Consultant Radiologist - Specialist Interest

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

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Job summary

We are looking for a General Radiologist with a specialist interest - sub specialty is flexible to fit in with the needs of the Trust and the applicant's interests.

We invite you to join a team of 16 Radiologists providing diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Service for North Lancashire and South Cumbria. We contribute to the workload of the department, including CT, US, MRI and plain film reporting and participate in the on call rota (1:16). We outsource on call work from 8 pm (weekdays) and 5 pm (weekend and Bank holidays) to provide a more palatable and sustainable working pattern.

We have good admin support, highly integrated voice recognition (Dragon 11 Medical with HSS CRIS) and an active programme to refresh equipment. (3 new CT scanners, 3 new MR scanners and 16 new USS machines in the last 4 years). The PACS has been upgraded to a state of the art SECTRA system . A new SPECT CT system given approval at FGH with plans for a similar replacement in nuclear medicine at RLI

Interview date 19th July 2024

Main duties of the job

Whilst remaining general Radiologists, we all sub-specialise to a greater or lesser degree and report a share of general work whilst also working collaboratively to cover specific tumour work and other sub-specialties across the whole trust from our individual bases using a single PACS system. A shared contribution to the general work of the department would be expected from the successful applicant.

Opportunities exist to develop or maintain an interest in teaching, development and research

Come and join our friendly, enthusiastic and dynamic department on the doorstep of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Enjoy a four day working week and 2.5 SPA on appointment, living in the most beautiful scenery England has to offer and enjoying affordable houses, fantastic state schools while only being 2 1/2 hours from London, Glasgow or Edinburgh, and an hour from Manchester. If you want to achieve a great work/life balance using new equipment while living in one of the safest, least congested and most beautiful parts of the country come and check us out.

About us

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay

Date posted

20 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year Per Annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

331-X0390524-A

Job locations

RLI & FGH

Lancaster & Barrow in Furness

LA1 4RP


Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • MB ChB (or equivalent).
  • FRCR (or equivalent)
  • Strong educational, qualification & professional track record.
  • On the GMC specialist register for Clinical Radiology and in possession of current license to practice.

Desirable

  • Teaching or training qualifications.

Clinical Experience

Essential

  • Five years supervised training in an appropriate SpR equivalent training programme (or equivalent).
  • Broad radiology skills and experience - plain film, US, CT and MR.
  • Demonstrated ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients and contribute to on call.
  • Experience of offering expert clinical opinion on a range of problems.
  • Experience of evaluating own radiological practice and audit practices.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in UK.
  • Subspecialty interest to fit with the needs of the department
  • Experience of supervising Trainees.
  • Publication of audit results
  • Publication of research in peer reviewed journals.
  • Participation in clinical or laboratory research projects.

Skills, Ability & Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to plan and develop the service to provide patient centred care.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Ability to communicate appropriately in English (both in writing and verbally) with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, radiographers, nurses and other agencies.
  • Good standard of verbal and written English.
  • Ability and willingness to work within the Trust and NHS performance framework and targets.

Desirable

  • Ability to plan strategically and work with the Trust's partners.
  • Experience of teaching clinical skills.
  • Computer, PACS and VR software literate.
Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • MB ChB (or equivalent).
  • FRCR (or equivalent)
  • Strong educational, qualification & professional track record.
  • On the GMC specialist register for Clinical Radiology and in possession of current license to practice.

Desirable

  • Teaching or training qualifications.

Clinical Experience

Essential

  • Five years supervised training in an appropriate SpR equivalent training programme (or equivalent).
  • Broad radiology skills and experience - plain film, US, CT and MR.
  • Demonstrated ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients and contribute to on call.
  • Experience of offering expert clinical opinion on a range of problems.
  • Experience of evaluating own radiological practice and audit practices.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in UK.
  • Subspecialty interest to fit with the needs of the department
  • Experience of supervising Trainees.
  • Publication of audit results
  • Publication of research in peer reviewed journals.
  • Participation in clinical or laboratory research projects.

Skills, Ability & Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to plan and develop the service to provide patient centred care.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Ability to communicate appropriately in English (both in writing and verbally) with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, radiographers, nurses and other agencies.
  • Good standard of verbal and written English.
  • Ability and willingness to work within the Trust and NHS performance framework and targets.

Desirable

  • Ability to plan strategically and work with the Trust's partners.
  • Experience of teaching clinical skills.
  • Computer, PACS and VR software literate.

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 Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

Address

RLI & FGH

Lancaster & Barrow in Furness

LA1 4RP


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

Address

RLI & FGH

Lancaster & Barrow in Furness

LA1 4RP


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Director

Debbie Crawford

debbie.crawford@mbht.nhs.uk

01524516285

Date posted

20 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year Per Annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

331-X0390524-A

Job locations

RLI & FGH

Lancaster & Barrow in Furness

LA1 4RP


Supporting documents

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