Why not take this exciting opportunity to come and join our very skilled and dedicated team as we move forward to our state of the art new hospital. The Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH) is set to open in 2024 and making the move to join us now will ensure you are part of the team with the privilege to work with all the very latest ultrasound equipment in a purpose built environment produced to our own specifications. Along with your new colleagues you will be able to use your skill and experience to influence and shape the new service model. There will be opportunities for further personal development in the form of further training.Main duties of the job
The fortunate candidates who succeed will be joining a motivated workforce that welcomes new challenges as we work together striving to provide the very best possible care and service for our patients. We are shortly moving to a 7 day rota to meet the demands of our service and participation on this rota is required. We are looking for qualified Sonographers with CASE approved qualifications. Previous NHS ultrasound scanning experience is essential. We are looking for obstetric and gynaecology Sonographers and Sonographers with at least 2 areas of specialty, experience in carotids and DVTs would be advantageous.
We would particularly like people who have an interest in training and mentoring trainee sonographers to apply as we are planning to nurture the next generation of sonographers with our forward thinking workforce strategies.
If this type of new adventure appeals to you then come and talk to us and undertake an informal visit. We are sure you will be impressed by what we have to offer you.
Contact Sally Berrington / Emma Beach Jones to introduce yourself to us and for any further information about the current department and MMUH.About us
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated care organisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban center that demands regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.
Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.
We have three newly emerging strategic objectives: Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesPlease see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details on what this role entails.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- BSc Medical Ultrasound
- Qualified to perform Obstetric ultrasound or Carotids & DVTs
- Undertaking clinical study at Masters level or a relevant management course
- NHS ultrasound scanning experience
- Specialist expertise underpinned by theory and extensive practical experience in the range of ultrasound techniques which are required
- Must be able to work independently and be competent to write a concise and accurate report
communication skillsEssential Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience at writing protocols / guidelines and patient care pathways using research based evidence of best practice
- Experience in research and development
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