Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine (Full time)

Southmead, Bristol
£77,913 to £105,042
12 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Southmead Hospital

Applications are invited for a post in Intensive Care Medicine at one of Europe’s leading hospital sites in the new state-of-the-art Brunel Building at Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South-West Region and hosts the busiest Intensive Care Unit in the Region. It provides a range of local and regional centres of excellence based on one hospital site. It provides medical, surgical, maternity and neonatal care for a population of almost a million people in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire and North Somerset area. It is also the Major Trauma Centre for the Severn Region, the Centre for the Regional Vascular Network, the Bristol Breast Care Centre and The Regional Centre for Neurosciences, Plastics and Burns, Renal and Transplant, Orthopaedics, Urology and Severn Pathology. 

The posts will be based in the purpose built 46 bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the postholder will have a regular dedicated ICU week and on-call responsibility to the ICU only. The successful applicants will join a team of 21 ICU Consultants, and more than 30 ICU trainees.

The Unit has more than 300 staff and admitted more than 2000 patients in 2016 of which 70% were emergency admissions. The casemix is varied but includes a high proportion of neuro/trauma patients.

This is a hugely exciting time for the Unit, with opportunities available for the successful candidate to pursue subspecialty interests in education, clinical research, echocardiography, neurocritical care, simulation, outreach,and major trauma. At present two ICU rooms are dedicated Simulation rooms.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register for Intensive Care Medicine, have a CCT in Intensive Care Medicine or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Applicants with a Dual CCT in ICM and either Acute Medicine, Renal Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Anaesthesia or Emergency Medicine are also welcome.

Full Registration with the GMC is essential.

The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. The appointee will be required to reside no more than 30 minutes travelling time (by road) from the Southmead
Hospital site for on-call purposes. The successful candidate will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Dr Aidan Marsh, ICU Specialty Lead, Telephone: (0117) 4140876.

If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance.

Please note:

  • CV’s are not used in the shortlisting process. If you are shortlisted your CV will be made available to the Formal and Informal interview panel
  • For Consultant expenses related to this post, please refer to the document on NHS Jobs

Closing date: 11th November 2018
Interview date: 15th January 2019

Committed to equal opportunities, job share applications welcome

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