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Band 7 - CT Colonography (CTC) Lead Radiographer / Care Navigator

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 a year inc. HCA
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
We are looking for a Band 7, CT Pnuemocolon Lead Radiographer to join our radiographic workforce at WHTH. The post holder will work collaboratively with the endoscopy and gastro teams at West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals Trust.

The post is a 12-month fixed-term contract. Fixed term or as a Secondment

The role is a leadership position within the CT outpatient department and endoscopy and gastro teams.

They will be mentoring and supporting a team of Radiographers undertaking CT Pnuemocolons.

There will be a requirement to undertake virtual CT pneumocolons, demonstrating exemplary patient care and attention to detail.

The post holder will be working closely and reporting to the CT outpatient lead Radiographer and Endoscopy lead Nurse/Practitioner.

There will be a requirement to work within the endoscopy/gastro suite and assist with the diagnostic referrals and appointment handling.

Main duties of the job

This role requires working cross-site & departments between Radiology and Endoscopy.

The post holder will sit within the Radiology budget, acting as a link between endoscopy and colorectal services to improve pathway from referral to diagnostic phase.

This post holder will lead and assist on reducing waiting times from referral to colonography and referral to CTC diagnostic tests.

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park which is opening this year. As well as this, the trust - which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) - is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities if you need help please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be partly located within the endoscopy and colorectal clinics. During these clinics they will triage and authorise referrals to CTC and support the Endoscopy department with running Straight to test clinics. This will involve, discuss and administer bowel preparation for Endoscopy examinations and procedures.

The remaining time, this post holder will be located within Radiology department, working alongside the lead Superintendent Radiographer to complete the CTC examinations and other CT scans.

Whilst in Radiology they will providing a high standard of radiographic services to Radiologists and patients. Supervision of junior staff and students and deputising for the OP Lead Radiographers in their absence.

Person Specification

Your application will be scored against the Job Description


  • Score 0 = does not meet the person specification, 1 = reserved meets some person specification requirements, 2 = Meets all person specification requirements.

Employer details

Employer name

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


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WD18 0HB

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