An excellent opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 7 Clinical Scientist in our Imaging Physics team. You will work alongside a team of Scientists and Technologists to provide comprehensive scientific support in the fields of radiological imaging, supporting the use of artificial optical radiations and radiation protection services to several Trusts that include five large radiology departments, cardiology and theatres.
Please give us a call for an informal chat or email for more information.Main duties of the job
A great opportunity has arisen in our Imaging Physics team, for an enthusiastic, motivated, clinical scientist holding HCPC registration and full driving licence. You will be working with a team supporting clinical services to deliver a wide range of x-ray diagnostic imaging modalities, artificial optical radiations modalities and radiation protection. The post holder will also have opportunity to support training and education of other staff groups within the Trust and in collaboration with the University of Oxford.About usOxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here www.ouh.nhs.uk
The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital
, Churchill Hospital
and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
in Headington and the Horton General Hospital
in Banbury.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The successful applicant will join our team of scientists and technologists. Work will include assisting in the provision of radiation protection and scientific support to diagnostic and interventional radiology departments and dental practitioners and also contributing to the teaching and training activities of the group. There will be opportunity to undertake work on research and development projects.
A current driving license for manual cars is essential as frequent travel is necessary in this role.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
Knowledge & ExperienceEssential
- Good (1st or 2nd class) Honours degree in a relevant subject
- Relevant MSc or higher degree
- IPEM Diploma or Certificate of completion of STP in Medical Physics.
- Registered Clinical Scientist
- Corporate Membership of a relevant professional body
- Full UK driving licence
- Good knowledge of radiation and a working knowledge of a range of procedures and practices within Imaging Physics
- Evidence of continuing professional development.
- Minimum of 3 years training/experience in Medical Physics, of which minimum 1 year in Imaging Physics including: Quality Assurance testing and analysing of diagnostic imaging equipment, experience with ionising radiations regulations, exercising judgement to solve problems and making decisions on how equipment is to be used safely and correctly.
- Understanding of patient and staff risks arising from the use of ionising and non-ionising radiations.
- Evidence of participation in the provision and development of imaging physics and radiation protection services, including assessment of equipment, patient dosimetry, quality assurance, radiation risk assessments.
- Awareness of relevant legislation, national standards, professional and other guidelines including: IRR, IR(ME)R, CAORWR and other relevant standards, professional and regulatory body reports and guidelines.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Able to use Excel, Word, Access etc. to set up documents and spreadsheets and extract information.
- Ability to work independently and to take responsibility for own technical work and time.
- Able to present scientific papers at national and international conferences
- Able to assist with training groups of other professional staff.
- Able to deliver teaching and training on complex Imaging Physics-related subjects.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT
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