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Consultant Breast Radiologist - Ltft, Maidstone

Last update 2024-02-27
Expires 2024-02-26
ID #1897391242
Consultant Breast Radiologist - Ltft, Maidstone
United Kingdom, Kent, Maidstone,
Modified October 25, 2023


Employer heading Consultant Breast Radiologist - LTFT Consultant Job overview We are looking to invite new Radiologists to join our team of 9 Breast Radiologists and 6 Oncoplastic Breast Surgeons, Advanced practitioners, Nurses and Mammmographers.Our busy breast unit at Maidstone Hospital treats 700 breast cancers per annum, employs cutting edge techniques and has state of the art equipment - including VAE, prone table stereotactic and tomosynthesis guided biopsies, contrast enhanced mammography, microbubble ultrasound and radiofrequency markers.We are a regional breast screening site and actively participate in Breast Radiology / Oncology research. The Trusts research programme is led by an Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon.We are an exciting and ambitious unit with lots of opportunity for research, teaching and leadership roles Main duties of the job Successful candidates must have a particular interest in Breast Radiology, both symptomatic and screening and be able to demonstrate ability in cross sectional breast imaging including CT, MRI, as well as extended ultrasound techniques.The new candidates would share in the existing workload and support colleagues within the Breast Care team covering symptomatic and screening work. The post will be based primarily on the Maidstone Hospital site and will have duties for consultant provision of diagnostic imaging services within the Peggy Wood Breast Care Unit. There is a likely requirement to occasionally cover the service at The Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury.The post requires a commitment to our main weekly Breast MDT. Candidates would also be encouraged to take part in our dedicated Metastatic Breast MDT which is held weekly with the Oncologists. Working for our organisation Our Trust sits in the beautiful countryside of West Kent whilst being less than an hour from London and the coast. We are blessed with high performing local comprehensive, grammar and independent schools. West Kent boasts excellent sporting and leisure facilities whilst housing remains affordable.The team consist of 9 Consultant Radiologists, 1 Trainee Consultant, 2 Consultant Radiographers, a trainee consultant Radiographer, as well as a fellow and a team of advanced practice Mammographers, mammographers and support staff.We are a collaborative team of staff open to new ideas and continually looking to improve our service to our patients whilst remaining very proud of our achievements in Breast imaging. Detailed job description and main responsibilities We are primarily looking for candidates to provide Breast Imaging services which would not carry an on call commitment. We would consider any candidate who also wished to work some sessions in the general radiology department and take part in the general radiology on call rota.Duties will include providing consultant services as part of the Radiology Directorate at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust with a commitment to Breast Radiology. Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria FRCROn GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT date at time of interviewSubspecialty training in Breast Radiology Desirable criteria MRCPDistinctions, scholarships, prizes Audit Essential criteria Understand the principles of audit Desirable criteria Evidence of participation in audit projects Research Essential criteria An understanding of general principles, scientific method and interpretation of literature Desirable criteria Evidence of personal research projects and their presentationPublications in peer-reviewed journals Personal Skills Essential criteria Able to take responsibility and cope with stressful situationsAble to get on with other members of the multi disciplinary team Desirable criteria Critical and enquiring approach to knowledge acquisitionDemonstrate CPD to enhance quality of work Management Essential criteria Evidence of organisational ability Desirable criteria Attended a National Health Service Management Course appropriate to Consultant duties. Further details / informal visits contact NameDeborah AllenJob titleConsultant Breast RadiologistEmail Telephone number01622 226287Additional informationSamantha Barber Assistant General Manager - Breast Radiology Contact number - 01622 226287

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Consultant breast radiologist - ltft

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