Consultant Radiologist

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This is a full time substantive consultant appointment for a general radiologist, all subspecialty interests are welcome in particularly musculoskeletal, GU, gynae, cardiothoracic and breast.

The post will be based at the West Middlesex site.

The 10 PA contract comprises 8 DCC sessions and up to 2 SPA sessions. There is also opportunity to take on further tariffed SPA roles within the department.

The successful candidate will have access to secretarial/administrator support from the Imaging department administrative/PA team. They will also have access to dedicated working office space within the radiology department where they will be able to base themselves and be part of the wider radiology team.

AAC assessment: 22nd August 2024

Main duties of the job

The job plan will be based on a 4 day week, includes sessions dedicated to general cross sectional reporting so it would be essential for the prospective candidate to be able to report body CT and MRI. It would be desirable if the candidate can perform MSK ultrasound, US-guided injections, FNA, and core biopsies. The successful candidate will also be expected to partake in local MDT's.

The new appointee will participate in the diagnostic on call rota covering the West Middlesex Hospital site. On call frequency will be approximately 1:14 . The on call hours are 5- 9 pm on weekdays and 11am-5pm on weekends and bank holidays.

The proposed job plan will be subject to change to allow for any future extended 7-day service requirement and provision of services across the entire Trust.

The applicant should be on the Specialist register of the GMC, within 6 months of CCT, and be a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists or equivalent.

Radiation Protection is a paramount responsibility. It will be a requirement to ensure patient, staff and public safety by compliance with local policies and with appropriate legislation and professional standards

About us

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be one of the top performing and safest trusts in England.

We have two main acute hospital sites--Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, plus our award-winning clinics across North West London and beyond.

We employ over 7,000 staff and 500 volunteers

We treat someone in A&E every 90 seconds

We deliver a baby every 50 minutes

We operate on a patient every 16 minutes

We do 50 imaging procedures each hour

We serve a diverse population of 1.5 million from the beginning to the end of life

Our values

Our PROUD values demonstrate to staff, patients and the public the standards of care and experience they should expect from our services:

Putting patients first

Responsive to patients and staff

Open and honest

Unfailingly kind

Determined to develop

Trust Values

The Trust has launched its values to patients and members of the public to demonstrate the standard of care and experience they should expect from any of our services.

These values form the mnemonic PROUD:

Putting patients first

Responsive to, and supportive of, patients and staff

Open, welcoming and honest

Unfailingly kind, treating everyone with respect, compassion and dignity

Determined to develop our skills and continuously improve the quality of care

Date posted

17 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

289-CSD-CON-0317

Job locations

West Middlesex University Hospital

Twickenham Rd, Isleworth

TW7 6AF


Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide High Quality Care to Patients

The post holder must adhere to the standards outlined by the GMC for Good Medical Practice.

Develop and maintain the competencies required to carry out the duties required of the post.

Ensure prompt attendance at agreed direct clinical care Programmed Activities.

Ensure patients are involved in decisions about their care and to respond to their views.

Demonstrate, model and encourage Trust Values at all times to all patients and staff.

Research, Teaching and Training

    • Provide high quality teaching to medical undergraduates and members of other health care professions as agreed with the Service Lead. To contribute to training and teaching of medical trainees, medical students, other doctors in training and other staff groups.
    • Act as a clinical supervisor and appraiser as delegated by the Clinical Director/Service Lead to ensure external accreditation of training post.
    • Where possible to collaborate with academic and clinical colleagues to enhance the Trusts translational research/audit portfolio, at all times meeting the full requirements of Research Governance.
    • Ensure that your mandatory training is up to date as per Trust policy.
    • The Trust expects all consultants to participate fully in continuing professional development to ensure that skills and knowledge are updated in line with relevant medical developments. Consultants may apply to the study leave budget for help with associated expenses in line with the terms and conditions of their contract. In addition consultants will be expected to undertake some non-clinical training and development at the discretion of the trust management, for example, Leadership Training.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide High Quality Care to Patients

The post holder must adhere to the standards outlined by the GMC for Good Medical Practice.

Develop and maintain the competencies required to carry out the duties required of the post.

Ensure prompt attendance at agreed direct clinical care Programmed Activities.

