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CT/MR Radiographer - UK Residents only

Employer
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Lancaster
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
This post is only open to UK Residents only.

For any international applicants, please apply to our other vacancy which is available for Non UK Residents Only.

CT/MR Radiographer

The Radiology team at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) have an exciting opportunity for a CT trained Radiographer to join our team working on three CT scanners and one MRI scanner.

At the RLI, we have introduced a full 7 day CT service with dedicated night Radiographers to undertake trauma and emergency imaging, as well as in-patients. This is a part time, 25 hour post and shift times will be 7:30am to 8:30pm, worked over two days per week, Monday to Sunday, with the possibility of set weekdays.

Suitable applicants must be patient centred, caring and professional with recent CT experience or a willingness to train in CT, a Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography and be registered with the HCPC.

Experience in MR is advantageous but not a requirement.

Main duties of the job

The RLI is on the doorstep to the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the Trust is set in some of the most remarkable surroundings in the UK, facilitating an abundance of outdoor activities. There are many OFSTED Good and Outstanding state primary schools which feed into excellent secondary schools. There are Boys and Girls grammar schools which consistently rank in the top 5 in the North West as well as Lancaster University, ranked the best in the North West and 8th in the Country. The M6 and rail network provide easy access to Manchester and other city centres.Working within the CT department at the RLI provides opportunities to gain excellent experience in a wide range of CT imaging procedures including trauma, MSK, neurological, vascular, paediatrics and oncology. We also offer Radiographer led CTC, and cardiac imaging. The Radiology department is equipped with Sectra PACS and RIS. The CT department is equipped with three GE CT scanners.

About us

The Trust operates from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Person Specification

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to organise
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on own


Skills, ability and knowledge

Essential

  • Keyboard skills
  • Work to departmental policies and procedures
  • Communicate in English to the required standard, equivalent to level 7 of the International English Language Testing System, with no element below 6.5
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work on all Trust sites if required
  • Able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in a wide range of radiographic techniques with a range of equipment
  • Experience in specialist procedures including CT/MR or willingness to train
  • Experience of PACS and RIS systems
  • Experience of working as a Radiographer in an NHS hospital in the UK.


Desirable

  • Mentoring students
  • Assisting in the mentoring of newly qualified and junior staff.
  • Experience in cannulation and injection of IV contrast
  • Experience undertaking on-call or night cover for Radiology


Education and qualifications

Essential

  • DCR or BSc Radiography
  • HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of CPD


Desirable

  • Post graduate study in a related subject
  • Completion of SoR or another recognised IV Injection training course
  • Completion of IOFB reporting training course


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

Address

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Ashton Road

Lancaster

LA1 4RP

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331-L3670424

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