Consultant Anaesthetists x2

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£76,761 - £103,490 PA
09 Aug 2017
09 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Anaesthetic and Surgical Division at Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust are
looking to appoint two Consultant Anaesthetists to join our growing team at
The Royal Oldham Hospital.

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust provides services to the people of Bury, North Manchester, Rochdale and Oldham with a catchment population of over 820,000 residents. The Trust currently employs over 9,000 multi-disciplinary staff across its four hospital sites, making it one of the largest Trusts in the UK providing secondary care for the North East region of Greater Manchester. All Trust locations are within easy reach of Manchester City Centre which offers a plethora of leisure and social opportunities.

The Trust has placed its Mission Statement at the heart of all its objectives –
“Saving lives, Improving lives”.

Surgery currently includes Orthopaedics and Trauma, General Elective & Emergency Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Urology, Day Case Gynaecology, Elective and Emergency Maternity. The Royal Oldham is also one of the Healthier Together Hospitals.

There is a busy Obstetric Unit with over 5,000 deliveries per annum. The department at ROH has a strong reputation for teaching and has CT and ST trainees for Anaesthesia, ACCS and ICU. The Department has a strong learning structure with opportunities to be involved in the regular Simulation.

The post offers a 10 PAs contract primarily to cover theatre work during the week dependent on the requirements of the service at ROH. The post also includes on-call duties including weekend trauma and pre-operative assessment clinic cover. There may be an expectation to occasionally work at other sites within the Pennine Hospitals.

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic candidates who can demonstrate:
• Candidates must be on the specialist register for anaesthesia or have a reasonable expectation of achieving this within six months
• Candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to deliver obstetric anaesthesia
• Current APLS and ALS certificates

For further information or visits to the hospital please contact: Dr J Orton
(Lead Clinician), Dr Nick Tierney (Divisional Clinical Director) or Ms Rachel Scott (Directorate Manger) on 0161 778 5121 or email:

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

Closing Date: Saturday 9 September 2017.

Interview Date: Wednesday 27 September 2017.

We are an equal opportunities employer, positive about disabled people and a no smoking organisation.

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