Consultant Breast Radiologist

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

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Job summary

Full time Consultant Radiologist with expertise in Breast Imaging for Breast Services and Diagnostic Imaging within Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The successful applicant will be expected to collaborate with the 7 colleagues within Breast Imaging, to maintain a comprehensive, high quality screening and symptomatic breast service. The appointee will also be part of a wider team of radiologists providing sub-specialty and General Radiology services across the Trust.

The post will have a commitment to support a range of diagnostic services including CT, MRI, plain film reporting and ultrasound examinations.

A specialist interest may be able to be accommodated.

Candidates must hold the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists and must either be on the Specialist Register, or in possession of a CCT at the time of taking up the appointment.

Main duties of the job

The appointee will be expected to fulfil the following NHS duties within the agreed Job Plans.

A full range of radiology emergency and elective patients are admitted to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the appointee will be responsible for the management of those patients admitted under his/her care. Provision with Consultant colleagues of a comprehensive elective and emergency radiology service. Provision of reciprocal cover for periods of leave. Continuing responsibility for the care of patients in his/her charge and the proper functioning of the department. The appointee will join the existing team of 7 Breast Radiologists and will support the growth in demand for Breast services at NUH.

The person appointed will be required to contribute to the provision of Diagnostic services at Queen's Medical Centre, City Campus, Nottingham Treatment Centre and possibly to the region via EMRAD.

For full details refer to the job description document.

About us

With over 20,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Date posted

14 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year pa

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

164-6362003

Job locations

Nottingham City Hospital Campus

Nottingham

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.

The Breast Unit at Nottingham City Hospital is one of the largest in the country, treating in around 7-800 new breast cancers each year diagnosed from 8,000 new referrals to the daily new referral "one stop" breast clinics.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.

The Breast Unit at Nottingham City Hospital is one of the largest in the country, treating in around 7-800 new breast cancers each year diagnosed from 8,000 new referrals to the daily new referral "one stop" breast clinics.

Person Specification

registration

Essential

  • Full GMC registration with a current licence to practice.
  • Eligible to be included on the Specialist Register or Within 6 months of achieving CCT at the time of interview

Professional Qualifications and Development

Essential

  • FRCR

Desirable

  • MRCP, MRCS or other professional or higher qualification.

Clinical Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Completed approved Breast Imaging Training within a symptomatic service.
  • Experience of working within the NHS Breast Screening Programme

Desirable

  • Experience in advanced imaging techniques. The ability to develop novel solutions to clinical problems

communication and interpersonal skills

Essential

  • Able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and other health professionals.
  • Able to delegate appropriately. Able to work within a team.
  • Able to work flexibly in a changing health service.
  • Evidence of participation in Clinical audit.

Desirable

  • Track record in radiology research preferably with original publications related to Breast Radiology
  • The wish to develop and use leadership skills within the Breast team.
Person Specification

registration

Essential

  • Full GMC registration with a current licence to practice.
  • Eligible to be included on the Specialist Register or Within 6 months of achieving CCT at the time of interview

Professional Qualifications and Development

Essential

  • FRCR

Desirable

  • MRCP, MRCS or other professional or higher qualification.

Clinical Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Completed approved Breast Imaging Training within a symptomatic service.
  • Experience of working within the NHS Breast Screening Programme

Desirable

  • Experience in advanced imaging techniques. The ability to develop novel solutions to clinical problems

communication and interpersonal skills

Essential

  • Able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and other health professionals.
  • Able to delegate appropriately. Able to work within a team.
  • Able to work flexibly in a changing health service.
  • Evidence of participation in Clinical audit.

Desirable

  • Track record in radiology research preferably with original publications related to Breast Radiology
  • The wish to develop and use leadership skills within the Breast team.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Nottingham City Hospital Campus

Nottingham

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Employer's website

https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Nottingham City Hospital Campus

Nottingham

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Employer's website

https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Radiologist

Dr Lisa Hamilton

lisa.hamilton@nuh.nhs.uk

01159249924

Date posted

14 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year pa

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

164-6362003

Job locations

Nottingham City Hospital Campus

Nottingham

NG5 1PB


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