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Specialty Doctor - Critical Care


Main area
Critical Care
Fixed term
Full time: 10 PAs
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
ITU Medical Staffing Level 5
£40,037 to £74,661 pa
06/07/2020 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Speciality Doctor at Middle Grade - Critical Care

Applications are invited for a Specialty Doctor post in the Critical Care Unit at the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust to start as soon as possible or in August 2020

This post is for 6 months in the first instance with extension by mutual agreement, and would suit candidates with some previous CCU experience and Acute Specialty experience. Anaesthetics experience is not essential.  This job may be full or part time.

Duties involve day-to-day clinical management of patients on the 10 bedded adult Critical Care Unit with about 700 admissions a year, as well as supporting the Critical Care Outreach service, on a full shift rota. The Unit is fully covered by Consultant Intensivists in a dedicated ITU rota.

There is a weekly ITU teaching programme and other training opportunities are available within the Trust.

Whittington Health is a friendly, busy integrated care organisation with the hospital site  situated in North Central London.  The Emergency Department sees 85,000 new patients per year who come from diverse backgrounds with a broad range of clinical problems

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details please contact :

Dr Sarah Gillis, Clinical Lead Critical Care or 0202 7288 5297`