BF - MRS - TLC
Interview Dependent
MRI

Are you extremely skilled in MRI ? 

Then look no further as our client is looking for a new innovative MRI Superintendent to join their friendly, success driven team in doing what they do best all year round... save lives and spot things most can not. This state of the art facility is based in Central London and has beautiful picturesque settings assuring your commute to work or your lunches can even brighten your mood. Enjoy a bite to eat on site or in the surrounding area as for food you are truely spoiled for choice. Never get bored as there is no shortage in activities in the area, Feed the birds or play some basketball, whatever you want to do you can do it. Do not miss out on such an amazing opportunity.

Duties and responsibilities 

  • Overall management of the running of the MRI service on a day to day basis ensuring the highest standards of care and service.
  • Responsible for the leadership of the team of radiographers (16 staff across CT/MRI) and will work very closely with the CT superintendent to manage rotational staff.
  • Establish and oversee research based practice, quality assurance and clinical audits.
  • Lead the development of a Quality Improvement Plan for the MRI service.
  • Ensure effective use of staffing and resources in relation to service demands. 
  • Assist the Radiology Manager in the development of the department and the introduction of new services.
  • Work closely with the Consultants, Referrers and Radiologists ensuring scans are of the highest quality and in line with best practice.
  • Ensure policies relevant to your area are set, reviewed and updated and that all Clinic policies are adhered to by all members of staff within your sphere of influence.
  • Ensure effective use of staffing and resources in relation to service demands.  Be flexible in staffing situations, deputising for the CT superintendent and assisting other departments if required.
  • Respond to financial queries and be able to provide alternatives to keep services running efficiently. 
  • Monitor agency use regularly and take remedial action as required.
  • Organise and chair team meetings and encourage regular attendance and participation of all staff to promote effective team communication.
  • Facilitate excellent working practices in collaboration with the Radiology nurse manager and radiology nursing team when performing interventional cases. 
  • Ensure you and your staff are competent in the use of the Clinic’s systems e.g. Datix, Learning Hub, Meditech, Soliton, Carestream PACS, i-passport and Trent.
  • Establish and oversee research based practice, quality assurance and clinical audits.
  • Lead the development of a Quality Improvement Plan for the MRI service.
  • To carry out performance reviews on all MRI radiographers and to provide them and support them with training and development opportunities. 
  • Recruit and induct staff in conjunction with Human Resources.
  • To ensure appropriate staffing levels at all times and to promote flexibility in working patterns.
  • Manage sickness absence/absenteeism and take appropriate action according to Clinic policy.
  • Actively manage under performance where necessary according to Clinic policy. 
  • Establish effective interdepartmental relationships to achieve optimum levels of patient care and service delivery.
  • To ensure that employee and patient records are maintained and processed in accordance with the terms of the GDPR as indicated in The London Clinic Data Protection Policy.
  • Ensure compliance with professional expectations as outlined in the HCPC Code of Professional Conduct for yourself and your direct reports. 
  • Ensure you and your direct reports adhere to MRI safety guidance and the MRI Local rules.
  • Oversee and offer advice / support to your team in their clinical role to ensure high quality individualised patient care.
  • Establish and deliver on individual and team objectives within the department according to the Clinic’s strategy.
  • Ensure you and your staff attend relevant mandatory training and compliance for the team is high.
  • Promote and safeguard the wellbeing and interests of patients, relatives and colleagues.
  • Act to rectify unsafe practice or unprofessional conduct.
  • To assist the Radiology manager in the assessment and choice of new equipment.
  • To liaise with radiologists and referring clinicians to initiate and develop new procedures and techniques.
  • To respond to radiologists, patient and consultant feedback keeping the Radiology manager updated at all times and escalating where necessary. 
  • To undertake any other duty commensurate with the grade of the post as requested by the Radiology manager.

Staff Benefits 

  • Life Insurance.
  • Private Medical Cover.
  • Benefit Platform.
  • Good Value on site resturant.
  • Employee Discounts.
  • Gym Memberships.

Client Requirements 

  • DCR or BSc in Radiography.
  • Post qualification experience in MRI, to include some experience in 3T MRI imaging.
  • Experience in leading and managing day to day departmental activities.
  • Experience in people management and leadership.