Locum Consultant in Intensive Care

  • £88,364- £119,133
  • West Midlands
  • Fixed

The Job

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.

The Department

The ICU department consists of 23 beds, these beds are split into a separate 9 bedded unit which houses 7 level-3 beds and 8 level-2 beds. This managed flexibly by altering the beds depending on the patient requirements.

Within the department there are currently 10 consultants who work dedicated sessions in critical care and providing a separate on-call rota, this is established in a ‘block’ pattern to ensure the continuity of care for the patients. The majority of the ICU Consultant Intensivists have Anaesthetics sessions that fall into their non-ICU weeks based on a 10-week rolling job plan which is scheduled around their primary ICU duties. This however is not required if you are applying as a medicine trained Intensivist.

The ICU unit see’s approximately 600 patients a year with about 60% of them being medical and the reminding 40% being split between elective and emergency surgical patients. The surgical specialists which are covered by this department on site are colorectal, vascular, urology, ENT, T&O, gynaecology and obstetrics.

The department is equipped to provide and perform ultrasonography, echocardiography, cardiac output monitoring and all standard critical care such as invasive and non-invasive lines as well as renal replacement therapy and high nasal oxygen therapy for up to eight patients.

Main Duties of the job

The organization you will be joining is one of the largest and busiest teaching trusts in the UK, having a turnover of approximately £1 billion a year. It handles around 1.5 million patient contacts annually and employs over 15,000 staff in the area. The trust offers a comprehensive range of local and specialized services across five different sites. They embody their vision to be bold, nurturing brilliant individuals, providing outstanding care, leading in research, innovation, and education, while fostering diversity, equality, and inclusion in all aspects of their work. They strive to be person-centered, technologically advanced, and environmentally sustainable, aiming to elevate Team King’s to new heights.

At this critical juncture in their history, they seek individuals who are ready to join a highly skilled team and make a significant, long-lasting impact on both patients and staff.

Opportunities for development

Approval has been given for an exciting new state-of-the-art elective orthopaedic centre (EOC) and they are at the preliminary stages of planning and design. This will be a £44m build and will house approximately 50 beds and 6 operating theatres. All elective orthopaedic work from the region will be performed here. It is predicted to be opened in 2023. The significant anaesthetic involvement in the layout of the new theatres and the day surgery area will also ensure that separate areas are allocated for regional anaesthetics and nerve blocks. Requirements In order to apply for this role you will need:

  • GMC Registration complete (or awaiting ID check)
  • Recognized post graduate degree (EDAIC, EDIC, MRCP, FRCA, USMLE) 
  • Language test (OET or IELTS)
  • ECFMG verification         
  • Experience in a similar position overseas or locally (Consultant/Locum Consultant)        
  • Experience working as a Consultant Anaesthetist / Intensivist overseas or in the NHS   

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this opportunity or if you would like to discuss your search for work and seek advice on other available posts then please send a copy of your most recent CV to apply@bdiresourcing.com and one of the Anaesthetics & ICU specialists will be in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best with your job search!

Tyler Davies Executive Recruitment Consultant

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