Consultant in Neonatology – 10 PA’s

Gillingham, Kent
£76,761 - £103,490
30 May 2017
10 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you committed to delivering the best of care through the best of people? 

Medway NHS Foundation Trust is unique – undergoing transformational changes within the organisation that provides an extensive range of clinical services to a diverse population of approximately 400,000 across Medway and Swale. We are looking for a Consultant Neonatologist who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

The Oliver Fisher Neonatal Unit has 36 cots and in 2016, we carried out a total of 11064 patient days including 2600 intensive care days. It has primary responsibility for the intensive care of babies born in West Kent and has administrative responsibility for the neonatal transport team for Kent. 

The unit currently has 6 Consultant Neonatologists and this job advert is for the 7th appointment. All consultants take a full share of the clinical workload and are actively involved in research projects that are undertaken in the Unit.

The Unit is a fully recognised tertiary referral centre with a separate middle-grade (10) and junior staff (9) rota, 94 nursing staff, supporting technical and clerical staff.  There are two Paediatric Surgeons jointly appointed with King’s College Hospital and one Paediatric Surgeon appointed by Medway Trust; who provide inpatient reviews on the neonatal unit and day surgery. Paediatric cardiologist provides fetal cardiology and inpatient reviews on the neonatal unit. The unit achieved Outstanding status in recent CQC reviews.

Applicants must complete the on-line application form on NHS Jobs ( Please ensure you provide the names, addresses and e-mail contacts of three clinical referees and either the Director of HR or Medical Staffing Manager at your current Trust. At least one of your referees should be your current or most recent employer.

Medway Maritime Hospital became a smoke free site on Monday 17 October 2016. This means that smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors. This will ensure that the hospital is a better place to work and a better place for our patients to be treated.

Closing date: 10 July 2017.

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