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Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Employer
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Cottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST,(BAND 6) ,NUCLEAR MEDICINE DEPARTMENT

CASTLE HILL HOSPITAL/HULL ROYAL INFIRMARY

37.5 hrs per week

Please note, candidates without the essential criteria for band 6 may be considered at a lower grade

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Technologist/Radiographer to join our Team. The Nuclear Medicine Department provides a diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine service at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital.

The Department consists of three gamma cameras across 2 sites at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. Two with SPECT/CT facility with one, a state of the art GE Starguide SPECT/CT scanner has been recently installed.

A PET/CT exists on the CHH site, currently supported by Alliance Medical. A new build molecular imaging research centre (MIRC) with cyclotron and radiopharmacy facilities is underway.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to provide Technologist duties in the Nuclear Medicine Departments including imaging, i.v. and intra-dermal administration of radiopharmaceuticals and in-vitro techniques on an ad-hock basis

The department operates between 07.30 am and 20.00 and a working times directive compliant shift system operates between these hours. This is likely to start earlier on the opening of the new Molecular Imaging Research Centre in which our new radiopharmacy facility will be housed.

Applicants must possess a BSc/HNC or equivalent in radiography, a science or health related subject and have completed competency based nuclear medicine training. Post qualification/radiopharmacy experience will be considered an advantage.

The work is varied and demanding with an emphasis on accuracy, reliability and adaptability. The post holder will be able to prioritise demanding workloads and work under their own initiative.

The post holder will be a key member of the Nuclear Medicine Team and will have direct contact with patients, medical, nursing and other staff. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are therefore essential.

Applications are invited from qualified Nuclear Medicine Technologists/Radiographers only please.

For an informal discussion, please contact Heather Wright, Lead Technologist, (01482) 622125

About us

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites, are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH and Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLaG.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the gov.uk website.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HNC/Degree in Medical Physics/Physiological Measurement or other relevant subject or a DCR/BSc Radiography
  • Accredited nuclear medicine technologist training such as IPEM or equivalent including nuclear medicine practical competencies
  • Eligibility for admittance to the Register of Clinical Technologists/HCPC registration e.g. degree or equivalent plus specialist training.


Desirable

  • post graduate qualification
  • teaching qualification


Experience

Essential

  • significant experience in nuclear medicine


Desirable

  • teaching/mentorship or workplace education


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to plan/prioritise nuclear medicine procedures
  • Technical competency with gamma cameras and associated equipment
  • Competent in Nuclear Medicine radiopharmaceutical manufacturing or stress testing
  • Knowledge of the appropriate legislation e.g. ARSAC, IRR17, IRMER 2017
  • Good command and understanding of the English language, written and oral.
  • Competence in venepuncture, cannulation and IV administration


Desirable

  • Knowledge of ECG interpretation


Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Castle Hill and Hull Royal Infirmary

Cottingham

HU16 5JQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

356-24-5984875

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