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
8 Jun 2023

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Job summary

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

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