KIMS Hospital are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Radiographer who is looking for a new challenge within a dynamic company that puts patient experience at the heart of everything it does.
As a Senior Cross-sectional Radiographer, you will work in our back to back CT and MRI scanners. There will also be some requirement to support our General X-ray service as required.
KIMS Hospital is located in Maidstone, Kent and provides diagnostic imaging for both NHS and private patients so experience in radiography in the public sector is beneficial.
This is a full-time position working 37.5 hours per week with additional weekend duties, primarily in MRI. We also cover CT on call at evenings and weekends.
Role Responsibilities include:
- Undertake MRI and CT scanning, with a broad range of work including Cardiac CT, MSK, Bone density scanning. MRI scanning includes MSK, Neuro, and complex body and gynaecology work.
- To assist with the daily management of the scanners ensuring a high standard of service is provided to patients, consultants and visitors to the hospital.
- To keep up to date with developments in imaging and to contribute to staff CPD
- Act as an operator under the IRMER Radiation Regulations and assess the clinical justification of referrals to ensure that the benefit to the patient outweighs the radiation risk.
- Actively encouraging collaborative working relationships with the administration teams to ensure radiology reports are processed quickly and efficiently.
- Have a Diploma from the College of Radiographers or BSc (Hons) Radiography with a valid HCPC registration
- Extensive experience working in MRI and CT.
- Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Be absolutely patient focused with a drive to offering the highest standard of patient care at all times
- Be an expert in building relationships with an intuitive and persuasive style that enables you to easily engage with consultants, patients and the wider radiological faculty.
Experience working in general x-ray and theatres is desirable.
KIMS Hospital employees enjoy the following benefits:
- Competitive salary
- Pension scheme
- Private health insurance
- 33 Days annual leave plus extra time off for your birthday
- Life Assurance
- Annual Flu Vaccination
- Free Eye Test
- Subsidised staff Car-Park
- Season Ticket Loan Scheme
- Subsidised Staff Bistro
- Relocation packages available
If you do not receive a reply within 1 working week from the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
Previous applicants need not apply.
If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, Diane would be happy to help. Please give her a call on 01622 237634 or email email@example.com.
At KIMS Hospital we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
Any offers of employment made by KIMS Hospital for this/these position(s) will be subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of a satisfactory DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Information about the DBS checks can be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
Posted 30th November 2021
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