Diagnostic Imaging position

Location
Solihull, West Midlands
Posted
20 May 2021
Closes
20 Aug 2021
Sector
Referral
Role
Diagnostic
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full-time

Be part of one of the UK’s leading small animal veterinary referral centres!

An opportunity has become available for a highly motivated individual
to join our Diagnostic Imaging team in our Specialist multi-disciplinary referral centre, to provide maternity cover. The position will ideally commence in September 2021. The successful applicant will either hold or be eligible for an RCVS, American or European Diploma (or equivalent) and share our aim of providing excellent levels of care for our patients, clients and referring Veterinary Surgeons.

Willows Specialist Imaging team, comprising of six Specialist Diagnostic Imagers, two Residents, a highly experienced Radiographer and six Imaging Nurses, provides exceptional imaging support for our multi-disciplinary Specialists across Medicine, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Orthopaedics and ECC.  

As temporary maternity cover the position this is ideally a full time role, however part time coverage or intermittent locum cover would also be considered.

Why Willows?

Willows has approximately +200 personnel, including almost 60 Veterinary Surgeons. Our philosophy is very much one of friendly co-operation between all members of staff, creating a supportive and good-humoured atmosphere.

Willows’ imaging facilities comprise of:

  • New Siemens Magnetom sola 1.5T MRI
  • New Siemens 64 slice Somatom CT
  • New Samsung RS85A ultrasound machine
  • Logiq S8 ultrasound
  • Two digital X-ray rooms
  • Two in-theatre image intensifiers (GE Fluorostar and Philips BV Pulsera). 

Images are reviewed and reported in the spacious diagnostic imaging suite and stored on Fuji PACS, from which they are available throughout the practice. There is also off-site VPN access to PACS.

The position will be well remunerated and the package includes generous time off for holidays, CPD and involvement in professional committees. Out-of-hours emergency service provision is shared amongst the Imaging team.  Willows is proud to be accredited by Investors in People at the extended Silver level, and we are dedicated to providing excellent working conditions, care and support for all of our personnel.

Centrally located, Willows is within easy reach of Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport and the national rail and motorway networks, but only a short drive away from historic Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and beautiful Warwickshire countryside.

To learn more about Diagnostic Imaging at Willows, or to have an informal chat, please contact Andrew Parry, Head of Service: andrew.parry@willows.uk.net

To apply for the position please email a covering letter of intent and your current CV via the apply button.

 

 

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