Consultant Neonatologist

NHS Grampian
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
(£80, 653 - £107, 170)
27 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the position of a Consultant Neonatologist in the Neonatal Unit, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital.

The post will be based in The Neonatal Unit, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, NHS Grampian.  The Neonatal Unit, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital (AMH) and the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital (RACH) provide the principal hospital services for newborns and children in the Grampian Region and the Orkney and Shetland Islands (population approx 590,000).

The Neonatal Unit is located within the Maternity Hospital which is on the main Hospital site at Foresterhill along with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital and the University of Aberdeen Medical School.  Plans are well underway for the build of the new Baird Family Hospital which will be operational by 2022 for delivery of Women’s Service and Neonatal Care in Aberdeen.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic, motivated team in the Neonatal Unit here in Aberdeen. We welcome your experience to contribute to our services including ECHO, Therapeutic Hypothermia, NO and HFO ventilation. The unit is the Northern hub within the ScotStar transport service, providing regular cover for Shetland and Orkney, Inverness by Ambulance, Fixed Wing and Helicopter.  

We are looking for someone who can bring new and innovative ideas to support our continuing programme of improvement within the unit and can contribute to the day to day running of this busy unit. There are many opportunities in Clinical Services, Teaching, Audit and Research within a team of Consultants, Specialty Doctors, Middle and Junior Grade Medical Staff, ANNPs and Nursing and Midwifery teams.

Full time posts are currently 10 programmed activities per week.  However, other more flexible arrangements, such as part-time, job share etc. will be favourably considered.

Full registration with a licence to practice with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).

For informal enquiries: Dr Saulius Satas, Service Clinical Director for Neonatology, 01224 552660.

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Closing Date: Sunday, 13 October 2019