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Band 7 Sonographer
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Sonographer to join our Radiology Team in Powys. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic individual who will help us continually develop our practice and move the service forward. If you are someone who can bring fresh ideas and a passion for team working then we would love to hear from you.
This is a Radiography appointment. The prime role is to carry out general and specialised Ultrasound procedures within several community hospitals within a defined scope of practice.Undertake independent reporting on designated examinations and maintain patient records.Undertake Ultrasound investigation on patients using the referral form andclinical condition as a basis for assessing procedure required.Manage your own sonographer worklist and undertake independent reportingon ultrasound examinations where appropriate.Organise own workload and prioritise procedures where and when necessary.Work without supervision and observe all aspects of the Code of Conduct forRadiographers.Main duties of the job
This role requires the post holder to:
- Have advanced clinical judgement to enable independent effective decision-making.
- To undertake, interpret and take responsibility for ultrasound examinations performed.
- To formulate, issue and be accountable for accurate clinical reports ensuring the findings are reported and acted upon.
- Proactively support and participate with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure an effective, efficient delivery of service in order to maintain departmental standards.
- To plan, assess, deliver and evaluate personal workload in liaison with line manager and clinical governance lead.
- The post holder will assist with and encourage service development and innovation
- To maintain good and effective professional practices.
- Ensure consistent application and compliance of policies and standards.
- The post holder is required to maintain accurate, contemporaneous records in line with Trust and HCPC/BMUS/RCR/NICE guidelines and policies.
You will be dynamic, highly self-motivated, organised and an excellent communicator.
The service continually strives to develop new systems of work and foster collaborative working with a strong focus on integrated governance and you will have the opportunity to support patients being treated across a wide range of pathways.About us
Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.
As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.
To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit:https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesYou will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.Person SpecificationQualifications and/or KnowledgeEssential
- HCPC registered
- Post Graduate qualification in Ultrasound
- Diploma of college of Radiographers or BSc in Radiography
- Knowledge of clinical governance and its application in Radiology departments
- Supervisory and/or Management qualification
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Able to manage a clinical workload and meet deadlines
- Able to work on own initiative and unsupervised
- Able to deal with patients presenting with a range of conditions
- oThe post holder is required to maintain accurate, contemporaneous records in line with Trust and HCPC/BMUS/RCR/NICE guidelines and policies.
- Able to communicate learned skills to all grades of staff
Aptitude & AbilitiesEssential Desirable ValuesEssential OtherEssential
- Counselling skills & Good IT Skills
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to work across multiple sites
Powys Teaching Health BoardAddress
Montgomery County Infirmary Newtown
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