Division: Unplanned & Integrated Care
Care Group: Diagnostics and Clinical Support Services
Salary: �28,407 - �34,581 per annum/pro rata
We are recruiting for a Radiographer who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People
and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.Main duties of the job
The successful post holder will have responsibility for the provision of high quality radiology images on a range of patients throughout the hospital.In addition, you will contribute to the smooth running of the imaging service and up hold the values of the Trust.
The role will offer the opportunity for a Band 5 Radiographer to undertake our Preceptorship Programme, which has been designed to support you through training to progress to a Band 6 Radiographer within the Imaging Department.
There will also be opportunities to rotate through other modalities such as CT and Interventional.
You will have a degree in Radiography or equivalent and be HCPC registered.About us
Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.
Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment. Our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families.
We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To ascertain patient identity in line with patient ID policy prior to exposure
To be flexible with regard to the rota system, to work the hours required by the department but not exceeding your contracted hours
Participation in the provision of a 24 hour service
To provide for GPs, Outpatients, Inpatients and the A& E department for appendicular and axial imaging
To participate in alerting the A& E team to fractures by means of the red dot scheme
Participate in the trust development review process (appraisal)
Maintain a high standard of radiographic technique
Actively take on QA for the equipment in Imaging
Ensure that health and safety and radiation protection legislation is complied with
To adhere to and encourage other disciplines to acknowledge local rules and IR(ME)R
Maintain professional knowledge and attend Red Dot courses for both Chest and skeletal
To refer GP patients to A& E when pathology or fractures are seen after consultation with Reporting Radiographer / Duty Radiologist
Responsibility for the quality of your own work
To fulfil CPD commitment
Show a caring and responsible attitude towards patients in respect to their dignity, privacy and cultural diversityPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Degree in Diagnostic Radiography or recognised equivalent
- Registered with health profession council UK
- Radiation protection awareness
- Basic abnormality/ pathology recognition
Values based questionEssential
- excellent patient care
- adaptation of technique
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Give an example of a time where you have demonstrated an can do attitude to include the situation you were in and the outcome
Medway NHS Foundation TrustAddress
MEDWAY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
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