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Lead Radiotherapist

London – HCA Radiotherapy at UCL
Clinical
Full time
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HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.

Job - Lead Radiotherapist

Location - The London Radiotherapy Centre @ Guy’s & HCA Healthcare UK at UCH sites.

Contract Type - Permanent, full time hours 37.5hrs

Salary - Competitive (dependent on skills & experience). This post is equivalent to a NHS Band 8a.

Job Description

The successful post holder will lead and take responsibility for a safe and accurate service in either the treatment or pre-treatment area.  A strong background in both treatment and CT is required, with some leadership experience. 

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead and take responsibility for a safe and accurate service for all aspects of the radiotherapy pathway within the defined job role

  • Be responsible for deciding the appropriate course of action in highly complex clinical care scenarios.

  • Ensure effective liaison with relevant multi-disciplinary staff to ensure the provision of a high quality service and a smooth and efficient work flow through the department.

  • Have expert knowledge of treatment modalities and provide highly specialist clinical leadership for the operation of radiotherapy equipment in accordance with operational procedures and local rules.

  • Be responsible for maintaining exemplary professional standards among the team.

  • Assist in the recruitment and retention of radiotherapy staff; maintain accurate information on radiotherapy staff employment; annual and study leave; and sickness.

  • Monitor and appraise radiotherapy staff performance; ensure that radiotherapy staff attend mandatory annual training; ensure high levels of training and competency for staff, including maintenance of accurate records.

  • Contribute towards development of the radiotherapy service and patient care improvement; optimising the use of current facilities and ensuring a high quality experience.

Skills & Experience

  • BSc in Therapeutic Radiography or equivalent

  • HCPC registration

  • Extensive radiotherapy experience in both treatment and pre-treatment

  • Wide range of professional expertise, gained on a variety of equipment and including up to date techniques

  • Comprehensive knowledge of electronic patient management systems and record and verify systems

  • Well-developed  leadership and team working skills

About the Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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