Senior Radiographer (CT / MRI Scanning)

Location
Coventry
Salary
£23K pro rata (£39K FTE)
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Ref
00327696
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Senior Radiographer (CT / MRI Scanning) 

Position: Senior Radiographer CT and MRI Scanning 
Location: The Meriden Advanced Imaging Centre in Coventry 
Job type: Part Time, Permanent 
Hours: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday 
Salary: £23K pro rata (£39K FTE) 

About the role: 

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Senior Radiographer at The Meriden Advanced Imaging Centre in Coventry. 

The Senior Radiographer will provide a safe, efficient and professional radiographic service, maintaining a high standard of individualised patient care. They will participate in service activity within CT and MRI modalities .To maintain a sensitive and courteous approach to patients. To develop and improve professional expertise via Continual Professional Development (CPD) and be involved in staff education. 

Responsibilities: 

- Undertake specialised radiographic procedures in CT and MRI modalities to maintain the required standards in accordance with established regulations, protocols and procedures 
- Support in the organisation of the day to day management of activities within the department 
- Assess and implement techniques to ensure optimum quality image is delivered at all times, seeking advice and support from senior management as required 
- Demonstrate ability to utilise the Imaging related equipment and accessories correctly, reporting any faults 
- Conversant with the IT systems and ensure that accurate records are entered and maintained 
- Participate in Governance programs including regular auditing and quality control 
- Provide high standard of clinical service to the patient whilst adapting the procedure as applicable to the specific needs of the patient 
- Participate in IV injections 
- Work in accordance with the “Code of Practice for the use of Ionising Radiation” and IR(M)ER regulations 
- Document, and report any adverse incident or near misses on the incident reporting system (Datix) 
- Support administrative team with patient bookings, vetting and administrative duties when required 
- Communicate in a professional manner, safely, effectively and empathetically with patients and their carers prior to, during and after an examination 
- Communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues and Consultants Radiologists to ensure the smooth running of the service 
- Keep accurate documentation and patient records in line with TMAIC protocols and in line with GDPR regulations 
- Ensure all examinations and associated narrative/notes have been entered onto the local IT systems 

About the candidate: 

- Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography with a minimum of 3 years post graduate experience 
- Current State Registration with HCPC 
- Clinical Experience and technical knowledge of CT and MRI scanning techniques 
- Ability to administer IV contrast media 
- Evidence of CPD 
- Computer literate 
- Exemplary professional approach and patient skills; particularly with claustrophobic patients 
- Excellent communication skills and use of English language 
- Ability to work under pressure 

Desirable: 

- Cardiac CT and MRI knowledge 
- CT Interventional experience 
- Experience in Private Healthcare 
-Recognised IV Cannulation and administration course 
-ILS trained 

You may have experience of the following: Radiographer, Senior Radiographer, Mobile Radiographer, MRI Radiographer, Superintendent Radiographer, Radiography, CT, MRI, etc.

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