dedicated to ending the historic health inequalities in East London.We will build an international reputation for excellence in patient care, research and education. And as members of UCL Partners, the largest academic health sciences system in the world, we will ensure thatour patients are some of the first in the country to benefit from the latest drugs and treatments. We are looking for the best talent to lead our ambitious healthcare organisation. In return, Barts Health will provide professional development opportunities, enabling investment in a range of new initiatives.
The department would expect consultants to work flexibly. However, the department will try to help consultants to develop and maintain areas of clinical expertise with some regular clinical commitments. The initial contract will be for 10 programmed activities (PAs) as described in the 2003 consultant contract. These activities will be split between direct clinical care (DCC) and supporting professional activities (SPA). The SPA allocation will be 1PA per week (4 hours). The successful applicant may have the opportunity to offer to work additional DCC PAs per week but this will be subject to the service requirements of the department.
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