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Consultant Anaesthetist with a Special Interest in Chronic Pain

Consultant

Main area
Anaesthetics
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10PA's plus 3% on call
Job ref
347-1561564
Site
ODGH
Town
Ormskirk
Salary
77,913 - 105,042 per annum
Closing
14/04/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.


 

 

Consultant Anaesthetist with Special Interest in Chronic Pain

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Anaesthetics

Permanent

10PA's plus 3% on call

£77,913 - £105,042 per annum

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Applicants are invited for 1 substantive post within the Anaesthetic Department at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust.

This is a full time posts based at both Southport and Ormskirk hospitals. On call duties include providing anaesthetic services for emergency surgery, maternity, paediatric emergencies for stabilization and transfer, ICU cover on a 1 in 9 basis.

The role is divided between Pain Management and Anaesthetics. The Pain Team consists of 2 Consultants plus the vacant position, 1 Acute/Chronic Pain Sister, 2 Acute/Chronic Pain Nurses and 1 Chronic Pain Health Care Assistant, for outpatients and inpatients. The Pain Team see’s on average 1300 new patients per year. This is an opportunity to take the Pain Service forward, building the service within the Hospital. We have a close link with the Psychologist and GP with special interest in Pain Management, and Specialist Physiotherapist.

The department covers a wide range of surgical specialties including General, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Day Case ENT Surgery, Dental Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery and Intensive Care. There is a Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit at the Southport Hospital site and an acute and chronic pain service exists on both sites

The successful candidates should be willing to integrate into an established and supportive Anaesthetic department and to meet the challenges involved.

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview. The posts are due to commence with the Trust as soon as possible. 

You will be joining an enthusiastic Anaesthetic Team. The Department of Anaesthesia consists of 19 Consultants, 3 Associate Specialists, 13 Specialty Doctors, 3 ST3’s, 8 core trainees including ACCS trainee providing an Anaesthetic service to the Trust which is based on two main sites at Southport & Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. The trainee feedback both locally and via the GMC survey over the last 2 years had shown we provide excellent training for junior trainees.

The Trust is happy to consider flexible working arrangements and extended days to deliver a desirable work life balance, support professional goals and personal development. 

Please see individual job descriptions and specifications for more details

Advert date: Monday 11th March 2019

Closing date: Sunday 14th April 2019

Shortlisting date: week commencing 15th April 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr S Kehinde Clinical Director/Chronic Pain, or Dr J Kirby Associate Medical Director/Chronic Pain contactable via their secretary on 01704 704201.