Locum Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine (full-time, available for approx 12 months)

Location
Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
£74,393 to £96,583 pa
Posted
22 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
001-MP140.17
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Locum
Hours
Full Time

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Applications are invited for exceptional candidates to join the Critical Care Directorate within the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

This is an exciting time to join the Health Board with reconfiguration of the Critical Care footprint and planned expansion of our services in line with growing demand. Opportunities are available for appointees to develop clinical interests within the largest Critical Care Unit in Wales.

All posts are based at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, with some cover required at the nearby University Hospital Llandough. 

The Critical Care Directorate has funding for 27 Level 3 equivalents but has capacity for 33 patients at University Hospital of Wales and 6 patients at University Hospital Llandough. There is also a 6-bedded Post Anaesthetic Care Unit and close links with Theatres, Cardiac and Neuro Critical Care. The case mix of patients is variable, reflecting the tertiary surgical and
medical patients hosted by the Health Board in addition to demands from a busy Emergency Department.

Appointees will join a team of 14 Consultants in Intensive Care who have a variety of special interests including renal medicine, trauma, research, emergency surgery, and neurosciences.

We have good links with Cardiff University and the Wales Deanery; as a teaching unit, we are driving forward a programme of medical education, international research, and innovations in intensive care. This is an excellent opportunity for dynamic individuals with the appropriate skills to join our multidisciplinary team.

Cardiff is a lively capital city with a cosmopolitan lifestyle and a rich diversity of leisure activities including the arts, music and sport. Within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the beautiful coastlines of South and West Wales, Cardiff enjoys the benefits you would expect of a modern capital city and has excellent road, rail and air links to the rest of the United
Kingdom.

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

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th October 2017

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