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Senior Cardiac Radiographer

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cardiac Services across Manchester Foundation Trust are in the process of merging to a single harmonised service.

Manchester Heart Centre at Oxford Road has started the process of refurbishing its catheter labs, and once complete will have 3 new catheter labs. The Oxford Road Site has been selected as the spoke to support the Hub of Greater Manchester Cardiac services at Wythenshawe Hospital, Wythenshawe have recently expanded to 6 labs with the addition of a Hybrid Catheter lab and provide radiographer support to the cardiac transplant biopsy suite.

We are looking for an enthusiastic radiographer keen to expand their knowledge of Catheter Lab procedures. The role will be mainly based at theOxford Road site,with some rotation to theWythenshawe sitewhen required. Full training, support and induction packages will be provided for this.

Involvement in our busy lucrative on call Primary PCI service is expected. This is locally agreed with enhanced pay and compensatory rest planned in.

As radiographers we sit very much within the multidisciplinary team within the catheter labs, working closely together with Medical, nursing, and physiologist colleagues, supporting each other whilst providing high quality care to our patients.

Main duties of the job

The Catheter Laboratory suite forms part of the North West Regional Cardiology service. It is one of the busiest in the country. We provide a busy 24/7 Primary Angioplasty Service covering the Greater Manchester geographical area.

We are a leading Centre and cover ACS, Primary PCI, Pacing and Heart Failure services. There are opportunities to expand your knowledge/expertise in the whole portfolio of procedures available at Wythenshawe site. These including angiography, angioplasty, CTO, TAVI, Mitraclip, PFO, complex pacing and a varied range of electrophysiology procedures.

As a Cardiac Specialist Centre applicants will be expected to take part in a busy on call system. Whilst the bulk of hours rostered are within the normal working week (mon- Fri 8-6) we provide cover for a 7 day service, with extended working days with a variety of shifts between the hours of 8am and 9pm available at Wythenshawe.

Communicationand the ability to be a team player are essential in helping provide a safe effective service in what is a fast paced technical role.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc
  • HCPC registration


Desirable

  • Post grad qualifications


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 3 years post grad experience
  • NHS experience
  • previous angiographic experience


Desirable

  • Cardiac Experience


Skills

Essential

  • Organization skills
  • Time management
  • Work prioritisation
  • Communication


Desirable

  • self development


Knowledge

Essential

  • specialist knowledge of angiography


Desirable

  • specialist knowledge of cardiac angiography


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cardiac Catheter Labs, Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9WL

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