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band 7 MRI senior diagnostic radiographer

Employer
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chelsea
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Royal Marsden Hospital is one of Europe's largest Oncology centre and was the world's first hospital dedicated to cancer research, diagnosis, treatment and education, with sites in Chelsea and Sutton. The Diagnostic Imaging service provides an essential service to the Trust and includes CT with dual energy, MRI 1.5T and 3T including whole body and high quality oncology imaging , Mammography including large field and interventional procedures, Ultrasound as well as general X-Ray , IR , fluoroscopy and theatres.Our partnership with The Institute of Cancer Research and other key organisations means we offer access to the newest clinical trials and clinical trials of novel anti-cancer agents, all imaging modalities are fundamental to this process and forefront techniques and protocols are constantly being evolved within Radiology. We are currently inviting applications from enthusiastic MRI trained radiographers for a band 7 core MRI diagnostic radiographer post on the Chelsea site . Applicants will preferably have significant post graduate experience and MRI specific experience. Post graduate MRI academic qualifications are desirable. The successful candidate should be an innovative, highly motivated radiographer with good communication skills ,who is keen to contribute positively to the expanding cross sectional service.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to be flexible in their approach as the department will operate between 8am to 8 pm Monday to Friday and weekends 8am- 5.15 pm .

The post holder will work as part of the MRI and cross sectional team liaising with Radiologists and Clinicians in charge of a patient. She/he will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team liaising with clinical nurse specialists, ward staff and other departmental staff. She/he will also liaise with internal and external agencies.

It is essential that the post holder will have significant post graduate experience in MRI. This post requires good analytical, organisational, communication and computer skills. The key working relationships will be with other MRI & CT radiographers, MRI superintendents on both Chelsea & Sutton sites, radiology clerical and admin staff, clinical scientists, consultant radiologists and clinical referrers

About us

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 4,500 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals - one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey - as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital.

At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits, learning and development opportunities and clear career pathways. There are opportunities to work flexibly across a range of areas and specialities and we welcome flexible working requests from point of hire to support employees work life balance. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.
  • To perform clinical MRI scans to produce diagnostic information appropriately as required by current protocols.
  • To maintain the highest standard of practical and theoretical knowledge to ensure a standard of excellence in MRI techniques, so that protocols may be modified in an appropriate manner in view of clinical indications, imaging findings or patient condition and problems in image quality are recognized and acted upon.
  • To be aware of COSHH and Health and Safety at Work Act and ensure their guidelines are followed. To be fully aware of the potential hazards of working in an area of strong magnetic field and to be familiar with the safety guidelines issued by the Medical Devices Agency 2002.
  • To be fully aware of the potential bio-effects of MRI and to ensure that the scanner is operated within safe limits at all times. To act at all times with consideration for the safety and welfare of patients.
  • To ensure that adequate protection is given to self, patients and other staff as laid out in the Local Rules for protection of persons in MRI and the Ionising Radiation Regulations.
  • To be familiar with and implement safety procedures (quench, fire, cardiac arrest) which are specific to the MR environment.


Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • State registration
  • DCR/BSc in Radiography
  • Cannulation certificate or Completed workbook
  • Significant recent post graduate experience in MRI


Desirable

  • Post Graduate certificate in MRI


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of good organisation and communication
  • Evidence of leadership and team building


Desirable

  • Experience in supervision of diagnostic radiographer staff in MRI


Skills Abilities/knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to express themselves clearly in English
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely in English
  • Ability to use word processing software and IT systems
  • Evidence of working within a team


Other Requirements

Essential

  • Evidence of personal development, enthusiasm and initiative.
  • Evidence of CPD in MRI


Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Royal Marsden Chelsea

Fulham Road

Chelsea

SW36JJ

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