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Sonographer

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 a year p.a. inc HCA + RRP £5,000 p.a. (pro rata if part time)
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Department of Radiology

With over thirty sonographers working in the radiology department all have the opportunity for a varied clinical rotation, including one-stop urology and gynaecology clinics, the main ultrasound departments lie across both Guy's and St Thomas Hospitals, Women's Services and the Evelina London Children's Hospital. Within these areas, we undertake a wide range of clinical work: obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric scanning, small parts, MSK, thyroid scanning, ED, DVT and abdominal/general ultrasound.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Sonographers with highly developed skills. You will be a good communicator who offers an excellent standard of patient care. We will give you the chance to develop your career and access to a wide range of benefits.

About us

We value and are committed to developing our Sonographer workforce, with support from our Sonographer Practice Educator & Development team, access to a wide range of CPD and educational opportunities. During the past year, we have supported funded post graduate certificates, diplomas and Masters degrees, as well as virtual courses and webinars.Research and audit are encouraged and supported throughout the department. Sonographers have the opportunity to present audits at departmental and external meetings and study days.

This role is in receipt of short-term Recruitment & Retention Premia (RRP), which is a supplementary payment based upon market research of pay levels for this specific job. This supplementary payment is subject to annual review and may therefore change. It is not pensionable, and is not included in calculating overtime, high cost area supplement, unsocial hours payments and any other payments linked to basic pay. This premium will not be included in any payment you may receive while off sick.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To act as individual practitioner for Obstetric and Gynaecology Ultrasound scanning and General Ultrasound examinations including abdominal, superficial structures, MSK & DVT scans within the Ultrasound Departments of the Trust, necessitating workload prioritisation, reporting your own workload and referring patients where clinically necessary to appropriate Clinicians.

Person Specification

Knowledge/Qualifications

Essential

  • oDMU/Pg Cert/Clinical ultrasound
  • oCASE accredited course


Desirable

  • oPg Dip/MSc Clinical/medical ultrasound


Skills

Essential

  • oExperience in performing and reporting general/obstetric/gynae ultrasound scans
  • oNHS or equivalent scanning experience
  • oIndependent reporting
  • o Ability to organise own scan list


Desirable

  • oEvidence of wider range of examinations performed
  • o Teaching / mentoring
  • Evidence of improvement / transformation initiative


Experience

Essential

  • oEvidence of motivational ability / team leadership
  • oAccuracy and attention to detail
  • o Use of Microsoft office/equivalent & u/s reporting system
  • o Patient experience / dignity
  • o Flexibility
  • o Ability to organise and report own workload


Desirable

  • o Participation in MDTs/CPPD
  • o Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of using Astraia / EPIC / SECTRA


ED& I

Essential

  • Evidence of ED& I awareness


Desirable

  • Evidence of ED& I training


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cross site, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Westminster Bridge Road

London

SE1 7EH

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