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Neuro Radiographer

Employer
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 Per annum including Inner london HACS
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To provide an efficient, effective and responsive imaging service for Patients and Staff.General first line supervisory and radiographic duties.You will be a relatively experienced radiographer (Minimum 3 years), able to assess and organise own workload of patients ensuring the provision of the highest standards of patient care.Must be able to work autonomously and carry out a variety of radiographic examinations within the hospital managing patient priority as appropriate.The patients can present with a range of physical and mental limitations including being unconscious, incapacitated, unco-operative, displaying aggressive or threatening behaviour

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Main duties of the job

Due to internal promotion we now have a band 6 Neuroradiographer post available.The exciting news is that our department is expanding and we have started our 24/7 Thrombectomy.Would you like an opportunity to specialise and focus your career in one of the most interesting and challenging specialist areas of Radiology?You will be part of a specialist team and enjoy a post with autonomy and responsibility.This post is for a Radiographer based in the Neuroradiology department who will undertake CT, digital angiography, both diagnostic and interventional, MRI at 1.5.T and 3T, plain x-rays and theatre radiography. This post does involve an On-call commitment and an extended weekday is worked in MRI and Angio plus weekends.For those that can demonstrate sound technical skills, maturity, confidence, initiative and a keen desire to specialise, our Neuroradiology department provides an outstanding opportunity. You will receive excellent specialised training in all the above modalities and all the support you need to progress and become a valued member of the department.

Previous applicants need not apply.

About us

With nearly9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.Their main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note the following information

See the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training

Essential

  • DCR/BSc Radiography
  • HPC Registered


Desirable

  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Post graduate certificate


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 3 years post graduate experience
  • Experience of basic radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures.
  • Must have a Comprehensive knowledge of current issues - the development of the profession and contemporary issues
  • Provide an up-to-date CPD portfolio
  • Have Good technical skills - Have a high technical standard and speed consistent with accuracy
  • Problem solving
  • Have an in depth knowledge of the justification process of the IR(ME)R regulations and the impact within the imaging dept and the protocols and guidelines
  • Be Actively involved in department improvements must have supporting evidence in projects/surveys/audits


Desirable

  • Experience in CT
  • Routinely undertake the training and development of other personnel including students
  • Willing to train in role extension where required


Skills

Essential

  • Must be competent in routine and non routine radiographic techniques
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be able to audit and evaluate own work and others performance
  • Be able to provide support and professional development for staff
  • Clear writing and oral skills.
  • Ability to work with others and supervise as appropriate
  • Ability to manage workload in terms of time, resources and people to meet the needs of the department
  • An understanding of and ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team but also confident to work autonomously without direct supervision


Desirable

  • Ability to supervise
  • Teaching skills
  • Computer skills


Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrate awareness of responsibility to and advocacy for patients
  • Good understanding of the legislation relating to Health & Safety and Radiation Protection


Other

Essential

  • Able to work under pressure
  • Reliable
  • Adaptable
  • Good timekeeper
  • Caring and considerate
  • Good Negotiating skills
  • Be a Positive role model for the department
  • Organised
  • Being able to accept and respond to constructive feedback
  • General good health
  • Be able to wear radiation protection clothing for a number of hours and monitoring devices.
  • Be able to use manual Handling devices.
  • Be capable of VDU operation for considerable periods of time.
  • Physical ability to carry out single-handed imaging duties.


Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Georges

Blackshaw Road

London

SW17 0QT

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200-5342096-PT-Z-F

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