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CT Clinical Specialist Radiographer

Employer
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Swindon, SN3 6BB
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum + 5% RRP for radiographers
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Clinical Specialist Radiographer to oversee the day-to-day operation of the CT service alongside the CT Superintendent. The successful candidate will have extensive clinical knowledge and skills of CT, 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 Clare Webber on 01793 605356.

Main duties of the job

To undertake the clinical specialist role in CT Scanning is being recognised as a highly specialised, advanced practitioner able to perform a large array of complex CT procedures working closely with the CT Superintendent Radiographer leading the radiographers and radiology support workers in the day-to-day running of the CT service, managing the In-patient bookings and waiting list.

Ensuring the CT service is maintained with training of staff to perform in accordance with Trusts policy including comprehensive competency assessments and patient flow is maximised and the resource is used efficiently and effectively.

Management of CT protocols is a key aspect of the role, including adopting new protocols and techniques. The post holder will need to work closely with each sub-specialty consultant radiologist and the modality superintendent to plan and implement any protocol changes or developments required as new imaging techniques are introduced into the department.

In conjunction with the CT Superintendent Radiographer, promote continuous improvements in service delivery and quality within all areas of the CT service, using modern methods to improve productivity, leading in the delivery of service and workforce transformation, and re-design.

The post holder will help manage the work of staff in the department and develop a culture in which members of staff are continuously improving the delivery of high-quality services.

About us

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of both acute hospital and community services. It serves the local population of Swindon, Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and West Berkshire. The Great Western Hospital itself is a large modern hospital, which opened in December 2002 with excellent transport links.

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

To deputise for CT Superintendent when required to ensure effective day-to-day management of the CT department.

In conjunction with other senior members of staff, monitor and assess staff performance, training needs and training provision and conduct annual appraisal for direct line reports.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography or DCR Equivalent
  • HCPC registration
  • Cannulation qualification


Desirable

  • Post graduate qualification in CT
  • Management qualification
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor certificate


Experience

Essential

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


Desirable

  • Project 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
  • Understanding of budgets


Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road

Swindon, SN3 6BB

SN3 6BB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

249-6283410

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