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Senior Radiographer, WRH

Employer
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Worcester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Radiographers Band 6

Base Site TBD at interview

Join us at Worcester Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. Worcester Royal Hospital is a PFI hospital, the largest of 3 sites providing specialist services for Worcestershire including stroke, cardiac stenting and oncology. The Alexandra Hospital, Redditch serves a population of over 200,000 with over 300 beds supporting elective surgery especially in orthopaedics. This is an exciting time to join the team as services expand with a new ED opening at the beginning of 2023 and we develop our teams in CT, Cardiac and Interventional

We offer a comprehensive range of services in all areas of general radiography and also Nuclear medicine, CT, MRI, Interventional, cardiac angiography & dexa. Our CT scanners across the county have all been recently replaced with state of the art technology. We are a forward-looking department committed to training & role development. We have advanced practice fluoroscopy radiographers and a large team of reporting radiographers led by a Consultant radiographer

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated radiographers with a flexible approach to delivering radiography services ideally with experience in CT, Cardiac or Intervention however we are able to provide training as required.

Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

We have a fully shifted 7day rota & out of hours on-call

For further enquiries/informal visits please contact: Tracy Robson, Lead Superintendent Radiographer

Main duties of the job

To work as a radiographer to a high professional standard providing assistance and guidance to junior staff in order to maintain these standards.

Ensure high quality patient care maintaining patient flow and supporting the day to day running of the department whilst maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Working in accordance with ionising radiation regulations and in line with other departmental policies and protocols.

Excellent communication skills that foster good working relationships both within and external to the department.

Have a flexible approach towards hours of work.

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as a radiographer to a high professional standard providing assistance and guidance to junior staff.

Ensure standards of imaging meet the directorate requirement and that policy and protocol is followed.

To ensure high quality patient care at all times, managing patient flow and waiting times based on clinical priority.

Seeking advice as required and escalating abnormalities and concerns appropriately.

Maintaining a safe, clean and tidy work area reporting any incidents through the correct process.

Radiographers are expected to participate in quality assurance and audit programmes within the departments to ensure robust review of standards and effective use of resources.

Professionally radiographers will participate in the appraisals having clear objectives to support professional development ensuring they maintain up to date knowledge and expertise meeting HCPC requirements.

Person Specification

Other Job Requirements

Essential

  • Flexible attitude to hours of work


Qualifications

Essential

  • State registration with HCPC
  • Degree in Radiography or Diploma of College of Radiographers
  • Evidence of CPD


Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Understand and working knowledge of IR(ME)R
  • Assist in maintaining self and others health safety and security
  • Excellent communication skills with others on a routine, daily and operational matters fostering good relationships
  • Contribute to QA
  • Contribute to development of service, committed to quality improvement
  • Ensure own personal development
  • Perform routine tasks related to radiology
  • Good computer literacy
  • Able to interpret images to identify need for further imaging/ escalating
  • Able to organise self, others and has good initiative and motivation
  • Flexible attitude
  • High professional standards
  • Calm under pressure
  • Responds well to change and innovation


Desirable

  • Wider operational experience
  • Leadership experience
  • SOR IV injection certificate


Experience

Essential

  • Recent general, ED, mobile and theatre and fluoroscopy experience.
  • Out of hours working


Desirable

  • Recent experience in a specialty


Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Charles Hastings Way

Worcester

Worcestershire

WR5 1DD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9365-22-186043-10

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