King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.
The Nuclear Medicine & PET-CT Department at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit an enthusiastic clinical technologist/radiographer.
Applications would be welcome from clinical technologists/radiographers, with current experience of working in nuclear medicine. This post is also suitable for newly qualified Clinical Technologists from the PTP scheme.
You will join a friendly and inclusive multidisciplinary team of technologists/radiographers, clerical staff, nurses, scientists and physicians providing support services at King’s College Hospital. Equipment includes a GE 710 PET-CT, a Symbia T16 SPECT-CT, a Philips Skylight camera (soon to be replaced with a second SPECT-CT) and a newly installed GE Prodigy DEXA scanner, and you will have the opportunity to be trained and work in all these areas.
The department performs approximately 10,000 procedures per year and, in addition to its diagnostics workload, has a significant commitment to theranostic radionuclide therapy (including Lutetium and SIRT). The department is a recognised centre of excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine tumours, and has plans to increase services over the next 5 years.
Candidates from UK will be expected to be eligible for the Register of Clinical Technologists (RCT) or in the process of applying, or be HCPC-registered. Candidates from overseas will be expected to join the RCT after appointment.
Technologists/radiographers currently work to a flexible rota covering 8am-7pm Mon-Fri opening hours with plans underway to open on Saturdays also. In return for your commitment to us we will provide ongoing support for your continuing professional development, including opportunities to attend training days & seminars and present at national and international conferences.
King’s is one of London's largest and busiest teaching hospitals but manages to maintain a friendly, challenging and stimulating work environment with a superb team spirit. We have world-renowned expertise in several areas including liver disease, haemato-oncology, critical care, diabetes and neurosciences, with a large orthopaedics service and one of the four major trauma centres in London. This position is based at King’s College Hospital in vibrant and cosmopolitan Denmark Hill in South London (Zone 2) which has excellent transport links (including the London Overground line serving the hospital) in and out of central, south & east London and South East England, and is close to amenities and nightlife in the areas of Camberwell and Brixton.
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