The post holder will be an integral part of the Interventional Radiology and Fluoroscopy team, working closely with the radiologists, radiology nurses, referring clinicians, radiology students and other associated radiology staff.
They will also be responsible for the continuing development of other radiology personnel and student radiographers. The post holder will adhere to good practices of radiographic technique and abide by the acknowledged safe practices of radiation protection standards and trust procedure guidance. They will provide high quality radiographic images that will assist in patient diagnosis, treatment, and management of care.
The Diagnostics and Pharmacy Group is part of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA), one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place of science, innovation and transformational thinking, the Diagnostic and Pharmacy Group unites Radiology, Pathology and Pharmacy services across the NCA to create a cooperative group committed to delivering safe, consistent, and high-quality care.Main duties of the job
The Senior Radiographer operates as a senior member of the intervention/ fluoroscopy multi-disciplinary team, working independently, using initiative, clinical skills, knowledge, and organisational skills to provide an efficient and high-quality imaging service, whilst dealing with patients and managing patient priority in a caring professional manner.
The Senior Radiographer assists in helping to coordinate for their specific radiographic discipline. The Senior Radiographer encourages the highest professional and technical standards in all staff using personal example and constructive supervision. They will be responsible for ensuring all junior and rotational staff operating in their area of speciality are suitably trained, mentored, and monitored to prevent untoward incidents and ensure effective formal learning.
The Senior Radiographer will maintain a commitment to professional development and a high level of technical and theoretical skills ensuring a personal CPD portfolio of evidence is kept up to date. The Senior Radiographer will participate in the Governance of the department in area's including Risk Management, Health and Safety and Audit activities.About us
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.
As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.
In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.
We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.ukJob descriptionJob responsibilities
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.ukPerson SpecificationApplication FormEssential
- Must be registered with the HCPC
- Diploma/BSc Radiography
- Interest in Intervention and Fluoroscopy
- Substantial Intervention and Fluoroscopy experience
Application Form and InterviewEssential
- Experience in Intervention and Fluoroscopy
- Evidence of CPD, audit and QA
- Evidence of further study relevant to post
- Ability to use IT systems
- Good communication skills
- Willingness to teach
- Knowledge of appropriate modalities
- Experience of QA and radiation protection
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Participation in audit
- Management of incidents and complaints
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust Address
Northern Care Alliance, The Royal Oldham Hospital
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