Consultant in interventional Radiology

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

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Job summary

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to work with us.

Please see below for detailed job description of the role.

Main duties of the job

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust wishes to appoint a new consultant interventional radiologist to our current dynamic and friendly team. This is a replacement post for a departing colleague therefore the role is primarily vascular interventional radiology.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide aortic and peripheral vascular (both arterial and venous) intervention, including thoracic aortic stent grafting, to support existing vascular interventional colleagues and enable the provision of vascular/ aortic on call. They should also be able to provide a broad range of interventions, including embolotherapy. Interventional oncology interests would be encouraged.

The job will entail providing 24/7 IR on call for vascular and non-vascular interventional emergencies including but not limited to embolotherapy for trauma (Southampton General Hospital is the regional major trauma centre), GI/abdominal haemorrhage and post-partum haemorrhage, aortic intervention (EVAR and TEVAR), nephrostomies, and image-guided sepsis drainage procedures.

The job also involves some general inpatient abdominal radiology, including CT and US and CT/US-guided intervention, in addition to subspecialist vascular imaging.

We are a BSIR Exemplar site. Amongst other services we are an established supra-regional centre for vascular malformations and liver oncology.

About us

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Date posted

06 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

188-MT1192-MEDICAL

Job locations

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO16 6YD


Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsibilities

WHAT YOULL DO:

The appointed Consultant Interventional Radiologist will:

Contribute to the high-quality consultant-led interventional radiology imaging service provided at UHS.

Share in the 24/7 cover of the service, including on call on a rota basis (intended to be 1 in 8 with prospective cover)

Develop specialist skills to work with multidisciplinary teams and support regional tertiary services.

Along with their consultant colleagues, provide clinical supervision of radiology trainees.

Some duties may be provided by offsite working.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Individuals wishing to apply must be registered with the General Medical Council (GMC).

The successful candidate will be employed under the terms and conditions of service for Consultants (England) 2003.

Interviews will be held on Thursday, 11 July 2024

Job Reference: -188-MT1192-MEDICAL This vacancy closes on or before: 26/06/2024

Should you have any queries regarding the post or if you would like to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Rob Allison (interventional radiology clinical lead) Robert.Allison@uhs.nhs.uk, Dr Iain Wilson (interventional radiologist) Iain.Wilson@unh.nhs.uk . If you are ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsibilities

WHAT YOULL DO:

The appointed Consultant Interventional Radiologist will:

Contribute to the high-quality consultant-led interventional radiology imaging service provided at UHS.

Share in the 24/7 cover of the service, including on call on a rota basis (intended to be 1 in 8 with prospective cover)

Develop specialist skills to work with multidisciplinary teams and support regional tertiary services.

Along with their consultant colleagues, provide clinical supervision of radiology trainees.

Some duties may be provided by offsite working.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Individuals wishing to apply must be registered with the General Medical Council (GMC).

The successful candidate will be employed under the terms and conditions of service for Consultants (England) 2003.

Interviews will be held on Thursday, 11 July 2024

Job Reference: -188-MT1192-MEDICAL This vacancy closes on or before: 26/06/2024

Should you have any queries regarding the post or if you would like to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Rob Allison (interventional radiology clinical lead) Robert.Allison@uhs.nhs.uk, Dr Iain Wilson (interventional radiologist) Iain.Wilson@unh.nhs.uk . If you are ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

Person Specification

Qualifications and training

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • GMC registration with a licence to practise
  • FRCR or equivalent

Desirable

  • CCT Radiology with evidence of subspecialist IR training or CCT Interventional Radiology
  • MRCP
  • MRCS
  • Publications in Radiological Journals

Previous or relevant experience

Essential

  • Appropriate knowledge base, and ability to apply sound clinical judgement to problems
  • Extensive and relevant experience in all aspects of Interventional Radiology in the vascular and non-vascular fields, including EVAR/TEVAR and Embolisation
  • 2-3 years of subspecialist training in Interventional Radiology, including emergency embolisation and management of an acute IR on call. Experience in peripheral vascular intervention

Desirable

  • Experience in IR simulation and training

Aptitudes and skills

Essential

  • Evidence and ability to work effectively in multi-professional teams
  • Understanding of equality and diversity and how this affects patients, visitors and staff
  • Evidence and ability to communicate and liaise effectively with patients and colleagues (verbal and written communication skills in English).
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills including ability to prioritise effectively and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate the ability to be calm, compassionate, and able to respond efficiently to various circumstances, which may change rapidly
  • Evidence of participation in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • Is empathetic and sensitive to patients' needs
  • Experience and willingness to undertake audit and clinical governance activities
  • Awareness of safety aspects of Interventional Radiology

Desirable

  • Experience in organising electronic computer-based meetings, teaching and e-learning
  • Research Skills: Publication of research articles, demonstrating understanding of research methodology and commitments

Living the Trust values

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate behaviours that meet the Trust Values: Patients First, Always Improving, Working Together (
Person Specification

Qualifications and training

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • GMC registration with a licence to practise
  • FRCR or equivalent

Desirable

  • CCT Radiology with evidence of subspecialist IR training or CCT Interventional Radiology
  • MRCP
  • MRCS
  • Publications in Radiological Journals

Previous or relevant experience

Essential

  • Appropriate knowledge base, and ability to apply sound clinical judgement to problems
  • Extensive and relevant experience in all aspects of Interventional Radiology in the vascular and non-vascular fields, including EVAR/TEVAR and Embolisation
  • 2-3 years of subspecialist training in Interventional Radiology, including emergency embolisation and management of an acute IR on call. Experience in peripheral vascular intervention

Desirable

  • Experience in IR simulation and training

Aptitudes and skills

Essential

  • Evidence and ability to work effectively in multi-professional teams
  • Understanding of equality and diversity and how this affects patients, visitors and staff
  • Evidence and ability to communicate and liaise effectively with patients and colleagues (verbal and written communication skills in English).
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills including ability to prioritise effectively and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate the ability to be calm, compassionate, and able to respond efficiently to various circumstances, which may change rapidly
  • Evidence of participation in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • Is empathetic and sensitive to patients' needs
  • Experience and willingness to undertake audit and clinical governance activities
  • Awareness of safety aspects of Interventional Radiology

Desirable

  • Experience in organising electronic computer-based meetings, teaching and e-learning
  • Research Skills: Publication of research articles, demonstrating understanding of research methodology and commitments

Living the Trust values

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate behaviours that meet the Trust Values: Patients First, Always Improving, Working Together (

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

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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

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

Address

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO16 6YD


Employer's website

https://www.uhs.nhs.uk/home.aspx (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

Address

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO16 6YD


Employer's website

https://www.uhs.nhs.uk/home.aspx (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Interventional Radiologist

Robert Allison

Robert.allison@uhs.nhs.uk

02381203725

Date posted

06 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

188-MT1192-MEDICAL

Job locations

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO16 6YD


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