Consultant in Anaesthetics and ICM

Job Ref: MedacsAO13051
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Anaesthesia
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 13 May 2022
  • West Yorkshire, UK Steeton West Yorkshire GBR BD20 6TD
  • Agnieszka Olbrys
  • £84,559 - £114,003 per Annum
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Medacs Healthcare is looking for a Consultant in Anaesthetics and ICM to join a large NHS Teaching Trust based in West Yorkshire.

Salary scale: £84,559 to £114,003 per annum depending on experience - 10 PA's

Hours: Full time, 10 PA's contract

It is a full-time post - fixed term 12 month NHS contract.

Duties of the post:


Provision of preoperative assessment, anaesthetic care and immediate postoperative care to patients at Airedale General Hospital requiring diagnosis or treatment of illness in a variety of settings. Including anaesthesia for paediatric patients down to 3 years or below subject to agreement with the paediatric lead.

Management of patients on Labour Ward, Accident and Emergency Department, Operating Theatres, Hospital Wards, Radiology Department, Dales Suite, Pre-assessment Unit, Majax Response, Member of the Trauma Team

Critical Care

Daily review and assessment of all patients on the Critical Care unit as well as support to the outreach team and other acute teams around the hospital. There is currently a separate twice weekly outreach session and formal cross cover of these sessions may form part of the job plan.

On Call duties

On call from home, frequency dependent on rota. On call period starts at 1730 with a handover and finishes at 0800 am with the next day handover. Weekend shifts start as resident for the 8 am handover with predicted work to cover the daily Critical Care duties, followed by an on call period.

Primary responsibility for the Critical Care Unit but supporting delivery of emergency care across with trust working alongside the general anaesthetic Consultant. This will include majax, major haemorrhage and trauma response, supervision of critical care transfers, management of critical care beds and supervision of the resident anaesthetists. At the weekend primary responsibility is to cover Critical Care. A ward round of all Critical Care patients should be completed and documented 7 days a week.


On call frequency 1:10 initially. Category A - 3%


  • MBBS or equivalent GMC Registration FRCA or FFARCS or equivalent in base specialty Intermediate level Critical Care
  • Be on the GMC Specialist Register or be no more than six months from receiving CCT at interview date
  • Wide general experience of all aspects of Critical Care and base specialty Ability to contribute to the full range of skills required for the on call rota

If you are interested and wish to receive more details about this post, please apply below and send your CV to Agnieszka Olbrys

10/06/2022 12:57:38
GBP 84559 84559

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