Radiographer

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Harry Cooney

Contact email: h.cooney@t2healthcare.com
Job ref: HJC FCR
Published: 10 months ago

This is your chance to excel in your field of expertise!

This post would be ideally suited for a Senior radiographer wishing to develop their MRI, CT and X-ray orthopaedic imaging experience.

Our current operating hours are Monday to Friday 08.00-20.00 plus Saturday mornings. We offer an 24 hour on-call service for urgent inpatient care both at nights and weekends, and an elite sports person on-call 8am-8pm Saturday, Sunday and Bank holidays.

Job Title - Senior CT/MRI Radiographer

Department - Imaging

Hours - Full time 37.5 with on-call commitment.

 

Benefits

Annual leave

Flexible hours

Medical insurance

Perkbox

Competitive salary

Key duties

To maintain HCPC registration.

To liaise with referral sources where clarification is required regarding selection of the most clinically appropriate imaging examination.

To act as a point of advice for imaging referrers.

To ensure the safety of all patients and personnel within MRI, CT, Theatre and X-ray department.

To perform all imaging examinations competently and seek advise/support as needed.

To communicate effectively and empathetically with patients and their escorts prior to, during, and after an examination, especially in difficult or emotional circumstances, using both verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

To ensure patients receive a high standard of care across all modalities.

To acquire diagnostic images, and physically position the full range of patient presentations, accurately for examinations, considering patient limitations and adapting standard techniques where necessary.

To match clinical indications presented by the referrer to an appropriate departmental protocol.

To operate advanced software on specialist radiological equipment, requiring excellent hand-eye co-ordination,

To review images and ensure that supplementary imaging procedures are considered prior to patient departure from the department.

To be able to offer good clinical judgement when assessing and interpreting images produced by themselves or more junior staff

To ensure that images are presented for reporting purposes in a timely and accurate manner.

To ensure that urgent findings are communicated and patients directed accordingly.

To highlight abnormalities noted during scanning to the relevant Clinician or Radiologist

To review and comment on continuing appropriateness of imaging protocols.

To participate in the delivery of the imaging service and an out of hours service when required.

To work unsupervised within the out of hours service arrangements.

To be able to set up and clear a basic sterile trolley for interventional procedures.

To participate in patient monitoring or administration of oxygen, under supervision.

To ascertain from the patient, patient’s guardian or the referrer, the patient’s suitability for receipt of intravenous (IV) contrast media.

To perform intravenous cannulation and manual injection of contrast agent.

To undertake other duties as and when required by the demands of the service or the Imaging Manager.

Requirements

Degree or Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography

HCPC registration

Evidence of CPD

Significant MRI, CT, x-ray and II Orthopaedics procedures experience

Ability to support on-call rota

Able to make judgements involving complex facts or situations which require the analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of options

Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills

Excellent team working and MDT skills

Flexible and adaptive to changing situations

Desirable

Experience using 3T

Ability to undertake IV cannulation

Some knowledge of PACS and other IT system

 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, get in touch today or apply now!

h.cooney@t2healthcare.com

020 3002 6305

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