Consultant Radiologist - Nuclear Medicine & Genito-Urinary Radiology

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

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Job summary

We are seeking a Consultant Radiologist with special interests in nuclear medicine (including PET/CT) and genito-urinary (GU) radiology at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust to support ongoing expansion. There is also a commitment to general and emergency body imaging in the Trust.

Services are delivered at Queen's Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital. Emergency medicine is located at Queen's Medical Centre and the majority of out of hours imaging occurs here. Urology is based principally at Nottingham City Hospital and there is Obstetrical and Gynaecological imaging at both sites. Nuclear Medicine imaging takes place at both locations with the PET/CT centre located at Nottingham City Hospital. The post-holder may be asked to work at either or both hospitals but will have a habitual base in one hospital and cross site travel during the day will be avoided where possible.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the summary below you need to familiarise yourself with the full job description attached to this advert.

A full range of emergency and elective patients are admitted to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the appointee will be responsible for the imaging procedures of those patients.

The appointee will join the existing team of radiologists within the radiology and nuclear medicine departments and will support the growth in demand for imaging services. With their consultant colleagues they will provide a comprehensive service within their areas of expertise and reciprocal cover for periods of leave.

The persons appointed will be required to contribute to the services at Queen's Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital sites.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in multidisciplinary meetings (MDT), teaching, research, audit and continuing professional development.

About us

Our Vision: Outstanding in health outcomes and patient and staff experience..

Our Promises:

Patients- We will ensure our patients receive consistently high quality, safe care with outstanding outcomes and experience

People- We will build on our position as an employer of choice; with an engaged, developed and empowered team that puts patient care at the heart of everything it does

Places- We will invest in our estate, equipment and digital infrastructure to support the delivery of high quality patient care

Performance- We will consistently achieve our performance standards and make the best use of resources to contribute to an affordable healthcare system

Partners- We will support the improvement of the health of the communities we serve through strong system leadership and innovative partnerships to deliver integrated models of care

Potential- We will deliver world-class research and education and transform health through innovation.

Date posted

18 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

164-6333095

Job locations

Nottingham University Hospitals

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB


Job description

Job responsibilities

The job plan reflects our best assessment of what the final content will be, based on 10 PAs. For the first year there are 8 sessions of Direct Clinical Care (DCC) and 2 sessions of supporting professional activities (SPA). On completion of one years service this reverts to an 8.5 DCC/1.5 SPA ratio unless additional SPA roles are agreed in job planning. There are frequently educational, governance and management roles available for those interested.

The timetable will be flexible to provide cross cover of essential services.

The proposed job plan is detailed below:

Direct Clinical Care (averaged over one week):

Nuclear Medicine

2.0

PET

2.0

Molecular Radionuclide Therapy/PET

1.5

Nuclear Medicine Cross Cover for leave

0.5

Radiology

2.0

DCC sub-total

8.0

Supporting Professional Activities:

Teaching

Audit

CPD, Appraisal, Job Planning

Research

Clinical Management

SPA sub-total

2.0

Total PAs

10.0

DUTIES

The appointee will be expected to fulfil the following duties with the agreed job plan.

Clinical

A full range of emergency and elective patients are admitted to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the appointee will be responsible for the management of those NM patients admitted under their care.

Teaching

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust are centers for undergraduate and postgraduate education and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to play a full role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Research, Governance and Audit

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has extremely close links with the University and has academic departments in the majority of its clinical specialties. There is active collaborative research between NHS and academic staff and NHS Consultants. The successful candidate would be expected to participate fully in these areas.

Other Duties as Agreed

The appointee may wish to take on other roles alongside their clinical role. Any positions offered by bodies outside the Trust, (e.g. Training Programme Director, Regional College Advisor, Royal College Representative etc.) must be discussed and agreed by the Head of Service in advance of the position being accepted, so that the impact upon the specialty can be fully considered and any job plan amendments undertaken should the additional role be accepted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job plan reflects our best assessment of what the final content will be, based on 10 PAs. For the first year there are 8 sessions of Direct Clinical Care (DCC) and 2 sessions of supporting professional activities (SPA). On completion of one years service this reverts to an 8.5 DCC/1.5 SPA ratio unless additional SPA roles are agreed in job planning. There are frequently educational, governance and management roles available for those interested.

