MRI Radiographer (Band 6) - Radiography - Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust - #49186
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Due to the expansion of the MRI services at both Epsom and St Helier hospitals, vacancies have arisen for Band 6 MRI Radiographers.
The posts offer the opportunity for highly motivated and knowledgeable Radiographers, with MRI experience to develop their imaging and teaching skills in an expanding team and department.
The Trust has four GE MRI scanners, Artist, 450W and Explorer. We perform a range of examinations including, angiography, orthopaedic, oncology, neuro and paediatrics.
Our service operates a 7 day extended 8-8 shift pattern. A flexible approach to work, with the ability to work contracted hours across 7 days per week is required.
The role will include supporting the junior staff and contributing to the training of students, as well as resolving day to day issues related to workload management and patient queries.
Applicants must hold a BSc honours in Diagnostic Radiography or the Diploma of the College of Radiographers and be HCPC registered.Interview Date:TBC
To be able to perform a wide range of MRI examinations of all body areas as required, producing high quality diagnostic images. Minimum of 3 years MRI experience.
To manage patient priority as appropriate whilst maintaining a high standard of patient care, respect for dignity and privacy.
To work both as an autonomous practitioner and as part of the MRI team to provide a comprehensive and effective service in relation to the responsibilities of a senior radiographer.
Training will be given to enable the post holder to justify routine MRI examinations.
To provide guidance and support to junior members of staff as well as patients and other health care professionals.
To assist in ensuring the MRI service meets all waiting time targets and responds to the future needs of the organisation by participating in the extended 7 days of working.
In the future, this will involve new developments around extended MRI service provision.
You may be asked to work at either Epsom or St Helier hospital sites as required by the
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.
We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surrey and NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.
The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and is supported by over 500 volunteers.
Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification.