Consultant General and Breast Radiologist

Bedford, Bedfordshire
08 Oct 2018
21 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Applications are invited for a substantive Consultant Radiologist post based at Bedford Hospital. This is a full time replacement post for a general Radiologist with specalist interest in Breast Imaging including Breast MRI and US and X-ray guided biopsies and localisations.

The appointee is expected to act as the lead for Breast Imaging and to support the Symptomatic Breast Clinics, Surgery and MDT in Bedford. In order to be, or remain an, "accredited breast radiologist"  the appointee also has the opportunity and option under a rolling Service Level Agreement (SLA) to do 3 sessions of breast screening work including film reading, assessment clinic and MDT at the Breast screening Unit based in Luton and
Dunstable Hospital. This is one of the largest NHS breast screening units in the country. In addition the Radiology Dept welcomes and supports involvement in, or expression of interest to develop in any other subspecialty areas of Radiology including image guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures related to various clinical subspecialties other than breast.

The successful applicant is also expected to share in the general radiology work of the department including Ultrasound, reporting of CT, MRI and Plain Films and Radiology on call rota, currently 1 in 10, and to be involved in MDTs of his/her areas of subspecialty or clinical interest. In addition he/she plays a supervisory/advisory role to Radiographers, Nurses and other non-clinical staff in the Radiology Department as may from time to time be necessary.

This post is funded for 10 PAs but part time applicants will be considered.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the department.

To discuss any aspect of this post or to arrange an informal visit in the first instance prospective applicants should contact Dr Chike Onyekwuluje, Radiology Clinical Lead on 01234 355122 ext. 5172 or Dr Mohammed Amer, Associate Medical Director, on 01234 355122 ext. 5156/5098.

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