Consultant Anaesthetist

Northampton General Hospital

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Job summary

CONSULTANT ANAESTHETIST (GENERAL) x 2

We are looking to recruit two Consultant Anaesthetists to our department at Northampton General Hospital. The successful applicant will join an existing team of 42 consultants, 6 speciality doctors and 37 junior doctors. Our department is fully committed to training and personal development and actively participates in hospital activity with many of us in trust lead roles. The Associate Medical Director for Safety, Chair of IT and Chair of Medical Equipment Committee are anaesthetists. A number of us have major roles outside the trust: Four consultants are Royal College Examiners, one examiner for Irish College and one EDAIC examiner.

It is essential that the post-holder should hold the FRCA (UK) or an equivalent qualification and be on the GMC specialist register or will obtain a relevant CCT/CESR(CP) within 6 months of interview.

It is expected that the successful applicants will work in all theatre areas to an agreed job plan. The indicative job plan is shown in table. Once appointed, the exact job plan will be agreed between the appointee and the Clinical Director on behalf of the Medical Director.

For further details regarding this role, please see attached

Main duties of the job

It is expected that the successful applicants will work in all theatre areas to an agreed job plan. The indicative job plan is shown in table. Once appointed the exact job plan will be agreed between the appointee and the Clinical Director on behalf of the Medical Director.

Please see attached JD for further information.

About us

NGH is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. All of our divisions are committed to doing things better, with more efficiency as wemodernise and advance. We have also entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

With over 200 consultants, a similar number of trainees and approximately 60 medical undergraduates throughout the year, NGH provides comprehensive care and extensive training opportunities.

With this in mind, we have built a state of the art emergency assessment unit (Nye Bevan building) and are developing new ways of working to streamline in-patient care and optimize working with our partners.

NGH has an excellent social centre with a large library, gym with swimming pool and the Cripps Education Centre where lunch and snacks are available away from the main hospital. Frequent educational sessions run in the Centre for all levels of staff and it serves as an oasis from the clinical areas.

Date posted

09 May 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Band

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year dependant on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

265-3999334

Job locations

Northampton General Hospital

Cliftonville

Northampton

NN1 5BD


Job description

Job responsibilities

The job involves 6 day-time theatre sessions a week on an average. This direct clinical care activity adds up to 7.5 programmed activities (PAs). The on-call commitment is currently 1 in 16 attracting 1.5 PAs and on-call availability supplement. All consultants are paid 1.5 PAs per week for supporting professional activity to allow for participation in teaching, training, CPD, audit, appraisal, clinical management and governance activities. A further one PA is available to those who take up additional departmental responsibility not covered under basic SPA.

For further details regarding this role, please see attached JD.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job involves 6 day-time theatre sessions a week on an average. This direct clinical care activity adds up to 7.5 programmed activities (PAs). The on-call commitment is currently 1 in 16 attracting 1.5 PAs and on-call availability supplement. All consultants are paid 1.5 PAs per week for supporting professional activity to allow for participation in teaching, training, CPD, audit, appraisal, clinical management and governance activities. A further one PA is available to those who take up additional departmental responsibility not covered under basic SPA.

For further details regarding this role, please see attached JD.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration
  • Eligible for entry/entered on the specialist register of the General Medi-cal Council in Anaesthesia
  • FRCA or equivalent
  • CCT in Anaesthesia, or within 6 months of CCT at date of interview
  • Evidence of a higher training mod-ule in obstetric anaesthesia or equivalent

Desirable

  • Membership of Special-ist Societies
  • MD or equivalent
  • Further postgraduate qualifications

Clinical Experience

Essential

  • Experience of anaesthetic manage-ment of a wide range of general, ob-stetric, head and neck, orthopaedic, emergency, trauma and major surgery

Desirable

  • Advanced training in ob-stetric anaesthesia or equivalent

Audit/Research

Essential

  • Experience of audit or quality im-provement project
  • Willingness to actively participate in departmental audit/quality improvement

Desirable

  • Presentation at recog-nised national and/or international meetings
  • Published/ on-going rel-evant research

Teaching

Essential

  • Experience of and commitment to postgraduate teaching
  • Evidence of training for teaching
  • Understanding of current education processes and requirements for train-ing in Anaesthesia and ITU
  • Evidence of attendance at anaesthesia meetings

Desirable

  • Medical education quali-fication
  • Commitment to teaching of undergraduates and al-lied health professionals
  • Evidence of achieving GMC standards for Educa-tional Supervisor role
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration
  • Eligible for entry/entered on the specialist register of the General Medi-cal Council in Anaesthesia
  • FRCA or equivalent
  • CCT in Anaesthesia, or within 6 months of CCT at date of interview
  • Evidence of a higher training mod-ule in obstetric anaesthesia or equivalent

Desirable

  • Membership of Special-ist Societies
  • MD or equivalent
  • Further postgraduate qualifications

Clinical Experience

Essential

  • Experience of anaesthetic manage-ment of a wide range of general, ob-stetric, head and neck, orthopaedic, emergency, trauma and major surgery

Desirable

  • Advanced training in ob-stetric anaesthesia or equivalent

Audit/Research

Essential

  • Experience of audit or quality im-provement project
  • Willingness to actively participate in departmental audit/quality improvement

Desirable

  • Presentation at recog-nised national and/or international meetings
  • Published/ on-going rel-evant research

Teaching

Essential

  • Experience of and commitment to postgraduate teaching
  • Evidence of training for teaching
  • Understanding of current education processes and requirements for train-ing in Anaesthesia and ITU
  • Evidence of attendance at anaesthesia meetings

Desirable

  • Medical education quali-fication
  • Commitment to teaching of undergraduates and al-lied health professionals
  • Evidence of achieving GMC standards for Educa-tional Supervisor role

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

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).

Employer details

Employer name

Northampton General Hospital

Address

Northampton General Hospital

Cliftonville

Northampton

NN1 5BD


Employer's website

https://www.northamptongeneral.nhs.uk/Home.aspx (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Northampton General Hospital

Address

Northampton General Hospital

Cliftonville

Northampton

NN1 5BD


Employer's website

https://www.northamptongeneral.nhs.uk/Home.aspx (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Dr Prashant Kakodkar

01604545667

Date posted

09 May 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Band

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year dependant on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

265-3999334

Job locations

Northampton General Hospital

Cliftonville

Northampton

NN1 5BD


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