The timetable will be flexible to provide cross cover of essential services.

The proposed job plan is detailed below:

Direct Clinical Care (averaged over one week):

Nuclear Medicine

2.0

PET

2.0

Molecular Radionuclide Therapy/PET

1.5

Nuclear Medicine Cross Cover for leave

0.5

Radiology

2.0

DCC sub-total

8.0

Supporting Professional Activities:

Teaching

Audit

CPD, Appraisal, Job Planning

Research

Clinical Management

SPA sub-total

2.0

Total PAs

10.0

DUTIES

The appointee will be expected to fulfil the following duties with the agreed job plan.

Clinical

A full range of emergency and elective patients are admitted to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the appointee will be responsible for the management of those NM patients admitted under their care.

Teaching

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust are centers for undergraduate and postgraduate education and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to play a full role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Research, Governance and Audit

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has extremely close links with the University and has academic departments in the majority of its clinical specialties. There is active collaborative research between NHS and academic staff and NHS Consultants. The successful candidate would be expected to participate fully in these areas.

Other Duties as Agreed

The appointee may wish to take on other roles alongside their clinical role. Any positions offered by bodies outside the Trust, (e.g. Training Programme Director, Regional College Advisor, Royal College Representative etc.) must be discussed and agreed by the Head of Service in advance of the position being accepted, so that the impact upon the specialty can be fully considered and any job plan amendments undertaken should the additional role be accepted.

Person Specification

Professional Registration

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC
  • Eligible to be included on the Specialist Register
  • Within 6 months of achieving CCT at the time of interview

Desirable

  • Dual accreditation in Nuclear Medicine and Radiology

Professional Qualifications/Development

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC
  • Eligible to be included on Specialist Register
  • Qualified to hold a certificate from the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee

Desirable

  • MRCP, MRCS or other professional or higher qualification

Clinical Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Completed radiology training program
  • Evidence of technical skills as described in the job description
  • Documented evidence of experience in performing and reporting NM and PET-CT studies
  • Experience in uroradiological imaging.

Desirable

  • Specific training in patient safety and/or human factors
  • Wide experience of molecular radionuclide therapy

Management Skills

Essential

  • Able to develop, present and implement coherent ideas for service development/delivery.
  • Able to work within a team

Desirable

  • Experience of change management

Personal Skills/Qualities

Essential

  • Able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and other health professionals
  • Able to work flexibly in a changing health service.

Teaching, Audit & Research

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in Clinical audit
  • Able to teach and support junior staff effectively.

Desirable

  • Evidence of original research, publications
  • Higher teaching degree or qualification or training

Practical Requirements

Essential

  • Ability to handle, manipulate and administer radiopharmaceuticals
Person Specification

Professional Registration

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC
  • Eligible to be included on the Specialist Register
  • Within 6 months of achieving CCT at the time of interview

Desirable

  • Dual accreditation in Nuclear Medicine and Radiology

Professional Qualifications/Development

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC
  • Eligible to be included on Specialist Register
  • Qualified to hold a certificate from the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee

Desirable

  • MRCP, MRCS or other professional or higher qualification

Clinical Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Completed radiology training program
  • Evidence of technical skills as described in the job description
  • Documented evidence of experience in performing and reporting NM and PET-CT studies
  • Experience in uroradiological imaging.

Desirable

  • Specific training in patient safety and/or human factors
  • Wide experience of molecular radionuclide therapy

Management Skills

Essential

  • Able to develop, present and implement coherent ideas for service development/delivery.
  • Able to work within a team

Desirable

  • Experience of change management

Personal Skills/Qualities

Essential

  • Able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and other health professionals
  • Able to work flexibly in a changing health service.

Teaching, Audit & Research

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in Clinical audit
  • Able to teach and support junior staff effectively.

Desirable

  • Evidence of original research, publications
  • Higher teaching degree or qualification or training

Practical Requirements

Essential

  • Ability to handle, manipulate and administer radiopharmaceuticals

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 University Hospitals

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Nottingham University Hospitals

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Joint Head of Nuclear Medicine

Charnie Kalirai

charnie.kalirai@nuh.nhs.uk

01159691169

Date posted

18 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

164-6333095

Job locations

Nottingham University Hospitals

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB


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