B6 Position Permanent & Temporary Maternity Cover
0r B5 - B6 once trained and on-call.
Opportunities have arisen to join our team of Radiographers, providing Vascular intervention and Neuro intervention services based at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent.
Full-time, Part time posts available and a Temporary post for approx. 12months covering maternity cover.
We have 2 full hybrid theatres that includes our recently installed (2021) state of the art Siemens Artis Icono Bi plane Suite taking a mix of Vascular and Neuro Intervention with further discussion taking place for the building of a 3rd Interventional suite.
We currently run a Mon-Fri service and a 24/7 on call service which the candidate will be expected to take part in following a training programme and buddy system . B5 Radiographers once competent for On-call will have an opportunity to move into a B6 position.
Our unit is a busy and friendly Dept, which is rapidly expanding and includes our own Radiology day case unit. We are a leading IR centre for EVAR, TVAR, trauma and Thrombectomy Stroke including other disciplines.
For further details / informal visit please contact either
Caroline Jones : caroline.Jones2@uhnm.nhs.uk, Modality Team Leader
Maria Hall: firstname.lastname@example.org, Superintendent Radiographer.
01782 679264 or 671592 for an informal chat.Main duties of the job
Key Areas/Taskso Undertaking Angiographic duties and procedures as needed.o To proactively ensure the efficient and effective running ofInterventional/Neuro/Fluoro lists.o As band 6 to take a lead role in the absence of the Superintendent and MTL, liaisingwith colleagues across sites.o To participate in the supervision of student Radiographers, Radiographers andRadiology registrars and to make recommendations regarding techniques.o To supervise and train support staff.o To ensure quality control and assurance procedures are carried out according todepartmental schedules.o To participate in relevant clinical audit projects.o To contribute fully to the provision of the 24 hour IR/Neuro on call service liaisingwith colleagues to ensure all shifts and on-call duties are covered. As a band 5 you will beworking with a band 6 on call after sufficient training, once you are band 6 then on call willbe single handed. To undertake additional duties which may arise and to provide a degreeof flexibility in working practice to optimise patient throughput.Division: ImagingJob Title: Diagnostic Interventional RadiographerBand: 6Location: Interventional RadiologyHours: 37.5 plus 24/7 on-callManagerially accountable to: Mrs Maria HallProfessionally accountable to: Mrs Deonne LeeRole SummaryAbout us
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.
All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.
UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.
At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve. Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Key Areas/Tasks Undertaking Angiographic duties and procedures as needed. To proactively ensure the efficient and effective running ofInterventional/Neuro/Fluoro lists. As band 6 to take a lead role in the absence of the Superintendent and MTL, liaisingwith colleagues across sites. To participate in the supervision of student Radiographers, Radiographers andRadiology registrars and to make recommendations regarding techniques. To supervise and train support staff. To ensure quality control and assurance procedures are carried out according todepartmental schedules. To participate in relevant clinical audit projects. To contribute fully to the provision of the 24 hour IR/Neuro on call service liaisingwith colleagues to ensure all shifts and on-call duties are covered. As a band 5 you will beworking with a band 6 on call after sufficient training, once you are band 6 then on call willbe single handed. To undertake additional duties which may arise and to provide a degreeof flexibility in working practice to optimise patient throughput.Division: ImagingJob Title: Diagnostic Interventional RadiographerBand: 6Location: Interventional RadiologyHours: 37.5 plus 24/7 on-callManagerially accountable to: Mrs Maria HallProfessionally accountable to: Mrs Deonne LeeRole SummaryTo work at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust as an Interventional/Neuro Angio/Fluoroscopy Radiographer with some supervisory responsibilities and to undertake a lead rolewhen required, in the absence of the Team Leader. To be familiar with the departmental Radiology Information System (CRIS) andPACS systems. To ensure quality control and assurance procedures are carried out according todepartmental schedules. To represent Imaging and external committees for your modality, if required. To maintain and extend good working relationship with all departments andpersonnel within the University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust. To understand and use the PACS system for images. To take responsibility for equipment closedown procedures and security checks. Too gain understanding and stock control of consumables used in IR and Neuro. To ensure that there is a high standard of Diagnostic Imaging work produced bothpersonally and by those being supervised. On a rostered duty can organise own workload and delegate and supervise othermembers of the team working in the vicinity. Can prioritise workload to manage the care for a group of patients. When rostered in charge, take action to ensure safe staffing levels on each shift. When rostered in charge, have an overview of workload across the department. To assist with arranging for collection of a patient and organising all relevantmembers of staff when called in for emergency cases on-call. To have the manual dexterity, coordination and sensory skills for positioning andmanipulation of patients and equipment to fine tolerances as accuracy is important. To facilitate the transfer of patients liaising with other wards andDepartments. To plan and prioritise patient workload and theatre lists, ensuring the smoothrunning of the theatres with minimal downtime. This includes liaising with ward staff andother theatres to ensure timely transfer of patients to and from IR theatre. To have a working knowledge of IR (ME) R 2018 / IRR17 regulations and radiationprotection matters Assist in the management of resources by participating in the selection, ordering andmonitoring of departmental stock items, keeping within the financial constraints of theallocated budget Will be required to be able to undertake a range of manual procedures includingassistance with the movement of patients and equipment To be able to manoeuvre between patients quickly to ensure emergency situationscan be attended in a timely fashion Will be required to wear full theatre gown and lead aprons whilst standing at theoperating table for considerable periods of time. Ability to interpret complex information when there may be frequent, unplannedinterruptions throughout the shift. May be exposed to distressing circumstances when called in for emergency caseson call and potentially dealing with bereaved relatives Working in a theatre environment where X-Ray radiation is in use. Daily exposure to blood and body tissues. Frequent exposure to body fluid and unpleasant odours during the delivery of directpatient care. The post holder will demonstrate the skills for assessing and interpreting specialist,Acute and other patient conditions, initiating actions as appropriatePerson SpecificationKnowledge, SkillsEssential Desirable
Essential QualificationsEssential Knowledge, skillsEssential
- Recent experience in Fluoroscopy/ Theatre Imaging
- Ability to work flexibly 24/7 and on-call
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Evidence of additional responsibilities
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS TrustAddress
Royal Stoke University Hospital University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Newcastle Road, stoke on trent, Staffordshire,
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