The imaging department at Whipps Cross Hospital areexpanding the radiographer team and in search for qualified band 5 junior radiographers to join the team as soon as possible. We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic individuals who are excited about providing high quality patient care within a close-knit and supportive team environment.
These posts will give you the opportunity to build on and consolidate your clinical experience in all areas of General Imaging including A& E, GP and In-patient X-Ray, Fluoroscopy and Theatres. You also will have the training opportunity to become competent in interventional radiology as part of your rotation.
We support a number of student radiographers and are also actively supporting CPD/training opportunities meaning that your Band 5 role at Whipps Cross Hospital has the potential to lead to a variety of interesting and fulfilling career options.Main duties of the job
The aim of this role is to provide high quality, effective Imaging services within adult and paediatric general X-Ray, Mobile/theatre work, A& E imaging, interventional radiology and fluoroscopy ie Core Services. The post holder will work closely with Radiographers, Radiologists and staff of all grades in the provision of safe, prompt and effective imaging of in-patients and out-patients, observing local and national guidelines always in accordance with the ionising radiations (medical exposure) regulations - IR(ME)R 2017
The service operates 24hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our core hours are between 0800-17:00 Mondays-Fridays per year.About us
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potentialJob descriptionJob responsibilities
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.Person SpecificationQualifications and knowledgeEssential
- Bsc Hons degree in Diagnostic imaging or equivalent
- Health Professional Council registration
- Evidence of CPD, including attendance at relevant short course & study days
- Teaching and training skills with the ability to adapt training and teaching styles in response to needs of the trainee.
- Skilled in keyboard and mouse operation of computerised technology Able to operate VDU equipment.
- Team player with enthusiasm for radiography, with the ability to engage staff at all levels.
- PACS, RIS and CRS knowledge and experience.
- IT skills, with advanced levels of understanding of Microsoft office.
Personal and people developmentDesirable
- Competent to perform IV injections and cannulation (or willing to undergo training).
- Participate in post graduate qualifications
- Participation in the recruitment and selection process at the band 3-5 grade
- Ability to work within a team
- Good understanding of National regulations and MHRA safety guidelines.
- Understanding of Clinical Governance and Health and Safety
- Awareness of new developments in radiography
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Required to work 9-5 weekdays and participate in evening, night & weekend shifts as appropriate
- Sufficient to perform the duties of the post with any aids and adaptations
Barts Health NHS TrustAddress
Whipps Cross University Hospital
Whipps Cross Road
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