Senior MRI Radiographer

London, GB-LND
Competitive Salary
04 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Job Type
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; we provide award winning primary, acute and complex care. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior MRI Radiographer to join our team at The Princess Grace Hospital. Located in the heart of London’s esteemed medical district, the newly-refurbished Princess Grace Hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialities. Supported by world-class doctors, the hospital has 127 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, and 8 fully-equipped theatres. In early 2017, The Princess Grace Hospital opened the London Digestive Centre, which is a state-of-the-art; modern healthcare facility based over six floors in a prime location on Welbeck Street, (W1G 8EA). This is a highly specialised GI/HPB outpatient facility which treats conditions of the stomach, small/large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile duct. We have full diagnostic imaging services available on-site, including; MRI, CT, Ultrasound, low dose digital X-Ray, and Fibroscan.

Job Description

The Senior 1 MRI Radiographer will assist in the provision of an efficient diagnostic imaging service, working as part of the wider radiography team providing a high quality and professional service. This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week. Opening hours of the department are 8am to 8pm, Monday – Friday. The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £32,000 - £43,049 (negotiable in excess of £43K, depending upon skills and experience). Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions. Please note we will close this role early if a suitable number of applications are received.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Carry out a full range of MRI procedures to the agreed standards of the department • Maintain a high standard of patient care and comfort at all times • Share clinical knowledge with junior colleagues through CPD sessions and ad-hoc teaching/training opportunities. • Actively involved in the improvements of standards in MRI techniques by reviewing protocol in line with evolving best practice • To observe and comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act, and escalate all clinical incidents involving equipment, patients or staff by effective use of the DATIX incident reporting system • Assist the Imaging administrative team when required and help with the booking of immediate appointments as well as maintaining appropriate departmental records as necessary • Actively participate in some of the Governance/Service development programmes, which include; Protocol books, Fire Safety, Radiologist audit, Infection Control & Customer feedback • Work flexibly based on requirements of service and assist in other areas such as x-ray and ultrasound to support the needs of the department when required • Participate with the Quality Assurance protocol within the department and act as practitioner in the justification of all MRI images • Appear on duty promptly and appropriately dressed and behave in a professional manner at all times

Skills & Experience

• Qualified Radiographer with current HCPC registration • Continuous MRI experience with competencies across other modalities – CT, Interventional Radiology & Core Services • To hold a BSc (or equivalent) in Diagnostic Radiography with a portfolio of relevant CPD • Understanding of IR(ME)R, including the role of the operator, practitioner, referrer, employer and medical physics • Demonstrate a broad range of effective communication skills to form an effective working relationship with consultants, medical, nursing and administrative staff as well as referrers • Patient focused individual who is a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values. You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results. If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.