Locum Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Applications are invited for the position of Locum Consultant in Anaesthesia at the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust. The post is to cover maternity cover but the trusts are looking for expansion to increase substantive cover in the next 12 monthsLiverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LUHFT) is a large university teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre with a stimulating and challenging case-mix. Liverpool Women's NHS Trust (LWH) is a standalone tertiary obstetric and gynaecology unit with over 8000 deliveries a year.A contribution to teaching, education and training of both undergraduates and postgraduates is expected at both trusts.
Main duties of the job
LUHFT provides a mixture of elective cancer, benign, orthopaedic, trauma and emergency care and LWH provides care for over 8000 deliveries including tertiary referrals from outside of the catchment area as well as providing a range of gynaecology services.The job description demonstrates an example of the work pattern including on call commitments at LWH but this will be discussed in more detail at pre interview meetings and upon successful interview.Your role is primarily in delivering care for these areas including dedicated obstetric sessions.
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.
The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.
The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.
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Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist. The outline of the working week is given below, and applicants will be expected to participate in the departments on-call rota. Further clinical sessions are available for applicants wishing to undertake an 11th PA in line with other department members. 1.5 core SPA are initially included in the job description for newly appointed consultants. This can be increased if additional roles or responsibilities are agreed, up to a total of 2.5 SPA. Applicants will be expected to undertake appropriate pre- and post-operative visits.
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