We have an exciting opportunity for a Radiographer or Imaging Healthcare Scientist to join our Imaging Infrastructure Support Service (IISS) at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS). This is a key strategic managed service associated with the maintenance and replacement of imaging equipment. The primary focus will be responsibility for oversight and delivery of project work related to the IISS programme working in close collaboration with our Managed Service Provider and the IISS programme manager.
The IISS team have a diverse portfolio, from imaging department redesign to equipment selection and installation, as well as the day-to-day management of Trust party damage events. You will need a high degree of motivational skill, have a strong working knowledge of a radiology department and a sound understanding of the capability of the technologies.
If you have previous experience in these areas whilst being able to manage a diverse group of stakeholders, we would love to receive your applicationMain duties of the job
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.About us
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The post holder will be responsible for leading, supporting and co-ordinating multiple or various areas of project work involving imaging department redesign, equipment selection and installation and supporting clinical teams in decision making. Proactively implement IISS programme activities as directed by the IISS programme manager. Be a point of contact for clinicians in relation to IISS programme and equipment updates. interact with both Trust and our Managed Service Provider close colleagues. Analyse complex, sensitive and conflicting information and datasets including activity and patient flows, demand/capacity and performance data. Present information appropriately to the audience to enable them to take action. On a day-to-day basis they will be responsible for the management of Trust party damage events ensuring timely replacement and communicating findings to the clinical teams to ensure that further damage is minimised, and appropriate controls put in place. Actively contributing to management and operational meetings with the service provider and play a large involvement in project meetings. A source of support to the IISS Programme manager and on occasion deputise in their absence as appropriate.Person SpecificationQualifications / training requiredEssential
- oEducated to Masters's Degree level or equivalent experience .
- oStrong working knowledge of radiology and the department, including patient pathways and referral processes
- oSound understanding and knowledge of the capability of Radiology imaging technologies
- oEvidence of leading and implementing change, influencing behaviour, and collaborative working with others.
- oExperience in managing multiple concurrent projects and conflicting priorities to ensure deadlines are met
- Able to demonstrate behaviours that meet the Trust Values o Patients First o Always Improving o Working Together
Employer detailsEmployer name
- oSound knowledge of the NHS and the Trust's strategic vision and values
- oExperience of undertaking a project within radiology
- oEvidence of Continuous Professional Development
University Hospital Southampton NHS TrustAddress
University Hospital Southampton
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