Applications are invited for the post of Fellow in Obstetric Anaesthesia. This is an exciting opportunity for trainees looking to gain further experience in Obstetric Anaesthesia and undertake QI projects and develop audits. The post will be based at Colchester General Hospital.
The successful applicant will join an established and enthusiastic team in delivering quality anaesthetic, perioperative and critical care services at the Trust. The post holder will get dedicated sessions on the delivery suite. The post holder will be expected to take part in the out of hours on-call rota. It is envisaged that on call duties will predominantly be spent covering obstetric on call however the successful candidate may be expected to participate on rotas for ICU and theatres. All rotas are EWTD compliant with a frequency of no greater than 1 in 8.
So far as is consistent with the proper discharge of the above duties, the post holder undertakes to deputise from time to time for absent colleagues, and exceptionally to perform additional duties in emergencies or unforeseen circumstances. Responsibilities will include the supervision of junior staff, teaching, training and participation in departmental governance and quality improvement meetings.
The post holder will be expected to work closely with the lead for obstetric anaesthesia to develop audits and projects and will be locally supervised by Dr Hasanthi Gooneratne (College Tutor). The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a QI project supported by a consultant and develop protocols and pathways. Weekly protected time is built in to the fellow’s job plan to enable them to undertake projects and non-clinical activity. The post holder will be supported in undertaking fellowship examinations and developing their CV.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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