Consultant General Paediatrician with HDU Interest

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£76,761 - £103,490
02 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for appointment as a Consultant General Paediatrician with interest in HDU (High dependancy unit) care.

This post joins a team of Core General Paediatricians at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. This post is a new post to help with the increasing demands of both acute general paediatric and HDU work in our department. The applicant must have a clear commitment to delivery of Core General Paediatrics with an interest in HDU care.

The post is a full-time post with 10 PAs per week including 1.5 of SPA.

The successful applicant will share with colleagues the provision of a Core Acute Paediatric Service and also contribute to the HDU service in collaboration with the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

The post will include:
1. Delivering In-Patient and Out-Patient General Paediatric services for children in Bristol and the surrounding area including service week attending for acute Paediatrics.
2. Contribution to a Medical Burns attending system.
3. Rapid access clinics
4. General Paediatric clinics, both on-site and in neighboring hospitals including South Bristol, Cosham and Southmead.
5. A regular contribution to the Out of hours acute consultant rota and winter duty rota is also expected.
6. Providing 1:6 consultant cover for the HDU (Total 18 beds)

The Bristol Royal Hospital for Children provides secondary and tertiary health services for the region, and is the site of regional and supra-regional services in paediatric oncology, bone marrow transplantation, cardiology, cardiac surgery, paediatric surgery, intensive care, neurology,
gastroenterology, endocrinology, respiratory medicine, nephrology, neurosurgery, plastics and burns.

Contact details:

For informal discussion and visit to the hospital regarding this post please contact:
Dr Daphin Fernandez
Lead Consultant General Paediatrician
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
Sec: Lyn Rawlings - 01173428655

Dr Rosie Fish
Consultant General Paediatrician and Lead for HDU
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
Sec: Karen Coleman - 01173428048

For more information and to apply for this position, please click the Apply button

Closing Date: 03/09/17

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