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Bank Sonographer

Employer
Powys Teaching Health Board
Location
Powys
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
This is a Radiography appointment. The prime role is to carry out general andspecialised Ultrasound procedures within several community hospitals within adefined scope of practice.Undertake independent reporting on designated examinations and maintainpatient records.Undertake Ultrasound investigation on patients using the referral form andclinical condition as a basis for assessing procedure required.Manage your own sonographer worklist and undertake independent reportingon ultrasound examinations where appropriate.Organise own workload and prioritise procedures where and when necessary.Work without supervision and observe all aspects of the Code of Conduct forRadiographers.

Main duties of the job

Communicate appropriately, results of examinations performed by you, topatients taking-into-account their clinical condition, and to break bad newswithin departmental protocols) when appropriate e.g. fetal demise, fetalabnormalities etc.Promote good communications between the Radiography department andWards/other departments including GPs.Offer advice to Clinicians, GP's and Midwives and other staff regardingUltrasound examinations.Use PACS and the Radiology Information System in order to input informationand reports and validate requests.Manipulate and safely use an Ultrasound scanner and to promptly report anymalfunctions to your Line Manager.Provide and contribute to quality control processes which exist within thedepartment.Contribute to discussions in regards to service provision and policydevelopment.Ensure the maintenance of appropriate standards of Ultrasound practice and tocomply with the recommended guidelines on the safe use of Ultrasound.

Keep abreast of current developments and trends within the field of Ultrasoundand Radiography maintaining an up to date CPD portfolio.Support as well as undertake audit work in respect of your specialised field andto present findings to the Directorate's Clinical Governance Team whencomplete.Frequently work as a lone sonographer and deal appropriately with a widevariety of patients, carers and staff.Attend an ultrasound department in an associated DGH in order to maintain

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

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/Knowledge

Essential

  • Diploma of College of Radiographers or BSc in Radiography
  • Postgraduate qualification in Medical Ultrasound
  • State Registration - HCPC
  • Up to date CPD portfolio
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and its application in Radiology departments


Desirable

  • Supervisory and/or Management qualification
  • Good IT skills
  • Counselling skills


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Experience

Essential

  • Post-qualification experience undertaking Ultrasound procedures
  • Able to undertake and report on a range of ultrasound scans including - obstetrics, general abdominal, vascular work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative and unsupervised
  • Able to manage a clinical workload and meet deadlines
  • Able to deal with patients presenting with a range of conditions
  • Able to communicate learned skills to all grades of staff
  • Good interpersonal skills


Aptitude & Abilities

Essential

  • Enthusiastic / motivated


Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Values/Other

Essential

  • Demonstrate PTHB Values
  • Ability to work across multiple sites
  • Driving licence


Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board

Address

Powys

Powys

LD3 0LY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

070-BSP-0524

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