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Reporting Radiographer

Employer
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
East Grinstead
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

  • To support to radiological reporting service and produce high quality diagnostic reports
  • To perform peer review, audit, governance and input into REALM meetings
  • To support the Chair in running of meetings and deputise where necessary
  • To deputise for the Radiology Services manager/ operational lead radiographer as appropriate
  • Manage the staff daily rota and on-call rota as required
  • To work as part of a professional radiography team providing a high quality diagnostic service
  • To maintain a sensitive and courteous approach to all patients
  • To develop and improve professional expertise via continuous professional development
  • Support regional imaging network reporting group task and finish groups
  • Teaching of students, apprentices and radiographers with basic imaging interpretation
  • Support clinical queries regarding speciality


Main duties of the job

  • Management of the Radiography reporting workload
  • staff workforce - including appraisals, sickness management and annual leave
  • Deliver a high standard of imaging to all patients, radiologists and referrers
  • To liaise directly with clinicians as required, assisting in decisions with managing a patient.
  • REALM governance meetings, peer review
  • Provide a high standard of patient care and support service delivery in CT
  • To communicate effectively in order to ensure the smooth running of the service
  • To support students/ staff and apprentices within the department as required
  • To act as a Radiation Protection Supervisor
  • To ensure protocols are managed in line with department protocols and national Dose Reference Levels
  • Support with protocol updates
  • To work with the Medical Physics Advisor for QVH to ensure all protocols are subjected to audits outlined under IRMER (Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations)
  • To participate in the trust Radiation Protection Committee as a Radiation Protection Supervisor for General X-Ray
  • To deputise when required in the absence of the Quality and Operational lead


About us

Rated GOOD overall with outstanding care by the CQC. A specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services across the South of England and beyond.

A centre of excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering advanced techniques and treatments. Everything we do is informed by our passion for providing the highest quality care and the best clinical outcomes.

At QVH we are proud of our achievements and our specialist services continue to record excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We regularly receive excellent results from patient satisfaction surveys and on average 98% of inpatients say they would recommend the hospital to their family or friends.

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership. We are fully committed to training and development of the workforce with support for continuing education and learning.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further details are found within the job description and person specification. Please ensure you understand all aspects of the role.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Significant clinical experience at a senior level and familiarity of teaching radiographers procedures in an operational setting
  • Awareness of clinical governance issues in relation to patient care
  • Staff management responsibilities
  • Reporting qualification


Qualifications

Essential

  • DCR or BSc in Radiographic Imaging or equivalent and registered with the Health Professions Council.
  • PGC/D/ MSc in Radiological Reporting


Desirable

  • Leadership course


Employer details

Employer name

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Victoria Hospital

Holtye Rd

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ

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276-6264808-JT

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