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Consultant in Intensive Care x2

Job Description

25 million people living in east London and beyond look to the services run by the Barts Health group of hospitals to provide them with the healthcare they need. We are the biggest NHS teaching trust in the country, and our challenges are those of a large and complex organisation. Coming to work for Barts Health mean you will gain experience like no other NHS trust. We offer you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Barts Health NHS Trust Surgery & Cancer Clinical Academic Group Consultant in Intensive Care x2 Newham University Hospital Full Time (10 PAs) and Part Time (6 PAs) Job Reference No: 259-MEDC181JH These positions are both full time and part time appointments to the post of Consultant in Intensive Care based at Newham university Hospital. The Department is part of the Surgery and Cancer Clinical Academic Group and is one of the four Critical Care units run by Barts Health. Applications are invited from doctors in any suitable specialty with appropriate training and qualifications in critical care medicine. It is expected that applicants will have advanced training in critical care medicine as defined by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine or provide evidence of similar experience. Applicants must hold a CCT (or equivalent) in ICM, anaesthesia, Medicine or Emergency Medicine or be within 6 months of obtaining this at the time of interview and have advanced training in ICM. You will join a team of 6 dynamic intensive care consultants providing 24/7 ICU cover. This is worked in blocks of 7 days with on-call responsibility shared within the team. The frequency is 1 week in 7. There are seven funded registrar posts in addition to support from microbiology, physiotherapy, speech and language, pharmacy and nutrition. The ICU has currently eight beds providing general critical care to the local population. There are over 400 admissions per year, mostly coming from the Emergency Department or from the wards. There are exciting plans to build a new ICU with increased capacity commencing later this year. This post offers a great opportunity to develop the provision of Intensive care at Newham and to have a major impact on the design and direction of the service. You will be an integral member of the team and will help ensure the continued delivery of great care to our patients alongside the development of the staff. Barts Health Barts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers and is the largest trust in the NHS. It was created on 1 April 2012 by the merger of three Trusts: Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust. The new Trust has a turnover of approximately £11 billion and approximately 15,000 employees. Together our hospitals - Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, St Bartholomew’s (Barts) in the City, The Royal London in Whitechapel, and Whipps Cross in Leytonstone - deliver high quality clinical care to the people of east London and further afield. Newham University Hospital Newham University Hospital is a 379 bed hospital based in Plaistow. It serves Newham's 308,000+ population and also provide services to the residents of Redbridge, Waltham Forest, Barking and Havering, City and Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Newham has the highest fertility index in the UK and one of the highest ethnic minority populations of all the districts in the country. This reflects on the variety of medical conditions of our patients and it offers a challenge to the clinicians with a unique case mix. For informal enquires about both posts, please contact the Clinical Lead Dr James Napier ( Email address removed ). If you are interested in applying for either of these jobs, please make an online application stating your interest in either the full time or part time post quoting: Job Reference No: 259-MEDC181JH.

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All staff identified as AT-RISK who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Barts Health employees. This does not apply to Comprehensive Local Research Network (CLRN) roles.

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