Cardiac Anaesthetic Fellow - #49122

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Nottingham
Salary: £63,152 per year
Contract type: Full time

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

Main area Anaesthetics Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow Contract Fixed term: 12 months Hours Full time - 40 hours per week (On call commitments) Job ref 164-6017946 Site City Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Town Nottingham Salary £63,152 Closing 25/02/2024 23:59

Job overview

Cardiac Anaesthetic Fellow

We are seeking to appoint one Anaesthetic Fellow with a sub-specialty interest in Cardiac Anaesthesia. The post is suited to an individual who wishes to develop their expertise and experience in their pursuit of a career in Cardiac Anaesthesia.

The Fellowship is a fixed term post for 12 months from commencement, and will be situated at our City Hospital Campus.

The post is full-time and comprises of fixed and flexible clinical sessions in Cardiac Theatres, the Cardiac interventional suite and Cardiac ICU, plus a resident on-call commitment of 1:7 appropriate to the post-holder’s experience and expertise.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to Job Description and Person Specification attached

For more information please contact NUH as below

Working for our organisation

The Anaesthetic Department works across the two campuses at NUH. Both parts of the department are cohesive and friendly units which take pride in providing a high standard of care in an excellent major teaching hospital environment.

Cardiac Services at NUH

There are currently 5 Cardiac Surgeons who provide the full range of adult cardiac surgery to Nottingham and the Trent Strategic Health Authority. The tertiary catchment covers Nottingham and surrounding districts, North Nottinghamshire, and parts of Lincolnshire and Derbyshire (population approximately 1.3 million).

There are currently 5 dedicated full time cardiac anaesthetists.

The inpatient cardiac surgery service at Nottingham University Hospitals takes place in the Trent Cardiac Centre located on the City Hospital campus. It is based around a 16-bed cardiac critical care unit and one 36-bed ward. There are two cardiac catheter laboratories and two cardiac theatres. Thoracic surgery patients have access to the general intensive care and hospital high dependency unit and are managed separately. Intensive care management is provided jointly by surgeons and anaesthetists, however the anaesthetic team take responsibility for leading a daily ward round and the work is supported by 6 specially trained nurse practitioners, who provide first line management of patients.

The department publishes an annual report, which is available on the hospital website (

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to Job Description and Person Specification attached

For more information please contact NUH as below

Person specification


Essential criteria

  • Registration with GMC and Licence to Practice
  • FRCA and ALS provider or equivalent
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification

Desirable criteria

  • CCT


Essential criteria

  • Knowledge, skills & experience
  • Significant and recent experience of anaesthetic practice in the UK

Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge and good understanding of Anaesthetic non-technical skills and their role
  • Involvement in audit/QI, teaching, presentations or research


Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at the NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet

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Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.

At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

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  • Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service - I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.
  • Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£42.90 for enhanced and £22.90 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

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