Lead Radiographer

Imaging & diagnostics 2405

Lead Radiographer – Sevenoaks Medical Centre

Location: Sevenoaks

Contract: Permanent

Working hours:  37.5 hours per week

Shifts: Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm

Benefits: Competitive Salary, Free staff parking, 33 days annual leave, Private Medical Ins, Life Assurance

KIMS Hospital is the largest independent hospital in Kent and we are recruiting.  We are looking for a motivated and experienced Lead Radiographer, to lead the Imaging and Diagnostics team based at the Sevenoaks Medical Centre.

Our Sevenoaks Medical Centre team consists of Nurses, Care Support Workers, Radiographers, Physical Therapists and administrators to provide outpatient and diagnostic services to the local community across to a full range of clinical specialties, including orthopaedics, dermatology, urology, gynaecology, gastroenterology and more.

As a Lead Radiographer you will perform a range of duties including general radiography, CT and MRI scanning insuring a seamless service and patient experience between the Sevenoaks clinic and KIMS Hospital.

You will be a strong and empathetic radiographer who is completely patient orientated with a focus on continuous service improvement.

Role Responsibilities include:

  • Carry out high quality diagnostic imaging examinations in a way which meets patients needs across all modalities in the department
  • Take full responsibility for the management and supervision of the department, ensuring the safe and efficient provision of a range of imaging procedures to acceptable quality standards, delivered in a way which meets patients’ needs.
  • To ensure that all clinical and other information records are fully and accurately completed including the radiology computer system.
  • Be responsible for maintaining IR(ME)R compliance, interpreting protocols and assessing the justification of radiographic requests
  • Supervision and teaching of senior and junior radiographic staff and students in the development of skills in intricate or complicated imaging procedures and situations
  • To ensure that the service and staff develop and maintain the highest possible standards of clinical care

Person Specification:

  • Diploma of the College of Radiographers or BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic) with a minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council
  • Experience in Management (desirable) 
  • Be fully competent in X-ray and MR/CT
  • Post graduate qualification in CT/Medical Imaging (desirable)
  • Experience in Interventional CT including CT cardiac and CT Colonoscopy (desirable)
  • Knowledge of clinical and corporate governance and its application
  • Evidence of continuous professional development and its application

KIMS Hospital employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Free Secure Staff Parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance
  • 33 Days annual leave plus extra time off for your birthday
  • Life Assurance
  • Annual Flu Vaccination
  • Free Eye Test

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 and disability confident employer.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, recruiter Liz would be happy to help. Please give her a call on 01622 231694 or email recruitment@kims.org.uk

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 18th April 2024

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