Senior Radiographer

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££38,000 - £42,000
Contact name: Jessica Macklin
Contact email: j.macklin@t2healthcare.com
Job ref: J577
Published: 19 days ago

 

 

Are you looking for progression within your next role?

If so, our client is recruiting for a Senior Radiographer to join their State-of-the-art clinic in London’s West End, who specialise in Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries.

They are looking for a Senior Radiographer, wishing to develop their MRI and Orthopaedic imaging experience, to join their well-established team who can hit the ground running, therefore Orthopaedics MRI experience is ideal.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To act as a point of advice for imaging referrers.

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

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

  • To perform intravenous cannulation and manual injection of contrast agent.

  • The Imaging department has 3 Siemens scanners. A 1.5T Avanto at Marylebone and 3T Spectra at the City. There is a Siemens DR Ysio room at the City and a DR and CR x-ray room at Marylebone both also have Siemens Image intensifiers. There are currently 2 GE image intensifiers at the Surgical centre.

  • Operating hours are Monday to Friday 07.00-21.00 and Saturday mornings.

Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography.

  • HCPC registration.

  • Evidence of CPD.

  • Experience using 3T.

  • Ability to undertake IV cannulation.

Benefits:

  • Private Medical Insurance. 

  • Company Pension Scheme.

  • Perkbox.

  • Employee Assistance Programme. 

  • Occupational health services. 

  • Season Ticket Loans. 

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Childcare Vouchers.

The Clinic is in walking distance of; Baker Street and Bond Street and is surrounded by a variety of shops and restaurants.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply and we will do the rest!