Senior Cardiac Rotational Radiographer

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Senior Cardiac Rotational Radiographer

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £34,000-£40,000 per annum, depending on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Maidstone

Benefits: Free Staff Parking, 33 Days Annual Leave, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance

Are you a Cardiac Radiographer looking for a new challenge?  An opportunity has arisen for an experience Cardiac Radiographer to join KIMS Hospital in Maidstone, the largest independent hospital in Kent.  This role is suited to an HCPC registered Cardiac Radiographer who is looking to develop their career with a dynamic company that puts patient experience at the heart of everything it does. 

As a Senior Cardiac Radiographer, you will work within an excellent Multi-disciplinary team assisting with the daily management of the Cardiac Catheter/Interventional suite, ensuring a high standard of service is provided to patients, consultant users and visitors to the hospital. This is a rotational position, depending on experience you will rotate to CT, MRI and/or X-ray and theatres.

You will be a strong and empathetic Radiographer who is absolutely patient focussed and enjoys a working environment that encourages colleagues to think innovatively and rewards individual and organisational improvement and outstanding performance.

Role Responsibilities include:

  • Undertake all aspects of interventional cardiology/radiology including angiography, pacing and other interventional techniques.
  • Ensure the patient experience and well-being remains at the heart of the business
  • Act as an Operator under the IR(ME)R Radiation Regulations and assess the clinical justification of referrals to ensure that the benefit to the patient outweighs the radiation risk associated with the examination.
  • Liaise with Cardiac Catheter Lead and act as advisor on service developments pertinent to interventional Radiology.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with the multidisciplinary team.

Person Specification:

  • Have a Diploma from the College of Radiographers or BSc (Hons) Radiography
  • Valid HCPC registration
  • Have demonstrable knowledge and extensive experience of Interventional Radiology and complex Interventional cardiac procedures. e.g. Pacing, EP, 
  • Supervisory experience
  • 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. 

At KIMS Hospital we support our staff in building a career, encouraging them to feel their worth and enjoy their time at work. Our One Team culture creates a working environment that offers you the time to care, whilst developing new skills and strengthening existing ones.

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, Liz would be happy to help. Please give her a call on 01622 231694 or emailrecruitment@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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