Consultant Radiologist- Body & GIGU Cross Sectional Imaging

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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Job summary

Consultant Radiologist- Body & GIGU Cross Sectional Imaging

This is a replacement post in the Imaging and Medical Physics Service, Clinical Support & Imaging Services Clinical Management Group (CSI CMG). The post holder will join an established cohesive team of radiologists supporting clinicians and delivering acute and elective imaging in both specialist areas and in general radiology.

The post was developed after successful business case for expansion of CTC pathway for 2 WW Colon Cancer patients.

It is expected that the post holder will take part in the provision of specialised emergency imaging across UHL.

The appointment will be whole time. Any consultant who is unable for personal reasons, to work whole time, will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Main duties of the job

  • To undertake programmed activities GIGU imaging and support to Oncology Services. Opportunities for development of the existing service will be supported where they reflect the needs of the local population and the development plans of the trust
  • To support the provision of CT colon as independent pathway via for 2 WW Cancer Colon
  • To support emergency imaging across UHL
  • To review Inpatient imaging performed as an emergency within and out of hours
  • To lead/take part in many multi-disciplinary team
  • To contribute to the training of the Specialist Registrars on the East Midland Deanery (South) radiology training scheme.
  • To supervise and train skill-mix radiographers, sonographers and non-medical staff in their present and anticipated
  • To support and participate in audit, research, teaching and
  • To take part in the diagnostic on-call rota within UHL and assist in the provision of weekend radiological support for the Imaging and Medical Physics CBU.

About us

The Imaging service at UHL represents one of the largest single radiology services in the UK, providing imaging services to UHL, one of the largest teaching hospital Trusts in the United Kingdom. The Imaging service has received recognition for the level and efficiency of its service delivery, as well as for innovation in healthcare delivery.

The department offers radiologists an opportunity to develop and manage radiology services across the district in a cohesive and integrated manner. Core services are based around the three main departments offering a comprehensive range of imaging support to the Trust and the surrounding region.

The three acute hospitals in Leicester, the Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI), the Leicester General Hospital (LGH) and the Glenfield Hospital (GH) merged into the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust on 1st April 2000. This Trust provides secondary and tertiary care services to the Strategic Health Authority, currently the biggest health authority in England.

UHL is one of the biggest hospital Trusts in the United Kingdom, and recognised by the Healthcare Commission as one of the highest performing acute care Trusts in England and Wales.

Date posted

13 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

358-6265123-CON

Job locations

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester

LE1 5WW


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to work closely in a team of the existing radiologists and to support the continuing development of imaging within UHL as a whole.

The GIGU team is 10.8 WTE consultants. Offering cross sectional skills in GIGU and Oncology.

UHL is tertiary referral centre for GIGU cancers and supratertiary referral centre for HBP and Urology.

The on call is category A low frequency (approximately 1 in 22 on call out of hours)

Depending on the applicants skillset there is the opportunity to include 1 or 2 PA of GIGU intervention within the role. The post holder will join either the existing diagnostic on call rota, approximately 1 in 9 delivering acute imaging to UHL or the non-vascular/GI-GU Intervention on-call rota, 1 in 8.

The appointment will be whole time. Any consultant who is unable for personal reasons, to work whole time, will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to work closely in a team of the existing radiologists and to support the continuing development of imaging within UHL as a whole.

The GIGU team is 10.8 WTE consultants. Offering cross sectional skills in GIGU and Oncology.

UHL is tertiary referral centre for GIGU cancers and supratertiary referral centre for HBP and Urology.

The on call is category A low frequency (approximately 1 in 22 on call out of hours)

Depending on the applicants skillset there is the opportunity to include 1 or 2 PA of GIGU intervention within the role. The post holder will join either the existing diagnostic on call rota, approximately 1 in 9 delivering acute imaging to UHL or the non-vascular/GI-GU Intervention on-call rota, 1 in 8.

The appointment will be whole time. Any consultant who is unable for personal reasons, to work whole time, will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Person Specification

Commitment to Trust Values

Essential

  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or Equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Fully Accredited for Higher Specialist Training or will be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date
  • FRCR or equivalent

Desirable

  • Membership of relevant Specialist Societies or Associations
  • Higher degree eg MSc, MD or equivalent

Experience

Essential

  • Fully trained in general radiology with specialist training in GIGU
  • Trained in acute cover in ED department
  • Clinical Knowledge and Expertise: Appropriate knowledge base and ability to apply sound clinical judgment to problems; demonstrates clear, logical thinking/analytical approach; understands evidence based practice
  • IT Skills commensurate with senior medical staff
  • Willingness to develop skills and experience in areas of interest

Desirable

  • Evidence of clinical or research commitment and a specialty interest in the field

