Consultant in Neuroradiology (Interventional) 2 posts
Applicants are invited to apply for the above new posts in the Department of
Neuroradiology at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Level1, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU.
The department provides tertiary level neuroradiological care to a population of approximately 3 million. The successful candidate will be integral to the full (24/7) implementation of intra-arterial thrombectomy and the stroke service; contribute to and in collaboration with colleagues develop further the interventional service; and support the diagnostic neuroradiology workload.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH NHSFT) is a world
renowned centre of clinical excellence and one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the UK. It became a Foundation Trust on 1 October 2015. We provide hospital and community healthcare to the residents of Oxfordshire and Thames Valley.
We are also a specialist regional and super regional centre for a number of
services including Neurosciences and Craniofacial. We are also the Major
Trauma Centre for the region (Level 1 Trauma Centre) Our collaboration with the University of Oxford underpins the quality of the care that is provided to patients; from the delivery of high-quality research, bringing innovation from the laboratory bench to the bedside, to the delivery of high-quality medical education and training of doctors.
Existing collaborations include the ambitious research programs established
through the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), funded by the
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR); and close collaboration with the research neuroimaging groups including FMRIB.
As an enthusiastic, motivated and ambitious colleague you will join a
neuroradiology service, which consists of four neuro-interventional consultants; and 6 diagnostic consultants. (All full time).
This post provides an opportunity to join this established and proactive team in providing the full range of diagnostic and interventional neuroradiological
services and respond and develop further to meet the needs of our growing
service. There is an increasingly busy Neurointerventional service managing
most neurovascular disorders in adults and children. There are typically between 2 and 4 Neuroradiology Fellows in post.
The department enjoys close working relationships with neurosciences and
specialist surgery, but is also fully integrated with the remainder of the OUH
The Trust has a list of identified Mentors, and formal mentoring programme,
which is used to allocate a suitable support to new Consultants during the first six months in post.
Oxford is a youthful and cosmopolitan city with plenty to see and do. There are dozens of historic and iconic buildings; it has a rich history, thriving arts, music, gastronomic and independent retail scene. There are plenty of green spaces in the city and it is one of the best biking cities in England. There are excellent transport links and easy access to the spectacular countryside of Oxfordshire and neighboring counties.
Candidates are highly recommended to visit the department and hospital and are invited to contact Dr Gerardine Quaghebeur, Clinical Lead of the Department of Neuroradiology, firstname.lastname@example.org; and Dr Fintan Sheerin; Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Tel: Oxford (01865) 234512 /228376) Fintan.Sheerin@ouh.nhs.uk
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Closing Date: 16 September 2018.