An exciting opportunity has arisen for a consultant radiologist to join our team at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital Trust.
This is a general cross-sectional imaging post with an interest in Oncological and Gastrointestinal imaging mostly CT and MRI reporting. No intervention skill is required.
This is a new post and has arisen due to an increase in demand for radiology services and also with the installation of new scanners.
The post holder would support the current radiology team working closely with the specialists. There are weekly Upper and Lower GI MDTs which also serve as an educational resource for trainees and allied health professionals. MDTs are shared amongst specialist Radiologists. Please find the attached job description and person specification.
The successful candidate will be part of the radiology team at Queens and King George Hospitals.
Each consultant will have an access to a PACS reporting station, a PC and in addition a reporting workstation for remote access to images for on-call purposes.
It is expected that the post holder will deliver an on-call service as part of their commitment to the general radiology services of the department and contribute to specialist MDTs which is mandatory.
An additional subspecialty interest /development can be encouraged and supported.Main duties of the job
General Radiologist with Special Interest
The post is designed to share the responsibility for the provision of comprehensive diagnostic radiology services including the provision of a range of MDT and on-call services.
The successful candidate is expected to
- Report cross-sectional images performed on the new MRI and CT scanners at the CDC and cross-sectional images performed on the MRI and CT scanners affiliated with the A&E and Inpatient caseload at King George's and Queen's Hospital
- Contribute to the general duty roster which involves vetting cross-sectional scans and solving queries from clinical and radiology teams
- Undertake specialist and general MDTs with other colleagues in rotation
- Share an oncall commitment equally with existing consultants. Currently, there is a 1:8 rota. The oncall is outsourced after 8 pm on weekdays and 6 pm on weekends
Our organisation is driven by our strategic objectives and organisational values and we look for people who are strongly aligned with them.
We take PRIDE in everything we do, our five core values reflect that PRIDE. These values were developed together with our staff. We work hard to provide outstanding care to our community, delivered with PRIDE.
Our PRIDE values of Passion; Responsibility; Innovation; Drive and Empowerment inspire us and keep our patients at the heart of everything we do.
Our vision and values have been in place for seven years. Within our recovery plan we are keen to refresh our approach to making sure they more fully reflect the values of partners across North East London so that the way we work is ever more conscious of how our work contributes to local lives and is reliant on local partners.
All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust are subject to a probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.Job description Job responsibilities
Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application accurately reflects where you match them. For further information regarding the role please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification.Person Specification shortlisting criteria Essential
- M.B.B.S or equivalent
- FRCR or equivalent
- Interest in urology, gynaecology or gastro-intestinal as a subspecialty