Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine/Anaesthetist

Wrightington Wigan & Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 31 July 2024

Job summary

The successful candidate will participate in the Intensive Care Consultant on-call rota and 'Hot Week system' as well as completing regular sessions in their dual specialty. Specialty commitments may take place on any of our Trust sites. The Intensive Care Unit is based at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will perform all the duties and have all responsibilities of a Consultant Intensivist. At present, all of our Intensive Care Consultants are from an Anaesthetic background, however we welcome applicants with dual training in other specialties.

About us

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are the proud providers of acute hospital and community services to the people of the Wigan Borough and surrounding areas. At WWL, we value our staff believing that 'happy staff, makes for happy patients'. We have a recognised track record in staff engagement, and living our values 'the WWL Way'.

WWL are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care that acknowledges and ensures dignity. With this in mind we are seeking to recruit people who share our values and beliefs.

On-Call

Please note that senior positions (AFC band 8A or above) may be expected to participate in an on-call rota, if the role is predominantly operational.

Date posted

10 July 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

302-24-6404406MHR-S

Job locations

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Wigan Lane

Wigan

WN1 1XX


Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will participate in the Intensive Care Consultant on-call rota and Hot Week system as well as completing regular sessions in their dual specialty. Specialty commitments may take place on any of our Trust sites. The Intensive Care Unit is based at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan.

The post-holder will perform all the duties and have all responsibilities of a Consultant Intensivist. At present, all of our Intensive Care Consultants are from an Anaesthetic background, however we welcome applicants with dual training in other specialties.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will participate in the Intensive Care Consultant on-call rota and Hot Week system as well as completing regular sessions in their dual specialty. Specialty commitments may take place on any of our Trust sites. The Intensive Care Unit is based at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan.

The post-holder will perform all the duties and have all responsibilities of a Consultant Intensivist. At present, all of our Intensive Care Consultants are from an Anaesthetic background, however we welcome applicants with dual training in other specialties.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC with valid license to practice
  • FFICM, EDIC or equivalent
  • CCT or eligibility within 6 months
  • Possession of / eligibility for Fellowship / Associate Fellowship of Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Eligibility for inclusion on the Specialist Register

Desirable

  • Dual CCT or equivalent
  • Certificate in Medical Education
  • Membership of professional societies

Experience

Essential

  • Practical experience in the management of critical care patients
  • Previous appointments that have provided professional training in Intensive Care Medicine
  • Proven experience of Audit and Quality Improvement with evidence of change
  • Understanding of management responsibilities of a Consultant
  • Ability to work in a team with professional colleagues, both medical and non-medical, and other Departments
  • Evidence of commitment to CPD

Desirable

  • Skills in echocardiography
  • Attendance at appropriate professional meetings and courses
  • IT and computing skills
  • Attendance at appropriate management courses
  • Evidence of publications (eg. Peer Review, Book chapter, case report)

Skills

Essential

  • Practical experience in a complementary specialty

Desirable

  • Higher training in regional anaesthesia or perioperative medicine
  • Practical experience in Anaesthetising and management of high-risk patients requiring general and regional anaesthesia

Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in and a commitment to teaching
  • Knowledge of up-to-date literature

Desirable

  • Attendance at courses on teaching, appraisal and mentorship
  • Proven interest in at least one area of research and an up to date GCP certificate
  • Evidence of recent and current research with relevant publications.

Additional

Essential

  • Able to facilitate multi-site working
  • Enthusiasm and ability to work under pressure
  • Committed to high quality patient care
  • Committed to developing the service
  • Speak English to an appropriate standard relevant to their role, i.e. with confidence and accuracy, using correct sentence structures and vocabulary, and without hesitation

Desirable

  • Evidence of development of leadership within the work environment
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC with valid license to practice
  • FFICM, EDIC or equivalent
  • CCT or eligibility within 6 months
  • Possession of / eligibility for Fellowship / Associate Fellowship of Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Eligibility for inclusion on the Specialist Register

Desirable

  • Dual CCT or equivalent
  • Certificate in Medical Education
  • Membership of professional societies

Experience

Essential

  • Practical experience in the management of critical care patients
  • Previous appointments that have provided professional training in Intensive Care Medicine
  • Proven experience of Audit and Quality Improvement with evidence of change
  • Understanding of management responsibilities of a Consultant
  • Ability to work in a team with professional colleagues, both medical and non-medical, and other Departments
  • Evidence of commitment to CPD

Desirable

  • Skills in echocardiography
  • Attendance at appropriate professional meetings and courses
  • IT and computing skills
  • Attendance at appropriate management courses
  • Evidence of publications (eg. Peer Review, Book chapter, case report)

Skills

Essential

  • Practical experience in a complementary specialty

Desirable

  • Higher training in regional anaesthesia or perioperative medicine
  • Practical experience in Anaesthetising and management of high-risk patients requiring general and regional anaesthesia

Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in and a commitment to teaching
  • Knowledge of up-to-date literature

Desirable

  • Attendance at courses on teaching, appraisal and mentorship
  • Proven interest in at least one area of research and an up to date GCP certificate
  • Evidence of recent and current research with relevant publications.

Additional

Essential

  • Able to facilitate multi-site working
  • Enthusiasm and ability to work under pressure
  • Committed to high quality patient care
  • Committed to developing the service
  • Speak English to an appropriate standard relevant to their role, i.e. with confidence and accuracy, using correct sentence structures and vocabulary, and without hesitation

Desirable

  • Evidence of development of leadership within the work environment

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

Wrightington Wigan & Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Wigan Lane

Wigan

WN1 1XX


Employer's website

http://www.wwl.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Wrightington Wigan & Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Wigan Lane

Wigan

WN1 1XX


Employer's website

http://www.wwl.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Director of Intensive Care & Pain

Dr Alison Quinn

alison.quinn@wwl.nhs.uk

01942282086

Date posted

10 July 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

302-24-6404406MHR-S

Job locations

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Wigan Lane

Wigan

WN1 1XX


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