Consultant Anaesthetist

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Job summary

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust have a vacancy for a full time Consultant in General Anaesthesia. On-call duties for this Consultant post will be based at Pilgrim Hospital however post-holders will be expected to operate flexibly across all hospital sites.

For applicants who have specific subspecialty interests we would strongly encourage colleagues who wish to pursue other specialty interests to contact us to discuss in further detail.

Any Consultant who is unable to work full time will be considered. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed and negotiated on an individual basis.

Main duties of the job

The Appointee will be expected, in conjunction with his / her colleagues, to provide a comprehensive on-call General Anaesthetic service at Pilgrim Hospital. Successful candidates will be expected to cover cross-sites as per the ULHT Policy and this will be discussed in job plan.

The appointee will take part in the general anaesthesia consultant on-call rota for emergency duties at Pilgrim Hospital and provide, on a reciprocal basis, emergency cover for colleagues during periods of absence.

He/she will be required to play an active part in the robust clinical governance programme in operation within the Department and to take part in regional and national audits and participate in service improvement. He/she will also be required to report all critical incidents and expected to attend regularly Clinical Audit, Critical Incident Reporting, Morbidity & Mortality and Anaesthetic Departmental Team meetings.

He/she will be expected to undertake clinical supervision of Foundation, Core or Specialty trainees including workplace assessment, feedback and communication with educational supervisors as appropriate.

The appointee will have continuing responsibility for patients in his / her care and for the proper functioning of the department. Involvement in research where appropriate is encouraged.

He/she will be encouraged to participate in management duties within the Department and the organisation.

About us

Pilgrim Hospital is part of the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which includes Grantham, Lincoln and Louth Hospitals. Pleasantly situated on the outskirts of Boston,

Pilgrim Hospital is a modern District General Hospital providing a full range of clinical specialities to a catchment population of 210,000. It includes diagnostic facilities of the highest standard and a full range of support services. It has a highly regarded education centre with modern and extensive IT facilities.

As a result of its forward looking and innovative strategies, Pilgrim has attracted investment which includes refurbishment of the Intensive Care Unit, the endoscopy suite and a new interventional radiology suite. It is a newly developed large and modern complex, which caters for most of the major specialties and has 369 beds.

Boston is the site for major vascular surgery for Lincolnshire. The hospital provides beds for general surgery, vascular surgery, urology, orthopaedic surgery, ENT, breast, ophthalmology, paediatrics, maxillo-facial surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology.

The hospital has an Accident and Emergency Department, a Medical Admissions Unit, a combined ITU/HDU with 9 funded beds.

If you want to make a difference and be part of something new and exciting then we would love to hear from you so, what are you waiting for?

Date posted

06 September 2023

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

357-CPR-337-23-B

Job locations

Pilgrim Hospital

Sibsey Road

Boston

PE21 9QS


Job description

Job responsibilities

The Trust is committed to the provision of a high quality, consultant led service. The Appointee will be expected, in conjunction with his/her colleagues, to provide a comprehensive Anaesthetic service to ULHT.

The postholders on-call duties will be based at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, Lincolnshire,but it is a condition of the appointment that the postholder will be willing to work in any of the Trusts locations or outreach district general hospital clinics.

In addition he/she will be required to:

  • Undertake such other duties as may be identified to meet the needs of the service.
  • Take part in 1:13 Consultant weekday night and weekend on call and to provide, on a reciprocal basis, emergency cover for colleagues during periods of absence.
  • Have continuing responsibility for patients in his/her care and for the proper functioning of the department.
  • Take part in team, department audits.

The post holder will be expected to partake in teaching activities for junior doctors in training and medical students.

The Job Plan and duties will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis in line with demands of the service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Rajesh Jaganathan

Job title: Clinical Lead for Anaesthetics

Email address: Rajesh.Jaganathan@ulh.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 01205 445293

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Trust is committed to the provision of a high quality, consultant led service. The Appointee will be expected, in conjunction with his/her colleagues, to provide a comprehensive Anaesthetic service to ULHT.

