Consultant Radiologist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

The closing date is 01 August 2024

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Consultant Radiologist post with a special interest in interventional radiology in Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board, North Wales.

We are very happy to discuss accommodating any other specialist interests. The post holder will be based in Wrexham Maelor Hospital, but will be part of an enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team supporting existing IR services for the North Wales region.

The successful candidate will join a friendly and enthusiastic team of eleven other consultant radiologists in this hospital and will also contribute particularly to delivering specialist interventional services including the development of interventional oncology services. The post holder will also contribute to work in the vascular hybrid suite in Glan Clwyd Hospital.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered and discussions as to your requirements and how they could be accommodated are welcomed. An opportunity to increase sessions by agreement is possible.

We have strong links with the University of Wales, Bangor and candidates would have an opportunity to develop research links and / or teaching links with the University

Main duties of the job

10 session job plan (including 0.7 session for on call)

There may be opportunities to do further sessions

SPA - 2 sessions are available, one of which can be undertaken off site, activities to be agreed with Clinical Director. A 3rd SPA can be discussed at job plan reviews if consultant commitments indicated.

On call - currently 1in 10,or less frequent, with prospective cover.

On call tele-radiology is available via home workstations

Second on call until 9 pm only, after which there is the availability of an out-sourcing reporting service. Saturday and Sunday is outsourced.

Radiology Specialist Registrars are usually first on-call from 5pm to 9pm Monday to Friday

Each radiologist will have responsibilities for teaching, quality assurance, and service management within their specialist areas.

The post holder will also contribute to the wider workload of the department subject to job plan discussions, including general radiology, on call rotas and teaching of radiology trainees, undergraduate students, and other hospital staff. There will be a contribution to an on-call rota which benefits from the services of an overnight outsourcing company and home tele-radiology. The introduction of a North Wales IR on-call service is also being explored.

About us

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is the largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for a population of around 676,000 people, across the six counties of North Wales (Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham). Some areas of Mid-Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire are also covered by the Health Board.

The Health Board employs around 16,500 staff and has a budget of around £1.4 billion. It is responsible for the operation of three district general hospitals (Wrexham Maelor Hospital, in Wrexham, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd near Rhyl, and Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor) as well as 22 other acute and community hospitals and a network of over 90 health centres, clinics, community health team bases and mental health units. The Heath Board also coordinates the work of 121 GP practices and NHS services provided by North Wales' Dentists, Opticians and Pharmacies.

Situated in the Northern most aspect of Wales, the Health Board lies at the edge of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park and spans a huge and diverse geographical area. North Wales also boasts some of the UKs most varied and spectacular coastline, offering unparalleled opportunities to engage with outdoor activities in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Date posted

10 April 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£91,722 to £119,079 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

050-WXM-RADIR-0424

Job locations

Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnewydd Road

Wrexham

LL13 7TD


Job description

Job responsibilities

Candidates are encouraged to refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information

Job description

Job responsibilities

Candidates are encouraged to refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • On specialist Register for specialty or Specialist Registrar with CCST due within 6 months of interview date
  • FRCR or equivalent

Experience

Essential

  • Training and experience in interventional radiology
  • To be within 6 months of completing IR RCR curriculum or equivalent
  • Experience in cross sectional imaging

Desirable

  • 6th year in interventional radiology training
  • Broad experience in general radiology

Clinical Governance

Essential

  • An understanding of the strategic and operational issues underpinning Clinical Governance, their application in daily practice and how this can be evidenced

Ability

Essential

  • Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • Counselling and communication skills
  • Basic IT skills

Desirable

  • Computing skills

Management

Essential

  • Commitment to participating in and understanding of the management process
  • An understanding of NHS management processes
  • A willingness to attend and actively participate in the departmental management meetings

Desirable

  • Evidence of management training

Audit

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice. Understanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance
  • Evidence of completed audit projects

Research

Essential

  • Ability to access published evidence

Desirable

  • Evidence of participation
  • Research based publications

Teaching

Essential

  • Ongoing interest in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching

Desirable

  • Organisation of (undergraduate and/or postgraduate) teaching programmes

Training

Essential

  • Evidence of commitment to life long learning and CPD

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Evidence of ability to work both in a team and alone
  • Reliable, self-motivated and punctual
  • Flexible approach
  • A team player who values the individual contributions of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to work on call

Desirable

  • Willingness to undertake professional responsibilities at local/ regional/ national level
  • Ability to drive
Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • On specialist Register for specialty or Specialist Registrar with CCST due within 6 months of interview date
  • FRCR or equivalent

Experience

Essential

  • Training and experience in interventional radiology
  • To be within 6 months of completing IR RCR curriculum or equivalent
  • Experience in cross sectional imaging

Desirable

  • 6th year in interventional radiology training
  • Broad experience in general radiology

Clinical Governance

Essential

  • An understanding of the strategic and operational issues underpinning Clinical Governance, their application in daily practice and how this can be evidenced

Ability

Essential

  • Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • Counselling and communication skills
  • Basic IT skills

Desirable

  • Computing skills

Management

Essential

  • Commitment to participating in and understanding of the management process
  • An understanding of NHS management processes
  • A willingness to attend and actively participate in the departmental management meetings

Desirable

  • Evidence of management training

Audit

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice. Understanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance
  • Evidence of completed audit projects

Research

Essential

  • Ability to access published evidence

Desirable

  • Evidence of participation
  • Research based publications

Teaching

Essential

  • Ongoing interest in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching

Desirable

  • Organisation of (undergraduate and/or postgraduate) teaching programmes

Training

Essential

  • Evidence of commitment to life long learning and CPD

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Evidence of ability to work both in a team and alone
  • Reliable, self-motivated and punctual
  • Flexible approach
  • A team player who values the individual contributions of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to work on call

Desirable

  • Willingness to undertake professional responsibilities at local/ regional/ national level
  • Ability to drive

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

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnewydd Road

Wrexham

LL13 7TD


Employer's website

https://bcuhb.nhs.wales/train-work-live/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnewydd Road

Wrexham

LL13 7TD


Employer's website

https://bcuhb.nhs.wales/train-work-live/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Interventional Radiologist / Clinical Director

Kakali Mitra

kakali.mitra@wales.nhs.uk

01248384690

Date posted

10 April 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£91,722 to £119,079 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

050-WXM-RADIR-0424

Job locations

Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnewydd Road

Wrexham

LL13 7TD


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