Consultant in Anaesthesia

Uxbridge, London (Greater)
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum
23 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Harefield Hospital

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is renowned nationally and internationally for excellence in diagnosis, treatment and research of patients with cardiothoracic diseases. It is the largest postgraduate specialist heart and lung centre in the United Kingdom with sites in Chelsea, London and Harefield, Middlesex. We strive to develop our staff both personally and professionally to ensure our patients get the first-class service they deserve.

We are looking for an enthusiastic consultant anaesthetist based mainly at Harefield Hospital, although the successful applicant may be required to work in other locations in the Trust. 

The post is a full-time post in adult cardiothoracic anaesthesia which will include some critical care activity as appropriate to the skills and experience of the post-holder (including providing cover for the recovery unit and high dependency units). Other direct clinical care including outreach, follow up clinics, pre-assessment and optimisation clinics can be negotiated within the job plan depending on the experience of the successful applicant.

Applicants are expected to have a wide experience in all aspects of anaesthesia for adult cardiac surgery, transplantation and mechanical circulatory support devices (including VADs and ECMO), thoracic surgery and interventional cardiology. The successful applicant will join a team of existing consultants in anaesthesia and critical care in this busy tertiary referral centre.

In addition to holding full GMC registration and FRCA or equivalent, the successful candidate will be in possession of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or within 6 months of possession at the time of interview. A minimum of two years of experience in cardiothoracic anaesthesia at Fellow or Consultant level is essential, as is experience in perioperative transoesophageal echocardiography. A higher degree would be desirable as is experience in research, teaching or training.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Jerry Mitchell via Caroline Brett (secretary), on 01895 828946 (email:  Alternatively you can contact Sophia White, Medical Recruitment team on 020 7351 8688 or email

To obtain a copy of the job description, please visit NHS Jobs on Reference Number: 312-HH-ANAE-6724.  Please apply for the position using the "Apply for this job" button. Please complete the online application form and include the full names, work addresses and fax numbers of three clinical referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Shortlisting details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date. In addition the Trust will be chasing up references via email so please ensure you include the email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

Closing date: Monday 5th August 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 10th September 2019

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