Applications are invited for the post of Perioperative Fellow in Anaesthetics. This is an exciting opportunity for trainees looking to gain knowledge experience and skills in POM. The post will be based at Colchester General Hospital. This post has two roles: clinical and quality improvement.
The successful applicant will join an established and enthusiastic team in delivering quality anaesthetic, perioperative and critical care services at the Trust. The post will incorporate clinical aspects of major colorectal, vascular and urology surgery. Pre-assessment clinics, CPEX and focussed post-operative ward rounds. The post holder will be expected to take part in the out of hours on-call rota. All rotas are EWTD compliant with a frequency of no greater than 1 in 8.The successful candidate would be expected to participate on rotas for ICU, theatres and delivery suite (depending on experience). 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 Perioperative Quality Improvement Program (PQIP lead – Dr Joanne Simpson) and the anaesthetic NELA. 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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