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Specialist Radiographer CT

Employer
East and North Herts NHS Trust
Location
Northwood
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum Plus 15 % High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Specialist CT Radiographer who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

The Centre is a specialist imaging unit (MRI, CT, PET/CT) with a large research commitment which requires highly specialised imaging knowledge. We are closely linked with the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and a large proportion of the workload is oncology related. The post includes the ability to communicate highly complex information and provide reassurance to patients as well as regular participation in research and clinical trial activities.

This post requires high levels of flexibility and professional autonomy and includes an adaptable rotation through all three imaging modalities in the Centre.

If selected to interview, you will be asked to prepare a short presentation (10 mins) entitled: Discuss the Advantages of Dual Energy CT

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

The Specialist CT Radiographer position includes opportunities to learn and refine a range of CT imaging skills and participate in research.

Line management opportunities and training will be provided. Full or part time applications are welcome.

The Paul Strickland Scanner Centre is a specialist oncology imaging centre made up of 4 scanners: Siemens Force Dual Source Dual Energy CT scanner, 2 x Siemens Sola MRI Scanners, Siemens Aera MRI Scanner, Siemens Force Dual Source Dual Energy CT scanner, Siemens VisionPET/CT scanner.

You will be responsible for maintaining high quality and safety standards in CT.

The successful candidate will take part in a 7-day working shift pattern and full or part time applications are welcome.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

ENHT is seeking to maintain and expand the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre staff as we move to an exciting new future.

We welcome applications from those who would relish the opportunity to be part of new and developing cancer service, building on the excellent reputation, research and patient experience the Cancer Centre already delivers.

In addition, you will receive a High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of your basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of �4,314 and a maximum payment of �5,436 per annum pro rata.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • DCR or BSc Diagnostic Radiography Evidence of Continued Professional Development
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development


Previous Experience

Essential

  • Experience of a wide range of Imaging equipment
  • Demonstration of ability to make decisions and take responsibility
  • Evidence of supporting role in day to day management of Imaging Department


Desirable

  • Experience of CT and/or MRI
  • Involvement in Audit and Clinical Governance programmes
  • Experience of supervising student radiographers and junior members of staff


Skills

Essential

  • Demonstration of organisational skills at departmental level
  • Good verbal and written communication with patients and staff at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively in a team


Desirable

  • Student Mentor training


Knowledge

Essential

  • High standard of imaging skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of radiation safety issues
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development


Desirable

  • IV cannulation training
  • Red Dot (Pattern Recognition) Study Day


Other Requirements

Essential

  • To be physically capable of positioning patients and moving equipment
  • To be flexible with work patterns and be able to work outside of normal core working hours
  • Participation in extended working day/week rota


Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, Mount Vernon Hospital

Rickmansworth Road

Northwood

HA4 2RN

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361-6311791-A

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