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Consultant in Paediatrics

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Paediatrics & Child Health Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Consultant Jobs
Essex, Suffolk
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
79,860 to 107,668 per annum
Medacs Healthcare
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Medacs Healthcare is currently looking for a Consultant in Paediatrics to join a large university NHS Trust based in South England.

Contract type: Full time/Fixed term
Contract length: 12 months - extendable
Salary scale: £79,860 to £107,668 per annum depending on experience

The post involves cover of general paediatrics including the ward, Children’s Assessment Unit and referrals from the Emergency Department as well as Neonatal Unit cover in the afternoons when COTW and at weekends / out of hours. The consultant will also undertake between 2 and 3 outpatient clinics a week when not COTW. A special interest in cardiology or diabetes is desirable.

The key duties and responsibilities of the post will be:
• Shared clinical responsibility for the proper functioning of Children’s Services
• To participate on an equal basis with other full-time consultants in the ‘Consultant of the Week’ system that provides senior cover of all paediatric and neonatal inpatients, acute referrals and elective care
• To participate on an equal basis with other full-time consultants in Tier 3 (consultant) resident out of hours duties in the evenings and at weekends and non-resident overnight on-call. This involves out of hours cover for all paediatric services (including child protection cases needing urgent assessment out of hours). 10
• To participate in low frequency Tier 2 (middle grade) resident on-call duties (approximate frequency 1:50), including evening, night and weekend shifts.
• To participate in outpatient clinics as agreed, during non-cover weeks
• To participate in clinical supervision of junior medical staff in the Unit who will have opportunity to learn on a one to one basis on both formal and informal rounds and also on ad hoc basis throughout the day

• MRCPCH or equivalent CCT/CESR or equivalent in paediatrics (or within 6 months of this)
• Clinical experience and training in general paediatrics equivalent to 5 years at ST4-8 grade or equivalent
• On GMC Specialist Register in Paediatrics (or within 6 months of this)
• Current APLS or EPALS provider
• Current NLS provider
• At least 12 months experience and training in a level 3, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit if neonatal interest, 6 months if not Neonatal interest (at ST4-8 or equivalent) 5 years at ST4-8 level (or equivalent) or sufficient time to gain Level 2 and Level 3 RCPCH competencies
If you are interested and wish to receive more details about the job then please click apply or send your CV to: or call Agnieszka on 0203 096 4590

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