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Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist/Radiographer

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 a year Pa Inclusive pro rota
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Nuclear Medicine Technologist/Radiographer to join our multidisciplinary team at an exciting time. This is a part time, fixed term contract for 12 months.

The department is spread across two sites: Charing Cross Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital. The successful candidates will participate in the site rotation currently in operation.

The trust wide PET/CT service is based at Charing Cross Hospital. We have a busy PET/CT service, which includes 18F-FDG, 68Ga-Dotatate, 68Ga-PSMA, 18F-Choline, 18F-Amyloid studies and numerous research studies using a variety of radioisotopes.

Two SPECT/CT cameras are available at Hammersmith. A wide range of examinations and therapies are undertaken including Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, DAT scan imaging, GFRs and 177Lutetium, SIRTeX and Therasphere therapies.

The post holders will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and perform clinical Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT and laboratorial procedures whilst providing a high level of patient care.

Get ready to work with colleagues from all over the world with a sense of community, wellbeing and shared endeavour. The nuclear medicine team comprises of staff from different backgrounds and expertise, and we use our combined knowledge to always put our patients first.

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of a professional Nuclear Medicine team providing a high quality diagnostic service.
  • To provide an efficient nuclear medicine service, maintaining a high standard of patient care.
  • To maintain a sensitive and courteous approach to patients.
  • Assist Deputy Superintendent Radiographer / Chief Technologist.
  • To develop and improve professional expertise via continuous professional development (CPD).
  • To provide staff training and supervision of junior staff and students.


About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in a Science subject or BSc in Radiography or equivalent
  • Radiographer - State registration with HPC
  • Post graduate diploma in Nuclear Medicine or equivalent or working towards a post graduate qualification in Nuclear Medicine Technology.


Desirable

  • Technologists - IPEM registered or in the process of registering


Experience

Essential

  • 2 years full time professional experience in a Nuclear Medicine Dept. as Band 6 or equivalent.
  • Up to date knowledge of general nuclear medicine imaging techniques, including data acquisition, image processing and SPECT/CT
  • High level of patient care
  • Experience in radioactive waste disposal


Desirable

  • NHS experience
  • Previous experience at Band 7 level
  • Experience of training staff and students


Skills/knowledge/ abilities

Essential

  • Good knowledge of nuclear medicine instruments and procedures
  • I.V. administration and cannulation skill
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional patient care and handling skills
  • Good communication skills


Desirable

  • Subcutaneous administration skills


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Trustwide

London

W6 8RF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-WCCS-1365

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