Senior Clinical Fellow in Radiology - Harefield Hospital

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Job Title: Clinical Fellow in Radiology

Location: Harefield Hospital Site

This 24-month post is for a clinical fellow who will spend 24 months being trained in cardio-thoracic radiology and contributing to the radiology service at Harefield Hospital. The training programme will include cardiac and thoracic CT, intervention procedures, ultrasound, plain film and some cardiovascular MRI.

Main duties of the job

  • To assist in the running of the clinical radiology service under the direction of the Clinical Lead, including thoracic interventional procedures
  • Depending on the mutually agreed post duration, the fellow will be expected to gain competence in advanced cardiac CT reporting and thoracic interventional techniques . for the appropriate candidate, a level 2 accreditation may be possible in CMR.
  • There are no formalised research duties in the job plan for this position. However, depending on the individual and the mutually-agreed duration of the post, the fellow may be involved in radiology research and peer-reviewed publication.
  • To maintain a high standard of patient care at all times. To liaise with the superintendent radiographers with regard to clinical service issues.
  • There is an on call responsibility as part of the role and it is currently a 1:5 rota

See JD for more details

About us

Harefield Hospital is the largest advanced heart and lung failure and cardiothoracic transplant centre in the UK and the regional primary angioplasty centre.

The Harefield Radiology Department accepts both internal and external referrals for a wide range of clinical indications. It comprises of two CT scanners, two MRI scanners, two ultrasound machines and two general imaging rooms (one with fluoro capability).

The radiology department is a regional referral centre for Cardiac CT and MRI and thoracic intervention.

The radiology department is led by Dr Paras Dalal, with 3 additional consultants; Dr Tarun Mittal, Dr Evangelos Skondras and Dr Saeed Mirsadraee.

Date posted

07 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£55,329 a year Per Annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

24 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

196-MED4495

Job locations

Harefield Hospital

Hill End Road

Uxbridge

UB9 6JH


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Assisting in the running of the radiology service under the direction of the Clinical Lead for Radiology
  • To maintain a high standard of patient care at all times.
  • To liaise with the Imaging Superintendents with regard to clinical service issues.
  • To ensure appropriate infection control measures are utilised when necessary. Paying particular attention to personal protection as well as the management of equipment and linens.
  • To observe safety regulations with particular regard to the Local Rules and the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • To communicate appropriately with other members of staff, giving support and advice where necessary.
  • To train radiographers, technologists and other doctors
  • The post holder will maintain good working relationships with multidisciplinary team within the hospital.
  • To liaise with other departments/wards within the hospital and various external sources in order to provide a quality service to patients and clinicians.
  • To communicate appropriately with other members of staff, giving support and advice where necessary.
  • To communicate effectively and empathetically with patients and their escorts prior to, during and after an examination and to assess specific communication needs of individual patients.
  • To use tact and sensitivity when asking personal questions, e.g. checking pregnancy status before an examination.
  • To explain procedures and reassure patients who may have concerns r in order to gain their cooperation.
  • To report any equipment failure to the Imaging Superintendents
  • To abide by the Trusts core behaviours for staff and all other Trust Policies including standing financial instructions, research governance, codes and practices and health and safety policies
  • To maintain confidentiality of image data.
  • To report faults in the data information systems in use in the department.
  • To participate in the continuing development programme for all staff.
  • The post holder will attend the clinical departmental meetings.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Assisting in the running of the radiology service under the direction of the Clinical Lead for Radiology
  • To maintain a high standard of patient care at all times.
  • To liaise with the Imaging Superintendents with regard to clinical service issues.
  • To ensure appropriate infection control measures are utilised when necessary. Paying particular attention to personal protection as well as the management of equipment and linens.
  • To observe safety regulations with particular regard to the Local Rules and the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • To communicate appropriately with other members of staff, giving support and advice where necessary.
  • To train radiographers, technologists and other doctors
  • The post holder will maintain good working relationships with multidisciplinary team within the hospital.
  • To liaise with other departments/wards within the hospital and various external sources in order to provide a quality service to patients and clinicians.
  • To communicate appropriately with other members of staff, giving support and advice where necessary.
  • To communicate effectively and empathetically with patients and their escorts prior to, during and after an examination and to assess specific communication needs of individual patients.
  • To use tact and sensitivity when asking personal questions, e.g. checking pregnancy status before an examination.
  • To explain procedures and reassure patients who may have concerns r in order to gain their cooperation.
  • To report any equipment failure to the Imaging Superintendents
  • To abide by the Trusts core behaviours for staff and all other Trust Policies including standing financial instructions, research governance, codes and practices and health and safety policies
  • To maintain confidentiality of image data.
  • To report faults in the data information systems in use in the department.
  • To participate in the continuing development programme for all staff.
  • The post holder will attend the clinical departmental meetings.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Full GMC registration
  • CCT in Clinical Radiology
  • MB BS or equivalent

Desirable

  • FRCR or equivalent
  • Training and qualification in cardiac imaging

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in general radiology
  • Evidence of understanding and application of clinical care
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Desirable

  • Prior knowledge/ experience of cardiovascular imaging
  • Knowledge of CQC IRMER requirements
  • Experience in performing clinical research or published research
  • Recent experience in clinical cardiology

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • Sound knowledge of plain film reporting and basic ultrasound
  • Ability to perform doppler studies
  • Ability to interpret general CT studies
  • Ability to speak and write English to the appropriate standard necessary to fulfil the job requirements

Desirable

  • Good ability to teach/transfer knowledge

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Highly motivated and clear reasons for wanting the job
  • Commitment to pursuing a career in imaging or related specialties
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and build rapport
Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Full GMC registration
  • CCT in Clinical Radiology
  • MB BS or equivalent

Desirable

  • FRCR or equivalent
  • Training and qualification in cardiac imaging

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in general radiology
  • Evidence of understanding and application of clinical care
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Desirable

  • Prior knowledge/ experience of cardiovascular imaging
  • Knowledge of CQC IRMER requirements
  • Experience in performing clinical research or published research
  • Recent experience in clinical cardiology

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • Sound knowledge of plain film reporting and basic ultrasound
  • Ability to perform doppler studies
  • Ability to interpret general CT studies
  • Ability to speak and write English to the appropriate standard necessary to fulfil the job requirements

Desirable

  • Good ability to teach/transfer knowledge

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Highly motivated and clear reasons for wanting the job
  • Commitment to pursuing a career in imaging or related specialties
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and build rapport

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.

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UK Registration

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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

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Harefield Hospital

Hill End Road

Uxbridge

UB9 6JH


Employer's website

https://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/careers/careers.aspx (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Harefield Hospital

Hill End Road

Uxbridge

UB9 6JH


Employer's website

https://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/careers/careers.aspx (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Lead in Radiology

Dr Paras Dalal

p.dalal@rbht.nhs.uk

Date posted

07 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£55,329 a year Per Annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

24 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

196-MED4495

Job locations

Harefield Hospital

Hill End Road

Uxbridge

UB9 6JH


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