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Sonographer - Band 7

Employer
Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Guildford
Salary
£45,753 to £52,067 per annum pro-rata - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We arecurrently seeking a proactive, patient focused and dedicated sonographer to work alongside a friendly, supportive and expanding team. The successful candidate will be working as part of a highly driven and professional integrated group including radiologists, specialist MSK sonographers, fetal medicine consultants, gynaecologists, HCA's and RDA's.

Our departments in radiology and antenatal consist of well-appointed ultrasound rooms ergonomically equipped to include state of the art ultrasound scanners. GE Logic 10 systems are used throughout radiology and the community. We currently have community ultrasound services in Cranleigh and Haslemere and Milford Hospitals.

Applicants must have the relevant qualifications DMU/PgC/PgD in medical ultrasound and HCPC registration.

Full time, part-time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

Main duties of the job

This role will enable you to work rotationally through all parts of the ultrasound service including the General Radiology Department, Ambulatory Emergency Centre the Antenatal Department and Community hospitals and will require you to independently perform and report on all examinations. The department undertakes examinations in abdominal, gynecology, pediatric, small parts, MSK, some vascular examinations and all aspects of obstetric ultrasound. We contribute to several one-stop clinics ensuring our patients receive a first class service. There is ongoing student training within the department.

We are keen to develop individuals to their full potential and committed to supporting CPD and leadership opportunities. Educational half days are fully utilised for in-house training. We strive to continually improve the experience that our clients and members of the public receive.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

A video about the Royal Surrey - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HsiGn9joTQ

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is part of a team that provides ultrasound services to the Trust and Community Sites primarily including Radiology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

To be responsible for carrying out ultrasound procedures to a high standard and in a professional manner, working to departmental guidelines whilst being accountable for own actions.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Hold an appropriate professional qualification recognised by college of radiographers eg D.C.R or BSc in Diagnostic radiography (3 year F/T degree) Or DMU or PgC in Obstetrics and Gynaecological Ultrasound (1 year)
  • Registered with HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)
  • Portfolio with evidence of C.P.D


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Preferably 3 years post degree or equivalent qualification, however newly qualified sonographers will be considered.
  • Attend specialist short Courses/seminars


Desirable

  • PgD or MSc in Clinical Ultrasound (or working towards)
  • In-date DQASS audit for NT and CRL.
  • In- date FMF Nuchal Translucency Accreditation


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Surrey Hospital

Guildford

GU2 7XX

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