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Mammographer

Employer
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Doncaster
Salary
£28,407 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you
  • Looking for a rewarding career in breast cancer diagnostic services.
  • Highly motivated and forward thinking.
  • Want to relocate to an area where housing is affordable whether it be urban or rural, renting or buying.
  • Looking to live in an area with excellent road, rail. & air links on your doorstep.

If so come and visit us in Doncaster where a vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic radiographer to join our team of Mammographers working within the Doncaster & Bassetlaw Breast Team.

It would be required that you hold a DCR or BSc equivalent in diagnostic radiography and a post graduate qualification in Mammography

Due to the sensitive nature of this post, only female applicants will be considered (this provision applies under Section 7(2)(b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975).

Main duties of the job

Doncaster has embraced the 4 tier model using a mixture of Assistant Practitioners, Mammographers ( with extended roles ) and Advanced Practitioners who perform a mixture of film reading, Interventional Biopsies & Breast Ultrasound. We are committed to role extension and continuing professional development.

The department provides a full symptomatic and breast screening service spread over 3 sites:
  • Jasmine Unit at Doncaster Royal Infirmary - Provides 4 Fast Track, 2 Assessment & 2 Surveillance / Family History Clinics per week with recently installed Siemens Inspiration with PRIME Technology upgraded to state of the art MAMMOMAT Revelation with 50 HD Breast Tomosynthesis.
  • The Princess Diana Unit at Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop provides 2 fast track clinics, 2 screening days, 1 assessment & 1 surveillance / family history clinic and includes both the Siemens Inspiration with PRIME & the MAMMOMAT Revelation with 50 HD Breast Tomosynthesis
  • Devonshire House is our new dedicated static screening unit close to the centre of Doncaster and railway station where Siemens Inspiration with PRIME Technology is currently being installed. Currently we run screening clinics every day from 8 -4.30pm, Monday - Friday.

Due to the sensitive nature of this post, only female applicants will be considered (this provision applies under Section 7(2)(b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975).

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification

Personal Attributes & Skills

Essential

  • Caring attitude towards patients
  • Communicate effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Deal with all clients regardless of medical or social problems
  • Tact and Diplomacy
  • Ability to deal with clients who have barriers to communication (language, deafness, learning difficulties)
  • Able to maintain client confidentiality
  • Ability to deal sensitively & compassionately with patients, some of whom may have received bad news.
  • Ability to deal with first line complaints
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Follow protocols but able to evaluate the need for consultation with senior colleagues
  • Logical & Methodical manner
  • Able to accommodate the demands of the post as required with flexible working and good attendance


Desirable

  • Evidence of mentoring and support of new staff.


Qualifications

Essential

  • DCR or BSc Diagnostic Radiography
  • Certificate of Competence in Breast Imaging
  • Health Care Professions Council Registration
  • Knowledge of life support skills


Desirable

  • Documented IT courses in Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • PGC in Breast Imaging


Experience

Essential

  • 1 years' experience in Mammography
  • Evidence of CPD


Desirable

  • Attendance at Study Days
  • Involvement with Quality Assurance


Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT

Address

Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road

Doncaster

DN2 5LT

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272-5884182

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