Locum Consultant Radiologist
Job descriptionDetails of the Position:
This post will contribute to the delivery of a Radiology service that meets best practice. The successful applicant will join a group of highly motivated, medical professionals in the largest teaching hospital in the country. In addition to working with Radiology Colleagues, the post holder will be an integral part of the multidisciplinary teams in St. James’s Hospital. The successful candidate will require experience in cross-sectional imaging (CT and MRI), ultrasound and radiograph reporting. The post holder will have a commitment of 39 hrs to St. James’s Hospital and a Contract will be issued for six months in the first instance.
Principal Duties and Clinical Responsibilities:
- Provide diagnostic and therapeutic support for Physicians, Surgeons, GP’s and other including imaging and reporting duties
- Preparation of reports and attendance at Clinical / Radiology / MDT Conferences.
- Participate in mentorship and teaching for SpR’s in Radiology .
- Actively participate in Quality Assurance as part of overall Radiology Services
- The appointee will participate on a 1:15 on-call roster and provide on-call attendance on site as necessary.
- Provision of cross cover as appropriate.
- Participate in Continuous Professional Development in line with professional competency requirements and in accordance with the requirements of theMedical Practitioners Act, 2007
- Maintain up to date registration on the Register of Medical Specialists of the
- Medical Council of Ireland.
- Participate in Hospital educational programmes for all related groups of staff
- The Radiology Service is focused on providing a quality service and actively promotes a Quality Programme in Radiology.
- The post holder will participate in Medical Audit and assist in the collation of all data/information required in accordance with regulatory, statutory and corporate policies and procedures.
- Together with colleague(s) in Radiology, take a role with regard to the management of Radiology services, best practice, quality assurance and accreditation.
Management & Administration
- Participate in the development and operation of the Clinical Directorate structureand work within the Hospital’s governance / Clinical Directorate structure.
- Participate in and facilitate production of all data/information required to validate delivery of duties and functions and inform planning and management of service delivery.
- Attend and participate in meetings relevant to the post
- Perform such other duties appropriate to his/her office as may be assigned to him/her by Clinical Director, and/or the Chief Executive Officer or designated officer, of St. James’s Hospital
Eligibility Criteria Qualifications and/ or experience
Registration as a Specialist in the Specialist Division of the Registrar of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland in the specialty of Radiology.
The hospital's fundamental purpose is the delivery of health treatment, care and diagnose as well as health promotion and preventative services at catchment, regional, super-regional and national levels. Its service remits ranges in complexity from secondary to tertiary level.
St. James's hospital is also an academic teaching hospital. It is thus committed to the creation of an environment and the circumstances in which education and research in the health science and allied areas is possible and flourishes.
The Hospital is increasingly required to operate in an environment of vertical and literal collaboration in the ultimate interest of its patients. It advocates and pursues the promotion and participation of the hospital in services and academic health networks, both nationally and internationally, in this context.
While preserving the primacy of patients in all respects, the hospital recognises and accepts its responsibilities to a broader set of stockholders that include government, the public and community generally, service key purchasers, staff and the many associated institutions in the health and education sectors.
In the discharge of these remits, the hospital aspires to meet the highest possible standards and levels of efficiency, effectiveness and quality in all its endeavours. It is also driven by criteria of excellence, continuous improvement and innovation. Its services are made available equitably on the basis of need. Finally, the hospital is fully accountable to patients and other stockholders with respect to performance over the entire range of its remit.