Locum Consultant Radiology- Breast

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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Job summary

We require an enthusiastic Locum Consultant Radiologist to join our team our team of 23 Substantive Consultant Radiologists. The appointee will be primarily based at either Eastbourne DGH or Conquest Hospital Hastings although this may change dependent on service need.

Applicants should demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in General Radiology. Development of subspecialty areas of interest in addition to core skills is encouraged and the successful candidate is expected to participate in the development of Radiology services.

The Radiology Departments are actively involved in teaching with four radiology trainees on rotation from HEKSS deanery. Audit and other continuing professional developmental activities are positively encouraged.

This post will be offered on the Terms and Conditions in line with national pay scales. Applicants must have full GMC registration.

Main duties of the job

First line on call is provided by SpR or staff grade radiologists until 10pm weekdays and 5pm weekends with on call outsourced to a reporting company overnight. Our General Radiology consultant team is responsible for checking scans the following day to ensure quality assurance and education on a 1 in 8 rota. Daytime cover is also provided for a Malignant cord compression MRI at weekends on the same 1 in 8 rota.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

Providing safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission (CQC), rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Date posted

17 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

Depending on experience £99,532 - £131,964 per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

374-CQ-1094

Job locations

Hastings

Kings Drive

Hastings

TN37 7RD


Job description

Job responsibilities

First line on call is provided by SpR or staff grade radiologists until 10pm weekdays and 5pm weekends with on call outsourced to a reporting company overnight. Our General Radiology consultant team is responsible for checking scans the following day to ensure quality assurance and education on a 1 in 8 rota. Daytime cover is also provided for a Malignant cord compression MRI at weekends on the same 1 in 8 rota.

Please refer to the job description attached.

Job description

Job responsibilities

First line on call is provided by SpR or staff grade radiologists until 10pm weekdays and 5pm weekends with on call outsourced to a reporting company overnight. Our General Radiology consultant team is responsible for checking scans the following day to ensure quality assurance and education on a 1 in 8 rota. Daytime cover is also provided for a Malignant cord compression MRI at weekends on the same 1 in 8 rota.

Please refer to the job description attached.

Person Specification

Qualification & Registration

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • Membership or Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists
  • Full Registration with licence to practise with GMC

Desirable

  • MD or equivalent
  • Other higher degree or diploma

Training and experience

Essential

  • Wide experience of all aspects of radiology including multislice CT and MRI

Desirable

  • Fellowship in a specialist area of Radiology.

Administration & Management

Essential

  • Experience in day to day organisation of radiology services in a busy DGH radiology department.
  • Leadership skills
  • Familiar with and committed to the principles of Clinical Governance, risk assessment, adverse incident recording and appraisal.
  • Understanding of recent initiatives and changes, including Clinical Governance and Appraisal

Desirable

  • Management course and/or qualifications
  • Knowledge of the structure of Health Service

Audit, Research and Publications

Essential

  • Thorough understanding of principles of medical audit
  • Understanding of the role of research

Desirable

  • Completion and/or Publication of audit projects
  • Experience of clinical research culminating in presentation and publication of original studies, review articles, etc, relevant to speciality
  • Ability to lead clinical research project

Personal skills & attributes

Essential

  • Effective communicator, able to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Leadership qualities
  • Ability to work with colleagues in other specialities to develop local services.
  • Professional attitude towards work Good record of attendance
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills

Desirable

  • Good presentation skills
  • Demonstration of initiated projects

Teaching

Essential

  • Enthusiasm for teaching medical students, nursing staff and other professional groups

Desirable

  • Educational qualification
Person Specification

Qualification & Registration

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • Membership or Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists
  • Full Registration with licence to practise with GMC

Desirable

  • MD or equivalent
  • Other higher degree or diploma

Training and experience

Essential

  • Wide experience of all aspects of radiology including multislice CT and MRI

Desirable

  • Fellowship in a specialist area of Radiology.

Administration & Management

Essential

  • Experience in day to day organisation of radiology services in a busy DGH radiology department.
  • Leadership skills
  • Familiar with and committed to the principles of Clinical Governance, risk assessment, adverse incident recording and appraisal.
  • Understanding of recent initiatives and changes, including Clinical Governance and Appraisal

Desirable

  • Management course and/or qualifications
  • Knowledge of the structure of Health Service

Audit, Research and Publications

Essential

  • Thorough understanding of principles of medical audit
  • Understanding of the role of research

Desirable

  • Completion and/or Publication of audit projects
  • Experience of clinical research culminating in presentation and publication of original studies, review articles, etc, relevant to speciality
  • Ability to lead clinical research project

Personal skills & attributes

Essential

  • Effective communicator, able to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Leadership qualities
  • Ability to work with colleagues in other specialities to develop local services.
  • Professional attitude towards work Good record of attendance
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills

Desirable

  • Good presentation skills
  • Demonstration of initiated projects

Teaching

Essential

  • Enthusiasm for teaching medical students, nursing staff and other professional groups

Desirable

  • Educational qualification

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

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Hastings

Kings Drive

Hastings

TN37 7RD


Employer's website

http://jobs.esht.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Hastings

Kings Drive

Hastings

TN37 7RD


Employer's website

http://jobs.esht.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

General Manager

Nansi Botros

nansi.botros@nhs.net

Date posted

17 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

Depending on experience £99,532 - £131,964 per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

374-CQ-1094

Job locations

Hastings

Kings Drive

Hastings

TN37 7RD


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