Locum Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia
Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant Anaesthetist (Paediatric), based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.
The successful candidate will join an expanding, innovative and dynamic department of 81 substantive Consultants, 32 trainees and 15 Senior Clinical Fellows/Clinical Fellows.
The post holder will provide anaesthetic services in this thriving modern teaching hospital, which is the local hospital for people living in the Cambridge area and is a regional/supra-regional referral centre for a number of specialties, including cancer surgery, neurosurgery, transplantation, plastic surgery, vascular and paediatrics. In addition, this post will have involvement in the Major Trauma Centre, which is the hub covering the East Anglia.
As a successful teaching hospital, there is unparalleled capacity for teaching, including involvement in the high fidelity simulation centre, and research within the department as well as the wider biomedical campus.
The successful candidate will cover both paediatric and adult theatres with no on call commitment for the first 6 months. We are the regional centre for paediatric surgery, with a 40 bedded neonatal unit (12 ICU, 16 HDU and 12 SCBU) and a 13 bedded PICU.
Paediatric anaesthetists cover a large number of complex cases within a range of subspecialties including neonatal surgery, general paediatric surgery, neurosurgery, urology, plastics including clefts, ENT, maxillofacial and trauma. Paediatric cardiac surgery and paediatric transplantation are the only subspecialties not offered on site.
Addenbrooke’s is the teaching hospital for the University of Cambridge and is a flagship NHS hospital having achieved NHS Foundation Trust status in July 2004. It has strong international links particularly through the University and it is a world-class centre for medical research.
To apply please click the apply button. Closing Date: 6 January 2019.