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Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Slough

Scope

Rare opportunity for a high-calibre Nuclear Medicine Technologist to work with a pioneering, innovative and reputed private healthcare provider at the heart of first-class patient care in the launch of a brand-new service.

Responsibilities

As the senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist, you will be required to undertake routine and complex diagnostic Nuclear Medicine investigations and maintain a high standard of technical skill, efficiency and patient care in accordance with departmental protocols and procedures. The department is evolving with new service offerings and as a result the role requires someone with high energy and attention to detail.

  • Follow all duties as per The Register of Clinical Technologist (The RCT) registrant standards of conduct, performance and ethics.
  • To perform quality assessment procedures on radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Perform venepuncture and cannulation to administer radioactive substances whilst working under safe practices.
  • Assist all technical and scientific staff with the introduction of new procedures and techniques into the routine service and assist with the training as appropriate.
  • Ensure the results of all imaging procedures are of the required standard as per the departmental quality system.
  • Ensure the performance of complex imaging equipment within SPECT/CT and PET/CT is of sufficiently high quality for purpose by carrying out daily QA.
  • To support the department’s Quality Assurance programme.
  • Provide routine advice to patients undergoing administration of radioactive materials as well as to staff or relatives providing care to such patients, to ensure the risks of exposure to ionising radiation are understood by the concerned parties.
  • To organise routine/urgent work to optimise and maintain the throughput of patients in the department.
  • To ensure all activities are carried out with the Clinic and the Department’s quality framework and in adherence to statutory regulations, Health and Safety at Work Act, Local Rules, Standard Operating Procedures, and approved codes of practice in particular IR(ME)R and the use of radioactive substances.

About You

  • DCR (R) or BSc (Hons) in Nuclear Medicine
  • RCT registration
  • Intravenous/Cannulation certificate
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • A strong level of understanding of the legislation relating to Ionising Radiation/Radiation Protection, Environment Agency and Health & Safety
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in radiography equipment and techniques
  • Good understanding and knowledge of medical terminology and drug/medication names/disease pathways encountered in Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT and therapy with Radionuclides
  • Able to demonstrate at least 3 years post qualification experience with progressive development in that time
  • Experience in all aspects of SPECT/CT and PET/CT scanning to a very high level of competence
  • Broad knowledge of routine and complex Nuclear Medicine Imaging techniques, including cardiac imaging.
  • Evidence of empathetic and a holistic approach to patient care
  • A wide range of clinical skills
  • Evidence of collaborative working
  • Evidence of effective organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Lauren Wilkinson Managed by Lauren Wilkinson
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South East
Permanent
Technical
apply Posted - 24.11.2020

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