Veterinary Radiologist

Guildford, Surrey
Salary range £85,000 to £110,000 per annum commensurate with qualification and experience
14 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Radiologist plays a key leadership role in the organisation and delivery of excellent care to our patients. You will be pivotal in the delivery of high standards of clinical care, client satisfaction and team harmony. This is an important role with a responsibility for providing a radiology service across several disciplines and working with radiography, surgical, medical oncology, interventional radiology, resident, intern, nursing and auxiliary teams

It is essential that the post holder is driven, motivated, organised and flexible in their approach to their working pattern in order to facilitate the completion of the clinical workflow.

The post holder will also need to be able to mentor and supervise other clinical team members and where necessary use their own expertise and experience to support, educate and guide them in order to provide an exceptional level of care to our patients.

Responsibilities and Tasks:
Leadership and management
To provide efficient advanced diagnostic imaging to support oncology and soft tissue surgery
To ensure the smooth running of an effective radiology service to meet the four outcomes - clinical care, client satisfaction, financial resolution and team harmony
To introduce and develop other radiology services at the practice with the support of senior clinicians and the management team
To work with the wider practice team to contribute your skills, efforts and personal strengths to help ensure a harmonious team ethos at all times
To represent and promote the practice, its aims and values
To hold regular meetings with the Radiography team, ensuring a consistent approach and professional support for all
Active participation in weekly multi  - disciplinary senior clinician case discussion meetings
Maintain professional standards in accordance with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) guidelines
Work closely with the floor co-ordinator to facilitate the flow of patients
Assist in the reporting of clinical errors in order to promote a culture of transparency and assist with hospital improvements
Assist with the induction/orientation of all staff to the hospital
Support marketing initiatives and promote our services both within and outside the practice
Welcome and provide support for visiting veterinary surgeons, students and work experience personnel Evaluation and monitoring of radiology
To be responsible for the continual evaluation of the radiology service within the practice
To maintain and improve efficiency and clinical quality and monitor standards using data, audits and reports
Discuss and resolve service delivery issues at the earliest opportunity and escalate risks appropriately and when necessary
To ensure all IRMER regulations are followed, any breaches reported, and rectification plans implemented For further list of responsibilities please visit

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Qualifications and Experience
- Board eligible Radiologist (e.g. ECVDI or ACVR)
- Veterinary degree registrable with the RCVS
- Boarded radiologist (e.g. ECVDI or ACVR)
- Post-board referral practice experience preferable but not vital
- Proven track record of leading, managing, developing and motivating teams
- Leadership qualification Knowledge
- Awareness of the operational aspects of a busy clinical environment
- Specific experience of diagnostic imaging for complex oncology and soft tissue cases Personal skills
- Ability to support, facilitate and contribute to a team
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work on own initiative
- Ability to work under pressure
- Good organisational and time management skills
- Effective leadership Personal Characteristics
- Compassionate and caring
- Enthusiastic and motivated
- Positive attitude
- Flexibility
- Receptive to change
- Proactive in learning and personal development
- Ability to motivate others
- Confident Other                                                                                 

- Excellent written and spoken English
- Passed the RCVS English language test IELTS Indicator test
- Right to work in the United Kingdom
- FR values

For confidential informal discussions, please email Nick Bacon DECVS DACVS FRCVS, Clinical Director on

To apply please email your cv and covering letter to
Closing date for applications: 11th August 2021.

Further Particulars
Permanent contract and full-time hours
Salary range £85,000 to £110,000 per annum commensurate with qualification and experience
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, generous CPD, RCVS and specialist registration. Also, PMI, life assurance, a work based pension scheme, free access to VET Festival, an employee assistance programme, company sick pay and free onsite parking Location - Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue Hospital, 70 Priestley Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7AJ

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