Consultant in Anaesthesia (2 posts)
Consultant Opportunities –Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock
Applications are invited for the full time post of Consultant Anaesthetist based at Inverclyde Royal Hospital in Greenock. The posts are suitable for candidates at any stage of their consultant careers.
A full range of District General Hospital Specialties are delivered from Inverclyde Royal Hospital which has 251 beds and approximately 4,200 General Anaesthetic patients per year. The department is responsible for the delivery of services for a wide range of specialties including Orthopaedics and General Surgery on an emergency and inpatient basis. In addition day surgery is undertaken for Ophthalmology, Gynaecology, Urology, ENT and Dental. The anaesthetic department also run an acute and chronic pain service.
These critical replacement posts provide an opportunity to join a small, supportive and friendly department consisting of 10 consultant posts, two middle grade posts and 5 trainees. The successfully appointed candidates, will be part of NHS and academic staff contributing to a 1:9 rota providing senior anaesthetic cover for elective, emergency surgery and critical care stabilisation of patients.
Applicants with an interest in Orthopaedics or Colorectal surgery would be welcome however both posts offer an opportunity to tailor elements of each to the interests of the successful candidates.
Whilst the posts are based primarily at Inverclyde Royal Infirmary it is also anticipated that one day per week would be at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley (the largest acute hospital in the Clyde sector located 15 miles from Inverclyde Royal Hospital).
We also welcome applications from colleagues who wish to explore flexible or part-time working. Our goal is to enhance our team with the appointment of enthusiastic colleagues who are keen to contribute to the development of our Anaesthetic and Critical Care services.
The scope of surgical practice at Inverclyde Royal Hospital offers exciting and varied clinical opportunities for consultant anaesthetists and there is continued support for non-clinical professional activities both inside and outside the Board.