As part of our departmental expansion, we are thrilled to welcome three additional Band 6 radiographers to our team. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals with fresh ideas who can contribute their knowledge and collaborate effectively with our existing team. One scanner operates from 8 am to 9 pm, seven days a week, while the other scanner runs from 9 am to 6 pm, five days a week, with the possibility of extending its operating hours. The post holder will be expected to demonstrate skill and expertise in some areas of MR scanning (like scanning neuro, MSK and some other body scans) full participant in the standby system on some bank holidays and Christmas period.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be expected to work within departmental standard operating procedures and legal guidelines to ensure that examinations are performed safely. Patient-centered care will be at the forefront of the post holder's clinical and professional practice, and they will demonstrate clinical skills that provide the highest standards possible. They will always exercise adherence to patient confidentiality legislation and maintain information governance standards.About us
North Mid is part of North Central London integrated care system - consisting of the NHS and Local authority organisations in Camden, Islington, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. As with other ICS's, we are working increasingly closely with partners and indeed many of our financial and performance objectives are measured at this system level. Whilst all organisations remain as standalone, statutory bodies we have an ICS infrastructure for making shared decisions and agreeing shared approaches.
We are proud of our staff and want to ensure their training allows them to provide excellent clinical care. We are also a training unit for medical students from UCL and St George's University Grenada, and for nursing and midwifery students from Middlesex and City Universities.
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The role involves evaluating and approving referrals for radiology procedures in accordance with guidelines set by MHRA and RCR, prioritizing patient safety during MRI procedures. This includes ensuring completion of MR safety questionnaires, investigating contraindications, and collaborating with the team and patients when absolute contraindications are identified. Liaising with referrers for appropriate imaging examinations, and providing high-quality clinical care. Additionally, the role encompasses using advanced software on specialized MRI equipment, reviewing images for additional sequences, and promptly addressing imaging abnormalities while upholding patient care standards.
The position requires meticulous attention to detail and excellent hand-eye coordination. The incumbent must minimize manual handling risks, ensure timely presentation of images for reporting, and act upon detected abnormalities. Moreover, the role involves collaborating with relevant bodies to uphold patient safety, promoting reflective practice, and enhancing evidence-based practice methods.Person SpecificationBSc (Hons) Diagnostic RadiographyEssential
- HCPC registration
- BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography
- Understanding MRI Physics and MHRA guidelines and ability to perform MRI scanning
- In-depth understanding of anatomy and pathology, enabling the justification of examinations and the accurate selection of appropriate imaging techniques.
- Awareness of statutory regulations related to MRHA and QSI.
- Understanding of Clinical Governance.
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North Middlesex University Hospital - ground floor Radiology
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