The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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The Imaging Physics and Radiation Safety unit of the Northern Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering directorate is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Technologist who will play a major role in the delivery of our regionally delivered quality assurance programme on diagnostic x-ray imaging equipment.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team and assist in the development and delivery of diagnostic radiology physics services to users of ionising radiation across the north of England.
- Interview Date 04/07/2023
- 37 Hours 30 Minutes/Week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
Main duties of the job
The successful applicant will carry out measurements on a range of diagnostic imaging equipment in radiology departments across the North East of England and Cumbria and prepare reports on equipment performance for the clinical users. They will also contribute generally to the development of the diagnostic radiology physics service and to the training and development of new technologists and other staff.
Applicants should have an HNC/HND or equivalent experience, basic knowledge of legislation and safety principles as applied to the clinical use of X-ray equipment, experience of carrying out scientific measurements and the analysis of data. As the post requires frequent travel to other hospitals in the region, a current driving license and a willingness to drive is essential.
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
Rated 'Outstanding' by theCQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
- Providing technical aspects of diagnostic radiology physics services region-wide.
- Assist in a range of specialist healthcare science activities.
- Participate in research and development project.
Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.
As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
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