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Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist

Job Description

Applications are invited for a new post of a full time Consultant MSK Radiologist (10 PAs) at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, which is a large Teaching Hospital associated with the University of Manchester Medical School. The Trust provides many specialist tertiary services in addition to its District General Hospital role for its local communities.

We require a dynamic and adaptable individual to join a team of 17 general radiologists with special interests and 11 breast radiologists. The successful appointee must have a strong interest in MSK imaging. You will also contribute to the general work of the department. This will be both acute and elective, including participating in on-call with other consultant radiologists.
The successful candidate will help deliver a high quality diagnostic musculoskeletal service which currently includes all imaging modalities such as Ultrasound, CT and MRI.

We are currently in the process of merging with Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (Single Hospital Service) as part of the Devolution Manchester Programme with a vision of creating a more efficient and effective service for the patients of the City of Manchester.

The Department is well equipped with three CT scanners (2 x Siemens 16 slice, and a Siemens 128 slice machine), a Siemens MR 15 T Aera wide bore magnet and there are a further 15 T Siemens and 30 T Siemens cardiac MR scanner and Toshiba Aquilion Vision 1 CT Cardiac Scanner in the Cardiac Department. There is a newly opened 2 roomed Hybrid Vascular suite (GE), one room dedicated to non-vascular intervention, and imminent replacement of 2 vascular interventional rooms. There is one gamma camera, CR and DR radiographer units, full GE Centricity PACS, CRIS Radiology Information System with Dragon voice recognition and Anglia ICE (Sunquest) electronic ordering.

The Trust is implementing an Electronic Patient Record (EPR) within the next 12-18 months, and is committed to joining a project for common PACS replacement across Greater Manchester.

The successful candidate must have full GMC registration, possess FRCR (or equivalent), have completed specialist training and be entered on the specialist register, or have a certificate of completion of training (CCT) date within six months of the interview date.

The Clinical Lead for the Department of Radiology is currently Dr Richard Sawyer. For further information or to arrange a visit please contact: Claire Cook Assistant Directorate Manager on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Closing date: TBA
Interview date:TBA
This post is subject to criminal record (CRB) disclosure. We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of ability to communicate effectively in English.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For further details or to arrange an informal visit please contact:
Claire Cook (Assistant Directorate Manager) on Tel:  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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