CT Radiographer

Location : Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Job Ref : AR156
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Health, Medicine
Salary : £36k per year

Description

AR156 – CT Radiographer

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: £36,000 

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a CT Radiographer on behalf of one of our clients.

To carry out the day to day scanning on the mobile CT units, supporting a wide range of CT examinations including lung cancer screening, using the latest Siemens CT technology.

Our client strongly encourages applications from ex-military personnel however candidates from all backgrounds will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking supervised imaging procedures in line with existing modality specific clinical guidelines and protocols.
  • Run Quality Assurance checks on equipment, and action as appropriate.
  • Ensures due regard is given to the customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients and to ensure patient views are sought and taken into account.
  • Undertake examinations in line with the patient referrals adhering to departmental guidelines.
  • To be proficient in all aspects of CT and image transfer for remote reporting where required.
  • To hold the appropriate cannulation qualification.
  • Manipulate and position all patients providing immobilisation when required.
  • Handle and operate highly specialised and expensive equipment.
  • Should imaging equipment malfunction during an examination evaluate the situation and provide an immediate solution.
  • Maintain professional competencies and CPD.
  • Understand and adhere to the charity’s Health and Safety Policy.
  • Demonstrate safe, effective practice in line with the charity’s policies and procedures.
  • Follow modality specific protocols, in line with requirements, to support the service.
  • Ensure timely image transfer.
  • Ensure patient information systems are maintained with accurate and up to date information.
  • Ensure the security and upkeep of all relevant patient records.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism, customer care, and service provision.
  • Report all incidents and complaints in line with the charity’s policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Ensure the smooth flow of clinical and administrative work.
  • Effectively communicate and appropriately respond to all visitors.
  • Participate in governance activities i.e. audits, personal development, and team meetings.
  • To monitor essential stocks and order as required.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Comply with ISO standards in respect of Information Security Management.
  • Assist in the training and support of new members of staff.
  • Assist in production and preparation of image data for publications and presentations.
  • To support the Superintendent CT Radiographer with the organisation of all maintenance of mobile CT scanners, radiology and peripheral equipment.
  • Take reasonable care of the health and safety of yourself and of the other people who may be affected by actions and omissions at work.
  • Co-operate with the employer in ensuring that all statutory and other requirements are complied with.
  • To be aware of responsibilities for infection prevention and control.
  • Co-operate with the employer in ensuring that all infection prevention and control policies and procedures are complied with.
  • Conduct hand hygiene in accordance with policy, challenging those around you who do not.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • HPC Registration.
  • D.C.R. or BSc in Radiography.
  • Substantial post graduate experience in CT.
  • Experienced CT Radiographer.
  • Involvement with QA.
  • Evidence of a commitment to reflecting on and learning from previous practice.
  • Awareness of changes within imaging practice.
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance and the relevance to practice.
  • Experience of audit.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to assess and implement highly specialist imaging procedures, adapting technique and prioritise imaging if required.
  • Physical dexterity to manipulate objects, people with narrow margins for error and to position and manoeuvre patients.

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