It is an exciting time to join The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, we have been awarded the funding to support the vision for the West Essex Community Diagnostics Centre (CDC) in to providing timely access to diagnostics for all of the West Essex population, tackling health inequalities and achieving the 28-day Faster Diagnosis Standard (FDS) for all potential cancer and non-cancer patients. Clinical patient pathways will be joined up between primary, community and secondary care by redesigning existing healthcare provision to include elective and non-elective models of care and extension of opening hours.
We are looking for an outstanding, forward thinking consultant to join our family and help continue to lead our Radiology service towards excellence.
This is a position required to support the Radiology service at the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) and have a specialist interest in Gynaecology and Respiratory.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be based primarily at the Princess Alexandra hospital in Harlow, but may be asked to work at any of the other 2 sites that make up the Trust, St. Margaret's in Epping and The Herts and Essex in Bishop Stortford.
Leading by example, you will demonstrate the trust values and help us to deliver outstanding care.
To provide high quality inpatient and outpatient services
To lead and motivate the multidisciplinary team in order to deliver effective patient-focused care and interventions.
This includes effective communication in line with the Trust values.
To support consultant colleagues in the department in the delivery of their services where necessary
Clinical Governance and Audit
A draft job plan is attached. This will be tailored to the needs of the successful candidate and the department.
The appointee will join the team of 19 Consultant Radiologists working throughout the Trust.
General Radiology services are at The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishops Stortford and St Margaret's Hospital, Epping. Programmed activities will include plain film reporting, Ultrasound, CT, MRI with an interest in Gynaecology and Respiratory. The timetable is flexible and can be adjusted in consultation with colleagues. The appointee will take part in the on-call rota.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.
We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.
The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:
Patient at heart - Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and efforts
Everyday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from both
Creative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care
The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.
Please see attached detailed Job description and specification.
**AAC panel provisionally scheduled for 25.10.2023 TBC**
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