Senior Research Radiographer - Cardiovascular (KCL)

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
29 Nov 2019
29 Dec 2019

Job Description

Do you want to be a part of UK'smost busy and successfulfoundation trusts?

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career within a unique and dynamic environment?

We are one of the largest cardiovascular units in the country and we are looking for an experienced, friendly, enthusiastic Radiographer to work 37.5 hours per week. Our department is based at St Thomas' hospital, which is a large NHS teaching hospital in a great central location next to the London Eye, Palace of Westminster and the Houses of Parliament. The post provides an exciting opportunity to gain new skills. GSTT is part of Kings Health Partners, which is working in partnership with the cardiovascular department at Kings College London (KCL), to jointly improve the services we can offer to patients within South East London. We have a long tradition of undertaking ground-breaking research and is in the enviable position of being home to one of only five comprehensive Biomedical Research Centres in England.

We have 5 MRI scanners, a hybrid XMR Catheter Laboratory and a state-of-the-art 7T MRI facility. The successful candidate will be joining us during an exciting time as we are currently expanding to provide a Joint Imaging Facility with our academic partner, KCL installing a brand new imaging facility that accommodate 6 new MRI scanners by the end of 2020.

As a Research Radiographer, you will take part in specialist cardiovascular clinical and research MRI and Cath Lab studies. A bulk of your activity will involve undertaking Cardiovascular MRI (CMR) scans, but also some limited neuro, MSK and body imaging as well as involving in internationally recognised research work at the cutting edge of cardiovascular imaging. You will need the ability to work under pressure with a flexible approach to working time. A sympathetic and caring approach is important and the ability to work within a team is essential.

We will give you the opportunity to participate in live study days representing our Trust. Catheter lab experience is essential as is a 'can do' attitude. You will need the ability to work under pressure with a flexible approach to working time. A sympathetic and caring approach is important and the ability to work within a team is essential. There is an expectation that you will be able to take part in the out-of-hours on call acute service and shifts.

We actively support and encourage radiographers in their career development and are committed to providing increased opportunities to widen specialist skills. CPD and audit are actively encouraged in our department and teaching is supported.

Applicants must be HCPC registered prior to interview.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nabila Mughal, Cardiac Superintendent Radiographer or Ramesh Valapil, MR CRF Manager

at following contact details :

Apply / Apply

or call Applyext. 54382

Closing Date: 18th December 2019 at Midnight

Interview Date: 5th January 2020

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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Ref: LIS5035

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