Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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We have an opening for a Consultant Anaesthetist to join our Trust.
The successful candidate will have experience of plastic, maxillofacial surgery and ophthalmic surgery, and will have an interest in peri-operative medicine and/or critical care management of major burns and head and neck surgery. Current growth areas at QVH include Head and Neck surgery, including ENT cancer treatment and limb trauma. Assessment and optimisation of patients referred through clinical network pathways will benefit from new approaches to clinical and patient data management. Candidates will be expected to actively contribute to the management, teaching, audit, IT and research activities of the department.
Main duties of the job
Based at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. The ten programmed activities will include 8.5 PAs of direct clinical care time to be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the department and 1.5 SPAs for supporting professional activities and administration. Any additional PAs will be assessed at job planning. The Trust is moving towards national seven-day working objectives and flexible use of theatre time; consultants will work together to ensure an equitable and reasonable distribution of clinical responsibilities outside the hours of the traditional working week. This may involve occasional flexibility to accommodate temporary or short notice changes.
Rated GOOD overall with outstanding care by the CQC. A specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services across the South of England and beyond.
A centre of excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering advanced techniques and treatments. Everything we do is informed by our passion for providing the highest quality care and the best clinical outcomes.
At QVH we are proud of our achievements and our specialist services continue to record excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We regularly receive excellent results from patient satisfaction surveys and on average 98% of inpatients say they would recommend the hospital to their family or friends.
Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership. We are fully committed to training and development of the workforce with support for continuing education and learning.
For full details on the job description and essential requirements for the role please see the attached job description.
Audit, Research and Teaching
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