BDI Resourcing are searching for an international Neonatal Consultant to fill this position in a highly reputable NHS Trust in Lancashire
At the Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.
The Trust currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across the surrounding area. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
Applications are invited for 1 substantive non-resident Neonatal Consultant with Cardiology Interest post based at the Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The purpose built, state of the art, Women and Newborn Centre has been built to BAPM specification. The unit is funded for 14 ITU/HDU cots and 20 Special care cots resulting in a 34 cot Neonatal unit. The unit caters for a birth rate of ~6700 deliveries per year.
The NICU at LWNC offers Level 3 care for babies needing ongoing medical intensive care at all gestations, including those born at borderline threshold of viability.
The unit provides a full range of specialist neonatal services including all modes of invasive and non-invasive ventilation (volume guarantee, pressure support and HFOV), therapeutic cooling and inhaled nitric oxide. The unit has onsite facilities for Cranial Ultrasound and Neonatal Echocardiography.
This is an innovative service transformation wherein the appointee will have clinical commitments to level 3 NICU and the Paediatric Cardiology service.
The medical Neonatal team is led by 8.5 WTE Consultant Neonatologists - this includes 6.5 WTE non – resident consultants (one of which is this post, which has 7/10 neonatal component and 3/10 Paediatric cardiology component) and 2 hybrid consultants, who all have various sub-speciality interests.
The successful candidate will contribute to a 1 in 8 Consultant rota. The Middle grade team has a full complement of 8 middle grade tier personnel including 4 Specialist Registrars, 1speciality doctor, 1 senior Clinical Fellow post and 2 ANNPs. The first tier rota has 15 staff and runs as a 2 person rota out of hours. This comprises 8 FY2 Doctors, 1 Paediatric ST trainee, 1.6 WTE Clinical fellow posts and 5 ANNPs.