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Sonographer

Employer
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
5 May 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Bradford Teaching Hospital Trust is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated sonographer to join our friendly supportive team of radiologists and sonographers. The successful applicant would have the opportunity to develop and advance their practice in our busy, dynamic department where self-development and CPD is paramount.

Summary of Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:
  • PGDip in medical ultrasound, DMU, or PGCert in your area of speciality
  • Competent and experienced in scanning and reporting in your ultrasound speciality
  • HCPC / NMC/ RCT Registration required or equivalent

The salary and Terms & Conditions of service for this post(s) is/are subject to change in line with Agenda for Change - the new NHS Pay & Rewards system.

Main duties of the job

The ultrasound department at BTHFT is split across the two main sites of Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke's hospital. On the BRI site there is the maternity ultrasound department in the women's health unit, a two room vascular ultrasound department in medical physics and the six room main ultrasound department in radiology, where a range of interventional procedures, both radiologist and sonographer lead, take place.

The ultrasound service at St Luke's hospital is mainly an out-patient service.

In addition we will staff the ultrasound service at the new Bradford community diagnostic centre.

As a qualified sonographer you will work in some or all of the ultrasound departments at Bradford Teaching Hospital Trust, depending on your individual skills.

As part of the team you will be responsible for managing the daily operation of the area in which you work, using good time management and clinical judgement to prioritise patients and to deal with situations as they arise, in order to deliver an efficient high quality patient service.

Experience in scanning and reporting in your ultrasound speciality is essential.

As an independent practitioner you will be required to mentor and supervise students and newly qualified sonographers.

This post is also suitable for the newly qualified sonographer who would be supported and mentored by a team of experienced sonographers during their preceptorship period.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working in an imaging department
  • Evidence of experience in Quality and Safety and Clinical Audit


Desirable

  • Experience of working in an ultrasound department as a qualified sonographer


Qualifications

Essential

  • PGDip/ PG Cert in medical ultrasound or DMU
  • State Registration with HCPC /or equivalent in midwifery/ or if neither of these are applicable, registration with The register of Clinical Technologists on qualification


Desirable

  • Evidence of CPD


Knowledge

Essential

  • Technical knowledge for a range of ultrasound systems including image manipulation and trouble shooting.
  • Experience with operating and managing I.T. systems including patient management, reporting and picture archiving systems.
  • Understanding of Information Governance, Quality and Safety, and Confidentiality


Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bradford Teaching Hospitals

Duckworth Lane

Bradford

BD9 6RJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

389-24-6232256

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