Consultant Radiologist

Consultant

Main area
Radiology
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 40 hours per week
Job ref
347-CON-MD264-E
Town
Southport
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490
Closing
11/02/2018 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. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


 

Applications are invited for the full time post of General 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.

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, Mammography and Dental Radiography

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.

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 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 candidate 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.

Closing Date – Midnight, Sunday 11th February 2018
Interviews – TBC

No smoking policyAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

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

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

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0151 290 4456