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Nuclear Medicine Radiographer

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Nuclear Medicine
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
382-RD21-19
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
Closing
27/08/2019 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

 

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

 

Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.


We are looking for a nuclear medicine radiographer to join our busy and friendly nuclear medicine team. This is a permanent full time position of 37.5hrs per week based at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals. The core working hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm but a flexible approach to the working pattern is essential.

We have 2 gamma cameras, a GE670 Discovery with 16 slice SPECT/CT imaging capabilities and a GE Infinia with 4 slice CTAC. We also have an injection room, patient waiting room and cardiac stress room.

We are a tertiary cardiac centre and carry out many myocardial perfusion scans with stress sessions led by radiographers. We also carry out many other scan types including oncology, orthopaedic, sentinel node localisation, parathyroids, SeHCAT's, white cell scans and renal imaging. We carry out approximately 3000 scans per year.

If you are interested in joining our team then please get in touch.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Elizabeth Millington on 01253 953661 or email elizabethmillington@nhs.net