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Senior Radiographer

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our friendly, busy Interventional and Cardiology Catheter Lab team at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

Radiology has Philips equipment in both the Interventional Suite and Cardiology Catheter Laboratory. The Cardiology Catheter Laboratory was refurbished in September 2016 and provides services for diagnostic studies and complex device implants. There have also been discussions for a future PCI service in Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

The Interventional Suite was fully refurbished in 2013 and provides imaging for complex cases to include Biliary, Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Interventions, in addition to general Fluoroscopy studies such as MSK injections, HSG procedures, Sialography and line placement.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board hosts the National Imaging Academy Wales which provides us with excellent future development opportunities for our staff. We actively support monthly internal CPD meetings, regularly support external training for staff and we are keen to develop you professionally.

Applicants with experience, knowledge and skills in CT or Nuclear Medicine are welcome to apply.

There are 2 available posts:

Post one: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00/08:30-16:30.

Post two: Participation in our Radiology shift system which involves a mix of 12 hour day and night duties and 7.5 hour shifts covering Monday-Sunday. Out of hour duties will be worked in CT and general x-ray.

Main duties of the job

To work as a Senior Radiographer providing care for patients within the Interventional Suite, Catheter Lab and General X-Ray departments, working without direct supervision, reporting to the Superintendent Radiographers within the Department.

To plan and prioritise workload and patient lists, organising the Interventional room on a daily basis in conjunction with the wider multidisciplinary teams.

To work closely with Radiologists, Radiology Nurses, Cardiologists and the Cardiology Nursing team within these busy and dynamic environments.

Good communication skills are essential to ensure an effective and safe service to the patients in our care. The successful candidate will be required to liaise with staff across the Health Board and to provide help and instruction to other members of staff within the Department.

Experience and an understanding of the Clinical Audit process is an essential requirement of the post and involvement in departmental audits is encouraged.

The Radiology Directorate supports training and development of staff and the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the ability to train and mentor Radiographers and student Radiographers within their specialised roles.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and well being services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taff.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15,000 workforce live within our region making our staff not only the lifeblood of our Organisation but representative of the diverse communities we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Radiography or equivalent
  • HCPC Registration
  • Attendance at specialist short courses and/or work experience, skills and knowledge to diploma level


Desirable

  • Relevant Postgraduate Diploma


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant personal history of continuing professional development.
  • Appropriate post-qualification experience.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Previous history of training staff in particular specialty


Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit.
  • Working knowledge of interventional service and procedures
  • Working knowledge of IR(ME)R


Apitude and Abilities

Essential

  • Good communication skills - ability to liaise competently with stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Dedicated and open to flexibility within the post


Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Other

Essential

  • Able to work hours flexibly to meet service demands
  • Ability to perform all aspects required of the post including shift working on a roster basis.


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Ynysmaerdy

Llantrisant

CF72 8XR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-AHP095-0624

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