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CT/MRI Radiographer

Band 6

Main area
Radiology - CT/MRI
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
208-898-18-T2
Site
Grimsby
Town
Grimsby
Salary
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
Closing
26/07/2018 23:59

Together We Care, We Respect and We Deliver

 

Join us and help us provide this vision to a population of more than 440,000 people.  Our Trust is one the of area’s biggest employers, running hospitals in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole as well as community services. 

An exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated team of CT and MRI Radiographers along with the opportunity be close to the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds and stunning coastline with the beaches of Cleethorpes and Sutton on Sea all within close proximity.
We are a district general hospital performing a wide range of examinations including MRI under general anaesthesia, CT biopsies and Radiographer led CT colon sessions with opportunities for suitably experienced staff to train in performing CT colon.Our Radiologists supports a Radiographer led CT Colon service and training is actively supported on a regular basis to allow Radiographers to achieve this skill.

We are looking for highly motivated Radiographers, ideally with experience in CT & / or MRI, although training can be given, who are passionate about providing exceptional patient care to join our close knit team

Suitable candidates must be HCPC registered and would ideally hold a Post Graduate Certificate in CT or MRI imaging although this is not essential. Applications from Radiographers who are currently working as a Band 5 Radiographer who may wish to specialise in CT and MRI with 1-2 years post graduate experience are also welcomed as training would be given.

The ability to perform intravenous cannulations would be desirable however training will be provided for suitable candidates.
The department actively encourages CPD and supports post graduate certificate training.

We are a department that has been open 7 days a week for a few years and this post requires working a variety of shifts in response to service and participation in the CT on call rota would be a requirement of the role.

Background
Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust consists of Scunthorpe General Hospital, Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, and the smaller Goole District Hospital. Imaging services are provided across all 3 sites.

We have busy, friendly departments with dedicated teams of Radiographers and Consultant Radiologists, with a good working relationship with Clinicians and other Service Users.

We have well-developed equipment; 64 slice CT scanners, and 1.5T MRI scanners at each site, and the Trust investment programme continues to demonstrate commitment to service improvement.

Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby
The CT/MRI department has a start of the art GE Revolution Evo 64 slice scanner installed in March 2018 and a Philips Intera Achieva 1.5T MRI scanner. A project team are currently looking at replacing the current MRI Scanner and installing a second MRI

Scunthorpe
The Blue Sky Imaging Suite opened in Aug 2012, and is a purpose built cross-sectional imaging suite, housing GE Optima 660 64 slice CT scanner, and a GE 450W wide bore 1.5T MRI scanner.

The main requirement for this recruitment venture will be for the base site to be at Diana Princess of Wales Hospital. Flexibility is required, and there may be opportunities to work across the sites in certain circumstances.

As a Trust, we are actively committed to CPD, and encourage people to widen their scope of practice, currently having radiographers performing IV cannulation, radiographer reporting, & Radiographer led CT Colonography.

We have a comprehensive Induction Programme, which is directly linked to a competency-based structure.
We have direct links with Sheffield Hallam University from where we provide clinical placements across sites for student radiographers, and with Hull & York Medical School – offering clinical placements to medical students.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Carol Bond, Head of CT and MRI Scanning Grimsby on 03033 304843

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
03033 306519