The Post

Applications are invited for an NHS Consultant/Locum Consultant Breast Radiologist for an NHS Trust located in the Midlands. 

 

There is an expectation that the post-holder will offer general radiological expertise and take part in routine work in the department. The department would be flexible in accommodating secondary areas of interest.

As a diagnostic radiologist you will be encouraged to further develop your CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine/PET, Fluoroscopy, Interventional expertise etc. This Trust will allow you to work flexibly to allow you to thrive. 

On call: Currently 1:4-8 plus additional payments depending on intensity and frequency

Responsible to: Clinical Directorapp

Reporting to: Radiology Head of Service

Annual Leave

Your annual leave entitlement is as per Schedule 18 of the Terms and Conditions. Approval of annual leave will be sought in writing at least 6 weeks’ notice before the first day of the proposed annual leave.

Consultants who have undertaken up to, and including, 7 years’ service as a Consultant

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Consultants who have undertaken more than 7 years’ service as a Consultant

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Duties and Responsibilities 

The Appointee will be expected, in conjunction with his / her colleagues, to provide a comprehensive radiology service to United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) to the highest standard. From a base to be agreed provide reporting services to other sites within the trust. Any successful candidate may be expected to work on other sites within the Trust as required.

The post may be flexible to some degree based on workload and activity. Team work is very important. 

The successful applicant will support and work closely with the Clinical Director, Radiology Head of Service, Lead Nurse and Radiology Operational Managers.

In addition, he/she will be required to:

  • Provide effective clinical leadership for all staff in the service through positive collaboration with colleagues.
  • Undertake such other duties as may be identified to meet the needs of the service
  • Take part in a consultant rota for emergency duties and to provide, on a reciprocal basis, emergency cover for colleagues during periods of absence
  • Carry out teaching duties as required and take an active part in the Postgraduate Medical Education programme and in the teaching of junior medical staff. To be involved in the education of nursing staff, General Practitioners and other clinical professions
  • To attend regularly Radiology teams meetings and MDT’s, including providing cross cover for the other sites
  • Have continuing responsibility for patients in his / her care and for the proper functioning of the department
  • Have a good understanding of UK guidelines particularly regarding the consent of patients, risk management and pre and post IR procedure patient’s management
  • Take part in team, department, regional and national audits
  • Be involved in research where appropriate
  • Participate in the management of the Imaging Service as appropriate

 

Audit

The Radiology Directorate has an established audit programme with monthly clinical governance meetings regarding Clinical Radiology, in which you will be required to attend and participate. The programme is intended to be multidisciplinary whenever possible and also incorporate Trust-wide audit topics


Post Requirements

  • FRCR 
  • A pass in IELTS/OET

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