Clinical Fellow / Registrar in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care

Location
Gibraltar (GB)
Posted
03 Apr 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

The Gibraltar anaesthetic and intensive care team is looking for a fellow/registrar at intermediate to advanced training level to join us as soon as possible for a 12 month contract.

Applicants should have had at least 2 years of training in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine as they will be first on call with a consultant 2nd on call from home. When on-call the successful applicant will primarily be based in ICU but will also cover theatre emergencies and obstetric anaesthetic cover. The job also includes directly and indirectly supervised theatre sessions. The on-call rota is a 1:6 fully shift based resident system with ≤48 average weekly hours. 

St Bernard’s Hospital is a 140 bed acute hospital serving a patient population of ca. 55,000. There are four theatres, including one in a dedicated Day Case Unit, which of-fer DGH level ENT, maxillo-facial, general (including colorectal and upper GI), urologic, orthopaedic, trauma, obs & gynae and ophthalmic surgery in addition to a chronic pain list, giving the successful applicant a varied clinical workload. ICU is a well-equipped 13 bedded unit divided for ICU/HDU and CCU. Acute cardiac and neurosurgical pa-tients are transferred to nearby Spain or the UK.

Gibraltar is a British dependency at the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula, easily reached in just over 2 hours (flying time) from the UK. The posts are based at St Bernard’s Hospital, overlooking the Bay and Straits of Gibraltar and North Africa. Tarifa, the capital of kite surfing, is only 40 min away by car.  

The Gibraltar Health Service is organised and modelled on the UK NHS and follows traditions of British medical practice. Applicants for this post from outside of the UK who have appropriate qualifications and proof of English language proficiency may be eligible to up to two years exemption from GMC registration. 

The total remuneration is £70.000 per annum with income tax currently at 20-25% in Gibraltar plus a £500 per month rental allowance. The appointment will be for a period of 12 months. Economy class flights from the UK will be paid in full.

The successful applicant will be eligible for up to 10 days per annum study leave with a single overseas course funded by the GHA per year.

Further information on the duties and responsibilities of the post are available from Dr Anders Svendsen, Clinical Director of Anaesthesia & Critical Care, email: anders.svendsen@gha.gi

Application packs and job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Gibraltar Health Authority, 5th Floor, St Bernard’s Hospital, Harbour Views Road or to apply, please click the apply button. Applications must be handed in or received at this address, not later than 1:00pm on Monday 23rd April 2018.