CI163955 - Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist with an interest in Paediatric Retrieval
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- £96,963 to £128,841 per annum
- Full Time
- Contact: Human Resources
- Reference: 163955
- Posted November, 01, 2023 12:00 AM
NHS GRAMPIAN SCOTTISH AMBULANCE SERVICE CONSULTANT PAEDIATRIC ANAESTHETIST WITH AN INTEREST IN PAEDIATRIC RETRIEVAL ROYAL ABERDEEN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL / ScotSTAR Ref: CI163955 Applications are invited for this newly developed post of Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist with...
SCOTTISH AMBULANCE SERVICE
CONSULTANT PAEDIATRIC ANAESTHETIST WITH AN INTEREST IN PAEDIATRIC RETRIEVAL
ROYAL ABERDEEN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL / ScotSTAR
Applications are invited for this newly developed post of Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist with an interest in Paediatric Retrieval.
This is an opportunity to be part of a forward thinking, friendly and supportive team of Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetists at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, whilst contributing to the ScotSTAR Paediatric Retrieval Service, based out of Glasgow Airport.
The whole time equivalent post comprises 8.5 programmed activities at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and 1.5 programmed activities with the ScotSTAR Paediatric Retrieval Service.
The Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital component of the post will include dedicated paediatric clinical sessions at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital with contribution to the paediatric anaesthesia out of hours on-call rota. The on-call frequency of this hybrid post will be 1 in 5.8 with prospective cover. Two programmed activities will be allocated towards supporting professional activities.
The ScotSTAR Paediatric Retrieval sessions will be based out of Glasgow Airport and may be delivered over 5 weeks throughout the year. The ScotSTAR Paediatric Retrieval Service is a national, single-team paediatric critical care transport service, and operates under the umbrella of the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS). It provides secondary critical care patient transfer for paediatric patients (up to 16 years) in Scotland. The retrieval team take the skills of a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit to the bedside of critically ill children and transport them to a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (Edinburgh or Glasgow).
Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital is a tertiary paediatric centre providing high quality, acute and comprehensive care for children up to the age of 16 years from the Grampian region in the North-East of Scotland, as well as from the Orkney and Shetland Islands. Provision of neonatal surgery supports the level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, which is based in the adjacent Aberdeen Maternity Hospital. This will move to a new development, the ‘Baird Family Hospital’, expected to open in September 2024. Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital is a Paediatric Major Trauma Centre and part of the North of Scotland Trauma Network. It is the regional paediatric oncology provider for the North of Scotland. Additional clinical networks enable children from other parts of Scotland to receive their specialist care in Aberdeen.
A business case bid to expand children’s theatres in line with growing clinical demand has recently been successful. This exciting development will lead to an increase in operating sessions and workforce. The growing paediatric anaesthesia team is now funded for 8.5 whole time equivalent Consultants, giving rise to new clinical and non-clinical opportunities and a sustainable on-call out of hours’ rota with an attractive work-life balance.
Aberdeen is an affluent, friendly and vibrant city, combining all the amenities of a large city with easy access to spectacular surrounding countryside. This, along with a track record of excellent secondary and further education, makes it an attractive place in which to live and an ideal base for those with families. The city offers easy travel links to other UK and European cities with daily flights to London taking just over one hour.
Aberdeen has a large and supportive Anaesthetic Department which covers a comprehensive range of clinical services and caters for well-structured undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training programmes. The department is recognised for its expanding research activity and for its support for a wide range of local, regional and national professional activities.
The University of Aberdeen Medical School, a state of the art clinical skills centre, and several renowned research institutes and centres are on site offering a unique opportunities for collaborative education and research developments.
Applications from candidates wishing to work on a part time basis will be considered. It will be possible to accommodate flexible working arrangements, including annualised job plans and job sharing.
Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry on the GMC Specialist Register from date of interview. Alternatively, applicants should possess a CESR / CESR (CP).
Applications from doctors with appropriate specialist training and experience who are not listed on the GMC Specialist Register can be considered for a Locum Consultant post (up to 12 months) if no substantive Consultant appointment is made. Whilst in locum employment, an application to obtain a CESR / CESR (CP) and entry onto the Specialist Register can be made.
Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required (licence to practise must be in place prior to starting in post). For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org.
Enquiries should be made to: Dr Paul Bourke, Unit Clinical Director email@example.com,
Dr Kay Davies, Clinical Lead for Paediatric Anaesthesia firstname.lastname@example.org or
Dr Christina Harry, Clinical Lead for ScotSTAR email@example.com
Please visit our dedicated paediatric anaesthesia webpage at the following link https://www.aberdeenanaesthesia.org/index.php/about/specialties/128-paediatric-anaesthesia
Apply for this post by visiting apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk and search for the above Ref No.
Closing date: Sunday, 26 November 2023.