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Senior Radiographer

Employer
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Swindon
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum + 5% RRP for radiographers
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
Band 6 Senior Radiographer

We are looking to recruit a Band 6 Senior Radiographer to join our friendly team here at the Great Western Hospital.

The Great Western Hospital are currently looking to expand their Radiology department to support the recovery and current demand within diagnostics. The Radiology department hosts digital plain film rooms, multiple CT scanners , Interventional and Mobile equipment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for established Radiographers with NHS experience looking to increase their knowledge and work with state-of-the-art equipment which currently includes a 5% recruitment and retention premium.

Main duties of the job

The Radiology Department undertakes approximately 251,300 examinations a year ranging over a variety of modalities. The successful applicant will be a keen team player who has image quality and patient care high on their agenda with a flexible approach to working hours. The department supports the development of your clinical skills and education, we encourage staff CPD.

The Great Western Hospital conducts diagnostic radiological examinations across a range of clinical specialities, adapting techniques to accommodate a range of patient types both as an autonomous practitioner and as part of a multidisciplinary team, in a manner that meets professional, departmental and legal requirements.

The is a very exciting to join the Radiology team if you would like to find out more please get in touch with Carol Argar on 01793 605052.

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 independently assess and justify referrals under IR(ME)R 2000 following practitionerguidelines where appropriate.

2. Able to interpret Clinicians requirements, to determine the appropriate radiographic imaging technique and ensure that it is performed in accordance with best practice and that the resultant images are diagnostic.

3. To use discretion to work outside of departmental standards when clinical circumstances necessitate i.e. undertaking additional or specialist techniques.

4. To work out of hours to support the Radiology services offered at Great Western Hospital nights shifts may on occasion need to be covered.

5. To undertake CT/MRI/Plain Film in the absence of a Radiologist according to agreed protocols.

6. To be able to use the departmental radiology information computer system (CRIS) as required and be conversant with the picture archive communication system (PACS).

7. To undertake Quality Control procedures, including Quality Assurance testing for image quality and equipment safety, and to help with clinical audits.

8. To undertake and participate in clinical audit and research and to act on the findings where possible and provide statistical information on the work load when necessary.

Please see the attached job description for full information

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent
  • Registered with the Health Care Professions Council
  • General Radiographic training


Desirable

  • Evidence of CPD
  • Post graduate qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Post graduate experience in Radiography
  • Extensive CT experience
  • Experience of performing department Quality Assurance
  • Worked within NHS setting


Desirable

  • MRI Experience
  • Cardiac CT experience


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team or single-handedly
  • Excellent patient care
  • Good communication skills
  • Participation in audit


Desirable

  • PACS knowledge
  • Leadership skills


Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Great Western Hospital

Marlborough road

Swindon

SN3 6BB

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249-6294037

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