The Post

BDI Resourcing are seeking an international doctor for a Consultant Cardiothoracic Radiology post within a North West England NHS Trust.

You will join a friendly and supportive NHS post who will provide you with full CESR support to aid you on getting into the Specialist Register.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Provide High Quality Care to Patients


  • To develop and maintain the competencies required to carry out the duties required of the post.
  • To ensure prompt attendance at agreed direct clinical care Programmed Activities.
  • To ensure patients are involved in decisions about their care and to respond to their views.

Research, Teaching and Training


  • Where possible to collaborate with academic and clinical colleagues to enhance the Trust’s translational research portfolio, at all times meeting the full requirements of Research Governance.
  • To provide high quality teaching to medical undergraduates and members of other health care professions as required by the Clinical Directors.
  • To act as educational supervisor and appraiser as delegated by the Clinical Directors to ensure external accreditation of training post.

Performance Management

  • To work with medical, nursing and managerial colleagues to ensure high performance in the following areas:
  • Clinical efficiency e.g. LOS reductions, reducing cancelled operations and DNA rates.
  • Quality of outcomes e.g. infection control targets, reducing re-admission rates.
  • Financial management e.g. identification, implementation and achievement of cost improvement programmes and participating in efforts to ensure services are provided cost effectively e.g. managing locum agency spend, monitoring and managing the drug budget to target, ensuring accuracy of clinical data for the team.
  • Operational efficiency e.g. day-case rates, waiting list activity and demand management.

Medical Staff Management


  • To work with colleagues to ensure junior doctors’ hours are compliant in line with EWTD and New Deal.
  • To ensure that adequate systems and procedures are in place to control and monitor leave for junior medical staff and to ensure that there is appropriate cover within the clinical areas, including on-call commitments
  • To participate in the recruitment of junior medical staff as and when required.
  • To participate in team objective setting as part of the annual job planning cycle.
  • To be responsible for the annual appraisal of all doctors in training, Trust doctors, Clinical Fellows and non-consultant grades as delegated by the Clinical Director/General Manager.
  • Governance
  • To review clinical outcomes in designated area using external benchmarking data where appropriate, to identify and advise variances to the Clinical Director.

Post Requirements

This post requires full FRCR and a pass in IELTS or OET to evidence your English language skills.

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