Doctors - Consultant Radiologist (Interventional)

  • Department Radiology
  • Salary £77,913 - £105,042
  • Closing Date 13/12/2019
  • Interview Date 16/01/2020
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
  • Job ref MC418B
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 40 hours
  • Contact Dr Richard Orme (IR Lead) / Dr David Hinwood
  • Telephone 01743 261683 / 01743 261683

Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with fantastic work life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation?  We would like to welcome you to join our friendly, supportive, forward thinking team of 21 existing Consultants (17 WTE).

We are looking forward to exciting changes with increased investment with  three new MRI scanners installed in   2018/19 and a further £7 million upgrade of  Radiology equipment in 2019/20 with a new 360 slice CT scanner, 2x Philips Azurion to replace existing IR and Cardiac catheter suites, 2 replacement general fluoroscopy rooms, 8 general x-ray rooms and 4 mobiles.

We are looking for Consultants to join our expanding Department supporting 520,000 people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Mid-Wales.  Any candidate who wishes to be considered for a part-time or flexible working arrangement is also welcome to apply.

We are looking forward to exciting changes following the announcement of £310 million pounds to be invested in our two hospitals to improve the provision of care. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be at the heart of future developments.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust provides clinical services to the population of Shropshire and mid-Wales. A New Women’s and Children’s Hospital opened at Telford in September 2014 and there is a dedicated Cancer and Haematology Centre at Shrewsbury. There has been centralization of specialties such as Surgery, Stroke, and Cardiac as well as Interventional Radiology to improve services.

.Flexible working is provided within a defined overall workload and a general on-call commitment is required.  The overnight on call is outsourced to an external provider (from 8.30pm weekdays & 5.30pm weekends & Bank Holidays).

Each post is for 10 Programmed Activities per week including the nonresident on-call commitment (currently 0.25PA).

Shropshire is the largest inland county in the UK with Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, World Heritage sites and access to Mid Wales and the Welsh coast. There are good schools, amazingly affordable housing and a wide range of leisure pursuits.

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