Locum Consultant in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Applications are invited for talented, motivated and dynamic consultant neonatologist to help deliver key clinical service improvements in this two-year fixed term post.
The unit has 15 intensive care cots, 8 high dependency cots, 8 special care cots, and 16 transitional care cots. In addition we host the transport and retrieval service. The unit is closely integrated with the regional fetal, maternal medicine departments with an annual inborn delivery rate of approximately 6,500. In addition we serve a population of 66,000 deliveries for complex neonatal care (approximately 8% of deliveries in England and Wales).
Newborn infants requiring paediatric surgery and paediatric medical subspecialty input (such as nephrology, urology, endocrinology, neurology and pre-operative cardiology) are managed jointly between NICU and the specialist teams within the NICU. St Michael’s is adjacent to the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, which provides all tertiary paediatric subspecialties for the region. The unit has very close relations with the University of Bristol. The two Professors of Neonatal Medicine were awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Award for research in 2014.
The clinical part of this post is a 7PA post (6 DCC, 1 SPA). The appointee will have strong clinical commitment and form part of a team of 9 WTE NHS Consultants, (including 2 x 0.5 wte Academic Lecturers in Neonatal Medicine). There are excellent facilities for personal development. The timetable may be subject to change by mutual agreement with the Clinical Director following job plan reviews of other consultants within the department.
Potential applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Registration with Sub-specialist recognition in Neonatal Medicine OR within 6 months of having either CCT/CCST Paediatrics (Neonatal Medicine) OR CESR (Paediatrics) with subspecialty recognition in Neonatal Medicine OR Neonatal Board certification from Northern America, Canada or Australasia.
For further details / informal visits contact – Dr Anoo Jain, Clinical Director and Consultant in neonatal medicine (secretary: 0117 3421721)