Locum Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Locum Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia


Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 70c1f2eb9efd478d92d1f284a9106876

Full Job Description

This post is for a locum post for a period of six months. It is a 10PA locum appointment for a Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist. This post will be offered with a six-month contract.

This post will deliver 10PAs supporting the paediatric anaesthetic team at the Leeds Childrens hospital (LGI site) in Leeds.

The successful applicant should hold accreditation in the FRCA in the Royal College of Anaesthetics or equivalent, and should be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if currently in a training programme within the UK or have references which have been authorised by the Deputy Medical Director and Clinical Director., To work with other consultant colleagues in the provision of a comprehensive Anaesthetic service in the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.

To develop and/or consolidate expertise in Paediatric Anaesthesia.

To maintain and expand the excellence of teaching and research already established within the Trust.

To support service plans for the specialty, taking account of the changes in clinical practice and new technologies available.

To participate in and progress Clinical Governance.

The Trust as a teaching hospital recognises the importance of links with the University of Leeds, School of Medicine for the undergraduate teaching and all Consultant and medical staff are required to provide an appropriate contribution to the undergraduate teaching programme.

The post-holder will be required to participate in the undergraduate teaching programme for the school of Medicine, University of Leeds, which is organised on a speciality or clinical area basis.

The post-holder will be required to collaborate with clinical colleagues to deliver appropriate undergraduate teaching in accordance with the Trust contract with the NHS Executive in association with the University of Leeds.

The appointee will be expected, with colleagues to also contribute to the teaching of postgraduates, including the teaching programme for SpRs in anaesthesia in the Yorkshire Deanery

Applicants should have established skills in paediatric anaesthesia and have undertaken at least 12 months advanced training in this area. Excellent communication and team working skills, a strong commitment to teaching and service development are essential.

This is a 10 PA locum appointment for a Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist.

The posts will deliver 10 PAs supporting the anaesthetic team. The posts will be based at the Leeds General Infirmary or St Jamess University Hospital depending upon service need and candidates skills and experience. The successful applicant will join an existing team of over 150 Consultants.