The postholders on-call duties will be based at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, Lincolnshire,but it is a condition of the appointment that the postholder will be willing to work in any of the Trusts locations or outreach district general hospital clinics.

In addition he/she will be required to:

  • Undertake such other duties as may be identified to meet the needs of the service.
  • Take part in 1:13 Consultant weekday night and weekend on call and to provide, on a reciprocal basis, emergency cover for colleagues during periods of absence.
  • Have continuing responsibility for patients in his/her care and for the proper functioning of the department.
  • Take part in team, department audits.

The post holder will be expected to partake in teaching activities for junior doctors in training and medical students.

The Job Plan and duties will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis in line with demands of the service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Rajesh Jaganathan

Job title: Clinical Lead for Anaesthetics

Email address: Rajesh.Jaganathan@ulh.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 01205 445293

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • FRCA or equivalent

Desirable

  • Higher training in emergency/trauma anaesthesia
  • Experience in Vascular/Obstetric/Paediatric Anaesthesia

Experience

Essential

  • All round appropriate clinical experience, knowledge, skills and training appropriate to a District General Hospital and equivalent to that required for gaining UK CCST in Anaesthesia
  • UK Anaesthetic experience

Desirable

  • Knowledge of IT.
  • Experience of and commitment to teaching.
  • ALS/ATLS

Motivation and Disposition

Essential

  • Personal Integrity.
  • A commitment to service development and to the flexibility that is required to meet the changing needs of ULHT.
  • Compliance with appraisal, job planning and revalidation. A commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Ability to be an effective team member/leader, and to relate effectively with professional colleagues.

Desirable

  • A willingness to share the workload of a small department.
  • Research

Audit and Research

Essential

  • A commitment to clinical audit and the ability to undertake/supervise a range of audit projects
  • An understanding of research

Desirable

  • Appropriate research/scientific publications

Management and Governance

Essential

  • An understanding of clinical governance and clinical effectiveness

Desirable

  • A familiarity with issues of service organisation and development
  • Some administrative experience
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • FRCA or equivalent

Desirable

  • Higher training in emergency/trauma anaesthesia
  • Experience in Vascular/Obstetric/Paediatric Anaesthesia

Experience

Essential

  • All round appropriate clinical experience, knowledge, skills and training appropriate to a District General Hospital and equivalent to that required for gaining UK CCST in Anaesthesia
  • UK Anaesthetic experience

Desirable

  • Knowledge of IT.
  • Experience of and commitment to teaching.
  • ALS/ATLS

Motivation and Disposition

Essential

  • Personal Integrity.
  • A commitment to service development and to the flexibility that is required to meet the changing needs of ULHT.
  • Compliance with appraisal, job planning and revalidation. A commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Ability to be an effective team member/leader, and to relate effectively with professional colleagues.

Desirable

  • A willingness to share the workload of a small department.
  • Research

Audit and Research

Essential

  • A commitment to clinical audit and the ability to undertake/supervise a range of audit projects
  • An understanding of research

Desirable

  • Appropriate research/scientific publications

Management and Governance

Essential

  • An understanding of clinical governance and clinical effectiveness

Desirable

  • A familiarity with issues of service organisation and development
  • Some administrative experience

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.

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UK Registration

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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

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Pilgrim Hospital

Sibsey Road

Boston

PE21 9QS


Employer's website

https://www.ulh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Pilgrim Hospital

Sibsey Road

Boston

PE21 9QS


Employer's website

https://www.ulh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Support Manager

Zoe Wilkinson

Zoe.Wilkinson@ulh.nhs.uk

01205445293

Date posted

06 September 2023

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

357-CPR-337-23-B

Job locations

Pilgrim Hospital

Sibsey Road

Boston

PE21 9QS


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