Specialty Doctor in Anaesthetics

NHS Highland
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  • Sector: Medical, Dental and Health Care
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  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: MS12.16.45/SHOW

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced Specialty Doctor in Anaesthesia to join the friendly Anaesthetic Department at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, as a member of the anaesthetic team. The duties will include elective and emergency theatre work, (adults and children), working in a 7-bedded intensive care unit and providing an obstetric anaesthetic service. Previous experience in Intensive Care and Obstetric anaesthesia is an advantage. Participation in departmental audit, seminars and teaching is actively encouraged.

The Anaesthetic Department has 22 Consultants, 3 Associate Specialists, 8 Speciality Anaesthetists, and 11 Trainees affiliated to the Northern Deanery.

Raigmore Hospital is a large district general hospital with approximately 454 beds and a catchment area of almost 30,000 square kilometres covering the entire Scottish Highlands. The hospital has a range of surgical specialties and a full range of diagnostic services including two CT scanners and an MRI scanner. Medical undergraduates from the University of Aberdeen rotate to Raigmore Hospital for medical and surgical training and the anaesthetic trainees are on rotation from the North of Scotland School of Anaesthesia. Raigmore has an extensive library located in the Clinical Science building and has close academic links with the Highlands and Islands Health Research Institute.

The City of Inverness is the Capital of the Highlands and offers a high quality of life with superb restaurants and excellent music and arts venues. The wild countryside of the Highlands offers spectacular hill-walking, sailing and cycling, as well as seasonal skiing and winter mountaineering.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made in the first instance to Dr Mike Duffy, Service Lead, Department of Anaesthesia – Telephone 01463 705350

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