Radiography Service Manager – Hospital
Are you a Radiography Service Manger looking to further develop your career in?
If you want to carve out your career in a highly supportive hospital, renowned for its positive culture and long serving staff, we are waiting to hear from you.
Medforce Recruitment are recruiting a to join a Hospital, located in Galway.
If you are an experienced Radiography Manager? if you are looking to join a hospital that is recognised Globally for their Great work, please contact me….
Role: Permanent, full-time 35 hours a week, with flexible shift patterns, 30 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays.
Position: Radiography Service Manager – Hospital
Reports to: General Manager
Location: Galway – Ireland
Salary: €61,722 – €73,729 (DOE)
In conjunction with the Radiology Management Team, the Radiography Service Manager will be responsible for workload management and the organisation of the Radiology Department to ensure a quality service and the effective use of resources.
The post holder will be an active member of the multi-disciplinary team and will lead, guide, and supervise radiographic and other staff to successful management of the Radiography service.
- The post holder will support the principle that care of the patient always comes first and will approach their work with the flexibility and enthusiasm necessary to make this principle a reality for every patient to the greatest possible degree.
- Maintain awareness of the primacy of the patient in relation to all hospital activities.
- Performance management systems are part of the role, and you will be required to participate in the Group’s performance management programme.
- Provide strategic and clinical leadership which results in the delivery of an effective, efficient, quality assured and patient-centred radiographic service.
- Engage in leadership of a team of skilled staff, creating and promoting healthy working relationships.
- Have the ability to manage in a rapidly changing environment and a willingness to undertake such additional duties as may be assigned from time-to-time.
- Ensure the optimum and effective use of Radiographers through efficient rostering, skill/ grade mix planning, workload measurement and staff deployment, including cover for emergency service, to achieve this.
- Monitor staffing levels (including relevant support staff) to ensure adequate manpower levels for safe service delivery.
- Contribute towards the strategic planning of the unit regarding work rotas, patient scheduling, allocation of work, assignment of areas of responsibility and redeployment of staff when appropriate.
- Investigate and take appropriate action regarding complaints, accidents, and incidents.
- Ensure all Standard Operating Procedures, Health and Safety at Worklegislation and Ionising Radiation Regulations are understood and complied with.
- Monitor and record equipment performance to include routine service, maintenance, malfunctions, and downtime.
- Maintain appropriate staff records including attendance and absence ensuring that the relevant HR and Financial procedures are adhered to.
- Participate in the recruitment, training and supervision of radiography staff and operate grievance and disciplinary procedures.
- Develop the radiography staff team. Motivate Radiographers to ensure a consistently high standard of service and identify training/ development needs to ensure standards are maintained.
- Promote a culture that values diversity and respect.
- Be responsible in partnership with local General Management for the practice education of student radiographers who are practice educators within their departments.
Quality Assurance, Health & Safety
- Participate in quality assurance and quality control procedures including performance review and external audit.
- Monitor radiographic quality assurance standards within the unit including radiographic technique, customer service and technical aspects.
- Advise on equipment selection, purchase, replacement and upgrading when required and maintain up-to-date knowledge on new developments.
- Comply with the policies, procedures, and safe professional practice of the Irish Healthcare System by adhering to relevant legislation, regulations, and standards.
- Work in a safe manner with due care and attention to the safety of self and others.
- Be aware of risk management issues, identify risks and take appropriate action.
- Have a working knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards as they apply to the role for example, Standards for Healthcare, National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections, Hygiene Standards etc.
- Support, promote and actively participate in sustainable energy, water, and waste initiatives to create a more sustainable, low carbon and efficient health service.
- Promote modern standards of clinical care within the unit.
- Maintain own clinical skills to a high standard ensuring best practice and attend multi-disciplinary clinical meetings.
- Commit to Continuous Professional Development.
- Provide support and mentoring to staff.
- Liaise and co-operate with other disciplines within the hospital.
- Always maintain strict confidentiality.
- Statutory Registration, Professional Qualifications, Experience
Candidates for appointment must:
- Be registered, or be eligible for registration, on the Radiography Division of
- the Radiographers Register maintained by the Radiographers Registration
- Board at CORU. (<https://www.coru.ie/>)
- Have 6 years fulltime (or an aggregate of 6 years) post qualification clinical experience.
- Possess a minimum of 10 postgraduate ECTS credits or equivalent.
We are open to speaking to people currently living in Ireland with the relevant requirements and would also be able to assist overseas / Expat workers looking to return to Ireland.
To discuss this fantastic role in detail please contact Lana Kane by Phone: 019637070 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss this exciting opportunity.