Clinical Lead

Affidea Ireland
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Location:  Waterford, Ireland

The Opportunity   

As part of the Affidea Group, we are the most successful pan- European healthcare diagnostics imaging company.  We have c300 staff within our Irish clinics, where the business operates diagnostic imaging and minor injuries centres around the country, offering a broad range of cutting-edge imaging technology and healthcare services to the public, insurers, employers and other organisations.

 Contract:  Full Time 


  • The main responsibility is to manage, plan, organise and co-ordinate all aspects of the services.
  • Support the radiographers in their duties, training requirements, day to day tasks to produce a high quality radiography service
  • Provide training to the required staff including radiographers and administration staff.
  • To work with the RGM and Medical Director, through the Clinical Governance system to ensure the delivery of the highest possible standard of care to patients.
  • Align workforce to customer demands to meet contractual requirements with health insurers and referrers.
  • Profitably execute the diagnostic imaging business with your management colleagues to deliver strong financial performance.
  • Support the administration and operational team ensuring great teamwork with a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care and service delivery.
  • Support HR, RGM in recruitment and retention of a high quality clinical workforce.
  • Responsible for supporting business development along with the RGM to identify new business opportunities through developing new and maintaining existing working relationships with outside organizations, including the medical community, referring physicians, and the media.
  • To support and further develop a culture of continuous practice development (CPD) that is supported by education/training, research and  audit  supporting  staff to keep up-to-date with the latest imaging techniques.
  • Works alongside the RGM and Medical Director supporting a cultural climate that has open and honest discussions about clinical quality and continually strives to provide the best possible imaging service to our patients.
  • Ensuring that radiology staff comply with JCI clinical standards and prepare accordingly for accreditation. Implement and manage clinical procedure and policy in conjunction with senior management team.
  • Accountable for ensuring that the clinics meet its statutory duties of appropriate regulation of radiology services in relation to EPA /MERU Regulation on radiation safety and JCI clinical standards.
  • Implement and manage clinical procedure and policy in conjunction with the management team.
  • Participate in the staff development and individual performance review process.
  • Co-ordinate and manage communication to ensure that information flows freely between your team and all stakeholders.


  • BSc or equivalent Qualification in Radiography.
  • CORU Registration


  • Minimum six years PQE
  • Have considerable experience in leading a team
  • Experience influencing change and excellence in a clinical environment.


  • Solid communication and articulation skills as well as the ability to multi- task.
  • Target driven & results orientated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to build and maintain professional relationship with all levels within the organisationSelf-motivated with an ability to work alone and also as part of a team
  • Honesty , Integrity and Confidentiality
  • attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • very effective organisational skills – ability to set up priorities and ability to effectively deal with changing priorities
  • computer skills including excel, word and use Outlook at a highly proficient level
  • Be able to identify potential difficulties and formulate solutions. 
  • time management skills
  • Excellent planning, priority and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Application Process: 

Please submit a supporting statement along with your CV, detailing specifically how your knowledge skills and abilities match the job as outlined above.

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