Consultants in Radiology

Truro, Cornwall
£76,761 to £103,490
05 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) invites applications for a Consultant Radiologists to join our cohesive, energetic and supportive team of 24 Consultant Radiologists, delivering imaging services and interventions to the population of Cornwall. This is an additional post to meet growing demand for imaging in a wide range of sub-specialist interests. The post is for a specialist musculoskeletal Radiologist, though applicants with any subspecialist interest are encouraged to apply.

RCHT is a large teaching hospital, serving a population of 420,000. The Clinical Imaging Directorate has consistently met all diagnostic and treatment targets, delivers a 7 day imaging service and 24/7 on-call diagnostic radiology services with a separate 24/7 interventional radiology on call rota. The diagnostic Radiology Consultant on-call rota is 1:11. RCHT Imaging hosts Radiology Registrars on rotation from the Peninsula Radiology Academy and is actively involved in supporting the Registrar training programme. The Registrars provide seamless first on call cover via the Peninsula Radiology on call (PROC) arrangement with Torbay, Exeter and North Devon.

A new 3rd MRI unit and replacement 4th CT scanner are being installed in 2017. The Directorate renewed the ultrasound managed equipment contract in 2014, with a complete equipment refresh and the Trust has partnered with Alliance Medical Limited since 2016 to deliver on site PETCT. Interventional Radiology services are delivered in a bespoke IR suite with endovascular theatre and dedicated recovery facilities.

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Register, or within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT/EU equivalent certification training and experience at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

To apply for this role and to view further information please click the apply button job ref: 156-MS-908

Informal enquires about this post should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Edwards, Specialty Director, by email or telephone 01872 252285.

Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing date: 6 August 2017.

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