Applications are invited for a Musculoskeletal (MSK) Radiology fellow to join the existing team of 8 MSK Radiology Consultants and 89 Consultant Radiologists in post across UHB, commencing September 2023 for 12 months. The postholder will have close working relationships with the whole Radiology team including Consultants, Radiographic and associated support staff and also relevant specialties.Main duties of the job
Leadership & Governance:
a.Ensures service delivery by the department is within the resources available.
b.Helps manage demand and prioritises on the basis of need imaging services as required.
c.Demonstrates excellence in patient quality care.
d.To cover for radiologists as required during time of leave in order to maintain a good service.
Interpersonal and Communication Skills:
a.The post holder must be willing to join an established collaborative department which involves working closely with relevant clinical specialities to provide a comprehensive and cohesive service.
b.Contribute to the design and implementation of imaging service by applying the latest evidence and delivering reasoned proposals.
c.Have good radiology report writing skills and be able to communicate effectively with clinical colleagues. Develop and maintain effective networks in the region to enable best practice to be identified and implemented by the Trust.
d.The post holder must have well-developed listening and communication skills and be able to deal effectively with a wide range of clinicians, managers and professionals both within and outside the Trust.
Planning and organising:
a.Be willing to be involved with and implement a comprehensive MSK imaging service including multiple modalities.
b.Support the development of a culture of continuous improvement.
c.Effectively plan, communicate and execute changes ensuring engagement and involvement.About us
We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.
Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:
Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.
UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.
University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The successful applicant will be expected to join our team of enthusiastic consultants to contribute to the increasing workload of the department which has been driven upwards by a combination of service expansion, cancer pathway driven targets and multidisciplinary meeting attendance. The post holder will be expected to work closely with relevant specialty consultant colleagues in providing specialist musculoskeletal ultrasound services, and reporting of musculoskeletal CT and MRI, both diagnostic and interventional procedures. It is also expected that applicants will participate and contribute to the specialist meetings (Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Major Trauma, Bone infection, Sports Medicine) and participate in weekly teaching and interesting cases meetings. Participation in research and audit will be encouraged. The applicant will also be encouraged to contribute to the general radiology workload including emergency CT sessions and plain films. There may be an opportunity to participate in the diagnostic SpR on call rota.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Please see attached Job Description for further details
- The appointee will be expected to be on or to be eligible for the Specialist Register for Clinical Radiology before taking up the post.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
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