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Specialist Radiographer MRI

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
This is an opportunity to apply for the position of Band 7 Specialist Radiographer for MRI based at Wycombe Hospital.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Modality lead to provide a safe and efficient MRI service. You will be expected to work/ train to cover CT, Cath Lab and plain film as required by the service.

Candidates should have significant MRI experience with a post graduate qualification in MRI.

The successful candidate will be expected to train new staff, implement service change and maintain image quality, while being an expert point of contact for junior staff.

Main duties of the job

- Work alongside the Modality Lead for the MRI Service.- Vet and accept specialist and general imaging requests.- Perform highly complex scans including cardiac MRI.- Intravenous injection of contrast media by hand or by injector.- Programming of scanner sequences/protocols for use of other staff.

- Advanced knowledge of MRI sequences to be able to perform an unprogrammed scan.- Full participation and trainer of MRI equipment QA.- Cannula insertion trainer and competency assessment.- High pressure injector trainer and competency assessment.- Use imaging sequences appropriate to the patient's condition.

- Interpretation of MRI images to a level where the post-holder is able to discuss further imaging sequences with a Consultant Radiologist to improve the diagnostic out-come for the patient.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We'recommitted to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
  • A keen supporter of the Armed Forces Community who know the value of employing a service leaver/veteran and their families

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent in Radiography
  • HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of CPD and attendance at relevant short courses
  • Post Graduate Certificate in MRI



  • 4 years' experience in radiography including out of hours work
  • Supervision and training of junior colleagues
  • 2 years specialist experience in MRi
  • Assisted in protocol development


  • Experience of day to day running of a service.
  • Appraisal experience
  • Experience of Quality Assurance or up-to-date knowledge of Health & Safety and Risk Assessment issues.
  • Advanced Practice - PICC lines, U/S Guided procedures, Reporting



  • Ionising Radiation Legislation
  • Venepuncture and cannulation
  • Manual handling skills
  • Clear concise oral and written communication skills in order to deal with a range of staff/ patients and provide written reports.
  • Ability to develop protocols for clinical imaging
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety issues
  • Computer literate


  • Keyboard skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Appraisal and objective setting



  • Travel to other sites if required
  • Participation in out-of-hours rota


  • Full UK Driving License

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wycombe general hospital

Queen Alexandra Road

High Wycombe

HP17 8PT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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