Paediatric Consultant / Consultant in Acute Paediatrics

Ormskirk, Lancashire
£76,001 to £102,465
06 Sep 2017
09 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited to join a friendly and progressive paediatric team as a substantive paediatric consultant within Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust. The department strives to improve healthcare of infants, children and young people in the region.

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent clinical and communication skills delivered with compassion. In return you will be supported and valued for the skills and knowledge you bring to the team working alongside an enthusiastic and forward thinking Service Director, management and administrative team.

The post is full time and the successful candidate with contribute to 1 in 6 on-call rota which includes general Paediatrics and Level 2 Neonatal Unit. Special interests and drive for Quality improvement will be supported. Apart from paediatric trainees the department also includes specialty doctors and advanced paediatric nurse practitioners.

The Trust provides a range of local hospital services across its two main sites at Southport and Ormskirk including Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit. The Trust is proud to have been awarded University Clinical Education Centre by the University of Liverpool in recognition of the high standards of training provided for students on placements with the Trust.

Paediatric services are based at Ormskirk District General Hospital in a newly built Paediatric Department. The Department comprises a dedicated Children's Accident & Emergency Department with an Assessment Bay, in-patient ward and a day case unit including facilities for adolescent, and a designated modern Paediatric Outpatient Department at Ormskirk Hospital, delivering a range of general and specialty clinics.

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life. We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach.

Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

For informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Shyam Mariguddi, Clinical Director Tel: 01695 656166

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Closing Date – 9th October 2017

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