Consultant Anaesthetist

NHS Grampian
£80,653 - £107,170
24 Sep 2018
28 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Dr Gray’s Hospital, Elgin

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Anaesthetist at Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin. This is an opportunity to join our department of nine Consultant Anaesthetists providing a Consultant-based service in this small but busy district general hospital. 

Dr Gray’s Hospital dates from the early 19th century, with a recent, modern hospital built alongside the beautiful, original buildings. It has 100 Acute beds, and a modern Operating Department, with four Theatres and a Day-Surgery Unit.  There is a busy Emergency Department and a combined High Dependency and Coronary Care Unit with 10 beds. Patients requiring intensive care facilities are stabilised, prior to transfer to a regional ICU by air or road. 

Surgical specialties include Orthopaedics and Trauma, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Surgery and Urology, Ophthalmology, Dental Surgery, and ENT Surgery. Surgery for elective and emergency procedures is carried out almost exclusively by Consultant Surgical staff, in the spirit of a Consultant-based service.

Moray is an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of the Highlands. Elgin is a historic county town, population 20,000, which is a centre for the farming, fishing and distilling industries. It is situated 35 miles to the east of Inverness, close to a picturesque coastline of quiet, sandy beaches.  The ski resorts of Cairngorm and the Lecht are within an hour’s drive.  The local area is also renowned for salmon fishing, hill-walking and climbing.  Rainfall is very low in this area, with sunshine hours comparable with the south of England.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).

For further information regarding this post, please contact Dr Douglas McKendrick, Lead Clinician on 01343 567317.

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Closing date: Sunday 28th October 2018.

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