Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum
03 Jan 2019
30 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Department/Clinical Service Unit: Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Pain

Programmed Activities: 10

Applications are invited to apply for a substantive Consultant post in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and progressive clinician to join our friendly, dynamic team of intensivists, anaesthetists and allied professionals.

The successful applicant will join a group of 9 other intensive care consultants, with backgrounds in anaesthesia and acute medicine, who are responsible for the 10 bed adult Department of Critical care (DoCC), and will also provide daytime anaesthetic services for most major surgical specialties including colorectal, orthopaedics, ENT, and paediatrics.

There will excellent opportunities to develop personal interests including echocardiography (including transoesophageal), research, governance, outreach and ICU follow-up. The unit is a consistently high performing department with low SMRs, and a fantastic reputation for evidenced–based practice, education and training within the Oxford deanery.

This replacement post comprises 10 programmed activities (PA), with additional PAs available on discussion. On-call commitments will be 1 in 10 non-resident for the DoCC.

Dual/joint accreditation in Anaesthesia and ICM (or equivalent e.g. advance training in ICM) is required and applicants should possess, or be within 6 months of obtaining their CCT.

The Trust has close clinical and academic ties with Oxford University Hospitals and the successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching both under and postgraduate students associated with the University of Oxford and the newly opened University of Buckingham Medical School.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors.

This is an important step towards establishing the Trust as a first class centre of teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and a brand new medical school building opened early this year creating exciting opportunities for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education.  A background in education and research would be valuable when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

Doctors considering an application are encouraged to visit the hospital and to meet with potential clinical colleagues. The Chief Executive and/or Medical Director would also be happy to meet with doctors interested in this role, commitments allowing. 

For more information please contact:

•Dr. Richard Stewart, Clinical Lead for Critical Care, on 01908 660033 bleep 1741.

•Dr Hamid Manji, Divisional Director for Surgery, on 01908 997229

•Dr. Wassim Shamsuddin, CSU lead, on 01908 997253

Please submit your CV by attaching it to your application.

Closing date: 30 January 2018.

Interview Date: 13 February 2019.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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