Glangwili General Hospital are looking for an enthusiastic radiographer to join the CT and MRI team. We have a busy CT and MRI department running two CT scanners and one MRI scanner. One of the scanners was installed last year (Canon Aquilion Prism) thanks to funding from Welsh Government. The main CT suite is modern and patient friendly with a cannulation and waiting area. The CT department undertakes all examinations including a weekly CT Coronary Angiography list. MRI has a weekly paediatric general anaesthetic list.
Applicants will possess BSc / DCR(R) in Diagnostic Radiography, HCPC registration plus appropriate experience in CT and/or MRI). You will be required to supervise student radiographers and assist with the training of rotational radiography staff.
The working pattern will utilise working 12 hour days across 7 days a week. Flexible working/job share will also be considered. Participation in the CT and MRI on call rota is mandatory.Main duties of the job
Glangwili General Hospital is a busy district general hospital situated in Carmarthenshire in West Wales. The department is well equipped with a GE 750 HD CT scanner and a Canon Aquilion Prism recently installed in Jan 22 .
The department has a Siemens Avanto 1.5T MRI scanner. The general department has two Samsung DR rooms, A Siemens CR room, all mobile equipment is Samsung digital and a selection of Philips II's. A Siemens Artis Zee fluoroscopy room facilitates ERCPs, barium studies, pacings and HSG's. There is a large ultrasound department and a busy interventionalradiology service.
Role extension is encouraged and we have Radiographer led Barium swallows and hysterosalpingograms, Plain film, CT, MRI and Nuclear Medicine Radiographer reporting and opportunities for post graduate study including ultrasound training across the Health Board.
The department has a busy on call, which is staffed on site for General and CT . MRI on call is from home at present. Staff work on a long day rota which includes rotation into both CT and MRI.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.About us
Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest
Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire
48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres
Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services
Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.
The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.
Interviews will be held on 06.12.2023Person SpecificationQualifications & KnowledgeEssential
- BSc Radiography (or recognised equivalent)
- Short specialist courses or experience to postgraduate diploma level
- HCPC registration
- Understanding of specialist radiography procedures and PACS
- Post graduate qualification
- Qualified to use different equipment and x-ray techniques
Language SkillsDesirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Previous NHS experience
- Evidence of role development
Hywel Dda University Health BoardAddress
Glangwili General Hospital
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