Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£76,001 - £102,465
05 May 2017
31 May 2017
Career Level
Contract Type

Two substantive 10 Programmed Activities (PA) posts based within Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital have become available. Applicants for this post must have extensive experience in general medical, surgical (including neonatal), cardiac and neurosurgical paediatric intensive care. Candidates with a research interest are particularly encouraged to apply

RMCH is designated as a Lead Centre for PICU within the UK and participates in the training of Grid Trainees in Paediatric Intensive Care. There are approximately 4000 intensive care bed days per year (over 750 admissions per year). Day to day care of children in the PICU is managed and led by the team of eight WTE PICU consultants in consultation with subspecialties as appropriate.

Duties will be based in PICU at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to provide direct clinical care. 

The successful candidates will join the team providing 24-hour cover for PICU. They will work as part of the consultant team and provide rota cover for the unit. Consultant cover is provided on site from 08:00 until 22:00 seven days a week with on call cover out of these hours and the job plan reflects this. 

The appointee will be involved in the development of clinical guidelines in conjunction with the other consultants.

To make arrangements to visit the Trust, or discuss the post further, interested candidates are invited to contact:- 

Dr Rachael Barber Clinical Director, Critical Care 0161 7018040

Dr Steve Playfor Clinical Lead, PICU 0161 7018040

Ms Helen Fieldsend Directorate Manager, Critical Care 0161 7018040

Ms Claire Ryan Modern Matron, Critical Care 0161 7018040

For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button.

CMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve.

Closing date: 31 May 2017.

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