|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Anaesthetics: pre-assess patients, cannulate patients pre-op, draw up IV drugs, manage the airway (under consultant supervision), monitor during surgery (under consultant supervision)
ICU: review patients before the ward round, present them on the ward round, complete ward jobs.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Weekly working pattern is Monday – Friday 08.00-17.00, including 08.00-20.30 one day a week and one day off. You will be required to work weekends.
Anaesthetics: Daily teaching with the consultant.
ICU: Regular opportunities for ward-based teaching.
Departmental internal teaching programme 1 hour per week.
Hospital FY1 teaching programme 1 hour per week.
|Unique Selling Points||
Great clinical skills unique to anaesthetics/ICU e.g. spinals, airway management etc. Excellent clinical supervision and training opportunities. Very friendly team.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|