Clinical Scientist: Radiological Imaging & Protection Service


Job description

To be a member of a team providing comprehensive ionising radiation protection services to HSC and other organisations in N. Ireland. To act as a Medical Physics Expert in Diagnostic Radiology and to provide expert scientific advice and support to Radiology and other departments throughout Northern Ireland, ensuring that imaging equipment and techniques using X-rays are optimised. To initiate developments and undertake research in these fields..

Responsibilities

  • To have responsibility for equipment quality assurance and patient dosimetry services to X-ray departments as agreed and participate in the general work of the service.
  • To provide expert scientific and technical advice in drafting the specification for X-ray and other imaging equipment and provide scientific and technical advice on supplier submissions and equipment implementation.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • A minimum of a 2nd class Honours degree, or equivalent, in Physics or other appropriate science subject.
  • Registration as Clinical Scientist with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) or achievement of registration within 12 months of appointment.
  • A minimum of 6 years post graduate experience in medical physics, during which the applicant has acquired comprehensive theoretical and practical experience of the use of ionising radiation in the healthcare environment.

Desirable Skills

  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject e.g. MSc/PhD.
  • Certification as a Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA).

Further Information

Work time: Between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00

Vacancy ID
1580347
Job ref.
53042443
Job Sector
Pharmaceutical and Science
Area
Belfast
Location
Belfast, Forster Green Hospital, Main Hospital Building
Salary
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum
No. vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Weekly hours
37.5
Published date
01/12/2022
Closing date
14/12/2022

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