Radiographer – Full time permanent Sports Surgery Clinic

Radiographer – Full time permanent

A Radiographer is required to fulfil the needs of our vibrant and progressive clinic.

We are a busy multi-modality Department looking for a flexible, hardworking candidate. We offer a range of services that would appeal to somebody looking to start their Radiographic career, looking to specialise in MSK imaging, train in Cross-sectional imaging, or just looking for a change. We have busy Theatres, two 3.0T MRI scanners, a 64 slice CT scanner with ASiR and perform a number of routine x-ray procedures as well as fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided interventional procedures. With an array of high class Consultants onsite and a dedicated Sports Medicine department we operate a multi-disciplinary approach which creates a real team ethos within the clinic.

As a clinic and a department we support, promote and finance CPD, we offer the opportunity to complete paid extra sessions, in-house multi-modality training, free staff parking and a pension scheme.

 

Job Description: Radiographer – Full time permanent

Qualifications

Candidates must:-

  • Possess the Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Radiography or the Diploma of the College of Radiographers or
  • Possess a qualification at least equivalent to the above as validated by the Department of Health and Children, or CORU where applicable.
  • Be Registered with CORU

Experience

 Candidates must:-

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and proven written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative, prioritise and manage a number of issues simultaneously and demonstrate attention to detail
  • Be able to identify potential difficulties and formulate solutions


Accountability

The Radiographer reports to and is accountable to the Radiology Services Manager in all matters relating to the job.

Outline of Duties and Responsibilities

The Radiographer will be expected to take responsibility for patients where you will carry out diagnostic radiography or imaging procedures.  In addition, they are expected to practice within the policies and procedures set out by the Sports Surgery Clinic.  The radiographer will be accountable to Radiography Services Manager and in their absence to the delegated Senior Radiographer responsible for the Radiology Department.

The Radiographer will be required to possess a clear understanding and commitment to the ethos and philosophy of the Sports Surgery Clinic.

General Accountability

  • To maintain throughout the Clinic an awareness of the primacy of patient in relation to all clinical activities and maintain a high standard of Radiography care
  • To create and promote healthy working relationships
  • To demonstrate behaviour consistent with the values of the Clinic
  • To ensure that each patient is treated as an individual and that privacy and confidentiality are maintained at all times.
  • To actively participate in the Clinic’s accreditation programme and the ethos of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Undertaking radiographic and imaging examinations as required.
  • Maintaining a high standard of radiography.
  • Ensuring that Radiation Protection Rules are applied at all times.
  • To be familiar with and abide by the Patient’s Charter and treat every patient as an individual in terms of courtesy, kindness, efficiency and confidentiality.
  • Have a flexible approach to work so that urgent and walk in cases can be facilitated as necessary.
  • Flexibility in working hours is essential.
  • Participate in the out of hour’s rota.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Taking part in routine daily inspection of equipment and quality assurance procedures.
  • Report all defects in equipment, which may affect safety.
  • To deal with incidents and accidents in accordance with the Clinic policy and to accurately record and report detail.
  • Maintain effective communication with other disciplines and groups on complex.
  • To attend meetings and sit on committees as required.
  • Taking responsibility for keeping the department in general and their work area specifically, clean, tidy and safe.
  • Carrying out such duties appropriate to the office as may be assigned by the Radiography Services Manager or Clinic Management.
  • To promote and maintain a high level of staff morale hence promoting team spirit and job satisfaction among Radiographers.
  • To actively contribute to the process of clinical risk management.

Education and Teaching Responsibilities

  • Keeping up to date with current techniques and developments in Radiographic and Imaging procedures showing evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Taking part in-service training as required.
  • To promote good relationships with other key members of the clinic staff through the exercising of attitudes which convey an understanding and awareness of the wider function of the clinic.
  • To participate as requested in the induction and guidance of new staff to the Clinic.

Self-Development Responsibilities

  • To keep up-to-date with current developments in Radiology
  • Be accountable for the quality of the service provided, including customer service and technical aspects.

Information Technology Responsibilities

  • Ensure the most effective use of technology for both patient care and administrative purposes.

Confidentiality

In the course of your employment you may have access to, or hear information concerning the medical or personal affairs of patients, students, staff and / or other health service business.  Such records and information are strictly confidential and, unless acting on the instruction of an authorised officer, such information must not be divulged or discussed except in the performance of normal duty.  In addition records must never be left in such a manner that unauthorised persons can obtain access to them and must be kept in safe custody when no longer required.

Application Details

Interested candidates should send CV and Cover Letter to Ms Linda Murray, HR Manager, via email to hr@sportssurgeryclinc.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 16th November at 5pm.

SSC is an equal opportunities employer