Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Applications are invited for whole-time or part-time Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and anaesthesia to commence as soon as possible.
We are seeking a highly trained individual committed to Intensive Care Medicine.
One appointment is sought which will bring the team in Intensive care up to 14 whole time Consultants at Leicester Royal Infirmary, UHL. The critical care unit is funded for 19 level 3 beds admitting in excess of 1200 patients per year providing service to one of the busiest A&E departments in the UK.
The successful applicant will be joining University Hospital’s Leicester (UHL) at a time of major Trust reconfiguration including extensive plans to transform the existing Leicester Royal Infirmary Adult Intensive Care Unit into a state of the art facility in order provide first class care to our patients. As a member of the consultant body, your knowledge and expertise will be instrumental in shaping the unit both in terms of its immediate service delivery, and in terms of its future design and utilisation.
UHL Intensive Care Medicine has an extensive portfolio of expertise. The Royal Infirmary site receives a wide spectrum of medical and surgical specialities including haematology, oncology, infectious diseases, lower and upper gastrointestinal surgery, trauma/orthopaedics and major maxillofacial surgery, emergency admissions accounting for 80% of the units activity. As a Trust, UHL is a forward thinking, value driven Trust that works hard to ensure its patients, service users and workforce feel equally valued and appreciated.
The successful applicant will be expected to make a significant contribution to the continued development of critical care services in UHL They will be required to undertake management duties, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit.
The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire and the wider region. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for Consultants.
As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.
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Closing Date: 27 August 2018