Locum Consultant Anaesthetist (ITU)

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
05 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 700,000 across Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire.

As a newly-merged, larger organisation we have increased opportunities to enhance services, ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. For our staff this means they can experience a wide and varied career within the one organisation. We offer a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is recognised, respected and rewarded.

Our Trust vision is: Working together to be the best at providing outstanding care for local communities, and so we look to appoint people who are as passionate about good quality patient care as we are!

Locum Consultant in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine
Peterborough City Hospital

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust is currently one of the newest acute hospital trusts in England, formed on 1 April 2017. The trust runs: Peterborough City Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Stamford & Rutland Hospital. Together they serve approximately 700,000 residents.

Peterborough City Hospital is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art hospital that opened in 2010, offering a bright and spacious working environment with a comprehensive range of clinical services. It has a 16 bedded Critical Care Unit, providing a flexible mix of level 2 and 3 bed capacity and a spacious theatre complex with 18 operating theatres.

The Anaesthetic Department provides services at Peterborough City and Stamford Hospitals (chronic pain management), with some consultants doing ad hoc lists at Hinchingbrooke.

The work undertaken by the Department includes all the surgical specialities with the exception of cardio-thoracic, major vascular and neurosurgery.

The total workload in Peterborough comprises approximately 22,000 operations per annum; there are approximately 2,700 emergency procedures carried out and over 4800 obstetric deliveries.

This is a Locum Consultant post commencing as soon as possible, to cover a temporary service gap. The post is advertised on the basis of 10 PAs. The successful applicant will make up a team of 46 consultants, including 2 MOD Consultants.

Applicants must be fully registered with the General Medical Council. Evidence of higher training in Intensive Care Medicine is essential for a combined Anaesthetic/Critical Care job plan.

Peterborough is close to the charming and varied countryside of Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. It has excellent road transport links and is only a 50 minute train journey into Central London.

Our employee benefits include:
• Excellent pension, maternity and sick pay schemes
• On-site flexible nursery open 7am to 8pm 52 weeks a year (Hinchingbrooke Hospital only)
• Access to inhouse physiotherapy services
• Family friendly working patterns
• Subsidised restaurant & car parking
• Retail & leisure discounts

Our Values - At the heart of all that we do
We don’t only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we look for individuals who possess and demonstrate behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation. These include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas. So show us through your application and at interview how you meet these.

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