The post holder will be expected to play a key role in the verification & delivery of an exceptional service within the Radiotherapy Department. The post holder will be part of the team of radiographers providing care for patients, ensuring the provision of a high quality, patient focused service.
The post holder must ensure they are fully compliant with IR(ME)R regulations, and also the trusts own policies and values.Main duties of the job
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Radiographer to join the Radiotherapy team in the South West Wales Cancer Centre. The department is based at Singleton Hospital, Swansea bay University Health Board.An equipment replacement programme is underway.We have four Elekta Linear Accelerators.3 x Elekta Synergy Versa HD with SGRT facility.1 x Elekta Agility Synergy - will be replaced with another Elekta Synergy Versa with SGRT ( Currently being installed )We have 1 x wide bore CT\Simulator with sentinel System and 5 moving lasers.C-rad Surface Guided system has enabled the introduction of DIBH for breast patients.We have an established Review team of Radiographers working with all disciplines in the trust.The Medical Physicsdepartment have Mould room facilities and aprogressive planning department.We actively encourage further education and career progression.The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.About us
We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.
As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.
You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.
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If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To provide safe and accurate highly specialised radiotherapy planning and treatment to patients, covering a broad range of tumour sites.
As a radiographer you are legally responsible and accountable for your professional actions, ensuring that proper authorization in accordance with established criteria has been met and the treatment will be of benefit to the patient.
You will ensure a safe working environment is maintained at all times for staff, patients and visitors to the department.
Work on a rotational basis through both the pre-treatment and treatment areas of the department.
You will exhibit a high standard of personal integrity and professional demeanor, maintaining strict patient confidentiality at all times, thereby justifying public trust and confidence.
To ensure at all times the effective delivery and verification of radiotherapy treatment.
To ensure you are fully compliant with IR(ME)R regulations governing the use of ionizing radiation.
To maintain the appropriate competencies relating to treatment techniques, equipment, patient care, communication skills, innovation and manual dexterity. You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential Desirable ValuesEssential
- Able to demonstrate knowledge of Health Board values
Skills and AbilityEssential
- Able to provide examples of putting HB values into practice
- Effective verbal and written Communication.
- General knowledge of radiotherapy Principles and techniques
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Understanding of Quality assurance and IR(ME)R regulations
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