Senior Clinical Scientist - EARRPS

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
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Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 47126.0 - 53219.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 47126.0 - 53219.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
17 Jun 2022
Closes
16 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.
This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £18.00. This fee will be deducted from your second month's salary.
This vacancy will close on 4th July 2022
Interviews are due to be held on 14th July 2022
Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • 1. Honours degree in a relevant subject. 2. MSc. in Medical/Radiation Physics (or equivalent). 3. HCPC registration as a Clinical Scientist. 4. Certification as a qualified expert i.e. Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) and/or Medical Physics Expert (MPE) and/or Radioactive Waste Advisor (RWA) and/or Laser Protection Advisor (LPA) (or likely to gain such certification within 6 months of appointment).
Desirable criteria
  • 1. Corporate membership of relevant professional body. 2. PhD degree.
Experience
Essential criteria
  • 1. Sufficient knowledge and experience of radiation protection legislation to be able to act within an HSE-recognised RPA Body. 2. Demonstrable experience in interpreting different situations and judging measures required to ensure regulatory compliance in areas related to the use of ionising radiation in healthcare. 3. Specialist experience in the assessment of x-ray imaging equipment and judging measures required to ensure compliance with legislation and recommended performance standards. 4. Experience of teaching and training on a range of topics relating to radiation protection to a range of professional groups.
Desirable criteria
  • 1. Knowledge and experience of radioactive waste disposal and environmental radiation protection. 2. Experience of working with and advising on the requirements for the safe use of non-ionising sources of radiation. 3. Experience of working within a Quality Management System. 4. Experience of the use of computer systems, networks etc. within an imaging environment.
Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • 1. Expert knowledge of radiation protection legislation in healthcare & biomedical research relating for both the use of x-ray and radioactive materials. 2. In-depth understanding of relevant legislation, national standards, professional and other guidelines (e.g. IRR, IRMER, ISO Apply, BSI, NAIR, EPR, REPPIR, MHRA/IPEM/PHE guidance) 3. Extensive knowledge of dosimetry methods for exposures to ionising radiation. 4. High level of understanding of patient and staff risks arising from ionising and non-ionising radiation exposure. 5. Specialist knowledge of the techniques employed to measure the performance and radiological safety of state-of-the-art X-ray imaging equipment. 6. Understanding of hazards posed by, and precautions needed with: ionising radiation, non-ionising radiation, radioactive materials, infected materials (clinical and putrescent radioactive waste), electrical hazards.
Desirable criteria
  • 1. Expert level knowledge and understanding of ICT infrastructure requirements for clinical systems. 2. In-depth understanding of the requirements for the approval of medical exposures used for research processes.
Skills
Essential criteria
  • 1. Able to prioritise and manage own work. 2. Able to exercise initiative when dealing with issues within own specialist area of competence. 3. Able to supervise and manage the work of others and encourage collaborative working practices. 4. Able to use Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint etc. to set up documents and spread sheets, extract information, calculate results and prepare reports. Able to set up and manage the acquisition and structure of information. 5. Able to use non-standard software for the analysis of radiological images including an ability to appropriately handle DICOM data. 6. Manual dexterity: ability to make accurate measurements using sophisticated testing equipment. 7. Able to lift and transport medium weight testing instrument cases (in excess of 15kg) sometimes upstairs. 8. Able to travel, with heavy equipment, distances up to 100 miles away. 9. Able to concentrate frequently when subject to unpredictable working patterns. 10. Able to concentrate for prolonged periods. 11. Able to deal with occasion

Ref: B224015

Job Details

Senior Clinical Scientist - EARRPS

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandd Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 47126.0 - 53219.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
17 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
16 Jul 2022

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