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Senior Cardiac MRI Radiographer

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year p.a. inc of HCA
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are one of the largest cardiac MRI scanning centres in the UK. Our Imaging Clinical Research Facility is based in our St Thomas Hospital campus with strong research collaboration focusing on the development of novel acquisition, reconstruction and motion correction using different field strength MRI scanners. The facility is run by King's College London, the University partner in close partnership with Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. Clinical services are delivered to approximately 13,000 patients a year (Cardiac MRI,Perinatal MRIand thePET Centre), and were recently re-accredited in accordance with theQuality Standard for Imaging (QSI) 2021

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Cardiac MRI Radiographer to join our nationally accredited clinical research imaging team. The department supports and mentors Radiographers in their personal and professional development including actively encouraging staff to attend high profile national and international seminars, conferences, presenting posters, abstracts and presentations.

We have a reputation for clinical excellence and high quality teaching and research. We are part of King's Health Partners, one of eight accredited UK academic health sciences centres. In partnership with King's College London we have dedicated clinical research facilities and a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre.

Main duties of the job

The main purpose of this post is to participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team within our Cardiovascular Imaging Department to deliver an efficient, effective and timely Cardiac MRI service, supporting a strong portfolio Clinical Research Imaging programmes run by the Imaging Clinical Research Facility.

The successful candidate will work with clinicians, researchers and biomedical engineers whilst performing excellent quality imaging studies in accordance with the departmental protocols.

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' is among the UK's busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in south London and as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic, respiratory and cardiovascular services.

In February 2021 the Royal Brompton and Harefield joined Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, bringing together world-leading expertise in the care and research of heart and lung disease.

Patients are at the heart of everything we do and we pride ourselves on ensuring the best possible patient experience as well as safe, high quality care. We are proud to have one of the lowest mortality rates in the NHS.

The commitment of our 23,500 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2019 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job description attached provides the detail summary of main duties and responsibilities of the job.

Person Specification



  • Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc equivalent
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training
  • State registration with the Health Professions Council


  • Postgraduation in MRI



  • Extensive experience and proficiency in undertaking Cardiac MRI scans
  • A good overall experience in MRI
  • Knowledge of contrast agents and use of PGDs


  • Recent experience of working in a busy clinical and research development



  • IV cannulation competency
  • Ability to present or publish articles / abstracts at conferences / professional journals
  • Effective advocate for patients
  • Excellent written communication skills


  • Evidence of teaching/training of students and other staff

Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


St Thomas' Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road



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