PET-CT Graduate Radiographer/Tech 0-1 Year Post QualificationPET-CT Graduate Radiographer/Tech 0-1 Year Post Qualification


Published:2020-01-20T22:32:55+01:00

About This Role

We have an exciting opportunity for recently qualified Radiographer to join our Static PET-CT service in Leicester and Northampton for a Graduate PET-CT training post.

Candidates must have 0-12 month’s clinical experience post-graduation and full training on the modality will be provided.

Core Responsibilities

Professional Responsibilities


  • Work in accordance with the standards set out by the Health & Care Professions Council
  • Maintain all mandatory training commensurate with the role, and take responsibility for own professional development
  • Be familiar with the principles of the NHS Constitution, and aim to provide the highest level of service to all stakeholders in compliance with the CQC framework
  • Be familiar with and practice the requirements set out around Duty of Candour
  • Be aware of and able to implement the principles of Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Children
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information about patients, staff and other health service business and meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act (1998) at all times
  • Adhere to the AML policy for Moving and Handling, ensuring patient comfort at all times
  • As a registered healthcare professional you are responsible for ensuring that:
    • your practice, so far as is reasonably practicable, protects patients, staff and other persons against risks of acquiring Health Care Acquired Infections (HCAIs)
    • where patients present with an infection or acquire an infection during treatment, that they are identified promptly and managed according to good clinical practice to treat the infection and reduce the risk of transmission

Financial Responsibilities

  • Have an awareness of the Unit’s/Business Area's budget and performance targets
  • Maintain appropriate levels of clinical stock to ensure that service provision is facilitated in a cost effective way

Business Development

  • Share best practice with your peer group
  • Actively support, through your actions, the marketing and promotion of the company

Operations

  • Work within site protocols and procedures to ensure the delivery of a quality service and report any changes required to the Lead Radiographer/ Senior/ Manager
  • Liaise with service engineers to facilitate maintenance of equipment, to achieve optimal operational conditions
  • Complete reports as directed by Lead Radiographer/Senior/ Manager to ensure accurate collation of KPIs
  • Ensure sound knowledge of site RIS systems – both AML and local to ensure all data is recorded in an accurate and timely manner
  • Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed on them under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and any subsequent relevant legislation and must follow these in full at all times, including ensuring that they act in line with all agreed procedures at all times in order to maintain a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.
  • Work in an efficient and effective manner to maximise patient throughput
  • Escalate to the Clinical Lead/Senior/Manager any identified issues requiring further management input
  • Ensure full compliance with all current AML Policies and Procedures, Local Rules and extant legislation; highlighting any changes to operational protocols, procedures and SOPs within own area and contribution to their review
  • Assist with incident and complaint management in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Actively participate in departmental audits
  • Be reflective in thinking and outlook and be able to source advice, coping with multiple demands during the working day

Contracts

  • Have an understanding of the Unit(s)/Mobile sites contractual agreements
  • Assist the Unit Manager/Operational Manager in ensuring full compliance with all contractual clinical KPIs

Managing Change

Demonstrate a problem solving approach to issues arising at a local level, highlighting areas of concern to the appropriate personnel and actively participate in the subsequent change management process

Alliance Medical Values

Alliance Medical Values:

Leaders, managers, and supervisors have a particular responsibility to be role models in terms of how they demonstrate these values themselves and how they engage their teams to work in this way.


Collaboration:

We work together and in partnership for all our patients. We respect expertise and combine it to achieve more.


Excellence:

We never compromise. We strive to deliver the very best in everything we do to ensure the highest quality of care. We treat our patients and each other with compassion, dignity and respect.


Learning:

Knowledge and understanding comes from learning. At Alliance Medical we are committed to ensuring that each and every one of us keeps on learning and that we continuously look for improved ways of working.


Efficiency:

Efficiency in healthcare means more patients get better care. We constantly seek new ways to use the scarce resource of healthcare more intelligently so that more people can live longer, fuller lives.


Openness:

We act with transparency and honesty in everything we do, where staff are encouraged to speak up to ensure a safe and secure environment for our patients.

Compliance and Qualifications:

  • Awareness of, and compliance with Alliance Medical Policies and Procedures, Radiation Regulations (IRMER, IRR and EPR) if modality requires this, CQC requirements and Health and Safety legislation
  • Awareness of, and compliance with Data Protection and Patient confidentiality
  • Undertake initial and refresher mandatory training to ensure compliance at all times

Experience:

  • BSc/DCR in Diagnostic Radiography and/or Diploma in Nuclear Medicine(Qualification can be pending)
  • Less than 1 year's post qualification experience
  • Must be IT literate
  • HCPC registration essential
  • Enhanced DBS clearance required
  • Full driving license essential for mobiles
  • Flexibility to operate across multiple sites if required

Personal Development

Identify personal objectives annually, agree a personal development plan and regularly assess progress in order to develop within post. Keep up to date with research and advances in technology and propose ideas for ongoing improvement to services provided. Evidence of CPD.