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Sonographer

Employer
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bolton
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Full-time 37.5 hours per week. Permanent Post

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious Sonographer to join its highly motivated Radiology Team at The Royal Bolton Hospital.

We are expanding our imaging team to support the development of our Community Diagnostic Centre and are looking for Sonographers to join us at this exciting time.

The Person

Reporting directly to the Lead Sonographer, you will be independently responsible for carrying out and reporting on specialised ultrasound examinations to a high standard and in a professional manner. Holding a post graduate ultrasound qualification you will have excellent clinical skills, and experience. In addition to obstetric and gynaecological scanning, it would be advantageous to have experience across a wide range of examinations including abdomen and small parts. MSK experience would also be an advantage.

In order to apply for this post you must possess PGC/D in Medical Ultrasound. Registration on the voluntary SCoR sonographer or HCPC or NMC registration is also expected.

Main duties of the job

The Role

You will work closely with the sonography team, senior colleagues and radiologists across the Trust, to develop and maximise the ultrasound service, ensuring a patient focused, safe, effective and efficient service that is able to meet the current and future needs of the Trust and population it serves.

You will be willing to participate, lead or have a key role in Departmental and Multi-disciplinary Team meetings and contribute to patient databases. In addition, you will have a significant role in the training in ultrasound of others, as agreed with the Lead Sonographer and Ultrasound service leads. This will include radiographers, Midwives, trainees, and other medical staff and HCPs.

For further details / informal visits contact: Chantelle Brown, Ultrasound Lead on email: chantelle.brown@boltonft.nhs.uk or tel: 01204 390915

or

Christopher Honor, Ultrasound Lead on email: Christopher.Honor@boltonft.nhs.uk or tel: 01204 390354

About us

The Trust

In return for your commitment, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust can offer you a fantastic place to work, within a high-performing, very stable Trust, alongside amazing colleagues across multi-disciplinary teams with one goal 'to provide the best care for our patients'. This isn't an idle boast as we can demonstrate from our last two CQC inspections (rated 'Good' both times),annual reports and our excellent clinical and financial performance. Our most recent Staff Survey results show us that our staff agree that Bolton is an amazing place to work. You will be joining a high performing integrated care Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job description. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information below.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • Post Graduate Certificate/ Diploma in Medical Ultrasound or equivalent (CASE accredited)
  • Registered with HCPC, NMC, or voluntary register of Sonographers


P.spec

Essential

  • Experience of gynaecological and obstetric scanning including transvaginal techniques.
  • Experience of general medical scanning.


Desirable

  • Experience of MSK, neck, groin scanning


P.spec

Essential

  • Ability to communicate with patients, relatives, colleagues and other health professionals at all levels. Excellent written communication skills. Computer literate. Maintain high levels of mental effort over a period of time. High levels of accuracy whilst under pressure. Ability to work alone or in a team. Counselling skills


Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road

Bolton

BL4 0JR

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