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Consultant in Anaesthesia / Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia or Emergency Medicine


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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


We are seeking to recruit a Consultant in Anaesthesia and a Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia or Emergency Medicine to work at York Hospital.




Whole Time or Job Share – 10 Programmed Activities with the option of an additional 2

These are exciting opportunities to join our dynamic and rapidly evolving team in Anaesthetics at York Hospital.

The Anaesthetic Department is part of the Directorate for Theatres, Anaesthetics and Critical Care. Surgical services are located principally at two Acute Hospitals, York and Scarborough and some Elective Surgery is also located in Bridlington Hospital.

Within the Structure we have a Directorate Manager and Clinical Director responsible for the integrated Directorate and we also have a Deputy Clinical Director based on each site. We also have a Lead Clinician for Intensive Care, along with Clinical Leads for Day Surgery, Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, Obstetrics, Paediatrics and CPX testing as well as a number of Anaesthetists who have links with the various specialties.

There are a wide range of surgical specialities including, major colorectal and lower gastrointestinal surgery, vascular surgery, trauma and orthopaedics and major maxillofacial surgery. There is also a busy Obstetric unit with over 3000 deliveries per annum.

At York Hospital there is a recently built Intensive Care Unit with 12 staffed level 3 beds with 17 physical bed spaces catering to a mix of level 2 and level 3 patients up to a maximum dependency of 12 level 3 patients, with 5 isolation rooms. We also have 17 Operating Theatres situated in the main theatre suite and on the Day Unit, 2 Maternity Theatres and 2 Ophthalmology Theatres. In addition there are 2 Post-Anaesthetic Care Units (PACUs). Surgical services are supported by the PACU (Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit), Anaesthetic and Emergency Theatre Teams.

The Intensive Care admits a wide spectrum of medical and surgical specialities including haematology, neurology, oncology, major colorectal and lower gastrointestinal surgery, vascular surgery, trauma/orthopaedics and major maxillofacial surgery. Emergency admissions account for about 80% of the unit’s activity. Candidates must have a Medical Degree and be on the GMC Specialist Register for both Intensive Care and Anaesthesia or Emergency Medicine or be within twelve months of obtaining these CCTs (or equivalent) at the time of interview.

In joining the Trust you will have access to a wide range of staff benefits including health and wellbeing support, finance schemes and discounts. To support your learning and development you will be entitled to a study leave budget of £3,000 across three years, along with support from our learning and development team. We have an active research department and also have strong links with Hull York Medical School providing opportunities in teaching and training.

Please stipulate which of the 2 posts above you are applying for within the additional information part of your application form.

The recruitment programme for this position will take place on the 22nd November 2018. Further details will be shared upon invite of attendance.



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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

To arrange an informal visit please contact:

Emma Deans, Service Manager, 01904 725398


For further information about this post please contact:

Tracey Richardson, Deputy Directorate Manager, Theatres, Anaesthetics and Critical Care, 01904 724067

Amanda Vipond, Consultant, 01904 725398       

Louise Jolliffe, Consultant, 01904 725398      





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