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Cross Sectional Radiographer

Job Description

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

We are seeking radiographers with sound radiographic experience, who will contribute positively and enthusiastically to the professional running and future development of the department. The post is suitable for a CT or MRI radiographer keen on supporting and developing the service whilst working with state of the art equipment and optimising image techniques across clinical and research fields.

The Churchill Radiology Department is within the Cancer and Haematology Centre, opened in 2009. Primarily, we provide imaging services across the specialities found on site: Oncology, Radiotherapy, Breast, Renal, Urology, Transplantation, Chest Medicine, upper and lower GI, Head and Neck, Haematology and Infectious Diseases.

We currently have two GE 64 slice CT scanners which will be replaced and upgraded with a GE Revolution 256 scanner and a GE GSI 64 Slice scanner in Summer/Autumn 2016. We also have 2 GE MRI Scanners, a 15T and 3T. We cover all types of scanning in CT this includes cardiac, pnuemocolons, orthopaedic and all various CT guided interventional procedures including microwave ablations. In MRI we provide an equally broad range of scanning including MRI guided breast biopsies as well as supporting the MSK and Neuro imaging for other sites within the trust.

The department also includes 2 flat plate interventional rooms and two MRI scanners both GE 15 and 3T. It also houses 2 PET/CT scanners, 2 Gamma Camera’s including SPECT CT, 4 ultrasound rooms, a Lithotripsy unit and 5 DR GE Definium 8000 rooms.

Other specialist techniques found here include Hyperpolarised Xenon Imaging, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound and SIRTS. The radiology department also currently provides diagnostic imaging services to over 150 research trials in conjunction with outside organisations including CRUK and Oxford University.

Opportunities are available for personal and professional development and commitment to an out of hours and weekend service is required.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Claire Ridgeon, email ( Email address removed )

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

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