Nuclear Medicine Technologist with Therapy Interest

Recruiter
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gillingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
25 Nov 2020
Ref
275-2011NMT-UJ01
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Do you have the ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People ?

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families. This includes the promotion of flexible working opportunities across the Trust, we are able to give our employees flexibility on where, when and the hours they work.

Our culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when you are completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist/ Radiographer with Therapy Interest

Division: Unplanned & Integrated Care

Band: 5

Salary: £24,907 - £30,615 per annum/pro rata

Interview Date: Week commencing 14th December 2020

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Nuclear Medicine Technologist/ Radiographer with therapy interest who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and who has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

The successful candidate will join our friendly and ambitious team to provide diagnostic imaging and other investigations within the diagnostic and therapeutic services in the Department of Nuclear Medicine here at the Medway Maritime Hospital.

You will work closely with our team of highly professional technologists and radiographers, nursing staff, radiopharmaceutical scientists, Clinical Scientists and our Consultant Physicians.

The department performs a comprehensive range of diagnostic procedures, in vivo and in vitro investigations and radionuclide therapies. Currently the department undertakes around 6000 diagnostic studies, including a large number of myocardial perfusion imaging studies, renal, and orthopaedic work.

There are particular interests in thyroid and metabolic bone disease. Radionuclide therapies include radioiodine (benign and malignant), and lutetium-177 DOTATATE. The department is well equipped with one conventional gamma camera, two 16-slice SPECT/CT cameras, an onsite licensed radiopharmacy which supports six NHS nuclear medicine departments and a bespoke purpose built radionuclide therapy suite. The department has strong professional and technical links with neighbouring nuclear medicine, medical physics and radiopharmacy departments in Kent and further afield.

The work is varied and demanding with an emphasis on accuracy, reliability and adaptability. The post holder will be able to prioritise demanding workloads and work under their own initiative and with assistance from senior members of the team. The post holder will be a key member of the Nuclear Medicine multidisciplinary team and will have direct contact with patients. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are therefore essential.

In return, you will gain in-depth experience of a range of specialist nuclear medicine techniques that contribute directly to patient care and management. There will be opportunities to be involved with departmental audits and Continuing Professional Development activities.

The Trust offers a number of apprenticeships and training opportunities in Leadership and Management, Business Services, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Clinical Support Work, Research and Innovation, Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner alongside our in-house comprehensive clinical pathways.

Our hope is that our education pathways will play a key role in enabling you to challenge the practices of the past and build capability for the future.

The Trust is committed to the protection of children, young people, their families and vulnerable adults accessing its services. Promoting the message that "safeguarding is everyone's business" is vital to ensure our patients are protected and safe from abuse. To this end you must comply with Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sandhya Shenoy

Chief Technologist

s.shenoy@nhs.net

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This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.

Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.

We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.

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