MRI Senior Radiographer
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you an experienced, professional Radiographer with a commitment to quality patient care and the drive to work within a high performing team?
If so we invite you to join our friendly and dynamic Radiology Department at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.
Due to expansion of the service, we currently have vacancies for a number of enthusiastic Band 6 Radiographers to work in our MRI department. The successful candidate must have at demonstrable post-registration skills and experience in MRI imaging.
Main duties of the job
The successful applicant will work within the busy MRI department at the main Royal Berkshire Hospital site, participating in service delivery to a diversity of inpatient and outpatient presentations.
There will also be opportunity for rotation to our Community Diagnostic Centre at West Berkshire Community Hospital, where a new state of the art MRI scanning facility is under development.
You must be adaptable and be prepared to work evenings, weekends and on-call as part of seven-day service delivery.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work effectively, both autonomously and within a team environment.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Diagnostic Radiographers who satisfy the essential criteria of the person specification.
Candidates must be registered with the HCPC.
Our busy Radiology department carries out a wide range of general and specialist examinations, including, Plain film, CT, MRI & interventional procedures.
We have recently been awarded the title 'University Department of Radiology' for our involvement in research and education in conjunction with the University of Reading.
As a progressive teaching department for Radiographers we have established links to universities and actively encourage CPD and role extension, with support available to pursue academic courses and developyour career within a supportive and friendly environment.
Our department offers excellent training and development opportunities with funding available for a variety of courses.
We currently have staff training in Ultrasound, plain film reporting and PG Cert/Diploma in CT and Health Management as well as attendance on a variety of study days.
Applicants must be currently living and working in the UK.
- To provide a high standard of MRI imaging and ensure delivery of safe, compassionate and timely patient care.
- To communicate effectively with clinical, managerial, administrative and ancillary staff in order to ensure a professional and timely service.
- To act as a role model for the profession and participating in the supervision, training and support of more junior staff.
- To prioritise and organise the workload in response to clinical need and service demands.
- The post holder must be willing to work across sites, and to take part in the provision of seven day service delivery
- To deputise for Band 7 radiographers as required.
- The post holder is expected to have a broad knowledge of pathology and physiology relevant to MRIimaging.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).