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Specialist Anaesthetist/Intensivist - St Helena Island, South Atlantic    

3 month contract - departing UK on 10th December 2021 (contract duration may be negotiable)

Enjoying unique lifestyle opportunities, St Helena Island is a self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom. The 28-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care. We require an experienced Anaesthetist to take up a short term contract, working alongside another Anaesthetist currently in post.


Focused on preoperative preparation of surgical patients, you will provide anaesthetics to adult and paediatric patients alike, which would include general anaesthesia, neuraxial blocks and axillary plexus blocks. Neonatal cases may also arise. Dealing with the resuscitation and stabilisation of emergency and IC patients you will also handle the transport of acutely ill and injured patients.


With full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with that body, you have ATLS, APLS FRCA (or DESA) or equivalent. You have worked at consultant level or as Senior Specialist Registrar with substantial postgraduate experience that includes intensive care.


Benefits Package Includes:

  • Salary: £85k, depending on experience and qualifications
  • An International Supplement, full details can be provided
  • Annual Pension Contribution of 7.5% of salary
  • Annual Leave of 30 days per annum plus Public Holidays


Please contact Karen Diamond at Head Medical to discuss the details and your suitability – 0131 240 5261 or email an initial enquiry.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Karen today.

karen@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5261

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