Bank Band 7 Radiographer

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience £31.77 per hour (day rate)
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Job summary

To work at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as a band 6 radiographer performing general and specialist radiographic duties. Experience in CT or MRI is an advantage.

Main duties of the job

To work at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as an Advanced Practitioner and act as Deputy Superintendent Radiographer working at both Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals.

The post holder will be the role model for the radiographic staff providing clinical leadership and promoting the development and maintenance of quality standards in addition to managerial responsibilities within the modality, and to act as a deputy for the Modality Superintendent Radiographer.

The post holder will have a special interest in either plan film reporting or fluoroscopy and have or be willing to work towards a post graduate qualification as required.

The Radiology Service operates 24hours a day, 7 days a week with core hours between 8amand 8pm Monday to Friday. The service is staffed by means of a shift system.

The post holder will be expected to support this service.

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities, community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitals provide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To contribute to service redesign of radiology in conjunction with directorate objectives. Contribute to the development of the radiology department providing leadership within its strategic work plan as part of the radiology management structure.

Support the Modality Superintendent Radiographer in the procurement and installation of new equipment. To ensure all Radiographers have met the departmental Standards of Competencies and have a record of their training and proficiency in all necessary protocols and procedures.

To assist all staff with their own programme of Continuous Professional Development with relation to the general radiography or fluoroscopy modalities.

Review departmental protocols in line with relevant evidence based practice and update as required.

Lead and advise staff on the planning process to meet Radiology and service targets

To work closely with the senior team to accommodate all requirements for effective delivery and ensure compliance with National Diagnostic targets.

To deputise for the head of radiology, radiology operations manager or core service lead in their absence.

To produce high quality images and be responsible for own Continuous Professional Development.

To be part of a team delivering high quality, efficient service. To make informed decisions on the diagnostic imaging required and to demonstrate a professional, caring and responsible approach to the duties carried out.

To be a first line professional point of contact to the team for clinical advice and support thereby ensuring a consistently high standard of patient management.

Be responsible for the day to day management and organisation of the department, ensuring delivery of a high quality service to patients and users throughout the Trust.

To lead the department as an expert clinical practitioner, ensuring that staff have appropriate skills necessary to care for the designated patient group.

To deputise in the absence of the Superintendent Radiographer in all aspects of the service.

To manage change with the radiology staff as required by service development, enabling good operational management and ensuring targets are met. To take responsibility for resolving areas of conflict which may arise as a result.

To promote a positive and supportive work ethic. To undertake staff PDRs and to ensure that there is an ongoing appraisal programme and staff are supported to achieve and maintain clinical competencies as appropriate.

To become an expert on all imaging equipment to a safe and high standard and impart all knowledge to other staff and students who use this equipment. To be a mentor for student and junior radiographers, liaise with the training provider to ensure appropriate clinical and academic support is provided.

To devise an induction and training programme for new staff working in the department. To supervise student radiographers, complete weekly reports, provide feedback and raise concerns with the HEE if necessary.

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