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Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin

Senior Radiographer

Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin

  • Dublin
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  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 23/11/2012
  • Joanne Kearney
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Description

Senior Radiographer Permanent Full Time

 

                                                                       

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Closing Date 23rd November 2012

TITLE:            Senior Radiographer

REPORTING TO:                 Radiography Services Manager or nominated representative.    

SALARY SCALE:                 As per Department of Health and Children pay scales

WORKING HOURS:            35 hours per week  

WORKING WEEK:              Hours of attendance will be determined by the Radiography Services Manager. From time to time you may be required to work outside of the normal hours. You are liable to work roster and on-call arrangements as may be necessary to fulfil service needs on a 24/7 basis, including hours outside of 8am-8pm and at weekends.  Rosters may be changed from time to time with due notice.

LOCATION:                          Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12.  During the course of your employment the Hospital or any part of it may be relocated to another site either on a temporary or permanent basis.  Should this happen you may be required to transfer to the centre’s new location.

HOLIDAYS:                          The Hospital’s holiday year runs from January to December inclusive.

SICK LEAVE:                       The Hospital’s sick leave scheme will apply.

PROBATION:                       This appointment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period. Termination of employment during the probationary period shall be at the sole discretion of the Hospital. In certain circumstances this probationary period may be extended. . If you are promoted and you do not fulfil the requirements of the job, you will revert to your original position or an alternative position at the same level as the original grade.

CONFIDENTIALITY:           You will have access to various types of records/information in the course of your work.  Such records and information are strictly confidential and unless acting on the instruction of an authorised person, on no account must information concerning staff, patients or other Hospital business be divulged or discussed except in the performance of normal duty.  In addition, records may never be left in such a manner that unauthorised persons can obtain access to them and must be kept in safe custody when no longer required. 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Candidates must, on the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the post, possess

(a)      

 (i) B.Sc (Hons) degree in Radiography from the University of Dublin

                                                                or

(ii) DC (R) degree from the College of Radiographers London or equivalent

and

(iii) Have your qualification validated by the Irish Institute of Radiographers or be

       eligible for same.

  (b)  3 Years Post graduate qualification experience.

 (c) Possess the requisite knowledge and ability for the proper discharge of the post

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Be professionally responsible for all aspects of the postholders own work. 

To undertake the assessment and appropriate radiography management and/or treatment of patients.

Help in the organisation and co-ordination of the workflow within the department.

To keep abreast in understanding and knowledge of all new developments which are
 applicable to the general radiography treatments. To offer help and advice to more junior members of staff.

To maintain accurate clinical records as required.

To be responsible for and take care of all equipment including auxiliary equipment and to operate such equipment as required by the treatment plan in a proper and safe manner. To report any faults in equipment to the Radiographic Services Manager as soon as possible.

To participate in any research studies, research or audits as required.

To be conversant with relevant Health & Safety Legislation and promote the ALARA principle.

To participate in overtime emergency services and weekend duties as required.

May need to supervise more junior members of staff when appropriate             

May need to assume responsibility for delivery of supplies in absence of Radiographic Services Manager or Clinical Specialist Radiographer

Co-operate and participate with the Hospital’s “Hospital Watch Programme”.

Staff are required to attend certain courses which are relevant to their profession.  Details of which will be provided to you by your line manager.

Maintain good communication channels will all levels of staff throughout the hospital

GENERAL

Assist with the National Hygiene Standards.

Liaise with Partnership Co-ordinator and Partnership Committee.

Participate fully with all internal and external audits and the “Hospital Watch Programme”.

Adhere to Department and all Hospital policies at all times.

Embrace and support any changes in technology and to assist in the implementation and operation of these changes.

Perform such other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time by the Manager or a nominee.

These duties and responsibilities are a reflection of the present service requirements and may be subject to review and amendment to meet the changing needs of the service.

 

                                   

 

Ref: Senior Radiographer
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