Communication and relationship

Essential

  • All applicants to have demonstrable skills in written and spoken English that are adequate to enable effective communication with patients and colleagues
  • Capacity to take others perspectives and treat others with understanding
  • Evidence of ability to communicate with clinicians in acute services
  • Evidence of ability to work within teams and contribute to liaison discussions
  • Evidence of ability to communicate clearly and appropriately with patients

Desirable

  • Leadership skills
  • Understanding of the challenges in providing emergency imaging services
  • Evidence of ability to enhance emergency radiology services and ultrasound at UHL

Planning and organisation

Essential

  • Willingness to work as a member of the team and to share administrative responsibilities
  • Able to work in multidisciplinary teams and supervise juniors
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues
  • Capacity to manage/prioritise time and information effectively

Desirable

  • Awareness of Service Development issues
  • Evidence of management and administration experience
  • Management training on an accredited course
  • Understanding of wider health agenda and modern NHS

Motivation

Essential

  • Personal integrity and reliability. Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to motivate and develop both medical staff and non-medical staff

Desirable

  • Commitment to further develop the post and the service provided

Audit

Essential

  • Experience in, and commitment to medical audit

Desirable

  • Undergone training in teaching and willingness to organise relevant audit activities
  • Completion of formal courses in audit.
  • Published Audit

Teaching

Essential

  • Experience of, and commitment to teaching undergraduate and postgraduates
  • Appraisal and assessment skills
  • Enthusiastic and ability to inspire others

Desirable

  • Willingness to develop new approaches to teaching
  • Post Graduate qualification in medical education

Research

Essential

  • Understanding and interest in research
  • Ability to appraise research critically
  • Ability to supervise juniors undertaking research projects

Desirable

  • Evidence of recent research and development activity
  • Publications in nationally and internationally recognised peer-reviewed journals on subjects relevant to the specialty

Equality and Diversity

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate a commitment and understanding of the importance of treating all individuals with dignity and respect appropriate to their individual needs
Person Specification

Commitment to Trust Values

Essential

  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or Equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Fully Accredited for Higher Specialist Training or will be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date
  • FRCR or equivalent

Desirable

  • Membership of relevant Specialist Societies or Associations
  • Higher degree eg MSc, MD or equivalent

Experience

Essential

  • Fully trained in general radiology with specialist training in GIGU
  • Trained in acute cover in ED department
  • Clinical Knowledge and Expertise: Appropriate knowledge base and ability to apply sound clinical judgment to problems; demonstrates clear, logical thinking/analytical approach; understands evidence based practice
  • IT Skills commensurate with senior medical staff
  • Willingness to develop skills and experience in areas of interest

Desirable

  • Evidence of clinical or research commitment and a specialty interest in the field

Communication and relationship

Essential

  • All applicants to have demonstrable skills in written and spoken English that are adequate to enable effective communication with patients and colleagues
  • Capacity to take others perspectives and treat others with understanding
  • Evidence of ability to communicate with clinicians in acute services
  • Evidence of ability to work within teams and contribute to liaison discussions
  • Evidence of ability to communicate clearly and appropriately with patients

Desirable

  • Leadership skills
  • Understanding of the challenges in providing emergency imaging services
  • Evidence of ability to enhance emergency radiology services and ultrasound at UHL

Planning and organisation

Essential

  • Willingness to work as a member of the team and to share administrative responsibilities
  • Able to work in multidisciplinary teams and supervise juniors
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues
  • Capacity to manage/prioritise time and information effectively

Desirable

  • Awareness of Service Development issues
  • Evidence of management and administration experience
  • Management training on an accredited course
  • Understanding of wider health agenda and modern NHS

Motivation

Essential

  • Personal integrity and reliability. Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to motivate and develop both medical staff and non-medical staff

Desirable

  • Commitment to further develop the post and the service provided

Audit

Essential

  • Experience in, and commitment to medical audit

Desirable

  • Undergone training in teaching and willingness to organise relevant audit activities
  • Completion of formal courses in audit.
  • Published Audit

Teaching

Essential

  • Experience of, and commitment to teaching undergraduate and postgraduates
  • Appraisal and assessment skills
  • Enthusiastic and ability to inspire others

Desirable

  • Willingness to develop new approaches to teaching
  • Post Graduate qualification in medical education

Research

Essential

  • Understanding and interest in research
  • Ability to appraise research critically
  • Ability to supervise juniors undertaking research projects

Desirable

  • Evidence of recent research and development activity
  • Publications in nationally and internationally recognised peer-reviewed journals on subjects relevant to the specialty

Equality and Diversity

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate a commitment and understanding of the importance of treating all individuals with dignity and respect appropriate to their individual needs

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 Leicester NHS Trust

Address

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester

LE1 5WW


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Address

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester

LE1 5WW


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Radiologist

Steven Jepson

steven.jepson@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

01162588218

Date posted

13 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

358-6265123-CON

Job locations

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester

LE1 5WW


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