Senior Radiographer Band 6

Ref: HQ00000447_151931394
Sector: Health
Region: East Anglia
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 22/02/2018
End Date: 24/03/2018

Senior Radiographer (Part Time) Essex - band 6 NHS - £26,565 - £35,577

We are looking for a Band 6 Senior Radiographer to join our clients Nuclear Medicine team in Essex. You will need to be an enthusiastic, well-motivated qualified radiographer or Nuclear Medicine Technologist and enjoy working in a busy, highly skilled and dedicated team.

This is a part time role working 2 days a week. The department performs a wide range of in vivo and in vitro diagnostic procedures and imaging techniques, and is due to relocate to a brand new purpose built diagnostic imaging facility in the Spring, which will include 2 modern Siemens imaging technology systems one being a 16 slice SPECT/CT.

The role

* To undertake any duties in Nuclear Medicine under the direction of the chief NM technician
* To carry out diagnostic Nuclear Medicine examinations both in vivo and in vitro including radiopharmaceutical administrations in accordance with IR(ME)R 2000 regulations, scanning and image processing. To carry out I 131 therapies for the treatment of thyrotoxicosis.
* Routine daily QA of equipment
* To follow the departmental local rules and ensure compliance of these and all appropriate legislation by junior team members
* Monitoring of the working environment for radioactive contamination and assisting with decontamination under direction of the RPS
* Assist with the maintenance of accurate record keeping
* Assist with the development of NM procedures and departmental protocols, and the training of junior staff and students

Experience & Qualifications

* Professional registration for this position with either the HCPC as a radiographer, or the RCT as a clinical technologist is essential.
* Experience in IV and cannulation techniques and radiopharmaceutical administration is also expected.
* Experience of SPECT/CT techniques or CT scanning and radiological contrast administration would be an advantage.

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