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Cardiac Radiographer

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and in partnership with Imperial College London is one of the UK 's first academic health science centres (AHSCs). The creation of the AHSC is a major advancement for patient care, clinical teaching and scientific invention and innovation.

We can offer an exceptional opportunity for 2 experienced radiographers to join our dynamic team providing a 24/7 Primary PCI service and carrying out all invasive cardiac catheter lab procedures. (Experience in cardiac radiography is not essential)

We are at the cutting edge of research and our service has an international reputation where we participate in live transmissions via satellite at major conferences.

We have 6 cardiac catheter labs fitted with state-of-the-art facilities including some of the latest electrophysiological equipment.

You will rapidly expand your skill set with a varied and interesting workload taking place across our interventional, electrophysiological and pacing labs.

We offer a supportive environment with a strong focus on continued professional development through courses and training programmes.

Participation in the on-call and out of hours work is required (unsocial hours attract enhanced payment).

Main duties of the job

  • To be willing to gain experience in all aspects of cardiac investigations within the cardiac catheter lab environment.
  • To contribute to the provision of an efficient and effective radiographic service to all patients and staff at Hammersmith Hospital Cardiac catheter laboratories.
  • Actively participating in the out of hour's on-call service after a suitable period of training.
  • To support/assist in organising the daily scheduling of workflow through the 6 Cardiac Catheter Labs at Hammersmith Hospital. This includes elective and acute angioplasty, diagnostic angiography, pacing/ICD implants and EP/ablation studies, and ASD/PFO/LAA closures. We also have TAVI and Mitraclip programmes.
  • To work alongside cardiologist's, cardiac physiologists and nurses as part of a multi-disciplinary team approach.
  • Post holders will be expected to build their skills and experience under the auspices of the superintendent and senior radiographers


About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

EDUCATION

Essential

  • Degree or Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography
  • HCPC Registration


SKILLS/ABILITIES

Essential

  • Ability to balance priorities within a fluctuating workload
  • Able to lead a multidisciplinary team.
  • Computer literate
  • Strong commitment to CPD


Desirable

  • Able to work within a multidisciplinary team


EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Knowledge of new regulations
  • Experience in general radiography


Desirable

  • Knowledge of clinical governance and risk assessment


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Hammersmith Hospital

London

W12 0HS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-WCCS-1481

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