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Sonographer

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum incl. HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sonographer (Band 7)

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic, and experienced sonographer to join our friendly department at Croydon University Hospital and to work cross site at Purley memorial hospital/CDC centres as well.

The successful candidate will work as a Sonographer ensuring the Ultrasound services at Croydon are delivered effectively. The Ultrasound Department is well equipped with up-to-date equipment. Sonographers work in the Main Ultrasound department, Antenatal Department and the Vascular department.

Croydon University Hospital is a large urban DGH situated in South London, serving the needs of a diverse population of 360,000. It has one of the busiest A & E departments in London. Croydon has easy access to both central London and the south coast.

The department performs in excess of 250,000 all examinations per annum and has an active Clinical Governance programme. There are currently approximately 100 WTE Staff in post in the Diagnostic Imaging department, including 22 Consultant Radiologists and Speciality Grade Doctors.

If you would like to be part of a hardworking, friendly department, providing high quality care, please come and visit us and have a chat!
Interview Date - 3rd July 2024

Main duties of the job

Act as an autonomous practitioner whilst maintaining a close working relationship with Lead Sonographer, Service Manager and key referring Clinicians to deliver an efficient, high quality Ultrasound service

To support the effective planning, development, organisation and delivery of Ultrasound and specific, well defined sub-speciality ultrasound training for sonographers and medical staff working collaboratively with the Lead Sonographer and Lead Radiologist

To provide highly specialist, expert clinical ultrasound knowledge, acting as a clinical resource in the ultrasound department

To partake in undergraduate and postgraduate Ultrasound training across all grades including supervising, motivating and developing other staff as appropriate

To provide specialist input into the Trust clinical governance agenda, influencing the delivery of patient care, as appropriate, working at any site as required

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in the job description and person specification***

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Post Grad qualification in Medical ultrasound


Desirable

  • NHS experience


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of carrying out obstetric/non obstetric ultrasound scans in a busy nhs hospital


Desirable

  • antenatal US experience


Job description

Essential

  • Understood the JD


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Croydon Health Services

London

CR7 7YE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

199-NN-6304156-AHP-A

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