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CT Radiographer

Employer
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Walsall
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 CT radiographer to join our professional friendly CT team within Walsall Healthcare Trust. We are looking for CT radiographers to join our band 6 Rota providing specialist cover 7/7.

The successful candidate will participate in the day to day running of a CT scanner within the imaging department supervising junior staff and providing a high quality radiographic service, under the guidance of the professional Lead and band 7 Clinical Lead in CT.

We operate a 7-day working week which includes rostering at weekends as your normal days with days off in the week.

Main duties of the job

To perform appraisals for junior staff, as directed, in a timely manner, setting objectives and personal development plans? To take day to day responsibility for the smooth running of a clinical area, escalating any issues to the professional modality lead or Professional Lead as required? To be responsible for maintaining professional and technical standards relevant Radiography? To establish and maintain effective communication with all members of the imaging team, both senior and junior.? To challenge, in a positive manner, poor working practices seeking support from senior colleagues to promote a culture of continuous improvement and development? To participate with the recruitment and selection of staff as directed, under the Supervision of senior staff.

About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest employers in the local area with over 3,000 staff. We have a friendly and vibrant Imaging department and we have new and exciting opportunities coming up.We have recently installed a new state of the art CT scanner to replace the one in the main department and will be starting a project to install a new state of the art scanner for our outpatients department. The imaging department is also part of the new Accident and emergency development where a new CT scanner will be installed.

As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To be accountable for own professional activities using a high degree of autonomy within the limitations of personal expertise and agreed knowledge and skills framework
  • Supervise and undertake assessments of assistant practitioners and students.
  • To organise departmental workload in specified areas.
  • To prioritise patients independently and to organise workload from a wide variety of referral pathways.
  • To maintain and develop clinical skills in all specialist areas. Maintain fitness to practice with Professional Code of Conduct and through CPD
  • To deal with a range of operational pressures and developments day to day basis seeking advice and support from the modality lead or Superintendent Radiographer as appropriate
  • To deputise for modality lead as required
  • To independently assess and justify examinations under the IR(ME)R 2000 regulations using department protocols when necessary.
  • Ensure the implementation of examination protocols
  • To maintain a flexible approach to working hours such as on call, extended days and weekend working
  • Acts as a role model to junior staff
  • To hold a Society of Radiographer approved qualification in intravenous cannulation and undertake intravenous cannulation in line with competency and injection of medicines in accordance with agreed scope of practice and Trust Protocol
  • To be responsible for the monitoring of patients post administration for adverse events.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HPC Registration
  • DCR/BSc Diagnostic Radiography


Desirable

  • post graduate study


Experience

Essential

  • Wide experience in CT
  • Experience in General Radiography


skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • Wide range of practical experience
  • Possess a high level of self motivation
  • High level of enthusiasm


Employer details

Employer name

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Walsall Manor Hospital

Pleck Road

Walsall

WS2 9PS

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407-WCCSS-6202685

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