We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced mammographer to lead a small team of mammographers on our Symptomatic Breast Unit. The post holder will have responsibility for the organization, management, and development of the mammography service as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder is expected to oversee the training of mammographers and rotational staff in all aspects of scanning, including comprehensive competency assessment. The post holder should be research aware able to represent the mammographic needs of patients at all levels of the organization able to execute continuous improvement of service delivery and quality including productivity and workforce transformation.Main duties of the job
The post holder will have senior operational responsibility for the organization, management, and development of the mammography service as part of a multi-disciplinary team within Symptomatic Breast Imaging. They will work both as a clinical lead and an autonomous practitioner and will provide expert intervention for patients who require this service: Clinical and managerial duties will be on a 50% to 50% split.
Teaching and training both within BHRUT and at the wider regional and national level is an integral part of the role. The post holder is expected to oversee the training of mammographers and students in all aspects of scanning, including comprehensive competency assessment.
The post holder should be research active able to represent the mammographic needs of patients at all levels of the organization promote the continuous improvement of service delivery and quality including productivity, service, and workforce transformation.
The post holder must have extensive experience of working in Symptomatic Breast services including the assessment, interpretation and reporting of x-ray and ultrasound requests and images set-up of breast biopsy equipment imaging of core biopsy and surgical excision the use of tomosynthesis and ultrasound the ability to carry-out interventional procedures.
The post holder will work on a combined rota with Consultant Radiologists to cover one stop clinics/biopsy clinics.About us
Under the leadership of our Chair Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, we provide care for the residents of three of the most diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.
Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London.
As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way nationally in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive forour teams to innovate and change.
We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and our performance against the four-hour emergency access standard remains challenged, in comparison to many other London trusts.
We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.
The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.
Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.
All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.
Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Amanda Vickers, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5926. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.Person SpecificationEducation/QualificationsEssential
- DCR or BSc Hons degree in Diagnostic Imaging
- Current and Up-to Date HCPC Registration
- Post Graduate Award in Mammography
- Additional specialitst training in reporting and/or image guided interventional procedures
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- Experience of Tomosynthesis
- Experience of managing teams
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