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Research Radiographer - Clinical Research Imaging Facility

Posted 5 February by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Featured Ended
This is an exciting opportunity for a Radiographer looking to be actively involved in research imaging projects, areas of interest will depend on approved projects including neuro, cardiac, MSK, oncology. This dedicated research post will primarily provide support to the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Clinical Research Imaging Facility in the provision of a comprehensive multi-modality imaging service to academic and commercial researchers at a local, national and international level. There will be significant non-scanning responsibilities. You will be responsible for the update and accuracy of all records pertaining to research scanning and patient records with particular focus on safe and correct anonymisation of subject data. Demonstrate effective organisational skills by assisting with resource management, monitoring levels of non-stock consumables and contrast media as well as ensure QA programmes are completed as required. This position requires an experienced level of MRI and CT training to enable a wide range of examinations to be performed to a very high standard, meeting strict clinical research protocols. We also perform research DEXA examinations, for which training will be provided. You will participate in the implementation of new protocols and the updating of protocols already in use in accordance with trial guidelines with supervision. The Research Imaging Team is required to produce consistent, robust data through imaging, applying cutting edge technologies appropriately and precisely to allow these new techniques to move forward into everyday use. You will exercise personal responsibility and accountability making decisions in complex circumstances during research imaging thereby demonstrating ability to use initiative and problem solve. The position requires an understanding of a wide variety of clinical information from a variety of clinical disciplines and for which you must be prepared to update knowledge. Excellent communication skills are required to effectively liaise with study participants, colleagues, fellow healthcare professionals and clinicians to ensure the provision of a high quality, safe and efficient service. It will be necessary to participate in any departmental out of hour's service. You will be familiar with safety procedure and protocols within the MRI unit and implement them at all times and also be familiar with IRMER regulations, local safety procedures and protocols within the CT unit and implement them at all times. You will undertake IV cannulation and use of pressure injector and infusion pump when training and competencies are completed. Be aware of safety issues in relation to the pressure injectors used in CT and MRI and infusion pump in MRI. It is essential that you have a DCR or BSC in diagnostic imaging and that you are currently registered with the HCPC. The shift pattern for this post is Monday - Friday with weekend and evening shifts. There will also be occasional on-call shifts when required. This post requires membership of Disclosure Scotland's PVG Scheme. PLEASE READ AND SAVE THE CANDIDATE APPLICATION PACK BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. This post will be closing on the 16th February 2018.

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