Locum Consultant - Neuro Radiologist

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

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Job summary

We are looking for an outstanding Consultant Diagnostic Neuro Radiologist with an interest in Neuroradiology and Head and Neck imaging, wishing to enhance a team of 7 Neuro-radiologists at a Level 1 Trauma Hospital. Expertise in ENT imaging is desirable but not essential. You will support the network of regional services, and contribute to the expanding diagnostic neuroradiology workload. This is within a department 48wte Consultant Radiologists.

The Imaging Department at UHNM is a busy department providing both general and specialist services in diagnostic and interventional imaging. It is a large department which carries out over 700,000 examinations every year.

Main duties of the job

This is a full time Neuroradiology post which, in conjunction with 7 other Consultant Neuroradiology colleagues, will provide a comprehensive neuroradiology and head and neck service to the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

At UHNM the Neuro-radiologists work closely with their colleagues in Head and Neck, Neurosurgery, Neurosciences and Oncology through cancer MDTs and joint clinico-radiological conferences.

The post holder will contribute to the provision of a first-class service supporting - Head and Neck, ENT, Neurosurgery, Spinal Surgery, Neurology , Stroke team and Oncology.

The on-call rota is currently 1 in 7. Scheduling of sessions is by mutual agreement. Opportunities exist for flexible working, extended working day and weekend working and additional PA's.

We are one of the top ranked trauma unit's in the country and the successful applicant will have excellent exposure to trauma, post-surgical and diagnostic imaging.

About us

The University Hospital is the main teaching hospital for the Keele University Undergraduate Medical School and there are close ties with the University of Keele and Staffordshire University.

UHNM is a standalone training scheme (a part of West Midlands School of Radiology). There is a high level of skill-mix within the department and teaching and training of radiographers and junior radiologists is at the forefront. Every year, there are 7 junior radiologists joining the department for their training. We currently have 37 trainees at all levels and new training facilities. There are many opportunities provided by working in an Acute Teaching Hospital with a strong commitment to clinical excellence, teaching and research, and a high quality patient experience.

There are extensive academic opportunities and involvement in research is encouraged. A specialised research team within the department will help support research, studies and collaboration with other centres and the industry.

We are one of the top ranked trauma unit's in the country and a Consultant job here will provide excellent exposure to acute Neuro radiology imaging.

Flexible working requests will be considered

Date posted

12 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year Per Annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

205-6331151-B

Job locations

University Hospitals North Midlands

Newcastle Road

Staffordshire

ST4 6QG


Job description

Job responsibilities

The detailed job description and responsibilities can be found within the attached supporting documents.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The detailed job description and responsibilities can be found within the attached supporting documents.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC
  • Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via one of the following: 1.Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) (the anticipated CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) 2.Evidence of submission of Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) 3.European Community Rights
  • FRCR or equivalent training

Desirable

  • Awards/distinctions whilst studying for 1st degree
  • Academic and extracurricular achievements
  • Higher/additional degree
  • ALS certification

Clinical Experience & Training

Essential

  • Neuroradiology subspecialty training
  • Completed full time training in Radiology
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on a range of problems within speciality
  • Willingness to develop skills to fit in with current establishment and service needs.
  • Good writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively
  • Ability to plan strategically and to exercise sound judgements when faced with conflicting pressures
  • Ability to motivate and develop the multi-disciplinary team, balancing departmental and personal objectives.
  • Ability to support the Clinical Director of Imaging.
  • Ability to teach clinical skills to medical staff and students, and other disciplines

Desirable

  • Head and neck imaging dedicated experience /fellowship
  • Minor and medium spine and ultrasound guided neck intervention
  • Management Experience

Academic Achievements, Research, Publications

Essential

  • Interest in and willingness to develop teaching abilities and activities
  • An awareness of current speciality specific developments, initiatives and issues
  • Experience of conducting Clinical Audit
  • Ability to use the evidence base and clinical audit to support decisionmaking.
  • Ability to organise and apply research outcomes and work within research Governance procedures.
  • Evidence of having undertaken original research

Desirable

  • Publications in peer reviewed journals.

Management and Administrative Experience

Essential

  • Good leadership skills, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • An enquiring and critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other staff and agencies
  • Commitment to Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development.

Desirable

  • Management Experience

Professional and Multidisciplinary Team Working

Essential

  • Ability to motivate and develop the multi-disciplinary team, balancing departmental and personal objectives
  • Ability to support the Clinical Director of Imaging.

Desirable

  • Ability to teach clinical skills to medical staff and students, and other disciplines
  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical problems
  • An awareness of current speciality specific developments, initiatives and issues. Evidence of having undertaken original research

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Willingness to undertake a leadership role
  • Calm under pressure

Desirable

  • Residence within 10 miles /30 minutes of the Hospital Centre
  • Holder of a full driving licence
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC
  • Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via one of the following: 1.Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) (the anticipated CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) 2.Evidence of submission of Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) 3.European Community Rights
  • FRCR or equivalent training

Desirable

  • Awards/distinctions whilst studying for 1st degree
  • Academic and extracurricular achievements
  • Higher/additional degree
  • ALS certification

Clinical Experience & Training

Essential

  • Neuroradiology subspecialty training
  • Completed full time training in Radiology
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on a range of problems within speciality
  • Willingness to develop skills to fit in with current establishment and service needs.
  • Good writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively
  • Ability to plan strategically and to exercise sound judgements when faced with conflicting pressures
  • Ability to motivate and develop the multi-disciplinary team, balancing departmental and personal objectives.
  • Ability to support the Clinical Director of Imaging.
  • Ability to teach clinical skills to medical staff and students, and other disciplines

Desirable

  • Head and neck imaging dedicated experience /fellowship
  • Minor and medium spine and ultrasound guided neck intervention
  • Management Experience

Academic Achievements, Research, Publications

Essential

  • Interest in and willingness to develop teaching abilities and activities
  • An awareness of current speciality specific developments, initiatives and issues
  • Experience of conducting Clinical Audit
  • Ability to use the evidence base and clinical audit to support decisionmaking.
  • Ability to organise and apply research outcomes and work within research Governance procedures.
  • Evidence of having undertaken original research

Desirable

  • Publications in peer reviewed journals.

Management and Administrative Experience

Essential

  • Good leadership skills, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • An enquiring and critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other staff and agencies
  • Commitment to Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development.

Desirable

  • Management Experience

Professional and Multidisciplinary Team Working

Essential

  • Ability to motivate and develop the multi-disciplinary team, balancing departmental and personal objectives
  • Ability to support the Clinical Director of Imaging.

Desirable

  • Ability to teach clinical skills to medical staff and students, and other disciplines
  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical problems
  • An awareness of current speciality specific developments, initiatives and issues. Evidence of having undertaken original research

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Willingness to undertake a leadership role
  • Calm under pressure

Desirable

  • Residence within 10 miles /30 minutes of the Hospital Centre
  • Holder of a full driving licence

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

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals North Midlands

Newcastle Road

Staffordshire

ST4 6QG


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals North Midlands

Newcastle Road

Staffordshire

ST4 6QG


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Radiologist and Clinical Director

Dr Elizabeth Gunning

Elizabeth.Gunning@uhnm.nhs.uk

Date posted

12 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year Per Annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

205-6331151-B

Job locations

University Hospitals North Midlands

Newcastle Road

Staffordshire

ST4 6QG


Supporting documents

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