Consultant in Radiology (Cardiothoracic Imaging)
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Applications are invited for a Consultant Radiologist with a special interest in cardiothoracic imaging at Addenbrooke’s Hospital part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH).
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Radiologist to join our Radiology team of Consultants, both NHS and University based, and Specialty Registrars.
We have a close working relationship with all clinical specialties including Urology, Oncology, GI, Surgery, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Transplant, Gynaecology, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Paediatric departments, and are actively involved in multidisciplinary clinical, research and educational activities.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will join a strong multidisciplinary team and provide specialist and general support to the workload of the department. The department is well equipped with state-of-the-art machines including: 5 Siemens CT scanners, 1 PET-CT scanner, 1 PET-MRI, 6 GE MRI scanners, an ultrasound suite with 10 Toshiba US machines, 3 interventional radiology suites and a Radiology Day Unit with 8 beds. A new PACS was installed on January 2019. The Epic eHospital system went live in October 2014.
The Imaging Directorate is ISAS (QSI) accredited and the Trust is a Major Cancer Centre and a Major Trauma Centre.
You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Radiology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.
As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.
Working for our organisation
The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.
Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.
Clinical Skills (1-5)
Specialty Specific Skills
Related to the post (1-5)
Commitment to clinical governance/improving quality of patient care (1-5)
Communication Skills (1-5)
Personal Skills (1-10)
Understanding of the NHS
Understanding of the NHS (1-5)
Commitment on ongoing professional development (1-5)
Employer certification / accreditation badges
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
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Further details / informal visits contact
- Dr Helen Addley
- Job title
- Clinical Director for Radiology
- Email address
- [email protected]
- Additional information
Visiting the Department and informal enquiries about this post should be arranged through contacting Dr Helen Addley, Clinical Director for Radiology at [email protected] or Dr Judith Babar, Clinical lead for cardiothoracic imaging at [email protected] or alternatively by contacting the Radiology Secretaries on 01223 216910.
If you have problems applying, contact
- Candice Howes
Medical Staffing Advisor
- 01223 274339