Consultant in Anaesthetics - with Interest in Obstetric Anaesthesia
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
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We are proud that our workforce - our greatest asset - strives for excellence every day in providing care and support to those who use our services. Mid Yorkshire celebrates excellence and innovation. We have modern, state-of-the-art facilities and provide first class learning and development opportunities. Mid Yorkshire is transforming, grounded in our values to care and improve, respecting our patients, our community and our staff, to deliver the highest standards of care.
If you are a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking clinician with a passion for your profession and an enthusiasm to be part of a Trust striving to be the best, get in touch to see what a career at Mid Yorkshire could be like for you.
The Anaesthetic department currently consists of fifty Consultant Anaesthetists who provide Anaesthetic and Intensive Care services for a busy general hospital with all the major surgical specialties and a Major Burns centre.
Main duties of the job
Consultant-led Acute and Elective Obstetric Anaesthesia sessions.
Elective theatre lists: for a variety of different surgical specialties including General Surgery, Bariatrics, Urology, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Plastic & Burns Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmics and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Anaesthetic services elsewhere in the hospital (e.g. for Adult & Paediatric emergencies requiring Anaesthetic support and interventional Radiology & Cardiology)
Urgent and Emergency Care duties including out-of-hours on-call; schedules will take due account of the provisions of working time regulations and safe working.
On-call duties will be on the Acute & Obstetric Anaesthetist Consultant on-call rota. The current PA allocation for the on-call is 1PA/week.
Supporting Professional Activities in accordance with the Trust Framework, withat leasta minimum of 1.5 SPAs included in the core 10PA timetable. Additional SPA or DCC time may be commissioned in line with the skills of the successful candidate and changing requirements of the service.
Examples may include formal teaching responsibilities or departmental leadership roles.
Dedicated office space is provided on the Pinderfields site, with access to IT/online facilities available within the anaesthetic department at Dewsbury Hospital.
Administrative support is accessible via the Anaesthetic Departmental Secretary.
We provide care and support to over million people in Wakefield and Kirklees in their homes, community settings and across our three hospital sites at Pontefract, Dewsbury and Pinderfields (Wakefield).
Always striving for excellence, we are at the forefront of innovation and research, and we invest in teaching and the development of our workforce.
We live by our values of caring, improving, being respectful and maintaining high standards. We listen and learn because we aim to make Mid Yorkshire the best place to work and receive care.
We value diversity and welcome talent and enthusiasm irrespective of age, disability, neurodivergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances including providing unpaid carers support to someone with a health and care need. As ethnic minority groups, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with a disability/neurodivergence are currently under-represented across the organisation, we encourage applications from members of these groups. We have policies and procedures to ensure all applicants are treated fairly and consistently.
We are proud of our staff networks - who offer valuable guidance and feedback from those with lived experience.
We have a clear vision and you could be part of this! If you share our values and you want to make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families and carers, we would love to hear from you.
24 April 2023
Hospital medical and dental staff
£88,364 to £119,133 a year
Full-time, Flexible working
This exciting new post has been created to allow service continuation, it is offered on a full time (10 PA) basis, although this can be negotiated if requested.
Duties will be based across our three hospital sites: Wakefield (Pinderfields), Dewsbury and Pontefract Hospitals. The obstetric and The Acute on-call commitment is based at Pinderfields Hospital.
The main duties of the posts will include:
Consultant-led acute and elective obstetric Anaesthesia sessions.
Elective theatre lists: for a variety of different surgical specialties including general surgery, bariatrics, urology, gynaecology, orthopedics, plastic & burns surgery, ENT, ophthalmics and oral & maxillofacial surgery.
Anaesthetic services elsewhere in the hospital (e.g. for adult & paediatric emergencies requiring anaesthetic support and interventional radiology & cardiology)
Urgent and emergency care duties including out-of-hours on-call; schedules will take due account of the provisions of working time regulations and safe working.
On-call duties will be on the acute & obstetric anaesthetist consultant on-call rota. The current PA allocation for the on-call is 1PA/week.
Supporting Professional Activities in accordance with the Trust Framework, with at least a minimum of 1.5 SPAs included in the core 10PA timetable. Additional SPA or DCC time may be commissioned in line with the skills of the successful candidate and changing requirements of the service.
o Examples may include formal teaching responsibilities or departmental leadership roles.
Dedicated office space is provided on the Pinderfields site, with access to IT/online facilities available within the anaesthetic department at Dewsbury hospital.
Administrative support is accessible via the anaesthetic departmental secretary.
- Medical Degree from recognised medical school
- FRCA or equivalent
- Higher qualifications e.g. MD, PhD, MRCP
- National or international publications or presentations
- Teaching qualification or prize
- Demonstrates intelligent and analytical approach to problem solving.
- Good time management
- Computer literate.
- Possess good organisational and personal management skills
- Fully accredited by the college and acceptable to college representative.
- Evidence of thorough and broad training and experience in anaesthetics.
- Advanced/Stage 3 training in obstetric Anaesthesia
- Able to take responsibility for delivering service without direct supervision.
- Ability to work flexibly within a team
- Advanced/Stage 3 training in any of:
- Perioperative Medicine
- Complex Airway
- Anaesthesia for robotic surgery
- Specific educational interests and evidence of educational ideas or QI work.
- Experience of working with or supervising Anaesthesia Associates
- Evidence of ongoing CPD
- Research experience / GCP qualified
- Evidence of delivering multi-disciplinary training with Anaesthetic, Obstetric & Midwifery teams
- Please state GMC number
- Full GMC Registration with licence to practise.
- Inclusion on the GMC Specialist Register for Anaesthetics or within 6 months of obtaining CCT (or CESR / equivalent) by date of interview
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).
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The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
https://www.midyorks.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)
For questions about the job, contact:
Head of Service for Anaesthetics
Dr A Rose
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