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Locum Consultant Radiologist with Special Interest in GI

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 15 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Locum Consultant Radiologist with Specialist interest in GI

King’s College Hospital is part of King’s Health Partners Academic

Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s & St. Thomas, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundations Trusts. For more information, visit King's Health Partners website

Applications are invited for a locum Consultant Radiologist to support the Gastrointestinal Radiology and Acute Care pathways on both hospital sites (Denmark Hill & Princess Royal). This appointment will be for a 12 month period in the first instance.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of London’s largest teaching hospitals, with a unique profile of strong local services and a focused set of specialist services. We provide specialist services for regional, national and international patients; particularly in the fields of Diabetes, Renal, Trauma, Breast Imaging, Liver disease and transplantation, Haemato-oncology, Cardiac and Neurosciences. King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is located on multiple sites serving the economically diverse boroughs of Southwark, Lambeth, Bromley and Bexley. As a major employer with over 10,500 staff we play an important part in helping reduce local social and health inequalities.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our team, with the clinical credibility, passion and determination to play a central part in the continued development and success of our service. Radiology currently has an establishment of 40 substantive consultants. The service is delivered on the Denmark Hill and Princess Royal University Hospital sites. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the integrated model of care and comprehensive services across the AHSC of KHP. They will also be expected to actively contribute to the research and undergraduate teaching strategy of the Clinical Academic Group of Imaging within KHP.

The job will be divided between the Denmark Hill (DH) and Princess Royal University Hospitals (PRUH). The successful candidate will be required to participate in the PRUH site on-call rota, on a 1 in 9 rota. King’s is part of the South London Bowel Cancer screening network and so, the successful candidate must be proficient in CTC.

The successful candidate will be expected to cover all aspects of GI radiology including CT Colonography, Ultrasound, MRI, fluoroscopy and CT of bowel, as well as to cover non vascular interventional procedures as needed. It is an expectation of all Consultants that they contribute significantly to the general departmental workload.

Interested candidates are invited to discuss this post with Dr Suzanne Ryan (Clinical Lead for Gastrointestinal Radiology) e:( Email address removed )and Dr Dennis Baker at the PRUH site, e:( Email address removed )

We are actively pursuing equal opportunities.

In accordance with the new Home Office guidelines, applications from candidates who require a work permit to work in the UK may not be considered if there are sufficient numbers of other suitable candidates from the UK /EEA. Work permits will only be issued for overseas doctors where there is a post that cannot be filled by someone in the UK or EEA.


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

There are a number of important documents available on the Kings recruitment microsite we would like to draw your attention to, particularly the Trust's criminal records checking policy.

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Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you wish to apply for this role, it is recommended that you apply promptly.

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