Senior MRI radiographer (12 month FTC)

31 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Portland Hospital is the only private hospital in the UK dedicated to the healthcare of women and children. We're the UK's largest private children's hospital with over 46 paediatric beds including a 10-bed intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, and a day case unit. Caring for over 40,000 children a year, we provide treatment for everything from general paediatric conditions to complex craniofacial reconstruction. We have over 175 paediatric consultants available to treat children from new-born up to the age of 18. 

As the only fully private maternity hospital in the UK, delivering over 1,600 babies a year, we place great importance on providing safe and high quality care for expectant mothers. Both consultant-led and midwife-led maternity care is available, and our aim is to provide you with all the support you need during pregnancy, childbirth and beyond. Women’s health issues are treated by a team of 40 consultants, supported by nurses, physiotherapists and counsellors, with an emphasis on privacy and dignity.

Job Description

  • To deliver a high quality of diagnostic imaging to all service users, ensuring clinical safety and facilitating a high standard of customer care.
  • Imaging patients in MRI
  • To deliver a high quality of diagnostic imaging to all service users, ensuring clinical safety and facilitating a high standard of customer care

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week

The attractive and competitive salary for this role will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Reward and recognition:

We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as  our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review,  247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties would be as below, but not limited to:

  • To skillfully provide accurate & timely diagnostic imaging services
  • To have an excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of MRI, for both adult and paediatric, and MR angiography to enable protocols to be modified in an appropriate manner when necessary, with close consultation with the Radiologists.
  • Comply with legislative and hospital/corporate policies and procedure, ensuring patient safety.
  • To provide a high level of customer care, to both internal and external customers.
  • To be familiar with the PACS/Meditech (RIS) software systems, inputting data as required.
  • To maintain patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with HCA policies & professional Code of Conduct.
  • To undertake on call duties as required by the Imaging Department Manager.
  • To undertake any surveys/audits pertinent to the department. To help prepare for and participate in CHKS/CQC Inspections

Skills & Experience

  • DCR/BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Radiography
  • HPC Registration
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience, including 2 years working knowledge of MRI (including paediatric experience)
  • 2 years minimum at Senior 1 level.
  • Evidence of multidisciplinary team working.

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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