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Imaging Medical Physicist (MRI+)

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£30,033.60 to £50,056 a year Min is for training grade.
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a physicist to join the expanding Radiation Protection & Radiology Physics team within the Medical Physics Service based at Hull University Teaching Hospitals.

The role will principally be concerned with supportingmagnetic resonance imaging at four acute hospitals (ten MRI scanners including 3T), a number of developing Community Diagnostic Centres and mobile units.

There will also be opportunities for experience in other imaging modalities as we seek to ensure scientific support for the ever evolving field of multi-modality imaging.

Main duties of the job

Ideally, we would like an experienced MRI physicist with HCPC registration as a clinical scientist, but our department has a well established reputation for taking on talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds and developing them in-house to become national and international experts in their new field. So we encourage anyone to apply who might fulfil one of the following entry routes
  • Medical physicist with HCPC clinical scientist registration with MRI experience e.g. successfully completed (or about to complete) STP in Imaging with Non-Ionising Radiation
  • Medical physicist with HCPC clinical scientist registration with experience in another medical physics subject who would like to take on the challenges of MRI imaging.
  • MSc or PhD in medical physics or MRI related
  • MSc or PhD in a scientific subject
  • BSc in physics or similar

  • For (B) to (E) further training will be provided to enable you to reach the level of (A). Depending on the length of training required, the starting salary may vary from �30,034 (Annex 21 trainee) to �50,056 (top band 7).

    To learn more about the team, the department, the job, and the area please visit

    About us

    Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

    HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately �800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

    The Trust's secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

    HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

    Person Specification



    • 1st or 2nd class Physics degree
    • Master's degree in Medical Physics, PhD, or equivalent
    • HCPC registration as a clinical scientist (or anticipated imminent registration)
    • Current driving license


    • Chartered Scientist
    • Corporate Membership of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (MIPEM), or equivalent



    • ExperienceExperience in medical physics


    • Presentation of work at national or local meetings
    • Experience in interpreting different situations and judging measures required to ensure compliance in areas that relate to the legislation listed above.
    • Experience in the use of specialist testing equipment employed to measure the safety and performance of radiological, ultrasound, MRI, ultraviolet equipment.

    Skills, Knowledge and Ability


    • Basic knowledge of relevant legislation in healthcare and biomedical research.
    • Computer skills (Word, Excel)


    • Computer programming skills. Programming and System development skills.
    • Able to use Excel, Word Access etc to set up documents and spreadsheets and extract information.
    • Able to set up and manage the acquisition and structure of information.
    • Image processing - DICOM, Matlab
    • Lecturing & teaching skills
    • Basic knowledge of the techniques employed to measure the performance of state of the art imaging equipment.
    • Basic knowledge of how to measure the leakage from sealed radioactive sources.
    • An understanding of patient and staff risks arising from radiation and laser exposure

    Other Requirements


    • Able to prioritise and manage own workload
    • Able to exercise own initiative when dealing with common issues within own specialist area of competence
    • Ability to give and take criticism constructively and to know when to seek advice from others
    • Team worker. Independent learner. Self motivated.
    • Willing to work flexible hours when necessary


    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Self motivated
    • Own car

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


    Castle Hill Hospital

    Castle Road


    HU16 5JQ

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