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Clinical Fellow in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 a year Per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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The post is most suitable for anaesthetists, or physicians wishing to gain further experience in the sub-speciality of cardiothoracic anaesthesia and intensive care though applicants with more basic level experience in anaesthesia or intensive care medicine will be considered.

Main duties of the job

prospective cover non-resident on calls, occasional resident shifts to support the resident anaesthetic rotaDedicated teaching time will be allocated to developing expertise in:

EchocardiographyAnaesthesia for cardiothoracic surgical procedures.Anaesthesia for interventional cardiology procedures.Critical Care.

The post holder may have the opportunity to supplement/replace their Cardiothoracic anaesthesia sessions with other specialities, based on their learning objectives and wishes.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful post holder will be expected to actively participate in developing research, teaching and audit programmes and taking an active part in the clinical governance requirements of the unit.

On call duties include working with the Consultant Intensivist on the Cardiothoracic Critical Care to support the resident trainee anaesthetist and cover interventional cardiology emergencies in the catheter laboratory. In addition, the post-holder will work with the on-call Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist to cover all cardiothoracic surgical emergencies.

Person Specification



  • GMC Full Licence to Practice


  • Evidence or interest in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia or Critical Care
  • Management of complex rotas

Skills & Knowledge


  • Evidence of team leadership skills to be able to undertake effectively, the role of a Fellow within a large, multi site Teaching Hospital
  • Organisational skills to be able to undertake effectively, the role of a Fellow within a large multi site Teaching Hospita.
  • Good personal and interpersonal skills
  • Good spoken and written English, communication skills should be highly developed


  • Knowledge of the organisation of the NHS and the Government's agenda for its modernisation
  • Flexible approach to problem solving.
  • Willingness to conduct and/or supervise audit as a fellow

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust


Oxford University Hospital

Headley Way



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