Senior CT Radiographer

The Hermitage Medical Clinic is a private hospital providing a full range of medical and surgical care across a broad spectrum of specialities. The Radiology department at Hermitage Medical Clinic provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic procedures delivered in state of the art facilities by a team of experienced professionals committed to excellence in clinical standards and patient care. The department has grown from strength to strength since its inception in 2007 and now performs more than 60,000 diagnostic and interventional examinations per year of an increasing range and complexity. With an experienced team of 10 consultant radiologists and over 50 employees including radiographers, assistants, nursing and administrative staff and the latest in CT and MR technology installed, this is an opportune time to join a team of highly skilled individuals dedicated to delivering a first class cross sectional imaging service.About the RoleThe Senior CT Radiographer is required to provide a first class clinical and professional service to all customers of the Hermitage Medical Clinic Radiology Department. A rotation through other specialties is a possibility depending on experience.Key Responsibilities Clinical, Scientific and TechnicalTo undertake all CT procedures with a specialist standard of technical skill, efficiency and patient care in accordance with departmental protocols and proceduresEnsure that procedures and protocols are safe and offer the best possible imaging results with the lowest dose achievable for all patientsTo continually train, supervise and update the radiographic staff to ensure Best Practice and a competent and confident work forceBe responsible for the use of IV contrast agent administration. Ensure IV training and monitoring procedures are in place (training to include anaphylaxis reactions) and performing IV contrast administration cannulationAdapt the service to respond to long and short term demands. Work with colleagues and Clinical Specialists to ensure the daily workload is organised in line with clinical priorities.Excellent communication skills needed to liaise with both staff within the department, throughout the hospital and various external sources in order to provide a quality service to patients and cliniciansKnowledge of the HIQA regulations pertaining to ionising radiation.Policy Service Development and ImplementationBe familiar with and understand the Clinic’s policies and procedures in relation to Infection Control, Fire, Health and Safety at Work regulations and to attend mandatory trainingParticipate in the implementation of clinical procedures, protocols and work instructions  Teaching and TrainingTo promote research based practice, quality assurance and clinical audit where appropriateMaintain up to date knowledge of cross sectional imaging and developments in line with CPD requirementsParticipate in instruction and training of radiographer staff as commensurate with the roleWith the support of HC, to strive to achieve post graduate qualification in specialist imaging Research and DevelopmentSupport clinical research as required Participate in audit within clinical radiology including the use of audit and audit tools in order to deliver service improvement initiativesSupport research in accordance with Ethics Committee approval, Clinical Governance criteria Performance of DutiesUtilise department protocols and set standards to continually undertake CT and other procedures of the highest qualityExecute their duties courteously and professionally at all times and seek to ensure that the highest level of customer service is provided by the Radiology departmentParticipate in weekend duties·        Attend manufacturer training courses pertaining to clinical equipment ·        Perform other appropriate duties which may be required from time-to-time by the Clinical Specialist in CT or Radiology Service Manager ProfessionalAbide by the Code of Professional Conduct Maintain state registration with CORUMaintain confidentiality in relation to all information regarding patients in accordance with the Clinic’s Data Protection PoliciesManage and Maintain the Continuing Professional Development process and awareness of current and new techniquesExcellent communication skills needed to liaise with both staff within the department, throughout the hospital and various external sources in order to provide a quality service to patients and clinicians.·        Use highly specialist knowledge to advise the Radiology Service Manager/Clinical Specialist in CT in the procurement of CT equipment. Essential CriteriaQualifications:BSc in Radiography CORU registrationPostgraduate qualification in CT desirable but not essential Experience:Minimum of 4 years’ experience with at least two years in CTCath lab experience desirableQualified to administer I.V. contrastFamiliar with a computerised patient information system and PACSThe ability to interact effectively with multidisciplinary staff members within the Hermitage Medical Clinic. Knowledge:Thorough understanding of legislation relating to CT and Radiation SafetyUnderstand the requirements of and promote CPD  Why work at the Hermitage ClinicThe Hermitage Medical Clinic are passionate about our people and believe in their development and growth. As a member of the Hermitage Medical Clinic team you can benefit from: An Education Support ProgrammeFamily Friendly hours availableDevelopment opportunitiesOpportunities for career progressionAccess to a Pension SchemeSubsidised RestaurantFree staff car parkingEmployee Assistance ProgrammeLife Assurance The Hermitage Clinic is an Equal Opportunities Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality at all levels of the organisation. If you require assistance due to a disability during the recruitment process, please email

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