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Sonographer

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Harrow, Acton or Ealing based
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum including High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you searching for a change or maybe an opportunity to develop? You might just be who we are seeking.

We have opportunities for motivated Sonographers with excellent communication skills to provide a high-quality ultrasound service. Join our busy and friendly team of Sonographers and Practice Educators at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, to meet the growing demands of the service.

We invest in our team offering opportunity to enhance your clinical expertise through supporting you in regular CPD sessions, access to online webinars and courses, job sharing, flexible working, extended days to suit a range of work life balance requirements and a recruitment & retention bonus. And don't forget our renowned LNWUH Imaging Academy! Seen as the gold standard within our region consisting of 5 ultrasound training rooms, state of the art simulation technology and custom-built workshops. You can view more of our Trust staff benefits on the poster.

We also work with you to explore career opportunities as Practice Educators, Advanced Practitioner roles, Consultant Sonographers, and roles within the management team.

The department provides a wide variety of examinations, including obstetrics, gynae, early pregnancy, general, MSK, necks and DVT with independent reporting in a department that is equipped with the latest equipment platforms. There is a great relationship with radiologists and consultants who are always available for support and guidance.

Why not contact us for an informal chat and/or to arrange a visit to our department.

Candidates must hold UK recognised PG Certificate/PG Diploma or Certificate in Medical Ultrasound or equivalent and registered with the HCPC /NMC

Kindly requesting previous unsuccessful applicants not to apply again.

Main duties of the job

  • Perform high quality ultrasound examinations using analytical and judgement skills to interpret complex images.
  • Formulate comprehensive, diagnostic, independently written reports for each examination
  • Communicate distressing and unwelcome/unexpected news directly to patients using tact, empathy and diplomacy.
  • Communicate complex information regarding diagnosis/treatment directly to clinicians and patients.
  • Maintain personal clinical expertise in ultrasound scanning including ongoing CPD
  • Review, update and maintain the patients clinical records.
  • Participate in teaching students and clinicians in the field of ultrasound. Participate in the vetting of ultrasound requests.
  • Deal with conflicting demands from different staff groups at all levels.
  • Have flexible approach to work and ability to work under pressure of high workloads.


About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

qualifications and experience

Essential

  • pg dip or equivalent
  • minumum 2 years post grad experience
  • DQASS registration
  • HCPC/NMC or equivalent registered body


Desirable

  • CASE accredited course
  • UK NHS experience in Ultrasound
  • audit experience
  • DQASS green flag


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant ultrasound experience


Desirable

  • NHS experience


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

LNWUH trust, cross site

Harrow, Acton or Ealing based

HA13UJ

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