Ensure patients are involved in decisions about their care and to respond to their views.

Demonstrate, model and encourage Trust Values at all times to all patients and staff.

Research, Teaching and Training

    • Provide high quality teaching to medical undergraduates and members of other health care professions as agreed with the Service Lead. To contribute to training and teaching of medical trainees, medical students, other doctors in training and other staff groups.
    • Act as a clinical supervisor and appraiser as delegated by the Clinical Director/Service Lead to ensure external accreditation of training post.
    • Where possible to collaborate with academic and clinical colleagues to enhance the Trusts translational research/audit portfolio, at all times meeting the full requirements of Research Governance.
    • Ensure that your mandatory training is up to date as per Trust policy.
    • The Trust expects all consultants to participate fully in continuing professional development to ensure that skills and knowledge are updated in line with relevant medical developments. Consultants may apply to the study leave budget for help with associated expenses in line with the terms and conditions of their contract. In addition consultants will be expected to undertake some non-clinical training and development at the discretion of the trust management, for example, Leadership Training.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • Relevant CCT or equivalent (equivalence must be confirmed by PMET/GMC by date if Advisory Appointments Committee (AAC))
  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register OR eligible within 6 months of the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee
  • Good understanding of and adherence to the principles of Good Medical Practice set out by the General Medical Council.
  • Achieved Fellowship of Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Experience in teaching medical trainees and other NHS professionals

Desirable

  • Higher Degree
  • Additional related qualifications e.g. BSc, BA
  • Teaching/ education qualification
  • Level 3 Safeguarding Children as per intercollegiate document.
  • Management Training
  • Understanding of business planning and hospital contracting

Qualifications

Essential

  • Experience

Experience

Essential

  • Understanding of Clinical Governance and Audit
  • Under and post graduate teaching experience
  • Wide training in general, cross-sectional radiology and ultrasound
  • Relevant Sub-specialty training
  • Experience in general ultrasound
  • Experience in general CT reporting
  • Experience in MRI reporting
  • Understanding of audit and Clinical Governance and quality control in Radiology
  • Experience of Radiology service delivery within a National Health Service department
  • Participation in a system of annual appraisal
  • Participation in a recognised continuing medical education scheme

Desirable

  • Experience in the interpretation of thoracic imaging
  • Experience in soft tissue biopsies and other interventional procedures.
  • Experience in interpretation of paediatric imaging
Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • Relevant CCT or equivalent (equivalence must be confirmed by PMET/GMC by date if Advisory Appointments Committee (AAC))
  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register OR eligible within 6 months of the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee
  • Good understanding of and adherence to the principles of Good Medical Practice set out by the General Medical Council.
  • Achieved Fellowship of Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Experience in teaching medical trainees and other NHS professionals

Desirable

  • Higher Degree
  • Additional related qualifications e.g. BSc, BA
  • Teaching/ education qualification
  • Level 3 Safeguarding Children as per intercollegiate document.
  • Management Training
  • Understanding of business planning and hospital contracting

Qualifications

Essential

  • Experience

Experience

Essential

  • Understanding of Clinical Governance and Audit
  • Under and post graduate teaching experience
  • Wide training in general, cross-sectional radiology and ultrasound
  • Relevant Sub-specialty training
  • Experience in general ultrasound
  • Experience in general CT reporting
  • Experience in MRI reporting
  • Understanding of audit and Clinical Governance and quality control in Radiology
  • Experience of Radiology service delivery within a National Health Service department
  • Participation in a system of annual appraisal
  • Participation in a recognised continuing medical education scheme

Desirable

  • Experience in the interpretation of thoracic imaging
  • Experience in soft tissue biopsies and other interventional procedures.
  • Experience in interpretation of paediatric imaging

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

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

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

West Middlesex University Hospital

Twickenham Rd, Isleworth

TW7 6AF


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

West Middlesex University Hospital

Twickenham Rd, Isleworth

TW7 6AF


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Radiologist & Service Director

Dr Nada Nakhla

n.nakhla@nhs.net

Date posted

17 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

289-CSD-CON-0317

Job locations

West Middlesex University Hospital

Twickenham Rd, Isleworth

TW7 6AF


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