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Consultant in Breast Radiology

Employer
NHS Tayside
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 May 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

NHS TAYSIDE

CONSULTANT IN BREAST RADIOLOGY

FULL TIME/ ALTHOUGH CANDIDATES WISHING LESS THAN FULL TIME WILL BE CONSIDERED

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Breast Radiologist, based in Ninewells Hospital Dundee with sessions in Perth Royal Infirmary. This post results from a combination of retirement and expansion of breast services

NHS Tayside manages the East of Scotland Breast Screening Programme co-located and combined with symptomatic breast imaging services for Tayside. We are seeking a candidate for Breast Radiology to work within a cohesive and supportive Breast multi-disciplinary team and to provide a quality service in both symptomatic and screening settings. The East of Scotland Breast Screening Programme serves an eligible screening population of 74000 women

This is a full-time post, however, anyone wishing to work less-than-full-time will be considered. There is no on-call commitment for this post

The post is available with illustrative job plans of 10 programmed activities: 8 Direct Clinical care sessions; one SPA session and a further SPA session of agreed supporting professional activities or direct clinical care according to candidate's profile. The job plan may be adapted by agreement with possibility of job sharing or part-time working, to suit the applicant's needs

Tayside Breast Unit is well-equipped with all the latest breast imaging technologies, including digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), contrast-enhanced spectral mammography (CESM), ultrasound shear-wave elastography (SWE) and Breast MRI. We take pride in being one of the most research-active Breast Teams in the UK, and the only professorial unit in Scotland, taking part in various multicentre trials and projects led by Professor Andy Evans

We benefit from excellent relationships with breast surgeons, pathologists, pathologists and specialist nurses, who all contribute towards forming a strong multidisciplinary team working approach. We have 3 advanced practitioners involved in film-reading, stereotactic procedures, ultrasound and biopsies

Tayside is centrally located within Scotland, with easy access to major cities including Edinburgh and Glasgow, and yet is also within a short distance of the Scottish highlands. Caird Hall, Perth Concert Hall and local theatres provide excellent cultural life

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of CCT or already in possession of CESR (CP) at the time of interview for the post

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Professor Andy Evans, Professor of Breast Imaging (ext 35161), Mr Douglas Brown, Clinical Lead for Breast Services (ext 33885) or Mr John Nagy, Clinical Care Group Director for Specialist Surgery (bleep 4215) on Tel: 01382 660111

Closing Date for Applications: 21 May 2021

Interview Date: 10 June 2021

Jobtrain Number: 49519
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