Locum Consultant Radiologist - Breast

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Dorchester County Hospital is pleased to be able to offer a Locum or Substantive Consultant Breast Radiologist post.

The new post holder will contribute to the general workload of the department whilst developing and providing a sub-specialist interest that complements existing expertise within the Breast imaging department.

The current team of 1 Breast radiologist and 1 Breast Consultant Radiographer support the ever-expanding symptomatic breast service, which treats approximately 300 new breast cancer diagnoses per annum. The breast service provides up to five one-stop clinics per week, plus follow-up/intervention lists. The department currently uses a Hologic Dimensions Mammography unit, Toshiba Ultrasound, contrast-enhanced MRI, and Hologic Vacuum biopsy system. Full training for all the equipment will be provided.

Main duties of the job

Elective radiology reporting at DCH is carried out via an allocated worklist with the number and type of studies depending on the length of the reporting session and area of expertise. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of abilities across CT/MRI/ultrasound; the job plan will be varied and will aim to encompass the individual's complete skill set. A home reporting set-up is available.

The post holder may wish to attend the weekly Breast MDT, which takes place at 12:30 - 14:30 on Thursdays. Job planned time is provided for MDT preparation.

About us

The Radiology Department at Dorset County Hospital is a progressive, patient focused department and is highly regarded by the clinical teams that use our services. The department is a busy district general hospital department providing CT, MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, interventional radiology, symptomatic breast services and plain film and is also a friendly place to work with an excellent working relationship between all staff within the department regardless of position. The post holder will join a cohesive group of 14 substantive consultant radiologists

Date posted

19 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

405-MD24013RAD-A

Job locations

Dorchester County Hospital

Dorchester

DT1 2JY


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post attracts 5 PAs in total, and 1 SPA for research, CPD, audit and appraisal/revalidation preparation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post attracts 5 PAs in total, and 1 SPA for research, CPD, audit and appraisal/revalidation preparation.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via; CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6mths of interview CESAR or European Community Rights

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of the ability to manage the demands of being a DGH based consultant radiologist
  • Experience of working within the NHS

Skills

Essential

  • Experience in a broad range of US, CT and MR examinations
  • Evidence of the clinical skills required to fulfill the specialty and sub-specialty elements of the job as in the job description and technical specification
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via; CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6mths of interview CESAR or European Community Rights

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of the ability to manage the demands of being a DGH based consultant radiologist
  • Experience of working within the NHS

Skills

Essential

  • Experience in a broad range of US, CT and MR examinations
  • Evidence of the clinical skills required to fulfill the specialty and sub-specialty elements of the job as in the job description and technical specification

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

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Dorchester County Hospital

Dorchester

DT1 2JY


Employer's website

https://www.dchft.nhs.uk/working-for-us/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Dorchester County Hospital

Dorchester

DT1 2JY


Employer's website

https://www.dchft.nhs.uk/working-for-us/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Radiology Services Manager

Julia Morris

julia.morris@dchft.nhs.uk

01305255221

Date posted

19 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

405-MD24013RAD-A

Job locations

Dorchester County Hospital

Dorchester

DT1 2JY


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