Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow in Cross sectional /Acute imaging. This is a post to offer training across the majority of the RCR subspecialty curriculum, in a large busy tertiary referral centre. Applicants should be at the level ST4-6 at the time of commencing the post. The successful applicant will join an established team of experienced Radiologists supporting clinicians and delivering acute and elective imaging in this specialist area, as well as supporting general radiology within the department to maintain core skills. This is a fixed-term contract for one year with the possibility of extension.
Main duties of the job
The post holder(s) will work across all three trust sites. Set in the heart of England, the vibrant and historic city of Leicester has a wealth of leisure and shopping facilities, is well connected to London and other major cities and it is a great place to live, work and play.
There is exciting work taking place within Radiology and UHL as a whole surrounding site reconfiguration and improving emergency flows so candidates will be joining at a time of great change and opportunity.
You will be joining an experienced and highly regarded team of radiologists. We offer an excellent relocation package and flexible working is a strength in the department.
We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland - and increasingly specialist services over a much wider area. Our nationally and internationally-renowned specialist treatment and services in vascular diseases, cancer and renal disorders reach a further two to three million patients from the rest of the country.
Spread over the General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals, we also have our very own Children's Hospital and work closely with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching to nurture and develop the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, many of whom go on to spend their working lives with us.
We continue to work with many different organisations throughout the world to push the boundaries of research and new surgical procedures for the benefit of our patients. Areas of world-renowned expertise include diabetes, genetics, cancer and cardio-respiratory diseases. We are now home to three NIHR (National Institute of Health Research) Biomedical Research Units and during the year we carried out more than 800 clinical trials, involving thousands of our patients who are among the first to try the latest medicines and techniques.
This post will enable the trainee to develop competence in Acute and cross sectional subspecialist radiology.
Protocolling, supervision and reporting of CT and MRI Studies in HUB reporting
The lead supervisors with be Dr Aejaz Syed and Dr .Nicola Harley .It is anticipated that the Senior Clinical Fellow will work with various members of staff to enhance their training.
The post holder is expected to participate/lead in multidisciplinary team meetings (MDTs) Cross sectional /GIGU .
The trainee will also participate in the out of hours SpR rota IF needed.
- Full registration with the GMC at time of appointment2 and hold a current licence to practice.
- Eligibility to work in the UK.
- Not previously relinquished, released or removed from a training programme in this specialty except under exceptional circumstances.
Knowledge and Achievements
- MBBS, MBChB or equivalent medical qualification.
- To have completed all modules of the FRCR 2a exam and ideally to have completed the FRCR2b exam
Educational and personal aspects
- Evidence that present achievement and performance is commensurate with totality of period of training
- To have achieved competencies expected for level of training reflected in e portfolio or RCR portfolio
- To have evidence of satisfactory progress through all ARCPs
- Evidence of interest & experience in formal teaching
- Demonstrates understanding of the basic principles of audit
- Evidence of active participation in audit
- Is up to date in management training at current institution
- Capacity to manage time and prioritise workload, balance urgent & important demands and follow instructions as well as to 20 work without direct supervision where appropriate
- Takes responsibility for own actions, demonstrates respect for the rights of all
- Demonstrates awareness of ethical principles, safety, confidentiality & consent
- Aware of importance of being the patients' advocate, clinical governance & responsibilities of an NHS employee
- Evidence of prior interest in Vascular and Non Vascular Interventional Imaging
- Capacity to operate effectively under pressure & remain objective in pressurised & changing situations
- Awareness of own limitations & when to ask for help
- Capacity to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team & demonstrate leadership when appropriate. Capacity to establish good working relations with others
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