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Nuclear Medicine Modality Lead

Employer
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Norwich
Salary
£48,526 to £54,619 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Nuclear Medicine (NM) modality of the Quality Standards for Imaging (QSI) accredited Imaging Department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic Nuclear Medicine Radiographer or Technologist to join and lead our our multi-disciplinary team in a Nuclear Medicine Modality Lead role.

The Nuclear Medicine department performs approximately 7500 exams per year. We offer a wide range of diagnostic and therapy procedures to patients across Norfolk and Suffolk. The department offers a range of radionuclide therapies including I-131 for thyroid cancer and benign disease as well as Radium 223 and may wish to expand their therapeutic portfolio in the future.

We have close links with the University of East Anglia and the Institute of Food Research, being involved in numerous research projects and clinical trials. The Trust is also home to the Norwich Radiology Academy, providing training for Radiologist specialist trainees. In addition, we have recently expanded our remit to include STP trainees

The Trust sits at the centre of acute healthcare delivery, surrounded by the beautiful landscape of the Norfolk Broads and the sweeping sandy beaches of the Norfolk coastline. The Hospital is close to the vibrant and historical City of Norwich providing entertainment and fantastic shopping facilities

Applicants must either be registered with the HCPC or RCT/ IPEM.

Main duties of the job

In conjunction with the senior leadership team, lead Consultant Nuclear Medicine Radiologist and senior Clinical Scientist promote continuous improvement in service delivery, quality and safety, using current methods to improve productivity, workforce transformation and quality improvement.

To be responsible for the Nuclear Medicine budget, capturing income and developing potential income streams through NHS, Research and Private Patient streams.

To be responsible for the procurement of supplies and maintenance assets, ensuring cost effective management, acting as a point of contact for the supply's teams and others for county wide contracts

Responsible for ensuring effective allocation and coordination of resources and staff

Responsible for regularly monitoring, evaluating, and delivering the Nuclear Medicine service regarding governance requirements, patient waiting times in line with Government and Trust targets, as well as financial directives.

Develop annual Nuclear Medicine service action and strategic plans, business cases where required, ensuring deliverables are achieved by target dates, taking remedial action where appropriate and informing the senior leadership team on achievements and any deviation from the agreed plan

To work collaboratively with Nuclear Medicine Physics team on quality improvement and other projects, this includes facilities and new equipment procurement projects

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics


Job description

Job responsibilities

We have had a recent refurbishment of the service which has seen the installation of 3 Intevo Bold SPECT/CT gamma cameras to significantly expand hybrid imaging. The service also supports an independent sector static PET/CT scanner.

Please view the attached job description for full details of the role, and use your supporting statement to confirm how you meet the essential and desirable criteria on the job specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in a radiological science or equivalent.
  • Registration with the HCPC as a Radiographer or with The Voluntary Register (RCT/IPEM) as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist


Experience

Essential

  • Significant clinical and leadership experience as a senior radiographer/technologist in Nuclear Medicine
  • Knowledge of UK radiological protection legislation with specific reference to Nuclear Medicine environments


Skills

Essential

  • To have been involved in bringing about change to a service/department
  • Advanced organisational and leadership skills


Attitude, aptitude

Essential

  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Address

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

Norwich

NR4 7UY

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234-24-CS0312

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