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Senior Radiographer

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Radiographer to join our dedicated team of CT and General X-ray Radiographers providing high quality imaging services. The CT department has two GE Revolution CT scanners and, alongside two Siemens Aera 1.5T MRI scanners, forms the Diagnostic Hub which has a significant role in early diagnostics and ambulatory care within the Health Board.

We actively encourage role development of staff supporting our CT Radiographers to train in IV cannulation, image appreciation and act as practitioners for specific CT examinations in line with IR(ME)R 2017 and local protocol.

The Royal Glamorgan Hospital is a great place to develop your skills and gain specialised knowledge in CT and support the general X-ray department on a rotational basis. We are looking for a CT Radiographer with sound knowledge and excellent team working skills.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board hosts the National Imaging Academy Wales which provides us with excellent future development opportunities for our staff. We actively support monthly internal CPD meetings, regularly support external training for staff and we are keen to develop you professionally.

The successful applicants will be based atRoyal GlamorganHospital but will be expected to be flexible in their approach and may be required to work at other sites within the Health Board.

Hours: 37.5 hours/week. You will participate in Radiology Directorate's shift roster as required.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work as s Senior Radiographer providing care for patients attending the CT and General X-Ray departments, working without direct supervision but reporting to the Senior/Superintendent Radiographers within the Department.

There is a requirement to participate in the Department's shift roster which provides a 24 hour service to our stakeholders.

Good communication skills are essential to ensure an effective and safe service to the patients in our care. The successful candidate will be required to liaise with staff across the Health Board and to provide help and instruction to other members of staff within the Department.

In relation to IR(ME)R 2017, you will act as a Practitioner for plain film referrals and for specified CT examination as detailed in your Entitlement document following the appropriate training and assessment period.

Experience and an understanding of the of the Clinical Audit process is an essential requirement of the post and involvement in departmental audits will be encouraged.

The Radiology Directorate supports the training and development of staff and the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the ability to train and mentor Radiographers and student Radiographers in the CT and Plain film services.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and well being services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taff.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15,000 workforce live within our region making our staff not only the lifeblood of our Organisation but representative of the diverse communities we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You 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

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Radiography or equivalent
  • HCPC Registration
  • Appropriate Post-qualification training & experience


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant personal history of continuing professional development.
  • Appropriate post-qualification experience.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit.
  • Working knowledge of CT service and procedures


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Ynysmaerdy

Llantrisant

CF72 8XR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-AHP186-1123

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