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Consultant Paediatric Radiologist

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Paediatrics, Radiology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are seeking to appoint 2 full-time  Consultant Paediatric Radiologists at Nottingham University Hospitals. We have created these post to match the increasing local and regional demand for Paediatric imaging and engaging with a 24 hour service to support our Children’s Hospital and Major Trauma. 

The successful applicants will share responsibility with six other colleagues for the provision of all aspects of paediatric imaging in our Trust and the Trusts within the network.

The team of paediatric radiologists provide comprehensive children’s imaging service for Nottingham Children’s Hospital.  Specialist Paediatric Radiology support is also currently provided to United Lincolnshire Hospital, Sherwood Forest Hospital and Peterborough District Hospital. The team provide second opinions in cases of suspected physical abuse to a wide range of hospitals from across the UK.

To provide, along with Consultant colleagues, a comprehensive elective and emergency on-call service related to Paediatric Radiology.

The posts include sessions for reporting time for Plain Film, MRI, CT and nuclear medicine, performing ultrasound and fluoroscopy procedures and participation in multidisciplinary meetings.

The successful candidate will be expected to become an effective member of the team of paediatric radiologists, to be responsible for the care of patients in his/her charge and to participate in teaching, research, audit and continuing professional development. 

Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Nottingham offers a comprehensive range of specialist paediatric services.  The Nottingham Children’s Hospital provides a tertiary paediatric and neonatal services to the adjacent areas of Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire, surgical services for Stoke-on-Trent in the Midlands and neurosurgical services for Leicestershire.  Additionally the hospital provides supra-regional services for paediatric spinal surgery, rheumatology, nephro-urology and cystic fibrosis.

The regional Paediatric Trauma Centre is located on the Queens Medical Centre site.

Candidates must hold the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists or an equivalent qualification and must either be on the Specialist Register, or in possession of a CCT at the time of taking up the appointment.  However the department is delighted to entertain expressions of interest from individuals who are within 6 months of attaining  CCT or have reasonable prospects of getting a CESR within 1 year.

The post will be primarily located at the Queen’s Medical Centre campus although the successful applicant will be required to provide sessions at the sites we provide a Paediatric Radiology service. The timetable will be flexible to enable cross cover of essential services on a rota. 

A successful applicant would be required to be part of a dedicated Paediatric on call rota, which when created will have a frequency of 1:8.

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