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Specialist Radiographer

Employer
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Specialist Radiographer who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

As we grow and promote better patient care and experience, we are looking for experienced radiographers who have proven clinical ability in general radiography, and who have the desire to develop their own career and increase their expertise.

As one of our band 6 Radiographers you'll join a friendly, energetic department with a lively calendar of social events.

Candidates should be enthusiastic, flexible, forward thinking and highly motivated, with good communication skills and team working ethic.

This is a full time post and is based at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage, but you will be required to travel to our sister sites at times. You will participate in our 24/7 shift pattern to provide excellent imaging to our patients.

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

Our diagnostic radiology service is provided by the Lister hospital, the new Queen Elizabeth II hospital and the Hertford County hospital and includes plain film, interventional, fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, NM SPECT, DXA and breast imaging.

We have two 3T Siemens Skyra scanners and a 1.5T MRI Avanto (re-fitted in November 2018) and 5 CT scanners, three Siemens (two Force and an AS+) and two Toshiba Primes.

Our expanding interventional service includes interventional and fluoroscopy rooms within Radiology, a vascular fluoroscopy theatre machine and a dedicated recovery area.

The Trust will be providing a 24/7 vascular hub for the region and this will include installation of a state of the art hybrid laboratory situated in theatres.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see Applicant Pack Document attached.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant information pack for further detailed information regarding this role

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • DCR or BSc Diagnostic Radiography
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development
  • HCPC registration


Previous Experience

Essential

  • Experience of a wide range of Imaging equipment
  • Experience of supervising junior members of staff
  • Demonstration of ability to make decisions and take responsibility


Desirable

  • Experience of CR / DR imaging systems
  • Involvement in Audit and Clinical Governance programmes


Skills

Essential

  • To demonstrate possession of leadership skills
  • To demonstrate organisational skills at departmental level
  • To be able to communicate with patients and staff at all levels


Desirable

  • Core Management Skills
  • Student Mentor Training
  • Appraisal Training


Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent general radiographic skills with an interest in a specialist modality
  • Computer literacy


Desirable

  • IV Cannulation Training
  • Red Dot (Pattern Recognition) Study Day attendance


Other Requirements

Essential

  • Have flexibility to work outside of normal working hours
  • To be physically capable of positioning patients and moving equipment


Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Lister hospital

Coreys Mill lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

361-PLN-6157479

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