Radiology Nurse

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who is interested in joining the radiology interventional service based in the radiology department at Prince Philip Hospital.

The successful applicant will be supported whilst gaining experience in the care of the patient undergoing a day case cardiac angiograms and other radiology interventional procedures. Experience of scrub nurse duties for sterile procedures will be an advantage but not essential as training will be given.

Main duties of the job

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team of nurses, radiographers, cardiac physiologists, Consultant Radiologists and Cardiologists. Although each discipline has their own special role, we all work closely together to ensure a high standard of care is delivered safely to our patients.

Working hours are spread across 5 days a week to ensure workload is covered, and this also means that they are conducive to a happy work life balance.

The role will involve admitting the patient to our 6 bedded recovery bay and completing the pre procedural checks.

Training as a scrub nurse and/or circulatory assistant during procedures

Monitoring and ensuring safe discharge of the patient, post procedure.

Ordering and monitoring stock levels of radiology consumables.

Flexible working to ensure workload is covered.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interviews will be held on 10/10/2023.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Registered General Nurse Level 1, Current NMC registration
  • Relevant post basic courses and/or experience to postgraduate diploma level


  • Experience in Radiology



  • Able to demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant speciality, statutory and mandatory training


  • Previous experience over a broad range of nursing modalities such as General Medicine, Cardiology, Orthopaedics or Theatre
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff
  • Knowledge of Audit

Language Skills


  • Welsh speaker Level 1

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Prince Philip Hospital


SA14 8QF

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