CT/MR Radiographer FGH | University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 27-Apr-23

Location: Barrow in Furness, LA14 4LF

Salary: Not specified

CT/MR Radiographer FGH | University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

We are now looking for an enthusiastic Radiographer to join our friendly CT/MR team, to undertake a variety of CT and MR examinations efficiently and effectively for our patients, adhering to best practice of radiographic technique.

Working within the CT and MR department at the FGH provides excellent opportunities to gain experience in a wide range of CT and MR imaging procedures including trauma, MSK, neurological, vascular, paediatrics and oncology. The department is equipped with one GE 64 slice scanner and one GE 16 slice SPECT CT scanner and one Siemens Aera 1.5T MR scanner undertaking a wide range of MR imaging

Applications will be considered from individuals without prior CT and MR experience as full training can be given.

What skills and experience are we looking for?
• Experience working in an NHS hospital
• BSc Radiography or equivalent
• Valid Radiographer registration of the HCPC
• Previous experience of CT and/or MR scanning
• Have successfully completed training to undertake IV cannulation desirable but not essential as training will be provided.
• Expertise to ensure the appropriate triage, booking and examination of patients.
• A high level of professionalism and technical standard of work, complying with relevant Codes of Practice.
• Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team

We operate from three main hospitals – Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.

Our community services for adults are provided in people’s homes, community centres, clinics, GP Practices, community hospitals and our main hospitals. Our aim is to work with people to help them remain independent, improve their health and manage their conditions through high quality care, advice and support.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our websitehttps://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

This advert closes on Tuesday 11 Apr 2023