Radiographer for Private Clinic

Recruiter
Ritz Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
£35000 - £45000/annum benefits
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am now seeking a Radiographer to join my client`s brand-new centre (including a detox clinic and pathology lab). The role demands a high level of responsibility as this is a very autonomous role where the candidate will be working alone most of the time.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following is not an exhaustive list of duties but an overview of the work required.

To undertake and report on x-rays examinations independently and to a high standard
To communicate effectively with other team members - reception, consultant radiologists, radiographers, others.
To establish good rapport with referring clinicians and communicate clinical findings in a prompt manner
To provide advice, when appropriate, for referral or further imaging or urgent referral
To maintain stock levels of consumables in x-ray department
To report equipment failures and incidents to Imaging Manager
To clean and maintain x-ray equipment
To add each new patient to Radiology Information System (RIS)
To store all images to PACS
To provide bookings and patient with preparation and explanation of examination.
To give assistance and reassurance to patients
To seek advice from when findings are abnormal
To seek help from nurses or HCAs with patients in pain or who require a chaperone
To ensure own personal Continual Professional Development & maintain up-to-date knowledge of MRI practices, by regularly attending and updating courses, study days and clinical meetings as needed
To participate in clinical audits
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

Diploma or Degree in Diagnostic Radiography.
Current registration with HPC.
Awareness of Clinical Governance, Audit, IR(ME)R, NICE and Care Quality Commission Standards
Excellent organisational & communication skills
An enhanced DBS
Able to be work autonomously
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Approachable and tactful
Good attention to detail
Be flexible with working hours
Strong IT skills
Experience in using databases
Previous NHS experience
Master`s Degree
DEXA experience extremely ideal
X-ray: 3 years
30 hours p/w

Band 5-6