Consultant Neuro-Diagnostic Radiologist

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

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Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled Consultant Diagnostic Neuro Radiologist with an interest in Head and Neck imaging, to join a team of 7 Neuro-radiologists in a busy, dynamic department of 48wte Radiology Consultants delivering first class emergency and non-acute services.

Currently we provide advanced imaging to support trauma, oncology, stroke, spine, dementia, ENT and maxillofacial services. We also have adequate support from the clinical scientists to perform and improve the specialist MRI for brain tumour, stroke, etc. Planned service developments include thyroid nodule US guided microwave ablation.

We are a Level 1 Trauma Centre and support the acute stroke mechanical thrombectomy service 24/7. The post holder will be involved in allied acute imaging, underpinning these services. The successful candidate will also support a network of regional services, and together with a team of allied clinicians, surgeons and oncologists will deliver and develop a high quality, evidence based, patient centred service.

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 Spine 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 1:7, 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 a Consultant job here will provide excellent exposure to acute Neuro radiology imaging.

About us

The Imaging Directorate aims to be one of the best in the country and we are proud to have achieved QSI accreditation for 9 consecutive years. UHNM has also been accredited as a BSIR Exemplar site having "demonstrated a commitment to the development of high quality IR services" through "committed clinical leadership and commitment from the Interventional team" The post holder will be expected to engage in these accreditations and contribute with audit and quality improvement initiatives.

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.

UHNM is a standalone training scheme (a part of West Midlands School of Radiology). We currently have 38 trainees. The diagnostic on-call services are well supported by radiology trainees 24/7. The post-holder will be expected to support the registrars on-call and contribute to teaching and training integrated with service delivery.

Date posted

14 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year Per Annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

205-6226139-A

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 and eligible for entry on the specialist register within 6 months
  • FRCR or equivalent training
  • 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 proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) 2. Eligible for Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) 3. European Community Rights

Desirable

  • Awards/distinctions whilst studying for 1st degree
  • Academic and extracurricular achievements
  • 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
  • Ability to appraise junior doctors and other staff. Training in medical education
  • Minor and medium spine and ultrasound guided neck intervention

Academic Achievements, Research, Publications

Essential

  • Interest in and willingness to develop teaching abilities and activities
  • Awareness of current specialty specific developments, initiatives and issues
  • Experience of conducting Clinical Audit
  • Ability to use the evidence base and clinical audit to support decision making
  • 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

  • o 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 and eligible for entry on the specialist register within 6 months
  • FRCR or equivalent training
  • 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 proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) 2. Eligible for Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) 3. European Community Rights

Desirable

  • Awards/distinctions whilst studying for 1st degree
  • Academic and extracurricular achievements
  • 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
  • Ability to appraise junior doctors and other staff. Training in medical education
  • Minor and medium spine and ultrasound guided neck intervention

Academic Achievements, Research, Publications

Essential

  • Interest in and willingness to develop teaching abilities and activities
  • Awareness of current specialty specific developments, initiatives and issues
  • Experience of conducting Clinical Audit
  • Ability to use the evidence base and clinical audit to support decision making
  • 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

  • o 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

01782675864

Date posted

14 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year Per Annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

205-6226139-A

Job locations

University Hospitals North Midlands

Newcastle Road

Staffordshire

ST4 6QG


Supporting documents

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