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X-Ray Radiographer

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Weston-super-Mare
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

X-Ray Department - Weston

Are you a Radiographer with experince in X-Ray? Do you want to join a hospital that can offer continuous development and support?

Join UHBW's X-Ray team as a band 5 X-Ray Radiographer as we transform Weston General Hospital and redefine healthcare in Weston.

As a university trust, we open doors to cutting-edge research and offer continuous educational growth, ensuring that your professional journey is always on the path to excellence!

Within our X-Ray Department you'll be doing a variety of general x-rays, mobiles, and fluoroscopic imaging procedures. There are also many opportunities for development, and involvement in student training.

Find out about Weston General Hospital and one of the exciting, forward-thinking programmes we're implanting here: Healthy Weston - UHBW Careers

Main duties of the job

Within our X-Ray Department you'll be carrying out a variety of general and mobile x-rays. You will need to justify clinical requests, and reasonably assess what views are required. In addition, you will need to carry out fluoroscopy imaging either in theatre, or our interventional room.

We'd like to speak to Radiographers who are able to:
  • Collaboratively work with staff of all levels and be able to adapt to different communication styles
  • Be self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Prove ability to perform as part of a team


About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Radiography or equivalent
  • HCPC Registered


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • H& S regulations relating to radiation protection (including IRMER regulations)
  • Computer skills for patient data and image manipulation for digital modalities
  • Experience of general and trauma plain film imaging, with knowledge of a wide variety of all imaging techniques
  • Experience of mobile, theatre and screening work


Desirable

  • Manual handling and basic resuscitation
  • Experience of conducting X-Ray Equipment Quality Assurance


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise workflow through imaging rooms according to clinical needs of patients and to prioritise the needs of different hospital areas
  • Ability to prioritise different categories of patients
  • PC skills, image appreciation (visual recognition of contrast, sharpness, resolution), ability to estimate distances accurately
  • Ability to use radiology information system to access and alter patient and examination data


Desirable

  • Ability to prioritise work of assistants and students


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Weston General Hospital

Grange Road, Uphill

Weston-super-Mare

BS23 4TQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

387-WD-4166-IB-A

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