Consultant Radiologist in Musculoskeletal Imaging (MSK)

Ashford & St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Consultant Radiologist with an interest in Musculoskeletal Imaging

Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Consultant Radiologist with an Interest Musculoskeletal Imaging.

The Imaging Department is based at two sites, Ashford Hospital and St Peters Hospital Chertsey. The modalities include general radiography, fluoroscopy, CT, ultrasound, mammography, Intervention. The MRI service is currently provided by Alliance Medical.

The Surrey Integrated Musculoskeletal (IMSK) services is made up of therapies, surgical appliance, orthopaedics, rheumatology, pain management and specific radiology services. Most often the pathway flows not only into these specialities but also into various other specialities.

Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and forward looking NHS Foundation Trust, located in a pleasant area to the south west of London and on the borders of Surrey and Middlesex. Local towns include Woking, Chertsey, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Staines, Bedfont, and Feltham.

Applicants are required to be fully registered and must be on the GMC's Specialist Register, or be eligible for admission to the Register within six months from the date of interview for the post.

For further information on these posts, please contact Dr. Alex Chapman, Clinical Director on 01932 722791

Main duties of the job

Consultant Radiologist with an interest in MSK Imaging

oDeliver Clinical, Educational, Managerial Services of the highest professional standard at Consultant Level to the Department

oWork with existing consultants and the multi-disciplinary team to provide a high quality well-led service for patients of Ashford & St Peter's, including the diagnosis, investigations, treatment and management of patients, in accordance with Trust policies and practices.

oDeliver Direct Clinical Care to patients, through all parts of the Department assisting clinical decision-making and sharing equally in the workload.

o Be expected to participate in the Consultant evening and weekend rota on a 1:12 basis.

o Engage fully with the care of patients outside the department and provide a prompt opinion on request from consultant colleagues in other specialties.

o Engage with medical, nursing, management and all relevant co-workers in the delivery of department objectives: to provide clinical leadership, improve the patient experience; ensure the highest quality clinical care.

o Participate in the professional training of the staff in the department, both medical and non-medical, and contribute as required to teaching sessions for other hospital staff as well as undergraduate and postgraduate staff, including supervision of junior medical staff. Teaching and training will require verification of teaching certification

About us

Ashford and St. Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of more than 410,000 people living in North-West Surrey, parts of Hounslow and beyond.

Over 3,700 highly trained doctors, nurses, midwives, therapists, healthcare scientists and other support staff make up our workforce, providing a wide range of services across our two hospital sites, Ashford, Surrey and St Peter's, Chertsey, Surrey.

We also run many specialist clinics in the community and local community hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

Our vision is to be one of the best healthcare Trusts in the country. There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at ASPH. We are committed to providing continuous professional development and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.

We are expanding our theatres at Ashford Hospital and moving towards this becoming our dedicated elective centre. We want to create a state-of-the-art centre for excellence for planned surgical procedures.

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:

  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • On-site Nurseries
  • On-site staff cafes
  • On-site parking
  • Support in career development
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including wage stream, lease cars, Cycle to Work schemes and home electronics

Adverts may close early, so applicants are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

For more information about a career at ASPH please visit:www.asph-careers.org

Date posted

29 May 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

323-MD7076-AM

Job locations

ASPH

Guildford Road

Chertsey

KT16 0PZ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Deliver Clinical, Educational, Managerial Services of the highest professional standard at Consultant Level to the Department

Work with existing consultants and the multi-disciplinary team to provide a high quality well-led service for patients of Ashford & St Peters, including the diagnosis, investigations, treatment and management of patients, in accordance with Trust policies and practices.

Deliver Direct Clinical Care to patients, through all parts of the Department assisting clinical decision-making and sharing equally in the workload.

The Consultant team will provide comprehensive senior clinical cover to the Department.

Be expected to share equally in the workload of the department

A special interest in MSK radiology is expected, but there will be the opportunity to pursue and develop further areas of special interest in line with departmental and Trust strategy

Be expected to participate in the Consultant evening and weekend rota on a 1:12 basis. The frequency may be reviewed at a later date.

Have a continuing responsibility for the care of patients in his/her charge, ensuring safe handover as appropriate.

Engage fully with the care of patients outside the department and provide a prompt opinion on request from consultant colleagues in other specialties.

Engage with medical, nursing, management and all relevant co-workers in the delivery of department objectives: to provide clinical leadership, improve the patient experience; ensure the highest quality clinical care.

Actively participate in and support other staff with education, research, audit and clinical governance activities involving a multi-disciplinary workforce across the department

  • Participate in the professional training of the staff in the department, both medical and non-medical, and contribute as required to teaching sessions for other hospital staff as well as

Please see Job Description attached for further detail

Job description

Job responsibilities

Deliver Clinical, Educational, Managerial Services of the highest professional standard at Consultant Level to the Department

Work with existing consultants and the multi-disciplinary team to provide a high quality well-led service for patients of Ashford & St Peters, including the diagnosis, investigations, treatment and management of patients, in accordance with Trust policies and practices.

Deliver Direct Clinical Care to patients, through all parts of the Department assisting clinical decision-making and sharing equally in the workload.

The Consultant team will provide comprehensive senior clinical cover to the Department.

Be expected to share equally in the workload of the department

A special interest in MSK radiology is expected, but there will be the opportunity to pursue and develop further areas of special interest in line with departmental and Trust strategy

Be expected to participate in the Consultant evening and weekend rota on a 1:12 basis. The frequency may be reviewed at a later date.

Have a continuing responsibility for the care of patients in his/her charge, ensuring safe handover as appropriate.

