Located in the North East of Scotland, the city of Aberdeen is an affluent, friendly and vibrant city, combining all the amenities of the city with quick, easy access to its beautiful surrounding countryside and coastline.
The Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital (RACH) opened in January 2004 to provide a comprehensive and modern range of services for acute care of children including Neonates. The 85-bedded facility has co-located surgical services, with the wards, theatres and High Dependency Unit built in close proximity.
The RACH Operating Department consists of three theatres and a self-contained dental theatre suite. The unit provides for Paediatric general and subspecialty surgery including Plastics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery and Maxillo-facial. Anaesthesia is also provided for procedures in the Radiology Department and MRI suite. There are daily bookable emergency sessions.
On-call is undertaken as part of a seven person rota with prospective cover.
This full-time post is available on a whole or part-time basis and is suitable for applicants who wish to develop their career in Paediatric Anaesthesia. You will join a group of six other Consultants who deliver Anaesthesia services for children, as well as supporting Pain Management, Critical Care, research and teaching. You will also be a member of the wider department of 70 Consultants at NHS Grampian, which provides Anaesthetic, Critical Care and Hyperbaric Medicine services. In addition there is a productive Academic Unit, and close links to Aberdeen University. Consequently there are ample opportunities for an enthusiastic appointee to develop interests from a wide choice of areas.
Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org
Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).
Applicants should possess FRCA (or equivalent). Advanced training in Paediatric Anaesthesia is essential.
Informal enquiries are welcome and can be made to Dr Graham Johnston, Clinical Lead for Paediatric Anaesthesia, Dr Brian Stickle, Clinical Director, Dr John Read, Chairman of the Senior Staff Committee or Dr Amr Mahdy, Associate Clinical Director on (01224) 553144.
To obtain the job description for this post please click on the following link - CI15991 - Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist.pdf
Closing date: Friday, 17 March 2017.