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Job Description.

Reference: RD/18/02
Closing Date: 26 Feb 2018

Due to continued expansion and increased workload, Belfast Medical Diagnostics have created a new opportunity for an additional Radiographer in our facility on the Lisburn Road, Belfast.

 

Job Title:

Radiographer

Department:

Radiography

Location:

BMD, 801 Lisburn Road, Belfast

Contract:

Permanent, full time

Hours:

37.5

Responsible to:

Lead Radiographer

Accountable to:

Operations Manager

Salary:

Please direct salary enquiries to the recruitment team ()

 

Job Summary:

To actively participate in the provision of a high quality, effective and efficient Imaging Service. The post holder will ensure that high standards of service and care are maintained in accordance with the Company ethos and practice.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. To set and maintain high standards of clinical imaging and personalised patient care.
  2. To work independently, exercise personal responsibility and maintain a strong clinical commitment and professional development in accordance with professional CPD requirements.
  3. To act independently in the assessment of referrals for general radiography and fluoroscopic examinations, taking responsibility for the justification in line with Employers Procedures, Local rules and IR(ME)R 2000.
  4. To work as part of a team and promote multidisciplinary team working.
  5. To maintain a high level of expertise in the safe operation of X-Ray equipment and manage faults effectively.
  6. To actively participate in Audit and Quality Assurance to maintain effective Clinical Governance.
  7. To act as a source of expert knowledge providing clinical and technical training/advice as required.
  8. To maintain accurate patient records by input of accurate information to reflect the service provided and meet professional standards.
  9. To comply with legislative and Company policies and procedures.

 

Management Duties:

  1. Ensure development and maintenance of Policy and procedure to ensure best practice.
  2. To assist in the smooth operation of an efficient Imaging service on a daily basis by effectively organising and coordinating tasks and resources.
  3. To maintain accurate and concise records to provide the data necessary for the evaluation and development of the service.
  4. To undertake the duties of the post in accordance with the relevant policies, including the Health and Safety at Work Order (1978) and Ionising Radiation regulations (NI) 2000 and the IR(ME)R (NI) 2000.

 

Personnel Duties:

  1. To participate in mandatory training and actively pursue CPD, maintaining an up to date knowledge of technological advances to promote a culture of continual improvement.
  2. To assist in staff orientation and induction programmes for new members of radiographic staff.
  3. To consider staff welfare, identify training needs and assist in the development and delivery of effective educational programmes.

 

The above list is not exhaustive and additional / alternative tasks may be required from time to time as directed.

 

Person Specification:

Factor

Essential

Desirable

  • Qualifications
  • BSc Radiography/DCR(R) or equivalent.
  • CT or MRI experience.
  • Training
  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Willingness to undertake training and development, when necessary.

 

  • Experience
  • Minimum of 1 year’s post qualification experience.
  • Orthopaedic experience.
  • Special Skills and Knowledge
  • HCPC Registration at time of appointment.

 

  • Personal Attributes
  • Commitment to professional and self-development.
  • Good verbal and non-verbal communication skills.          
  • Good decision making skills.
  • Reliable, courteous and innovative.
  • Flexible, able and willing to work in a changing environment.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Outstanding verbal articulation and personable approach to the public.

 

To apply, please complete an application form and return to:

Closing date for applications is Monday 26th February 2018 at 5pm.

 

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