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Locum Consultant Radiologist

Locum Consultant

Main area
Radiology
Grade
Locum Consultant
Contract
12 months (Locum for 12 months)
Hours
Full time: 10 sessions per week (10 PA's)
Job ref
347-2129190-B
Site
Southport & Ormskirk
Town
Southport
Salary
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.


 

 

Job overview

Applications are invited for the position of Locum Consultant Radiologist at Southport & Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust. The Trust has two sites; Southport District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital, and there will be a requirement to work across both sites. Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals are busy District General Hospitals providing a wide range of services.

The Radiology Service has departments on both sites. The Trust operates a fully integrated RIS/PACS with integrated voice recognition. In addition to providing the Hospital Trust with a comprehensive Radiology Service the department provides services to 170 General Practitioners, serving a population of 258,000 through 60 Practices and Health Centre’s.

Main duties of the job

The Radiology Directorate provides the following Services on the Southport and Formby District General Hospital site: Plain Radiography, General Ultrasound, Obstetric Ultrasound, Doppler Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, Vascular Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Computerised Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Bone Mineral Densitometry.

The Directorate provides the following Services on the Ormskirk District General Hospital site: Plain Radiography, General Ultrasound, Obstetric Ultrasound, Doppler Ultrasound, Computerised Tomography and Dental Radiography including Paediatric services.

Advertising Date: 2nd February 2021

Closing Date:  2nd March 2021

Provisional Shortlisting Date:  3rd March 2021

Provisional Interview: March 2021

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check with barred list for vulnerable adults/children disclosure

Working for our organisation

Services provided on the Southport and Formby District General Hospital site include major Surgery, acute Orthopaedics, acute Elderly care, CCU/ ITU, Urology, 24 hour Adult Accident and Emergency services and acute admissions for Medicine and Surgery.

Southport and Formby District General Hospital is also the home to the North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre and provide specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man. The centre, which is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for the treatment of people who require permanent mechanical ventilation following spinal cord injury, admits patients from across the United Kingdom for this highly specialised care.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Services provided on the Ormskirk District General Hospital site include Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Neonatal Unit, planned Orthopaedics, Endoscopy procedures, Dental, Ophthalmic, ENT and Rehabilitation services. A new build Diagnostic and Treatment Centre and a Paediatric Accident and Emergency Department are present at Ormskirk, where there is also the West Lancashire Health Centre which is a Minor Injuries Unit covered by Virgin Care’ and minor injuries unit.

Applicants should demonstrate a high level of radiology clinical experience and competence and development of subspecialty areas of interest in addition to core skills is encouraged.


We are looking for the successful candidates to join our existing team of 7 Radiologists. The out of hours emergency radiology service is currently provided by a third party provider and as a result this post currently has no on call commitment.


The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.
We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to these values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Person specification

Professional Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Full registration with General Medical Council and License to Practice
  • MBChB or equivalent.
  • FRCR or equivalent.

Training

Essential criteria
  • nclusion on the GMC Specialist Register or a CCT within 6 months of interview.

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Wide training and experience in general radiology.
  • Proven competence in Plain Film Reporting, CT, MRI, US and Fluoroscopy
  • Paediatric experience

Management

Essential criteria
  • Proven experience in audit.
  • Understanding of NHS management responsibilities of consultant.

Teaching

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of participation in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and commitment to these within the Trust.

Research/Academic

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of recent and current research, with relevant publications.
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr R Gedela
Job title
Clinical Director, Consultant Radiologist
Telephone number
01704 704112
Additional information

Dr R Gedela, Clinical Director, Consultant Radiologist, Tel: 01704 704112