Consultant Anaesthetist with a special interest in Obstetrics and Regional Anaesthesia

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

Programmed Activities: 10

This is a replacement offering 10 programmed activities. Additional programmed activities may be available but these are subject to annual discussion and agreement and do not form part of the underlying contractual agreement. 

We actively encourage personal and professional development and would expect the post holder to participate with teaching and audit. We have an excellent Postgraduate Centre with a stimulating program of lectures and meetings, and a fully stocked library and excellent IT facilities. 

The successful candidate will be expected to gained or be within 6 months of gaining their CCT or equivalence. They must be registered with the GMC with at least 3 years’ postgraduate training in the UK (or equivalent EEA training). 

The department operates within the Surgical Directorate. Its function is to provide a comprehensive Anaesthetics service throughout the hospital and to facilitate the efficient, safe and high quality care of its patients. This is achieved by running a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated service, which is sensitive to the changing needs of patients and colleagues and is able to adapt to new demands in patient care. 

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, located just 50miles north of London, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors. Milton Keynes also offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining. 

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching both under and postgraduate students associated with the University of Buckingham and will also be expected to support colleagues doing these activities as part of his or her arranged job plan. 

This is also an important step towards establishing the trust as a first class center for teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and in 2017 a brand new medical school building and postgraduate center was constructed, creating exciting opportunities for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education.    

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. Currently we are building a brand new Cancer Centre that is due to open at the end of 2019, with further plans to build a new Pathway Centre in 2020. The trust is also moving towards providing staff with free parking towards the end of the year, as part of a staff package of changes announced by the hospitals CEO in the spring.   

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. 

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Application forms and job descriptions can be downloaded directly from the Trust Website please complete the application form and attach a copy of your most up-to-date CV. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 1-2 weeks of the closing date. 

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.

Closing date: 25 August 2019. Interview date: 20 September 2019. 

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