Band 6 Radiographer in MRI and CT
UNIT: Diagnostic Imaging
Full Time permanent role.
Reports to: Band 7 Lead Radiographer
Salary: up to £32,000
Note: You may only have experience in one Modality and our client is happy to train you in the other.
The postholder will act as a State Registered Radiographer and will participate in the provision of imaging services to a diversity of patient presentations in a range of clinical environments
Will provide an excellent standard of radiographic imaging and quality of patient care.
Will be a role model for the profession and will participate in the supervision, training and support of more junior staff.
Will exercise autonomy within professional and managerial boundaries and be responsible for the prioritisation and organisation of own work activities in response to clinical and service needs
Will participate in the provision of 24/7 services; to include weekend and evening working and participation in the out-ofhours emergency service
Based primarily in the Radiology Department, and may also be required
to work at the other Trust site in Bracknell
Clinical - Including..
- Undertakes CT and MRI imaging. Works to a consistently high standard and ensures radiation doses are kept to a minimum using the ALARP principle and dose reduction factors; ensures adherence to MRI safety standards.
- Assesses and justifies referrals under Ionising Radiations (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000, IR(ME)R, following practitioner guidelines. Includes the assessment of complex acute cases (e.g. polytrauma).
- Makes autonomous decisions regarding the appropriateness of examinations.
- Follows established examination protocols & liaises, as required,with Consultant Radiologists.
- Possesses specialist knowledge and experience as appropriate to grade.
- Performs cannulation for intravenous contrast administration; undertakes appropriate training and assessment and works in accordance with Trust policy
- Participates in the provision of the 24/7 out-of-hours services; is able to work alone and autonomously without direct supervision
- Is responsible for ensuring accurate patient records, including radiation dose and exposure Participates in the Quality Assurance equipment testing programme
- Uses the Electronic Patient Record (EPR) System
- Uses the Picture Archive & Communication System (PACS)
To Apply and for more information, please send your CV or call Denise on
- MRI or CT
- BSc Degree in Radiography or equivalent radiographic qualification
- current Continuing Professional Development activity
- Proven clinical experience across a range of radiographic equipment and techniques