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CT Radiographer - Band 5/6 24/25

Employer
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Lincoln
Salary
£28,407 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As CT Radiographer your base site will be either Pilgrim , Grantham or Lincoln Hospital and you will be rotated through the Community Diagnostic Centres (CDCs) within the county too. You will provide cross site cover whilst supporting the CT service across ULH, support 7 day services and out of hours coverage. You will commence as a Band 5 CT Radiographer and be uplifted to Band 6 once CT competencies and inter-personal skills signed off.

We provide radiology services to the county from 7 main hospital sites whilst currently expanding into the community through diagnostic centre to enhance patient pathways. Our facilities are well equipped. The trust has invested in DR technology, new interventional suites, State of the art Canon CTs', Siemens MRI scanners and up to date ultrasound equipment.
  • State of the art CT scanners - 2 x Canon Prime SP 160 slice with bariatric and cardiac scanning capabilities operational since March '21 at Pilgrim Hospital Boston.
  • State of the art Canon Aquilion One Prism with Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) / Deep Learning Spectrum designed for deep intelligence (first in the region), as well as a Canon Prime SP with bariatric couch and cardiac capabilities.
  • State of the art Canon Prime SP 160 slice with bariatric couch and cardiac capabilities at Grantham & District Hospital


Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and patient driven with an in-depth understanding of CT from a clinical and technical perspective. You may also have previous experience of line management, implementing change and low level project management.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite, you will be expected to manage your time carefully and able to prioritise conflicting demands, whilst working with a wide range of stakeholders to provide a single pan-trust service which meets the needs of our patients. You will be required to support the CT service out of hours on a rota basis.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description, and if you like what you see, then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc (Hons) or DCR in Diagnostic Radiography.
  • Qualified to perform intra-venous cannulation and injections
  • HPC registration


Desirable

  • Post-graduate qualification in CT scanning to MSc level.
  • Evidence of post-graduate studies


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of CT scanning protocols and techniques
  • Evidence of CPD activity


Desirable

  • Minimum 2 years working in a CT scanning department


Skills

Essential

  • Effective Communicator
  • Demonstration of organisational skills
  • Ability to work to a high standard, both technically and in patient care
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the trust framework:
  • Able to work alone or as part of a team


Desirable

  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal skills


Specific Requirements

Essential

  • Punctual.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Willingness to work flexibly including unsocial hours, and the ability to travel between different sites within the Trust.


Desirable

  • Full UK Driving Licence


Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Lincoln County Hospital & Community Diagnostic Centre

Lincoln

LN2 5QY

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357-LN-246-24

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