Physicist – Nuclear Medicine
Bupa Cromwell Hospital, Kensington, London
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
Salary £44,500 – £52,000 per annum dependent on experience
A bit about us
Bupa is one of the most well-known and respected healthcare businesses in the world, because what we do matters. From our contact centres to our care homes; health and dental centres to our state-of-the-art hospitals across all four corners of the globe, every part of our operations are dedicated to our purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. We pride ourselves on working with brilliant people who put our customers at the heart of everything they do.
We’re an internationally recognised hospital located in the heart of Kensington, London. At the Cromwell Hospital we’re committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for our patients. We’re one of the preferred health care providers for leading consultants and for both international and local patients alike. We are continuously investing in standards and the technology to keep us at the forefront of clinical advancement.
What you’ll be doing
The post holder will actively participate in all aspects of Medical Physics support to Nuclear Medicine, radionuclide therapy services and general radiation protection issues within the hospital environment.
What’s a typical day?
As the Physicist you’ll maintain the Nuclear Medicine quality assurance programme. This includes undertaking routine quality control checks, measurements and participating in the commissioning of equipment associated with Nuclear Medicine and PET CT.
You’ll participate in all aspects of the radionuclide therapy service, contribute to research and development activities and act as radiation protection supervisor (RPS) for the radionuclide therapy service, as well as ensuring compliance to standards in respect of all legislative requirements
You’ll also contribute to the introduction of new, improved and optimised methods, techniques and service improvements utilising best available evidence, national guidance, results from research and development, undertake complex Nuclear Medicine calculations and image processing as required and actively participate with any inspection or audit.
Who we’re looking for?
- Degree in Physical Science/Engineering or equivalent
- Masters Degree in Medical Physics or equivalent
- Registration as a Clinical Scientist (essential)
- Managerial experience (desirable)
- Evidence on ongoing career development
- HCPC Clinical Scientist registration (Desirable)
- Experience of delivering radionuclide therapies
- Experience/training in radiation safety
- Diagnostic radiology radiation protection experience
- Radionuclide therapy Dosimetry calculations
- Knowledge of the use of open and sealed radioactive sources
- Awareness of relevant radiation legislation.
To view our benefits, please visit: https://careers.bupa.co.uk/our-roles/nurses/cromwell-hospital/
What’s it like to work here?
As you’ll already know, we want people to ‘love working here’, so much so that’s it’s at the top of our agenda and something you’ll hear a lot about here at Bupa. We offer our people a great range of benefits, many of which are flexible and can be tailored to suit what’s most important to you. We’re a healthcare company so there’s a huge focus on our people’s health and wellbeing, supported by a healthy work-life balance and workplaces which are friendly, appealing spaces to support you to be at your best.
We’re an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity and welcomes everyone – all talents and backgrounds. Bupa strives to make sure that every applicant is assessed solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.