The post will provide higher specialist training in oncological imaging and will have a tenure of one year. The post provides a training opportunity for Year 4 or above of radiological training and applicants may be considered who have obtained a CCST in radiology. Previous experience in oncological imaging and previous rotation to an oncology imaging centre within the first five years of training would be an advantage. The post has been approved by the Royal College of Radiologists and the Regional Postgraduate Dean.
The specialist registrar will have a major involvement in cross-sectional imaging (CT, MRI and ultrasound) in all aspects of cancer and may also have the opportunity to develop skills in breast imaging and interventional techniques. The appointee will also be expected to join in the general work of the Department, including plain film reporting and general radiological procedures, as well as take part in the on-call rota.
The appointee will also take a leading role in the presentation of cases at clinico-radiological conferences (MDTs) and will be expected to take an active role in imaging research.
The appointment will be based at both branches of the hospital, the appointee spending half of the rotation at Sutton and half at Chelsea so that at the end of one year the appointee will have been exposed to all aspects of the work of the department and will have had the opportunity to attend MDT meetings with all the major clinical units.
The appointee will be expected to aid in the teaching of specialist registrars on rotation to the Departments of Radiology at Chelsea and Sutton and when necessary, to become involved in teaching of other medical personnel. Contribution to the audit programme of the Department is also expected.
This advert closes on Wednesday 19 May 2021
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