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THIS POST IS SECONDMENT FOR TWO YEARS WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.
We are seeking to appoint two exceptionally motivated and committed individuals from a clinical background to fulfil the role of Network Lead Clinician in North and South Wales. The North Wales post is for two sessions per week and will nominally be the Network's clinical link with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The South Wales post is four sessions per week and nominally links the five Health Boards across South and West Wales. Both postholders will be expected to take a lead on topics on an all-Wales basis and represent clinical views from critical care across Wales.
The post-holder will be fully qualified in medicine and practicing in a role within Critical Care. Extensive experience of Critical Care services at a senior level is essential, together with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the standards of care in the General Provision of Intensive Care Services standards and how these apply to hospitals in Wales.
Key elements of the role will be to work with the Network Transitional Lead and Network Managers to facilitate and co-ordinate the work of the Critical Care Network; to advise on the service development of Critical Care provision both regionally and nationally; to work with the Critical Illness Implementation Group at a national level to take forward the Task and Finish Group recommendations and to continue to drive service improvement in Critical Care Transfers, Peer Review and clinical service delivery.
Salary will be commensurate with existing salary.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Welsh language skills are desirable
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