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Consultant Anaesthetist

Western Health and Social Care Trust

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Consultant Anaesthetist

Western Health and Social Care Trust



Directorate/Department: Planned Care Services

Location: Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry

Reports to: The Clinical Lead

Contract and Hours: Permanent and 10Pas


Job Summary:

For clarity, this post relates to Anaesthesia rather than Critical Care. The post holder will work as part of the wider team, contributing towards the provision of comprehensive Services on the Altnagelvin site. There may be options for sessions on other sites in the Trust depending on the interests of successful candidates and service needs. Successful candidates will have an opportunity to develop subspecialty interests in specialties like Trauma and Orthopaedics or Cancer Surgery (ENT, Maxillofacial, Gynaecology, and Colorectal surgery).

The Anaesthetic General rota frequency is 1:11. This post and subsequent appointments are aimed at extend cover to a 2:20 pattern out of hours in order to improve safety and reduce workload on the on call consultant.


Main Duties / Responsibilities

  • To show leadership in the clinical environment and to support the clinical anaesthetic team.
  • To appropriately manage patients’ perioperative journeys.
  • To expand the elective capability of the anaesthetic team.
  • To enhance and extend the on call capabilities of the department.
  • To undertake administrative duties associated with the care of patients and in the running of the clinical departments.
  • To actively participate teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students, including Nursing and Professions Allied to Medicine.
  • To participate in Departmental Audit Meetings and Postgraduate Conferences.
  • To contribute as a team player in the wider objectives of the department and Trust.


For more details view the full job description in the Additional Information section below.


Full Time

£88,799 - £119,723 per annum

Altnagelvin Area Hospital

Northern Ireland

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer
Consultant Anaesthetist

Western Health and Social Care Trust

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