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Senior Radiographer / Technician - Nuclear Medicine

Employer
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inclusive
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Radiographer/NMT to join the Nuclear Medicine team at Great Ormond Street Hospital. This post is for a candidate with Nuclear Medicine experience and an interest in Paediatrics. The Nuclear Medicine department provides diagnostic imaging for patients from 0- 18yrs old with a variety of conditions. The procedures you will be involved in include renal, lung, gastric, neuro and oncology examinations. The department currently has 3 gamma cameras including an Intevo SPECT CT. The department will also be expanding into the new GOSH children's cancer centre including installing state of the art PET/CT.

The post holder will be joining an existing team of Radiographers including the Superintendent Technologist, Band 7 Static Nuclear Medicine Radiographers/MTO and Band 6 Rotational Radiographers. It would be expected that the post holder would be employed on a 9-5 Monday to Friday shift. You will be working closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team in providing this service. Good communication skills and excellent team working abilities are essential for this post. If leadership skills are demonstrated, there is an opportunity to progress to a band 7, after all key competencies are achieved. Research opportunities and study leave are actively encouraged and staff within the department take active roles in national and international conferences.

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Main duties of the job

  • To undertake specialist Nuclear Medicine duties in the dedicated imaging suite in a paediatric tertiary referral centre.
  • Working in conjunction with the Superintendent, the post holder will support with the daily organisation of the imaging services, ensuring the delivery of a professional, high quality, effective and flexible service always that is responsive to the needs of the patients and the clinicians. They will also support the Superintendent in the management and running of the Department, including delegated tasks and responsibilities
  • The post holder will work closely with the Consultant Radiologists, to review, revise and implement scanning techniques and protocols.


About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

GOSH Culture and Values

Essential

  • Our Always values


Academic/Professional qualification/Training

Essential

  • Degree in radiological sciences or equivalent
  • Certificate Nuclear Medicine (or suitable equivalent alternative)
  • HCPC Registration


Desirable

  • Diploma Nuclear Medicine
  • Other Post graduate qualification


Experience/Knowledge

Essential

  • Signification post qualification experience
  • Interest in working with children
  • Experience in General Nuclear Medicine Imaging
  • Experience of quality assurance, research, and audit
  • Working knowledge of PACS and EPIC
  • Knowledge of: o Clinical Governance o Quality assurance o Data Protection Act o IR(M)ER 17 o Other Relevant legislation and guidance


Desirable

  • Experience in SPECT/CT imaging


Skills/Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Understand the needs of the child/ young person
  • Ability to empathise with the children/young people and their parents
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A flexible outlook to the working day
  • Ability to work to own initiative


Desirable

  • Problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills in a team environment


Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Great Ormond Street Hospital

London

WC1N 3JH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

271-OI-5103979-D

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