Are you a dynamic, enthusiastic, experienced Cardiac Radiographer looking for the opportunity to join and help lead a friendly, hard-working, ambitious and highly skilled specialised team?
Do you possess the professional and personal skills needed to become part of a strong multi-disciplinary department and relish the challenge of working in Europe's biggest cardiovascular centre?
Are you eager to develop your specialist knowledge and skills working alongside some of the most influential and innovative Cardiac specialists and researchers?
If so, joining the Barts Heart Centre Radiography department may be the correct move for you. Due to service expansion, we are currently seeking a Band 7 Specialised Cardiac Radiographer. As part of this role, the cardiac rotation can be tailored to the skill set of the individual. The normal rotation includes Cardiac Catheter labs where you will cover cases in coronary intervention, structural heart intervention, electrophysiology, and pacing, as well as cases in the cardiothoracic theatre, with progression to Cardiac CT and Cardiac CMR. The job role would be adapted to your current training and experience, with the opportunity to advance as appropriate.Main duties of the job
Barts Heart Centre boasts a wealth of state-of-the-art equipment, with ten Cardiac Catheter Labs, three dedicated Cardiac MRI scanners, and a dedicated Cardiac CT scanner, with plans for future expansion. We are proud to lead the way in world-first procedures and undertake a large amount of ground-breaking research and live broadcasting of cases for educational meetings and congresses, with plenty of opportunities to get involved. We support and encourage our Radiographers to be involved in publishing research and representing us at conferences both in the UK and around the World.
As part of this fast paced and exciting role, you would be working as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team, offering life-changing and often life-saving diagnosis and treatment to patients from around London and beyond. You will be expected to lead and coordinate the day to day running of the department and deputise for the Modality Lead Radiographers and the Operational Lead Radiographers in their absence.About us
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Optional weekend lists and other shift opportunities are available on the staff bank. The Cath Labs have a popular lucrative on-call system to cover the out-of-hours Heart Attack and Arrhythmia services. The working pattern within the department is comprised of 4x 9.5hr shifts per week, with the flexibility to request a specific day off each week.
The Barts Heart Centre is one of the largest cardiac centres in the world, and our highly specialised Radiography team has the expertise required to provide excellent training, mentoring and on-going support for the successful applicants. As a department we actively support staff wellbeing, CPD participation and additional training opportunities.
If you are interested in this role, we encourage you to get in touch. It is a great opportunity for you to meet the team, see the department and answer any further questions you may have.
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.Person SpecificationExperienceEssential
- Demonstrable evidence of expert Cardiac radiographic experience
- Evidence of advanced knowledge in Cardiac imaging/ procedure
- Experience of working with junior staff and students
- Excellent written communication skills
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Advanced knowledge in a range of Cardiac Cath Lab Imaging techniques and innovations
- Demonstrate awareness of responsibility to and advocacy for patients
- Teaching and training skills with the ability to adapt training and teaching styles in response to needs of the trainee
- Team player with enthusiasm for Cardiac radiography, with the ability to engage staff at all levels
- PACS, RIS and CRS knowledge and experience
- IT skills, with advanced levels of understanding of Microsoft office
- Demonstrate enthusiasm and have the ability to motivate others
- Ability to work under pressure whilst subject to interruption
- Willingness to embrace new ideas and concepts
- Very high personal and radiographic standards, with attention to detail
- Ability to use own initiative, solve problems and make decisions
- Evidence of participation in QA Programme and maintenance of agreed standards
- Good Understanding of legislation relating to Health & Safety and Radiation Protection
- Portfolio of evidence of advanced professional development/training and education for Cardiac Radiography. This may include post graduate specialist training equivalent to Master's level
- Evidence that knowledge of Cardiac imaging techniques is up to date
- Evidence of the ability to critically analyse Cardiac radiography practice and role development/training potential
- BSc or Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography
- HCPC State Registration
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Requirement to work full time (37.5hrs), 4 x 9.5hr shifts, with 1 rota'd day off per week
- Requirement to work some late duties, participate in the out of hours on call rota and weekend waiting list initiatives as required
- Requirement to be able to manage own workload and diary
- Sufficient to perform the duties of the post with any aids and adaptions
Barts Health NHS TrustAddress
St Bartholomew's Hospital
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