- Career Level Fellowship
- Contract type Fixed contract
- Hours Full Time
- Salary MN37 scale
The successful candidate will be supervised by five Radiologists with an interest in gastrointestinal radiology who provide a first class service supporting 4 Upper GI surgeons, 4 HPB surgeons, 10 Lower GI surgeons, 9 Gastroenterologists, 4 Oncologists and 4 Bariatric surgeons, from UHNM and Leighton. The Upper GI and HPB MDT cover a population of 1.2 million.
The Gastrointestinal Radiology Services are based on a strong ethos of Quality Assurance, Audit, Evidence and Research. The GI Radiologists are currently recruiters for five national and international multicentre studies, with grants for 2 local trials in progress. Areas of recent service improvement include expansion of the RIG service, a large CTC service, 3T body MRI, Endorectal cancer staging and a static PET scanner.
The appointed Fellows will gain extensive experience in the following subspecialty areas: Colorectal, hepatobiliary/pancreas, Oesophago-gastric, Inflammatory bowel disease, Gastrointestinal diseases, Oncology, Trauma imaging and Acute inpatient body imaging. Weekly training sessions in multimodality cross-sectional imaging. MRI,CT,US, image-guided procedures and CT colonography. Additionally, the successful applicant will be involved in Endo-anal ultrasound and GI-specific fluoroscopy and pelvic floor imaging. Rotations through PET can be arranged if desired. There will be flexibility to accommodate individual interests and expertise. The fellow is expected to prepare for and support Colorectal, IBD, CUP, Upper GI and HPB Cancer MDT meetings.
There are extensive academic opportunities for Fellows. Involvement in research is an expectation of the Fellowship program and up to one day per week is given as protected academic time.
There will be opportunities and funding to present research at regional, national and international meetings.
Clinical and non-clinical staff as described earlier.
The Directorate Management Team: The Directorate Management team comprises of a Clinical Director, Directorate Manager and Imaging Professional Head; Associate Directorate Manager as well as Modality Lead Superintendents.
The Imaging Directorate Manager takes the lead in operational activities and is responsible to the Clinical Director. The Imaging Professional Head is responsible for the governance, quality, health and safety within the Imaging Directorate and is also responsible to the Clinical Director.
The current Clinical Director for Imaging, Dr Hefin Jones, is responsible for the clinical management of Imaging.
Applicants must possess the FRCR or equivalent.
For information and enquiries please contact
Dr Hefin Jones, Clinical Director of Radiology and Consultant Radiologist, telephone 0178267861(firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Dr Biju Thomas, Consultant GI Radiologist, telephone 01782 675858(email@example.com)