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The UCLH Fellowship In Perioperative Medicine (ST5+ Level)


Main area
Critical Care
Fixed term – 12 Months
Full time – 40 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£30,605 - £48,123 pa plus London weighting
06/11/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Full time Fixed Term Appointments

Candidates are invited to apply for these new and exciting posts aimed at senior trainees / post-CCT doctors in anaesthesia/critical care medicine.  Our objective is to develop the future leaders in this emerging field.  We offer a one-year fixed term contract with a start date of Wednesday 7th August 2019.

Based at the UCH Westmoreland street site, successful candidates will undergo training in both clinical and research activities aimed to improve a model of care for high-risk patients contemplating, undergoing and recovering from major surgery.  Clinical duties include being the senior trainee on the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (level 2 and 3 care) and under the supervision of critical care consultants, leading an innovative ward-based perioperative medicine team, which follows up high-risk surgical patients in conjunction with surgical teams.  Fellows will also undertake supervised preoperative assessment clinics training and develop their clinical competencies in a wide range of clinical, technical and non-technical skills.  The fellow will be the senior doctor on site out of hours and will have responsibility for emergency care (including cardiac arrest).

A key feature of the post is the opportunity to undertake the fully funded UCL MSc. In Perioperative Medicine which must be completed within two years.

Please see our UCL Postgraduate MSC Perioperative Medicine website.

In addition, fellows will have the opportunity to undertake supervised clinical research with departmental clinical scientists.  Substantial time is allocated within the weekly programme for both MSc and research activities, built into a rolling programme of education and training.  Additionally, opportunities exist for those wishing to accredit in trans-thoracic echocardiography (BSE level-1), participate in the development of master’s level education and a number of other translational research projects.  The rota is banded at 1A.

UK and overseas students are encouraged to apply, and all applicants must be eligible for full GMC registration and have a background in anaesthesia/critical care medicine, having achieved competencies to ST5 training year and FRCA (or equivalent).  UK based trainees must seek approval for OOPE and will be supported in applications to the RCoA and GMC for OOPT / OOPR approval as appropriate.

Previous critical care experience is essential for this post.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the hospital.  For further information or to arrange to visit the Department, please contact Professor David Walker via email: d.walker@ucl.ac.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

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