Engage fully with the care of patients outside the department and provide a prompt opinion on request from consultant colleagues in other specialties.

Engage with medical, nursing, management and all relevant co-workers in the delivery of department objectives: to provide clinical leadership, improve the patient experience; ensure the highest quality clinical care.

Actively participate in and support other staff with education, research, audit and clinical governance activities involving a multi-disciplinary workforce across the department

  • Participate in the professional training of the staff in the department, both medical and non-medical, and contribute as required to teaching sessions for other hospital staff as well as

Please see Job Description attached for further detail

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • ertificate of Completion of Specialist Training (or CCT) by the time of taking up the post or be accredited for inclusion on the General Medical Council's Specialist Register. Fully registered with the General Medical Council FRCR or equivalent.

Desirable

  • MSK Fellowship

Experience

Essential

  • Providing direct clinical care oActive participation in clinical audit. Experience in developing effective and collaboratoWide experience in general radiology and specific experience in MSK proceduresive working relationships.

Desirable

  • oLeading a change or innovation in the workplace with a multi-disciplinary team

Skills

Essential

  • Highly skilled in the management and treatment of patients admitted to the specialty. Must be able to demonstrate values consistent with the Trust Values Based Behaviours and be willing to develop self to an Exemplary level and act as a role model for others, in particular in relation to patients: Knowledge & awareness of diversity and human rights and the competencies appropriate to your role to support their diverse needs and human rights. -Ability to communicate effectively with them and with other staff to ensure that their care, treatment and support are not compromised. -A good understanding of their communication, physical & emotional needs; can identify their individual needs and preferences, their changing needs and recognise and promote their independence-oHighly skilled in the management and treatment of patients admitted to the specialty. oMust be able to demonstrate values consistent with the Trust Values Based Behaviours and be willing to develop self to an Exemplary level and act as a role model for others, in particular in relation to patients: -Knowledge & awareness of diversity and human rights and the competencies appropriate to your role to support their diverse needs and human rights. -Ability to communicate effectively with them and with other staff to ensure that their care, treatment and support are not compromised. -A good understanding of their communication, physical & emotional needs; can identify their individual needs and preferences, their changing needs and recognise and promote their independence -Ability to empathise with patients and their families and to treat them with compassion and sensitivity oExcellent written and verbal communication skills oAbility to work constructively in a multidisciplinary team, be flexible and responsive to the needs of colleagues oAbility to manage competing demands in a busy acute environment and cope and manage own emotions under stress oCompetent in the use of IT/computer systems

Knowledge

Essential

  • oNHS Constitution oTrust vision, values, strategic objectives and key work programmes oMust be able to demonstrate knowledge of the professional code of conduct and guidance issued by the GMC and adhere to this.

Other

Essential

  • Ability to be flexible to meet the needs of the team, the service and the Trust. oAbility to travel between Trust sites
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • ertificate of Completion of Specialist Training (or CCT) by the time of taking up the post or be accredited for inclusion on the General Medical Council's Specialist Register. Fully registered with the General Medical Council FRCR or equivalent.

Desirable

  • MSK Fellowship

Experience

Essential

  • Providing direct clinical care oActive participation in clinical audit. Experience in developing effective and collaboratoWide experience in general radiology and specific experience in MSK proceduresive working relationships.

Desirable

  • oLeading a change or innovation in the workplace with a multi-disciplinary team

Skills

Essential

  • Highly skilled in the management and treatment of patients admitted to the specialty. Must be able to demonstrate values consistent with the Trust Values Based Behaviours and be willing to develop self to an Exemplary level and act as a role model for others, in particular in relation to patients: Knowledge & awareness of diversity and human rights and the competencies appropriate to your role to support their diverse needs and human rights. -Ability to communicate effectively with them and with other staff to ensure that their care, treatment and support are not compromised. -A good understanding of their communication, physical & emotional needs; can identify their individual needs and preferences, their changing needs and recognise and promote their independence-oHighly skilled in the management and treatment of patients admitted to the specialty. oMust be able to demonstrate values consistent with the Trust Values Based Behaviours and be willing to develop self to an Exemplary level and act as a role model for others, in particular in relation to patients: -Knowledge & awareness of diversity and human rights and the competencies appropriate to your role to support their diverse needs and human rights. -Ability to communicate effectively with them and with other staff to ensure that their care, treatment and support are not compromised. -A good understanding of their communication, physical & emotional needs; can identify their individual needs and preferences, their changing needs and recognise and promote their independence -Ability to empathise with patients and their families and to treat them with compassion and sensitivity oExcellent written and verbal communication skills oAbility to work constructively in a multidisciplinary team, be flexible and responsive to the needs of colleagues oAbility to manage competing demands in a busy acute environment and cope and manage own emotions under stress oCompetent in the use of IT/computer systems

Knowledge

Essential

  • oNHS Constitution oTrust vision, values, strategic objectives and key work programmes oMust be able to demonstrate knowledge of the professional code of conduct and guidance issued by the GMC and adhere to this.

Other

Essential

  • Ability to be flexible to meet the needs of the team, the service and the Trust. oAbility to travel between Trust sites

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

Ashford & St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

ASPH

Guildford Road

Chertsey

KT16 0PZ


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

Ashford & St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

ASPH

Guildford Road

Chertsey

KT16 0PZ


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Director

Dr Alex Chapman

alexander.chapman1@nhs.net

01932722791

Date posted

29 May 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

323-MD7076-AM

Job locations

ASPH

Guildford Road

Chertsey

KT16 0PZ


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