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Superintendent Radiographer - Satellite Site

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Superintendent Radiographer – Satellite Sites
London, Canary Wharf – Part of The London Bridge Hospital
Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8am and 8pm


£54,000 - £60,000 per annum dependent on experience

We’re looking for a Superintendent Radiographer to join our team at the London Bridge Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.

In spring 2024, HCA Healthcare UK will open an £18million, 20,000 sq. ft state-of-the-art outpatients and diagnostics centre in the heart of Canary Wharf. This expansion will meet the growing demand for private healthcare in Canary Wharf. When it opens, the centre will bring a new and unparalleled level of healthcare quality, capability and accessibility to the area.

The London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City and Canary Wharf.

We are looking for an exceptional clinical leader to join our Imaging leadership team. The successful post holder will undertake a major role in the management of all departmental staff, including recruitment & retention, staff appraisals, sickness management, disciplinary matters and support of staff.

They will, when necessary, act as direct line manager with responsibilities for other modalities or for the Radiology department as a whole. This role is responsible for the radiology service at our Canary Wharf site but will work closely with the Imaging Leads across our LBH campus.

The post holder will also support Imaging Management in service planning and service development, and align themselves with the department’s, and wider hospital’s goals and values.

Within this role, you will be overseeing modalities such as MRI, Mammography, Ultrasound & X-Ray.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensure the highest quality of care is provided at all times and to provide an effective service as part of the day-to-day operation of the Imaging department
  • Carry out a full range of scans and x-rays to a high standard. Ensure high quality imaging is provided to our consultants and liaise with relevant radiologists in striving for image optimisation
  • Oversee all aspects of safety to both patients and staff, complete and review risk assessments and local rules for MRI. Lead on the observation and compliance of safety checks, procedures, and policies to ensure a safe imaging environment. Assist in the reporting and investigation of incidents
  • Line management responsibilities for radiographers
  • Provide emotional and professional support to staff
  • Be an active part in the Senior Management Team for Imaging, attending SMT meetings and leading the department to support growth. Close working relationship with other superintendents to support the Imaging service as a whole
  • Coordinate scanner bookings & schedules to ensure correct bookings and optimum capacity available, manage opening times of the scanners in line with service requirements and in liaison with imaging management
  • Manage the training of radiographers in the use of the imaging equipment and maintain training within an up-to-date competency framework
  • Be involved in the MRI Non-Ionising Radiation User Group, and report into the Local Radiation Protection Committee to ensure department is compliant with relevant legislation
  • Liaise with service engineers and bookings team in response to any equipment faults as well as routine servicing, coordinating possible contingency arrangements as part of business continuity.
  • Be responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures within the radiology department and ensuring all staff work within these guidelines. 

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • HCPC registration
  • Degree in Diagnostic Radiography (or equivalent)
  • Extensive experience in MRI desirable
  • Knowledge of processes and procedures in radiography 
  • Prior experience at the same level or experience in managing a team 
  • High level of understanding with regards to clinical governance and protocols relating to Imaging departments


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Superintendent Radiographer in the London Bridge Hospital, you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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