Consultant Anaesthetist with special Interest in Chronic Pain

Ormskirk, Lancashire
27 Jul 2018
09 Sep 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

You are invited for one substantive post within the Anaesthetic Department at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust. 

This is a full time posts based at both Southport and Ormskirk hospitals. On call duties include providing anaesthetic services for emergency surgery, maternity, paediatric emergencies for stabilization and transfer, ICU cover on a 1 in 9 basis

The role is divided between Pain Management and Anaesthetics. The Pain Team consists of 2 Consultants plus the vacant position, 1 Acute/Chronic Pain Sister, 2 Acute/Chronic Pain Nurses and 1 Chronic Pain Health Care Assistant, for outpatients and inpatients. The Pain Team see’s on average 1300 new patients per year. This is an opportunity to take the Pain Service forward, building the service within the Hospital.  We have a close link with the Psychologist and GP with special interest in Pain Management, and Specialist Physiotherapist. 

The department covers a wide range of surgical specialties including General, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Day Case ENT Surgery, Dental Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery and Intensive Care. There is a Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit at the Southport Hospital site and an acute and chronic pain service exists on both sites

You should be willing to integrate into an established and supportive Anaesthetic department and to meet the challenges involved. 

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview. The posts are due to commence with the Trust as soon as possible.

You will be joining an enthusiastic Anaesthetic Team. The Department of Anaesthesia consists of 19 Consultants, 3 Associate Specialists, 13 Specialty Doctors, 3 ST3’s, 8 core trainees including ACCS trainee providing an Anaesthetic service to the Trust which is based on two main sites at Southport & Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. The trainee feedback both locally and via the GMC survey over the last 2 years had shown we provide excellent training for junior trainees.

The Trust is happy to consider flexible working arrangements and extended days to deliver a desirable work life balance, support professional goals and personal development. 

Located near vibrant and attractive cities, Liverpool and Manchester offer a unique and unlimited shopping experience in addition to arts, culture, music, nightlife and tourism, whilst you can enjoy the convenience of coastal life in Southport.

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview.

Arrangements to visit the hospital and informal enquiries may be made directly to Dr S Kehinde Clinical Director/Chronic Pain, or Dr J Kirby Associate Medical Director/Chronic Pain contactable via their secretary on 01704 704201.

To apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 9 September 2018.

Interview date: 9 October 2018.

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