About the Department
The Department of Anaesthesia provides a full range of anaesthesia services for the surgical specialties at Lincoln County Hospital, the Obstetric Unit, the Intensive Care Unit, the Accident & Emergency department, the Radiology department and the on site Department of Psychiatry. In addition it provides anaesthesia services to Louth and John Coupland Hospitals.
The postholder’s duties will be primarily at Lincoln Hospital, Lincolnshire, but it is a condition of the appointment that the postholder will be willing to work in any of the Trust’s locations or outreach district general hospital clinics
The Main Theatre Unit consists of ten operating theatres and separate adult and paediatric theatre recovery areas. In addition there are two gynaecology theatres in the Obstetric/Gynaecology wing as well as an obstetric theatre located in the Delivery Suite. The Intensive Care and Day Case Units are located next to the Main Theatre Unit.
The department is comprised of 33 consultant anaesthetists, two associate specialists and fourteen specialty doctor anaesthetists. In addition there are currently sixteen trainees each of whom rotates either from Nottingham or LeicesterSchools of Anaesthesia. There are also four physicians assistants in anaesthetics. There is a departmental administrator with full secretarial support.
There are separate Consultant ITU and General Anaesthesia on-call rotas. Ten Consultants have a specialist interest in Intensive Care. There are designated lead clinicians in all major subspecialties plus day care surgery, preoperative care, postoperative care and difficult airway management. In addition there are Consultant lead clinicians for clinical audit, clinical governance, medical equipment, duty rostering and paramedic training.
The Head of Service for Anaesthesia at Lincoln & Louth is Dr. Narendrasinh Padhiyar.
The clinical director for theatres anaesthetics and critical care is Dr Adam Wolverson
Full encouragement is given to continuing professional development. We have a very active Postgraduate Medical Centre and vibrant Clinical Governance program. We offer a superb balance of work and lifestyle in a rural environment with affordable housing and good quality schools.
Please note that we do not accept CVs
Applications from applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country. We provide a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:
- Patient Centred
- Respect and
ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
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