Clinical Director Radiology

NHS Highland
£84,984 - £112,925 per annum
16 Jul 2021
22 Aug 2021
Career Level
Consultant , Director
Contract Type
Full Time

Clinical Director and Consultant for Radiology

Acute Services Division

Permanent Full Time Post – 10 PA’s Per Week

Consultant Role: 6 PA’s

Clinical Director: 4 PAs Per Week Plus 1 PA Responsibility Allowance

£84,984 - £112,925 per annum

(Clinical Director role 3 years fixed term with option to continue or revert to a substantive 10PA clinical role after review)

“The Ask”                                                                                   

We are keen to work with a Radiologist who is experienced in medical leadership, is strategic in outlook, interested in developing and advancing services and has an absolute commitment to radiological services for the people of the Scottish Highlands; promoting quality and putting patients and staff at the heart of what our values into action for a wide range of specialist services.

The Clinical Director role of this post is to lead, co-ordinate and support, together with members of the general management team, the planning, redesign and delivery of all Radiology services provided by NHS Highland, including any hosted or outsourced services and to participate as required in the Acute Services Division and NHS Highland in partnership with the services, the Head of Operations, the Deputy Medical Director and Chief Officer of Acute Services.

“Our Offer……”

We are an important part of the North of Scotland Health Boards collaboration and the Scotland Radiology National Transformation Programme. We have recently completed a Critical Services Upgrade Programme. We have two MRI scanners recently replaced and in the process of upgrading CT and DXR. In addition, we have recently been awarded over £5Mk for high end equipment replacement and work very closely with Medical Physics and Radiation Protection colleagues based on the main Raigmore Hospital Site. An exciting development is in the build stage is our National Treatment Centre due to open in autumn 2022. There are also important digital opportunities and innovation we want to progress.

“…..and there’s more…….”

With Munros, glens, lochs and of course, our most famous resident - Nessie, the Scottish Highlands offer the perfect environment for all manner of outdoor pursuits, space and wildlife. Inverness is the Highland capital and is steadily growing to provide a wide range of cultural, leisure and recreational attractions. There are great schools, health and social care services and excellent transport connections with the rest of UK and Europe through our growing Inverness Airport.

​​​​​​​You are expected to make contact with the department before applying and we would strongly encourage those that are shortlisted to ensure they have spoken to the informal contacts and other relevant senior colleagues.

For further information please contact:

Dr Jason Walker, Consultant 01463 706346 


Karen McNicoll Head of Operations Tel: 07966 213166

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