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Consultant Radiologist with an interest in Symptomatic Breast Imaging

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Mar 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Radiology
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Setting
Hospital

Consultant Breast Radiologist with a special interest in Symptomatic Breast Imaging

5 PA Post

Whipps Cross Hospital

The advertised substantive post is for a Radiologist with a specialist interest in Breast Imaging, based at Whipps Cross University Hospital.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic team to help deliver the service. An interest in teaching and training is welcomed to help establish a more extensive training and teaching portfolio.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in breast imaging including diagnostic mammography, ultrasound examinations, ultrasound guided biopsies, stereotactic and ultrasound vacuum biopsies, FNAs and wire localisations under ultrasound and mammographic guidance.

Main duties of the job

The advertised substantive post is for a Radiologist with a specialist interest in Breast Imaging, based at Whipps Cross University Hospital.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic team to help deliver the service. An interest in teaching and training is welcomed to help establish a more extensive training and teaching portfolio.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in breast imaging including diagnostic mammography, ultrasound examinations, ultrasound guided biopsies, stereotactic and ultrasound vacuum biopsies, FNAs and wire localisations under ultrasound and mammographic guidance.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate professional excellence and the ability to deliver effective care. They will need to agree levels of activity and throughput with the Lead Breast Consultant, Imaging Clinical Director and Breast Imaging Manager. These activity levels will be aligned to the capacity and demand of the department.

Applicants should possess the FRCR or equivalent and be fully registered with the GMC. Applicants will be required to adhere to the Trust's policy on Maintaining Medical Excellence and to be committed to maintaining their standard of performance by keeping their knowledge and skills up to date.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The advertised substantive post is for a Radiologist with a specialist interest in Breast Imaging, based at Whipps Cross University Hospital.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic team to help deliver the service. An interest in teaching and training is welcomed to help establish a more extensive training and teaching portfolio.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in breast imaging including diagnostic mammography, ultrasound examinations, ultrasound guided biopsies, stereotactic and ultrasound vacuum biopsies, FNAs and wire localisations under ultrasound and mammographic guidance.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate professional excellence and the ability to deliver effective care. They will need to agree levels of activity and throughput with the Lead Breast Consultant, Imaging Clinical Director and Breast Imaging Manager. These activity levels will be aligned to the capacity and demand of the department.

Applicants should possess the FRCR or equivalent and be fully registered with the GMC. Applicants will be required to adhere to the Trusts policy on Maintaining Medical Excellence and to be committed to maintaining their standard of performance by keeping their knowledge and skills up to date.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • CCST (or within 6 months of date of interview) or on specialist register

Desirable

  • MRCP/FRCS (or equivalent)

Knowledge
Essential

  • Subspecialty training in breast radiology

Desirable

  • Experience of working within the NHS as a consultant breast radiologist

Clinical expertise in Speciality /Sub speciality:
Desirable

  • Experience in reporting general body, trauma CT, general US and plain film

Training Expected
Essential

  • Specialist training in breast radiology

Desirable

  • Completed audit project with resulting change in practice.

Academic Achievements
Desirable

  • Experience of research, presentations to learned societies.

Research/Publications
Desirable

  • Publications in indexed journals

Personal Skills/ Qualities
Essential

  • Presentation skills, Teaching undergraduates and postgraduates
  • integrity and appreciation of ethical dilemmas
  • Demonstrates honesty

Other
Essential

  • Ability to work under pressure / Able to work as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to work and evidence of team working
  • Able to change and respond to changing circumstances

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