Consultant Radiologist in General and Musculoskeletal Radiology

26 Jan 2018
24 Feb 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.

The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list 2015, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.

Consultant Radiologist Post in General and Musculoskeletal Radiology.

Homerton University Hospital is an acute modern hospital housed in an award-winning development serving the population of Hackney. It has good transport links via the overground to Stratford (10 mins links to Jubilee and Central lines), Highbury and Islington (8 mins links to Victoria line) and Stratford International (high speed links to Kent). The area surrounding the hospital has undergone immense change over the last few years with substantial public and private investment which has succeeded in making it an incredibly popular place to reside due to its burgeoning café society, beautiful local parks and numerous outstanding and good local schools. Hackney is a diverse area to work in and the consultant body reflects this with both UK trained and non UK trained radiologists working in the department; 8 different languages are spoken within the consultant body.

The post is being advertised to provide support to the established team of 11 consultants due to increasing activity across all imaging modalities, 3 of the existing radiologists have a subspecialist interest in musculoskeletal radiology. Due to the developments in orthopaedics and sports medicine services at Homerton there is a need for increased skills in musculoskeletal radiology within the department.

The successful applicant would be expected to participate in the on call rota, which would become 1 in 12 with successful recruitment to this position. From February 2018 we have altered our on call service and radiologists are expected to be on site in the week until 8pm and at weekends for 8 hours on Saturday and 6 on the Sunday. Compensatory rest time post weekend on call is incorporated in to the job plan. Overnight (8 pm to 8 am) CT reporting is outsourced. 

The department has 2 MR scanners, 1.5 Tesla MR scanner (GE MR450) and 3 Tesla MRI (GE750W) and Toshiba Aquilion Prime CT (December 2016). In the main department there are six ultrasound machines, 3 GE E9  and 3 newly purchased Toshiba Aplio i 800 scanners. All plain x-ray imaging acquisition is DR. The screening room is a Siemens Artis Zee. Mammography has a GE Senegraphe essential mammography unit and a Toshiba Aplio 1 800 scanner.

Applicants must have, or be within 6 months of completing CCST or have an equivalent radiology qualification with GMC registration. This post is for 11 PA, although part time applications would be considered.

Please ensure that you read the "Guidance Notes On Submitting An Application" under "Additional Documentation" before completing your application.

Please note: we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The Trust welcomes applications from candidates wishing to job share with or without job share partners.

We are committed to equal opportunities, and have been approved as a Disability Confident Employer.

The Trust offers a number of benefits, including a relocation loan for new starters moving to the area. More details on our range of benefits can be found on the Homerton website.

Homerton will be smoke free for all staff from October 2017.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.

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