Consultant Radiologist

Yeovil, Somerset
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
25 Jun 2019
15 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a substantive or locum Consultant Radiologist at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The successful candidate will join a friendly, enthusiastic and forward thinking team of nine Consultants.

The directorate is seeking a full time (10 PA) candidate to provide general Radiology services to Yeovil. General duties will encompass plain film reporting, screening and cross-sectional imaging with CT, MR and Ultrasound, and there is opportunity to develop further sub-specialty interest such as head and neck, gastrointestinal, ultrasound, or cardiac imaging is encouraged.

The majority of on call investigations can be performed from home via tele-radiology and overnight CT scans are outsourced to a private company from 8pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends. Flexible working hours may also be negotiated. Participation in our private proactive rota is available on commencement.

Interested candidates who will not have obtained their CCT by the required date for this post are advised to contact the department to discuss these future developments.

All modalities are available on site apart from PET scanning and the department recently entered into an MES with Althea to ensure a robust capital replacement programme for all equipment is in place for the next 10 years. There are 2 CT scanners on site and 1 MRI, with additional MRI capacity provided by InHealth mobile MRI.

Yeovil District Hospital has enjoyed a stable and successful history; trusted and respected by our patients, staff and commissioners, and well-rated by the ‘Care Quality Commission’. We have been repeatedly rated as one of the top-10 healthcare employers in the country, a leading light in global stroke research and development, and attracted national interest in our iCARE model, which has established the principles of exemplary patient care experience within our hospital. In the last year YDH’s Emergency Department was the third best performing in the country and the top performing in the South West, and we were delighted to be the top hospital nationally for staff health and wellbeing!

Applicants must have MBBS and FRCR qualifications or equivalent and be fully registered with the GMC and hold a license to practice. Applicants must have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date), CESR or European Community Rights. Interested candidates with a proposed CCT date beyond six months are still advised to apply for the post as further appointments are envisaged in the near future.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Sharon Brown, Co-Clinical Director via email - or via telephone on 01935 384551.

Dr Richard Clarkson, Co-Clinical Director via email - or via telephone on 01935 384571.

For information regarding our enhanced Benefits Package please contact:

Carol Gill, Medical Recruitment Officer via email -

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