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MRI Radiographer

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Winchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have a vacancy for an experienced MRI radiographer to join our team at Royal Hampshire County Hospital.

There has never been a better time to join our Radiology Department. We are currently investing in the future of our service with a fully managed equipment replacement program throughout the entire Radiology department. In MRI, we are in the procurement phase to purchase 2 new MRI scanners incorporating all of the latest technological advancements and highest specification available which will result in improved image quality and reduced scan times. The new technology will also allow us to build new protocols which are not possible on the current scanners.

The equipment upgrades will form part of the refurbishment of the entire department which is all very exciting for radiology as a whole.

In our current MRI suite, we have a Philips Ingenia 1.5 Tesla scanner,

We welcome applications from experienced MRI radiographers with effective leadership skills who have a proactive approach to providing outstanding care for every patient. The ideal candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills, organised with the ability to prioritise worklists. An excellent working knowledge of MRI and patient safety is essential with the ability to participate in extended days including our weekend service.

Main duties of the job

Perform a wide range of MRI imaging examinations encompassing Cardiac, Gynae, GI, Prostate, Vascular, MSK, Whole Body DWI, Neurological and Paediatric imaging.

Ensure high standards of MRI imaging and patient care working in a multidisciplinary team.

Independently assess and justify MRI referrals following Department policy and guidelines where appropriate.

Participate in the out of hours / on call / extended working day service as required.

Supervise and assist specialist and junior radiographers and students.

Provide senior support to the MRI Lead and to provide senior cover during the Lead's absence.

Use professional discretion and experience to ensure that clinical practice is carried out correctly, professionally and within the legal framework.

Assist the MRI superintendent in developing the MRI service.

Manage a clinical workload and meet deadlines.

Undertake personal and professional development.

Prioritise workload and regularly reassess to ensure patient needs are met.

Give IV injections of MRI contrast agents, including the use of specialist injector pumps.

Undertake basic troubleshooting of the department's digital information systems (e.g., send images using the Web browser, change labels/paper/film in printers, retrieve images from archives).

Undertake audit and research activities as required

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in Radiography (BSc) or equivalent (DCR)
  • Must hold state registration (HCPC)


Desirable

  • IV Cannulation and Drug Administration training
  • Post graduate qualification in MRI and/or Leadership


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Must have previous MRI experience and a breadth of clinical exerience
  • Demonstrate a sound clinical knowledge in MRI
  • Must have NHS experience


Desirable

  • Knowledge of current NHS policies/guidelines which may influence service provision.
  • Relevant previous experience.


Skills & Ability

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills - must be able to proactively communicate with colleagues, medical staff, patients and relatives.
  • Evidence of organisational skills and can manage time effectively
  • Ability to react well in stressful or unpleasant situations
  • Evidence of team player mentality


Desirable

  • Computer skills, to include Microsoft Applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Power point.


Application

Essential

  • Comprehensive application form, describing relevant experience
  • Fluent and literate communication style


Desirable

  • Evidence of commitment to develop


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Romsey Road

Winchester

SO22 5DG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-FCSS1637-MRI

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