CT Radiographer — Kirkcaldy/Borders





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Cobalt is a medical imaging charity with services accredited to the Quality Standard for Imaging (QSI). The Charity has recently invested in a fleet of four Siemens go. CT scanners providing the very latest CT technology.

Job purpose

To carry out the day to day scanning on mobile/relocatable CT unit at Kirkcaldy/Borders and other mobile sites should it be required. Supporting a wide range of CT examinations including lung cancer screening, using the latest Siemens CT technology. To ensure a safe reliable and efficient CT service is maintained. To undertake modality specific imaging procedures efficiently and effectively for all patients; adhering to best practice of radiographic technique.  Maintaining a high level of professionalism and technical standard of work, complying with relevant Codes of Practice.  

Key role responsibilities

  • Undertaking imaging procedures in line with existing modality specific clinical guidelines and protocols (IR(ME)R 2000, Code of Clinical Practice) Protocol the patient referrals in line with the departmental guidelines.
  • Run Quality Assurance checks on equipment, and action as appropriate.
  • Ensures due regard is given to the customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients and to ensure patients views are sought and taken into account.
  • Undertake examinations in line with the patient referrals adhering to departmental guidelines.
  • To be proficient in all aspects of CT and image transfer for remote reporting where required.
  • To hold the appropriate cannulation qualification.
  • Manipulate and position all patients providing immobilisation when required.
  • Handle and operate highly Specialised and expensive equipment.
  • Should imaging equipment malfunction during an examination evaluate the situation and provide an immediate solution.
  • Provide advice and supervision to Radiographers encountering such a situation.
  • Maintain professional competencies and CPD.

Required skills and experience

  • HPC Registration DCR. or BSc in  Radiography
  • Substantial post graduate experience in CT
  • Postgraduate management experience or training 

Full job description

For an informal conversation or to find out more before making an application contact:

Roisin Dobbin-Stacey, Head of PET/CT and CT

Tel: 01242 535917 Email: roisin.dobbinstacey@cobalthealth.co.uk

Please be aware that Cobalt is not able to sponsor non-EU/EEA Tier 2 applications.

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