Consultant Paediatrician

Job Ref: MedacsAO991
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Paediatrics
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 09 September 2022
  • Herefordshire, UK Hereford Herefordshire GBR HR1 2ER
  • Agnieszka Olbrys
  • £84,559 - £114,003 per Annum
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Medacs Healthcare is looking for a Consultant Paediatrician to join a large NHS hospital based in West Midlands.

Salary scale: £84,559 to £114,003 per annum for 10 PAs

Type of contact: Locum Consultant - Fixed term for 12 months

Hours: Full Time, 10 Programmed activities

The successful candidates will work alongside 12 consultant paediatricians as part of a friendly and enthusiastic team providing first class consultant-delivered care to the children and families of Herefordshire and the surrounding areas.

A good general Paediatric and Neonatal background is the priority and practical skills are essential. Other special interests to complement the team are welcomed and the opportunity exists for on-the-job development of special interests.

The duties of the contract are as follows:

  • To provide, with consultant colleagues, general paediatric and neonatal services within the Trust for the prevention, diagnosis and management of illness and the proper functioning of the
  • The department seeks to provide/continue to provide specialist services in paediatric cardiology, or paediatric A Cardiology lead would work within an established cardiology hub and spoke model across the West Midlands. An Oncology lead would oversee our Level 1 POSCU. In both cases the lead would work closely with colleagues at Birmingham Children as part of a shared care agreement.
  • To participate in the Consultant of the Week (CoW) This consultant is responsible for all the patients seen by the Paediatric team in the hospital for a consecutive period of either 4 week days (Monday - Thursday) or 3 weekend days (Friday - Sunday). The week is split to provide better work-life balance. The Consultant of the Week will have no other routine commitments such as clinics. A twilight consultant works an evening shift 4 days a week so that the CoW finishes their shift at 5.00pm (Monday - Thursday).
  • To participate in the resident 12-hour shift night There is a rest day provided directly before and after each night shift.
  • To perform urgent (acute) Child Safeguarding Medicals when the concern is in the category of physical
  • To undertake General Paediatric Outpatient Clinics and other special interest clinics as appropriate to the skills/interests of the post holder and as agreed at annual Job


  • GMC registration with a license to practice
  • MRCPCH or equivalent
  • Competent to work without direct supervision
  • Training and experience in General Paediatrics (minimum 3 years at middle grade level)
  • APLS or equivalent (within past 4 years)
  • Training and experience in neonatology (minimum 1 year, of which 6 months in a level 3 unit)
  • Up to date competence in practical skills in neonatology
  • NLS or equivalent (within past 4 years)
  • Training and experience in Community Paediatrics (6 months at ST4 level or equivalent)
  • Training and experience in child safeguarding, with Level 3 safeguarding training in past 12 months

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

07/10/2022 16:33:57
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