Locum Consultant Trauma Anaesthetist


Applications are invited for the post of a Locum Consultant Trauma Anaesthetist. The position attracts a total of 10 PAs contracted for on a fixed term basis. The post holder will contribute to the trauma on call rota (1 in 10 prospective cover). Two posts are available.

The anaesthetic department at St George’s Hospital has received Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) in recognition of the excellent service it provides. ACSA is a unique and prestigious scheme run by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) that enables departments to demonstrate quality in key areas, including patient experience and safe care. It has received acclaim from national regulators including the Care Quality Commission. Lead ACSA reviewer, described the department at St George’s as “proactive and dynamic”, adding that “there was a clear emphasis on patient safety and noteworthy clinical leadership throughout the department”.

The scope of surgical practice at the hospital offers an exciting and varied clinical practice for its consultant anaesthetists and there is continued support for non-clinical professional activities both inside and outside the trust. The Trust provides general acute secondary care together with tertiary specialties including neurosciences, cardiothoracic (incl. echocardiography) and specialist obstetric and children’s services. It serves 1.3 million people across south west London and is one of the major trauma centres in London servicing a much larger population. It is one of the few sites in the UK to provide such diversity of anaesthetic experience on one site.

Applicants should have the FRCA or an equivalent qualification and have suitable experience in trauma and obstetric anaesthesia. They should be on the GMC Specialist Register or within six months of their expected CCT date at the time of interview. Applicants unable to work full time for personal reasons will be eligible to be considered for the post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Elisabeth Williams (Care Group Lead for Anaesthesia) or Dr Himala DeZoysa (Lead for Trauma Anaesthesia) ) via the Department of Anaesthesia on .

Reference: 40881447

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