MRI Senior Radiographer, Institute of Translational Medicine, Birmingham (part time)

MRI Senior Radiographer, Institute of Translational Medicine, Birmingham (part time)

We are looking for an experienced MRI radiographer to complement our small team working at our dedicated MRI imaging facility in Birmingham. You will have proven experience at a senior level and comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of clinical imaging. Experience in research imaging and research governance is an advantage although training will be provided to the right candidate.

Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) Imaging Centre is based on the campus of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The Centre was established in 2016 to support research generated by the University of Birmingham and University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Housing a Siemens Skyra 3.0T MRI system, the Centre also supports clinical patients from the Trust. The service is delivered through a joint staffing model developed from a strong partnership with both the Trust and Siemens Healthineers.

What's involved?

You will work closely with a team of radiographers and support staff, delivering a wide range of research and clinical imaging including neuro, oncology, and cardiac. You will also support the Research Superintendent with the maintenance of ongoing CQC compliance and quality accreditations including the Quality Standard in Imaging.

You will have a high level of professionalism, technical skills and a strong focus on healthcare that will reflect the Charity’s values and ensure a safe, reliable, and efficient MRI service is maintained for our patients and people.

This post is considered part-time based on 30 hours per week across seven days.

Key areas of responsibility

  • High level of proficiency in all aspects of MRI, undertaking Imaging procedures in line with clinical or research guidelines and safety protocols.
  • Handle and operate highly specialised equipment, run Quality Assurance checks and maintain records.
  • Cannulation, supply and administration of contrast media and medicines in line with departmental guidelines
  • Collaborate, and forge positive relationships with the Trust, University and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure due regard is given to the customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients and ensure patients’ views are sought and taken into account.
  • Maintain professional competencies and CPD.

Skills and experience required

  • HCPC registration
  • DCR or BSc in Radiography
  • Demonstrable experience in research and clinical MRI covering all body areas, techniques and contrast media management
  • High level of professionalism and technical standard of work compliant with relevant Codes of Practice and Governance
  • Flexible approach to working

Benefits and rewards

  • Competitive salary matched to your skills and experience
  • Great working environment
  • Work with a wide range of specialised equipment
  • Generous company salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus public holidays rising with service
  • Life assurance cover at 4 x annual salary
  • Support for professional and personal wellbeing
  • Employee benefits programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Complementary healthcare benefit scheme
  • Service recognition
  • Car allowance for eligible roles

For an informal conversation, or to find out more, please get in touch with Karen Hackling-Searle, MRI Manager, using the contact details below.

Tel: 01242 535914

Do you have what it takes to work for a leading medical charity? Download our application form below and apply today.

The closing date for applications is 5:00 pm on Friday 23 April 2021.

Please be aware that Cobalt is not able to sponsor non-EU/EEA Tier 2 applications and we reserve the right to close this vacancy early once sufficient applications have been received. Please contact us if you are looking for a position locally to you prior to completing an application form.

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