- Career Level Consultant
- Contract type Permanent
- Hours Full Time
- Salary £76,001 to £102,465 pa
ALDER HEY CHILDREN’S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
CONSULTANT PAEDIATRIC RADIOLOGIST
Consultant Salary Scale as per National Terms and Conditions
Ten Programmed Activities (PA)
We are looking for an enthusiastic Paediatric Radiologist to join our team of 11
Consultant Radiologists at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool.
The successful candidate will have an interest in paediatric cardiac cross sectional
imaging and will be expected to participate in all aspects of paediatric radiology
including neonatal imaging at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.
This is a replacement post and the successful candidate will also be expected to join the
Consultant on call rota (1 in 9).
The Department of Radiology is on the ground floor of the new Alder Hey Hospital in
the Park. It currently has three general xray rooms, one fluoroscopy suite, a 4 room
ultrasound suite, a spiral CT scanner, a 1.5T MRI scanner, a bone densitometer and a
Radionuclide Imaging Department.
Within the Theatre complex on the first floor of the hospital, there is a 3T
intraoperative MRI scanner and a Vascular Intervention Suite with biplane facilities.
The department performs approximately 75,000 examinations per year over all
Cover is also provided for the neonatal unit at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.
A Carestream PACS is in place with a CRIS reporting system using Dragon dictation.
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a major teaching hospital of the
University of Liverpool and has been approved as a supra-regional centre for cardiac
surgery, epilepsy surgery and major trauma amongst others.
It serves not only the local population of children, but is the tertiary and quaternary
referral centre for children from Merseyside, Cheshire, parts of Lancashire, Shropshire
and North Wales for many sub-specialties of paediatrics.
The hospital has approximately 270 beds including day beds for surgery. The paediatric
services and expertise within the hospital are considerable and include paediatric
ophthalmology, cardiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, neonatology, neurology,
neurosurgery, audiology, nephrology, respiratory medicine, oncology, trauma, general
surgery and general medicine.