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Clinical Scientist in Imaging Physics

Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Oxford
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 7 Clinical Scientist in our Imaging Physics team. You will work alongside a team of Scientists and Technologists to provide comprehensive scientific support in the fields of radiological imaging, supporting the use of artificial optical radiations and radiation protection services to several Trusts that include five large radiology departments, cardiology and theatres.

Please give us a call for an informal chat or email for more information.

Main duties of the job

A great opportunity has arisen in our Imaging Physics team, for an enthusiastic, motivated, clinical scientist holding HCPC registration and full driving licence. You will be working with a team supporting clinical services to deliver a wide range of x-ray diagnostic imaging modalities, artificial optical radiations modalities and radiation protection. The post holder will also have opportunity to support training and education of other staff groups within the Trust and in collaboration with the University of Oxford.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will join our team of scientists and technologists. Work will include assisting in the provision of radiation protection and scientific support to diagnostic and interventional radiology departments and dental practitioners and also contributing to the teaching and training activities of the group. There will be opportunity to undertake work on research and development projects.

A current driving license for manual cars is essential as frequent travel is necessary in this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good (1st or 2nd class) Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • Relevant MSc or higher degree
  • IPEM Diploma or Certificate of completion of STP in Medical Physics.
  • Registered Clinical Scientist
  • Corporate Membership of a relevant professional body
  • Full UK driving licence


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Good knowledge of radiation and a working knowledge of a range of procedures and practices within Imaging Physics
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Minimum of 3 years training/experience in Medical Physics, of which minimum 1 year in Imaging Physics including: Quality Assurance testing and analysing of diagnostic imaging equipment, experience with ionising radiations regulations, exercising judgement to solve problems and making decisions on how equipment is to be used safely and correctly.
  • Understanding of patient and staff risks arising from the use of ionising and non-ionising radiations.
  • Evidence of participation in the provision and development of imaging physics and radiation protection services, including assessment of equipment, patient dosimetry, quality assurance, radiation risk assessments.
  • Awareness of relevant legislation, national standards, professional and other guidelines including: IRR, IR(ME)R, CAORWR and other relevant standards, professional and regulatory body reports and guidelines.


Skills

Essential

  • Able to use Excel, Word, Access etc. to set up documents and spreadsheets and extract information.
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility for own technical work and time.
  • Able to present scientific papers at national and international conferences
  • Able to assist with training groups of other professional staff.
  • Able to deliver teaching and training on complex Imaging Physics-related subjects.


Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT

.

Oxford

OX3 9DU

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321-SW-5525468-B7-5

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