Consultant Radiologist with an interest in Breast and Radiology

East and North Herts NHS Trust

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Job summary

We are looking to appoint one full-time Consultant Breast Radiologist post based at the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The post includes programmed activities in symptomatic breast and general radiology. We can also support another subspecialty interest. We need to fill posts in paediatrics, head and neck, neurology, and cardiothoracic radiology.

The post has arisen because of expansion of the service. The successful candidate will join a team of 30 consultant radiologists to help deliver Diagnostic Imaging Services to the Trust and local commissioners. Candidates are required to have a subspecialty interest in Breast imaging and associated intervention.

There has been considerable recent investment in the department including the development of a dedicated Breast Unit on the New QEII Hospital site. This purpose-built unit opened in June 2015, deals with approximately 400 breast cancers annually. Currently there are 4 breast radiologists supporting 3 breast surgeons. There are 7 radiographers trained in mammography and two competent in performing breast ultrasound. A successful vacuum assisted biopsy service has also been introduced.

The department can be flexible in its approach and support a candidate who wishes to maintain experience in general radiology or another subspecialty interest whilst fulfilling the breast sessional commitments of the post. The Lister Hospital site is fully accredited for training with 12 ST Trainee.

Main duties of the job

The workload of the successful candidate would be approximately that recommended by the Royal College of Radiologists. The successful candidate would also play a role in teaching and developing skill mix within the Unit and participate in the MDT meetings.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:

  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. This means that any employee is entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns and we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made and considered formally, and will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Date posted

20 May 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year pa

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

361-R2R-2285

Job locations

Lister Hospital

Coreys Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB


Job description

Job responsibilities

In the paragraphs above you have read an overview about the role we would like to offer and general information about main duties of the post holder. Please see attached job description which describes in full details the duties, responsibilities and reporting relationships of the advertising role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In the paragraphs above you have read an overview about the role we would like to offer and general information about main duties of the post holder. Please see attached job description which describes in full details the duties, responsibilities and reporting relationships of the advertising role.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register or, be within 6 months of receipt of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at time of interview or, provide GMC confirmed eligibility for entry on the Specialist Register
  • College Membership (FRCR) or qualification of an equivalent level

Desirable

  • College Fellowship
  • Postgraduate degree (or equivalent)

Previous Experience

Essential

  • Broad range of experience in General Radiology in particular: o Experience of Breast Ultrasound, Breast Intervention, Plain film reporting, Mammography, Breast MRI, CT/US (general) o Fully competent in General and Breast Radiology
  • Experience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues
  • Ability to offer and be accountable for full and independent expert diagnostic opinion
  • Can evidence leading on patient safety issues and achieving a change in practice

Desirable

  • Demonstrable experience in a Locum Consultant role

Skills

Essential

  • Able to evidence engagement with clinical governance and the identification of errors and the learning from errors
  • Evidence engagement with appraisal and revalidation
  • Able to show situational awareness and application of good decision making
  • Ability to effectively teach clinical skills
  • Ability to critically appraise published evidence
Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register or, be within 6 months of receipt of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at time of interview or, provide GMC confirmed eligibility for entry on the Specialist Register
  • College Membership (FRCR) or qualification of an equivalent level

Desirable

  • College Fellowship
  • Postgraduate degree (or equivalent)

Previous Experience

Essential

  • Broad range of experience in General Radiology in particular: o Experience of Breast Ultrasound, Breast Intervention, Plain film reporting, Mammography, Breast MRI, CT/US (general) o Fully competent in General and Breast Radiology
  • Experience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues
  • Ability to offer and be accountable for full and independent expert diagnostic opinion
  • Can evidence leading on patient safety issues and achieving a change in practice

Desirable

  • Demonstrable experience in a Locum Consultant role

Skills

Essential

  • Able to evidence engagement with clinical governance and the identification of errors and the learning from errors
  • Evidence engagement with appraisal and revalidation
  • Able to show situational awareness and application of good decision making
  • Ability to effectively teach clinical skills
  • Ability to critically appraise published evidence

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

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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

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Lister Hospital

Coreys Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB


Employer's website

https://www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Lister Hospital

Coreys Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB


Employer's website

https://www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Breast Radiologist

Dr Francesca Peters

francesca.peters@nhs.net

Date posted

20 May 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year pa

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

361-R2R-2285

Job locations

Lister Hospital

Coreys Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB


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