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Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
nuclear medicine
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanenet
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
356-18-1294446
Site
chh/hri
Town
Hull
Salary
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
Closing
25/10/2018 23:59

B7 NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST, NUCLEAR MEDICINE DEPARTMENT

CASTLE HILL HOSPITAL/HULL ROYAL INFIRMARY. 

FULL TIME (37.5 HOURS PER WEEK)

The Nuclear Medicine Department provides a diagnostic and therapeutic service at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital.

The department operates three gamma cameras two with SPECT/CT facility, an on-site radiopharmacy, a gamma sample counter,  a nuclear medicine therapy suite, and provides support for several intra-operative gamma probes. A PET/CT facility is run by Alliance Medical with support from the Nuclear Medicine Department. A new Radiopharmacy and cyclotron facility build is underway.

The post holder will lead the Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy aspect of the service and act as deputy to the Lead Technologist.

Applicants must have a relevant degree (or equivalent) and a teaching qualification. He/She must have extensive nuclear medicine skills and competency based training, experience of authorising by protocol under IR(ME)R. Experience of the interpretation of stress myocardial perfusion studies to determine if rest imaging is required would be an advantage.

Experience of day to day management of a nuclear medicine department, competency assessment and staff development (PDR) is essential.

The work is varied and demanding with an emphasis on accuracy, reliability and adaptability.  The post holder must be able to prioritise demanding workloads, work under their own initiative and as part of a multidisciplinary team under pressure is essential.

The post holder will be a key member of the Nuclear Medicine team and will have direct contact with patients, medical, scientific, nursing and other staff.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are therefore essential. 

Application forms are available from the HR department.

For an informal discussion, please contact Alison Burns, Lead Technologist, on  (01482) 622125 or (01482) 676462

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Burns

01482 622125