Locum Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care

Job Reference: 196-LCON553

Salary: £79,860 - £107,668

Location: London, United Kingdom

Speciality: Paediatrics

Evelina London Children’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital.

Locum Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care

From £79,860 pa. excl. of London Zone

Full Time – 10 PA Fixed term 10 months –MATERNITY LEAVE COVER

Applications are invited for 1 Locum consultant [10 PA] post in the Paediatric Intensive Care unit at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital on a 10 month fixed term basis to cover maternity leave. The PICU comprises 24 beds over 2 floors with the potential to increase to 29 beds in the near future. The post-holder will be one of a team of 15 paediatric intensivists. He/she will provide a specialist service to children requiring intensive care at the Evelina Children’s Hospital or secondary emergency inter-hospital retrieval with South Thames Retrieval Service. The post-holder will be part of the paediatric intensive care consultant on call rota, with 1:6 on call for the management of the intensive care and supervision of the South Thames Retrieval Service. Both services are managed from within the same consultant team. Additional on call commitment may attract additional PAs.

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Guys and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust is the regional lead PICU, serving the health needs of children in the South East of England, including London, south of the Thames. It forms an integral part of a large tertiary children’s hospital and regional children’s operational delivery network, including tertiary specialist services in neonatology, cardiology/cardiac surgery, neurology, nephrology, metabolic medicine, general paediatrics, paediatric surgery and clinical genetics, among others.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide significant cover for the South Thames Retrieval Service including educational support of the service and the region. The South Thames Retrieval Service is integrated and staffed from the PICU. Day to day management of the service is one of the main responsibilities of the on-call consultant with support from other PICU colleagues. An active PICU and retrieval teaching programme to PICU retrieval nurses, nurse practitioners, doctors and the region’s nurses and doctors is ongoing.

The post will be based in the Evelina Children’s Hospital in the paediatric intensive care unit.

The successful applicant will be appointed under the terms and conditions of the consultant contract. Formal enquiries should be directed to Shane Tibby at Evelina Children’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital Campus (020 7188 4575)

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal enquiries please contact Dr. Shane Tibby [email protected]

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Shane TibbyJob titleHead of ServiceEmail [email protected]

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