Candidates are invited to apply for the above post with a start dates of August 2019. We welcome applicants with a background in Medicine, Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine or Surgery. The successful candidate will be appointed to a core trainee level rota. Previous critical care experience is desirable but not essential.
This post offers the opportunity to participate in a wide range of adult general intensive and high dependency care in a busy mixed medical/surgical ICU/HDU admitting in excess of 2,500 patients per year. The hospital is a tertiary referral centre for the following medical specialities: Infectious & Tropical diseases, Thoracic Medicine, Acute Stroke, Oncology, Haematology and the following surgical services: Upper GI; Endocrine, Head & Neck, Urology/ Andrology, Gynaecology and Colorectal. The Trust also has a busy maternity unit, and we work with our obstetric colleagues to manage high-risk pregnancies.
We provide support & direct admission from our busy Emergency Department (which sees upwards of 130,000 patients annually), and we take complex external referrals. The department runs a 24/7 nurse led outreach service, which is supported by the ICU doctors. The department also runs a fortnightly critical care follow-up clinic.
The unit has specialist interest in long term weaning, psychology of critical illness, acute respiratory distress syndrome, sepsis, infection control, peri-operative medicine & emergency medicine, and has expertise in areas such as echocardiography, diagnostic ultrasound, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, experimental, translational and health services research. Successful candidates will be supported to seek experience in these areas & will be supported in their preparation for speciality exams in Anaesthesia, Medicine, Surgery or Emergency Medicine, through established educational collaboration with these departments at UCLH.
All applicants must have full GMC registration and MBBS or equivalent. Desirable qualifications for this post include full MRCP or MRCS (or equivalents) for physicians and surgeons respectively, Primary FRCA or equivalent for anaesthetists, MCEM or equivalent for Emergency Medicine Doctors.
This post will attract 1A Banding supplement
For further details / informal visits contact: Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the hospital. For further information or to arrange to visit the Department please contact Nawez Lalloo, Unit administrator, at [email protected]