Proposed Salary £35,000 To £37,000 A Year
Career Level Staff
Experience 2 Years
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
Role: Radiographer (MRI/CT)
Function: Provide a service across all sites and modalities
South East Region
Reports to: Area Lead Radiographer
Responsible for: Radiographers and Radiographic Assistants
Patients, Visitors, Host sites, Senior Management Team, External Contracted Third Parties, Consultants.
All MIP locations
Medical Imaging Partnership (MIP) is an Independent Sector Radiology Company providing managed radiology services and franchise-based professional services direct to radiologists.
The Senior Radiographer will work on the static and mobile MRI/CT scanners at any location MIP provides a service. In addition, support in the delivery of the General Radiography, as required.
To consistently maintain the highest standards of both practical work and patient care in the provision of MR/CT and General Radiography service delivery at any MIP location with a high degree of professionalism, ensuring provision of a high quality, responsive, patient focused service.
To maintain a safe service compliant with MHRA guidance and all regulatory & statutory requirements
To be an advocate of high customer care standards, promote and create a positive and proactive approach to customer service.
To participate in and contribute to the corporate development of Medical Imaging Partnership as an individual and as a representative of the company
Core Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Maintain the highest standards of both practical work and patient care at all times.
Maintain the highest professional standards as set out by the Health Care Professions Council
Have a full understanding of MR safety issues and the hazards and safety implications of working on 1.5T and 3T scanners.
Detailed understanding of CT protocols with good depth of knowledge.
Experience of emergency anaphylactic situations.
Undertake a wide variety of MRI and CT examinations on different MRI and CT systems.
Supervise more junior radiographers and radiographic assistants when required.
Be flexible in working practice to ensure that the scanning service is staffed at all locations and participate in the required shifts.
Ensure MRI/CT referrals are justified and advise protocols if required. Be aware of local PGDs of when contrast administration is justified.
Adapt protocols and procedures for best MRI practice in conjunction with local radiologist and clinician requests.
Safety checks are completed prior to every examination
Ensure consistently high-quality images are produced
Administer contrast media in line with MIP guidance, SOPs & protocols
Assess images for quality and clinical significance and escalate urgent findings as necessary
Ensure all examinations are completed, post-processed and allocated for reporting at the end of each day
Take an active role in clinical audit projects as required
Be responsible for own clinical areas with regards to linen change, cleanliness and infection control
Maintain patient privacy and dignity at all times
To act professionally within the standard and framework provided by the HCPC and College of Radiographers Code of Professional Conduct.
To maintain active registration with the HCPC
To be aware of your responsibilities in relation to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, to have knowledge of supporting policies and to undertake the appropriate level of training for your role
Ensure that MRI safety guidelines are followed in all clinical practice
Be responsible for the MRI safety of patients and other staff
Report any malfunctions of equipment to the Operations Director
Carry out regular Quality Assurance Tests on equipment
Support the general x-ray service provision within the region
CLINICAL (General X-ray)
Maintain the highest professional standards as set out by the Health Professions Council
Undertake a variety of radiographic examinations for patients including (subject to location) general x-ray, theatre, mobiles
Participate in clinical radiography shifts including the on-call service
Be flexible in adapting departmental protocols and procedures for radiographic practice
Ensure patient identification checks are completed prior to the radiographic examination
Explain radiographic procedures and reassure patients
Ensure a consistently high level of quality diagnostic images are produced at all times
Assess diagnostic images for quality and clinical significance
Ensure all patient examinations are completed and post-processed