• Full Time
  • Galway
Radiographer Full Time – Galway

Radiographer (Staff Grade)


The Saolta University Health Care Group provides acute and specialist hospital services to the West and Northwest of Ireland – counties Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal and adjoining counties. The Group’s Academic Partner is NUI Galway.

University Hospital Galway is currently looking to recruit a staff grade Radiographer

The principle duties of the role are as follows; –

The Radiographer (Staff Grade) will:

  • Carry out his/her duties under the day to day supervision of the Radiography Services Manager 2 or his/her designate from time to time.
  • To part take on an 8am-8 pm daily rostering system as required including an on call service, pending on the Hospitals’ requirements.
  • Undertake all general radiography in a professional manner thereby upholding the reputation of the department and the hospital
  • Adhere to professional guidelines as determined by the Irish Institute of Radiographers and Radiation Therapists.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the provision of an integrated patient-centred service
  • Adhere to all departmental imaging protocols: be responsible for the correct identification of patient images.
  • Implement agreed policies, procedures and safe professional practice by adhering to relevant legislation, regulations and standards relevant to the use of ionising radiation
  • Ensure that appropriate radiation protection is used and that the radiation dose is kept to a minimum consistent with the ALARA principle
  • Take part in routine inspection of equipment and quality assurance procedures
  • Be responsible for the safe use of all imaging equipment and adhering to instructions on its use
  • Be responsible for the logging of and reporting of all equipment faults to Radiography Service Manager or his/her designate
  • Attend at such other health institutions administered by the HSE as may be designated from time to time
  • Be flexible in response to service needs
  • Assist and take part in audit and quality assurance programmes
  • Maximise the use of new technology including the Radiology Information System and PACS
  • Ensure the correct completion of records and reports
  • Respect and maintain the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of the service user and in relation to all hospital activities as per statutory requirements
  • Relate to and communicate with all other staff in a courteous and helpful manner at all times
  • Be accountable – take responsibility for his/her actions, seek advice/a second opinion as required.

Essential requirements:

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/) (assistance with registration provided to overseas candidates)


·       IELTS/OET English Language Test


Salary & Benefits:

·       Salary range (€39,783 – €57,735) Dependent on experience


·       Full Time, Permanent


·       Attractive Relocation Package


Apply today by sending your CV, IELTS/OET results to eilis.mcgovern@kcr.ie

REF No: JO-2302-511214

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