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Consultant Anaesthetist

Main area
Anaesthetics
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 10 sessions per week
Job ref
430-SUR511A
Site
Anaesthetics - Med Staff (Dept)
Town
Milton Keynes
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
26/05/2022 23:59
Interview date
13/06/2022

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours.  At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

 

Job overview

Job Title:  Consultant Anaesthetist

Department: Anaesthetics

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £84,559 to £114,003 per annum

Programmed Activities: 10

 

Applications are invited to apply for a Consultant in Anaesthetics at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This post is to add to the current cohort of anesthetist’s at MKUH. Additional programmed activities may be available, but these are subject to annual discussion and agreement and do not form part of the underlying contractual agreement. Applicants are required to be on eligible for entry on Register or within six months of receipt of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT).

 

Main duties of the job

Job Profile

Consultant Anaesthetist at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The consultant appointment is a new post within the Anaesthetic team at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will provide a general anaesthetic elective and emergency service for a busy DGH hospital.

The post is a 1 in 12 non-resident on-call and will attract a 3% on-call frequency supplement.  The department works flexibility in terms of lists and working days.

Working for our organisation

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Job Outline

  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide evidence-based care for all in patients. To liaise effectively and in a timely manner with surgical, medical, and nursing colleagues and all other health care agencies when appropriate
  • To assist in the provision and development of a safe and effective Service and support the Trust in its aim to provide the best possible care to patients.
  • To carry out all duties to the highest possible standard, and in accordance with current quality initiatives within that area of work.
  • Cover for colleagues’ annual leave and other authorised absences.
  • Participate in the General on-call rota.
  • A willingness to undertake additional professional responsibilities at local, regional or national levels.
  • To carry out his/her duties with due regard to the Trust’s Equal Opportunities policy at all times.
  • To comply with Trust Health and Safety policies and maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors and staff.

Teaching

  • To assist in the professional supervision and management of trainee medical staff
  • To organise and participate in teaching, examination and accreditation duties for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education activity.
  • To participate in the education and teaching of nursing and ODP staff

Research and Audit

  • To be actively involved in medical audit, the Trust’s Clinical Governance processes and in continuing professional development
  • To implement audit and research findings as appropriate

Management & Communication

  • To participate in all aspects of Service Line and Hospital affairs, including attendance at Consultant Meetings and to represent the department on appropriate committees/working parties when required.
  • To develop and monitor performance indicators for the anaesthetic and critical care service and implement action as necessary
  • To assist in the effective handling of patients’ complaints

Please refer to Job Description for further details 

Person specification

Qualifications / Registration

Essential criteria
  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register; eligible for entry on Register or within six months of receipt of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT)
  • FRCA or equivalent
  • Medical degree
Desirable criteria
  • Further qualifications with a special interest

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Commensurate with FRCA

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct clinical and operative Anaesthesia in appropriate areas of specialty.
  • Hold the following certificates in: Advanced Life Support / Paediatric Advanced Life Support Course or equivalent.
Desirable criteria
  • Higher or Advanced Obstetric Anaesthesia

Communication Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to communicate effectively through good verbal and written skills
  • Evidence of the ability to communicate with patients, colleagues and staff at all levels
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge and skills in Human Factors and Crisis Resource Management for anaesthesia

Teaching

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of organising and delivering teaching at under-graduate and postgraduate leve
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to be able to appraise both trainees and other staff
  • Evidence of Training in Medical Education

Leadership/ Management skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to effectively organise and manage clinical workload
  • Ability to motivate and develop training medical staff
Desirable criteria
  • Leadership and Management Training

Other requirements

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the Anaesthetic Directorate.
  • To balance individual requirements against those of the Directorate and the Trust as a whole.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoHSJ Best places to workDisability confident employerCare quality commission - GoodArmed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Navreet Ghuman
Job title
CSU Lead
Email address
Navreet.Ghuman@mkuh.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01908 997255
Additional information

Or alternatively please contact Dr Hamid Manji (Divisional Director) on:

hamid.manji@mkuh.nhs.uk