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Bank Sonographer

Employer
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
East Grinstead
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
To perform a wide range of ultrasound scans this could include renal, abdominal, DVT Doppler, gynaecological and some small parts according to Department Protocols, this excludes maternity services.

Maintain a high standard of clinical expertise and care for the patient.

Scan and independently report own workload of patients, providing written reports to the referring clinician.

Participate in research, audit, quality control as part of the wider healthcare team as required.

Main duties of the job

Main duties include:
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • Vetting and protocolling of requests
  • Dealing with referrer clinical queries regarding referrals or reports
  • teaching registrars/ trainee US staff
  • directing RDAs as required
  • Supporting training of new RDAs
  • Reporting audit
  • support updating of local documentation pertaining to US
  • Basic QA of equipment


About us

QVH was one of the country's first NHS Foundation Trusts. This means that while we remain fully part of the NHS, providing free care based on need and not ability to pay, we are locally accountable with greater freedoms to make decisions in the interests of our patients and the community. Our 8,500 public members and our staff elect our council of governors. QVH is a specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services for people across the South of England.

The radiology team deliver care to local GPs, QVH out patients / in patients and provide support to surrounding trusts in their imaging needs and requirements. The team are friendly and hardworking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As listed previously but for more specific queries, please contact Caroline Hall, Alison Dack or Denia Chibwe in the ultrasound team for more information.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Ultrasound qualification
  • Previous quality experience (audit etc)
  • teaching


Skills

Essential

  • willingness to learn new skills for service needs (DVT/FB demo)
  • good communication skills with patients and staff
  • empathetic and professional approach to patients/ referrers/ peers


Desirable

  • willingness to undertake further training to higher level


Employer details

Employer name

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Victoria Hospital

Holtye Road

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ

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276-5925480-KV

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