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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/06/2019.

Ultrasound and MRI Scientist

Job Reference: 200-EFDMN-1464701-RL-B

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Ultrasound Physics
£44,347 - £50,549 pa inc

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Medical Physicist in Ultrasound and MRI to be a key part of our Ultrasound Physics and MRI Group, part of the Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering department at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The group is innovative and technology driven. It provides a wide variety of support and advice services to the Trust and also to a number of external healthcare providers. The group is involved in all aspects of the ultrasound and MRI equipment lifecycle from specification to decommissioning and including equipment advice, basic ultrasound and MRI physics teaching, user training, QA, safety and PACS connectivity.

The post is based at St George’s Hospital but some travel and overnight stays in support of the external contracts is required.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of technical and scientific support for ultrasound and MRI systems as well as carrying out quality assurance and maintenance of such systems. The post holder will be involved in organising the specification, trial and selection of new equipment and guiding the clinicians on best practice. The post holder will also be responsible for organising maintenance contracts.

The post holder is expected to independently organise and carry out QA visits to the Trust’s external customers.

Candidates should have a Masters level degree in a relevant subject and should have good knowledge of the principles of ultrasound and MR theory. Registration as a clinical scientist and experience in support of ultrasound and MRI in a clinical environment is desirable. We are prioritising potential over experience and will provide onsite training if necessary.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Alban Killingback, 020 8725 5204


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We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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