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Xray and Fluoroscopy Clinical Specialist Radiographer

Employer
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Swindon, SN3 6BB
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year plus 5% RRP
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Imaging department is well-equipped, having two 128 slice Siemens CT scanners, two 1.5T Siemens MRI scanners, digital screening rooms and updated US machines and two dedicated fluoroscopy/interventional suites. Works are currently underway to install a new Cardiac CT scanner and we have just opened a new SPECT CT. We also employ regular on-site CT and MRI vans/static scanners for additional workload.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Specialist Radiographer to oversee the day-to-day operation of the plain film and fluoroscopy services. The successful candidate will have extensive clinical knowledge and skills of both areas, together with a commitment to support the team in providing the highest standards of service. They will be confident in taking responsibility and making decisions in matters relating to staff, patients and the service.

If you have any questions please get in touch with Carol Argar on 01793 605052.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will manage the day-to-day organisation and operational issues of radiographic services in the Plain Film and Fluoroscopy sections of the Radiology Department answering to the Plain film Superintendent. They will conduct diagnostic radiography examinations across a range of clinical specialities and more specialised modalities, upon a range of patient types both as an autonomous practitioner and as part of a multi professional team, in a manner that meets professional, departmental and legal standards and requirements. The post holder will independently assess each patient and adapt radiographic techniques according to their needs. They will undertake an active role in the training of Radiography Students, Medical Students or any other Trainees from other Trusts or Universities. The post holder will use professional discretion and experience to ensure that clinical practice is carried out correctly, professionally and within the legal framework.

About us

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are.

Service We will put our patients firstTeamwork We will work togetherAmbition We will aspire to provide the best serviceRespect We will act with integrity

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. To conduct examinations across a range of clinical specialities, including fluoroscopy and plain film and across a range of patient types both as an autonomous practitioner and as part of a multi professional team, in a manner that meets professional, departmental and legal standards andrequirements.2. To interpret clinicians requirements, to determine the appropriate radiographic technique and ensure that it is performed in accordance with best practice and that the resultant images are of a high standardand patient care is maintained at all times. Information to be interpreted maybe complex in nature.3. To assess and justify referrals under Ionising Radiations (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017, IR(ME)R following practitioner guidelines.4. To use discretion to work outside of departmental standards when clinical circumstances necessitate i.e. undertaking additional or specialist techniques

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography or DCR Equivalent
  • HCPC registration
  • Teaching experience
  • General/Fluoro training/experience


Desirable

  • Post graduate qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post qualification clinical experience
  • Experience of training and managing students.
  • Experience of dealing with challenging situations.


Desirable

  • Management Experience
  • NHS experience


Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent team working, organisational and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to manage staff effectively
  • Well-developed analytical skills and innovative problem solving abilities.


Desirable

  • Evidence of CPD


Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road

Swindon, SN3 6BB

SN3 6BB

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249-6282955

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