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Clinical Scientist Nuclear Medicine - Band 7

Employer
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gloucester, Cheltenham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to growth of our service an opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 7 Clinical Scientist to join the existing Nuclear Medicine team which consist of 17.6 WTE members of staff. This is an interesting and varied role providing physics support to the Nuclear Medicine.

There are currently three gamma cameras over the two Trust sites, two with SPECT CT capability. At Gloucester Trust site there is the new SPECT-CT gamma camera installed in an upgraded department. There is an in-house Radiopharmacy used for the daily manufacture of radiopharmaceuticals, which is operated jointly with the Pharmacy department, and we also carry out Nuclear Medicine Therapies. Flexibility is required for this role.

Nuclear Medicine is a part of Medical Physics

This is an exciting time to join the department.

Will be required to work flexibility on both sites.

Main duties of the job

To provide scientific support to the Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Protection services throughout the Trust

Carry out QC for imaging and non-imaging equipment.

Support Radiopharmacy QC.

Train staff

Carry out Radiation Audits.

About us

Gloucestershire Hospitals is one of the largest hospital trusts in England serving a diverse population of almost 620,000 people. Weprovide acute hospital services from two large district general hospitals, Cheltenham General Hospital and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. Maternity Services are also provided at Stroud Maternity Hospital.

Our people are at the heart of what we do. Our workforce is almost 8,000 strong and our caring and dedicated staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care across a range of clinical areas. We also have exceptional teams of professional services staff underpinning our vision every step of the way.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our vision of providing Best Care for Everyone and our success depends on the commitment and dedication of our staff.

We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity for everyone, valuing and celebrating differences and encouraging a workplace and culture where all can thrive. We endeavour to ensure each and every person working in our organisation feel respected and valued.Respecting and valuing differences will help to ensure that our policies and services reflect the needs and experiences of the people and community we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To Participates in the provision of scientific support to the Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Protection services throughout the Trust so that an efficient and effective service is provided.

Please see the attached job description for further comprehensive details.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant scientific, BSC & MSc or equivalent
  • At least submitting or work towards Professional Registration
  • Specialist experience in Nuclear Medicine / Molecular Radiotherapy


Experience

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a leadership role


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Essential

  • Experience of performing routine QC on imaging and non-imaging equipment and able to analyse results and recommend most appropriate course of action.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Radiation Protection Legislation and how it applies to Nuclear Medicine.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to deliver training.
  • Good organisational skills, including ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with staff in and outside the department.


Desirable

  • Knowledge of NHS software, e.g. CRIS, PACS


Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trust wide

Gloucester, Cheltenham

GL1 3NN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

318-24-D&S-T1505

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