Consultant Radiologist with a special interest in Genitourinary
At East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
We require an experienced and enthusiastic Consultant Uro-Radiologist to join our team of 23 Consultant Radiologists. The appointee will be based at Eastbourne DGH although this may change dependent on service need.
Applicants should demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in Genitourinary Radiology across all major modalities. Experience in multi-parametric prostate MRI is favourable.
East Sussex Healthcare (ESHT) offers comprehensive and state-of-the-art management of urological diseases and is a major tertiary referral centre for the management of Urological Cancers, Stone Disease and Female/Functional Urology.
The ESHT Radiology Department has a high quality stock of imaging Equipment including a 320 slice Toshiba Aquilion One, GE Revolution and Evolution CT machines, 2x MRI Siemens Avanto 1.5T, Siemens Artis Interventional Suite, Siemens Symbiat 16 SPECT-CT and an ongoing rolling equipment replacement and expansion programme.
First line on call is provided by SpR or staff grade radiologists until 10pm weekdays and 5pm weekends with on call outsourced to a reporting company overnight. Our General Radiology consultant team is responsible for checking SpR scans the following day to ensure quality assurance and education on a 1 in 8 rota. This rota also covers Malignant cord compression MRI at weekends.
The Radiology Departments are actively involved in teaching with four radiology trainees on rotation from HEKSS deanery. Audit and other continuing professional developmental activities are positively encouraged.
This post will be offered on the Terms and Conditions in line with national pay scales. Applicants must have full GMC registration, be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of gaining CCT.
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides acute hospital and community health services for people living in East Sussex and surrounding areas.
Our services are mainly provided from two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne DGH both of which have Emergency Departments and provide care 24 hours a day. They offer a comprehensive range of surgical, medical and maternity services supported by a full range of diagnostic and therapy services.
At Bexhill Hospital we provide outpatients, ophthalmology, rehabilitation and intermediate care services. At Rye, Winchelsea and District Memorial Hospital we provide Outpatient and inpatient intermediate care services. At Firwood House we jointly provide, with Adult Social Care, inpatient intermediate care services. We also provide some services at Uckfield Community Hospital and Lewes Victoria Hospital. Our community staff also provide care in the patient’s own home and from a number of clinics and GP surgeries.
The role of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide the best possible healthcare service to patients, who come first in everything the organisation does.
There are around 525,000 people who live in East Sussex and the Trust is one of the largest organisations in the county. We employ over 6,000 dedicated staff with an annual turnover of £380 million.