Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
14 Oct 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Ref
HCA12909-127196
Function
Radiographer
Job Type
Permanent

HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016

London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard, the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site, and a further five outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent.

In May 2017 we welcomed the newest addition to our campus into the top four floors of the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s. With £38.2 million investment and 60,000 square feet this purpose built facility allows London Bridge Hospital to house its cancer services in one roof. Consultants from London’s top teaching hospitals will offer full surgical provision in urology, gynaecology and breast, as well as reconstructive surgery for these specialties. The hospital will partner with Leaders in Oncology (LOC) across chemotherapy, outpatient oncology and haematology.

The new site encompasses inpatient and daycase beds, operating theatres including the first integrated robotics theatre in the UK, housing a Da Vinci Robot. There will also be a chemotherapy unit, outpatient consulting, Level 3 Critical Care and Imaging including X-Ray, MRI and Ultrasound.

London Bridge Hospital achieved an ‘Outstanding’ accreditation by the healthcare regulators Care Quality Commission in 2017, with them remarking that they saw innovative practice throughout the hospital including new research taking place, and the Critical care Unit was also praised. Consultants and staff were highly motivated individuals, and all committed to providing high quality patient centred care.

Job Description

As a Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist, you will be responsible for undertaking and performing all procedures to a high standard, observing all safety checks and procedures and ensuring full compliance with all policies, with the safe imaging of the patient as priority.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week

Attractive & Competitive salary. 

Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare, undertake and perform Nuclear Medicine/PET studies with a high level of professionalism.
  • Assist the Nuclear Medicine Physicians in the processing and reporting of the examinations.
  • Comply with legislative and hospital policies & procedures to ensure patient safety.  In particular Radiation Protection and Infection Control.  
  • Able to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Routinely perform Nuclear Medicine/PET post processing and basic PACS tasks e.g. archiving, loading CDs onto PACS.
  • Undertaking Nuclear Medicine/PACS scan bookings, administrative duties, patient advice and preparation.
  • Support departmental audits in according to clinical governance 
  • Adhere to local equipment QC program.
  • Assist with stock control.
  • Possess a good level of communication skills.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Medical Radiations (or UK post grad equivalent)
  • Minimum 3yrs post qualification experience
  • Cannulation training
  • Competent in Nuclear Medicine (Siemens) and PET CT (GE) - preferred
  • Competent in CT (Radiographers-preferred)
  • RPS training - preferred
  • Meditech and/or McKesson experience - preferred

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.

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