Consultant Breast Radiologist
Consultant Radiologist / Clinical Director Breast Imaging
Consultant pay scale
Due to the forthcoming retirement of our current Clinical Director of Breast Screening applications are invited for an enthusiastic, experienced Breast Radiologist to join our pro-active team at Kettering General Hospital. We adopt a strong team ethic and all disciplines work closely together in striving to provide the best quality service to our patients. The successful applicant will be supported by a dedicated clinical and managerial team including a NHSBSP Programme Manager, Advanced Practitioners and a Consultant Radiographer.
The purpose built integrated Breast Care unit provides both breast screening and symptomatic breast imaging services. The unit has a breast screening population in excess of 55,000 women and we consistently meet all of our NHSBSP key performance indicators.
We currently have 4 Onco-plastic Breast Surgeons and perform six 2 week wait symptomatic referral clinics per week.
The unit consists of 2 Static GE Essential mammography units. We routinely perform 10G and 7G vacuum assisted biopsies and 7G vacuum assisted excisions with a Bard Enspire vacuum biopsy system. In collaboration with the Advanced Practitioners the successful candidate will undertake approximately 6 wire localisation insertions per week.
We also perform Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography as part of the pre-operative planning diagnostic pathway. We routinely undertake Tomosynthesis for NHSBSP assessment women and we are planning to replace our current biopsy system next year with a tomo 3D biopsy system.
The unit has 2 ultrasound suites equipped with GE Logiq S8 T ultrasound scanners.
There is a Kubtec Mozart 3D specimen imaging system in breast theatres.
The Imaging service is supported by a GE PACS and is part of the EMRAD consortium.
The successful candidate must hold FRCR or equivalent and be fully registered with the GMC.
A flexible approach to working is essential and part time applications will be considered.
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is an Acute District Hospital providing a service to approximately 340,000 people with 560 beds. .
Kettering is at the heart of the UK’s largest growth area outside London. You can reach London St Pancras Station in an hour by rail and travel from Kettering to Paris via Eurostar in 3 hours. By road, Kettering is within easy reach of 5 international airports and 75% of the country can be reached within 2 hours. The area offers everything from traditional market towns to charming villages and picturesque countryside and has excellent and expanding educational facilities.
A satisfactory DBS Check will be required.
For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion or to organise a visit to the department, in the first instance please contact Deborah Black NBSP Manager on 01536 493511, email Deborah.firstname.lastname@example.org