Position title
Senior radiographer and radiation protection supervisor
Organisation

ROC Health Services

Description

Do you have a desire to move to a new city? Why not try Aberdeenshire, Scotland? Home of the Aberdeen Angus and the lovely Royal Deeside. There has never been a better time than now for an opportunity for a change of career and location.  Join a newly developed state-of-the-art imaging department, with the highest spec equipment on the market, and the opportunity to deliver private healthcare at its best in the heart of majestic Scotland!

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior radiographer and radiation protection supervisor to join the team at our brand-new clinic on the outskirts of Aberdeen, Scotland. The imaging department at ROC Clinic is a new venture, building on the existing primary care, secondary care, and ultrasound services that we currently provide (outpatients based).

The space and equipment have been developed/installed within the last 6 months. We currently have x-ray and digital mammography systems installed with plans in place to install a 3T MRI scanner later in the year. All equipment, less ultrasound (GE) is Siemens (Siemens also supply the PACS) with the expectation that various software and PACS will be completed by May 1, 2021.

In this role you will be vital in the development and future expansion of the radiology services. You will be expected to have a good understanding of work practices within a radiology department, and work to standardise protocols and practices. You will be a key player in the Quality Standards for Imaging council, HSE and Health Improvement Scotland, attaining and maintaining standards for annual accreditation and inspection. You will work closely with the leaders of other business units to ensure the effective integration of strategic objectives, performance management, quality, improvement, and technological performance. You will operate within state-of-the-art facilities, with the first Siemens x-ray unit of this kind installed in the UK and the only 3D mammography system.

Within our scope is to develop further day case/ inpatient facilities (during 2021-2023) with further CT and x-ray modalities. The imaging department has been developed in conjunction with Siemens, and the local NHS RPAs are contracted for the provision of full support services.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
The successful candidate will be highly motivated, and patient driven with an in-depth understanding of clinical, technical, and managerial aspects of a radiology department. Experience and passion in leading and developing a team to its full potential would be advantageous as you will be a ‘people manager’. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite, you will be expected to manage your time carefully and able to prioritise conflicting demands, whilst working with a wide range of stakeholders to provide an efficient service which meets the needs of our patients.

You will have a DCR(R) or BSc in Radiography and have Radiation Protection Training and be HCPC Registered. You will be an experienced radiographer competent in x-ray, preferably within a previous role as a radiation protection supervisor and you must have a good understanding and experience in RIS and PACS systems.

For further information on this role and a more detailed job description please contact recruitment@rochealthservices.com and to apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to the same address.

Job location
Aberdeen
Date posted
March 23, 2021
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