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Sonographer

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Southall, Ealing
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive of high cost allowance
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Join our new CDC imaging hub at Ealing hospital and work along our busy and friendly team of sonographers at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust.

An opportunity has arisen for motivated Sonographers with excellent communication skills to provide a high quality ultrasound service.

The department provides a wide variety of examinations, including Gynae, Early pregnancy, General, MSK, necks, Soft tissue and DVT with independent reporting in a department that is equipped with the latest equipment platforms.

There is an opportunity for job sharing, flexible working and extended days to suit a range of work life balance requirements. The department supports CPD, audit and research and holds regular clinical meetings and clinical governance meetings

Candidates must hold PGC / PGD / DMU or equivalent and be state registered with the HCPC /NMC.

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.


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

Education/ Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent.
  • Post graduate specialist diploma in medical/obstetric ultrasound
  • HCPC / NMC or other professional registration.
  • DQASS registration


Desirable

  • DQASS green flag


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Sound knowledge of clinical ultrasound and interpretation of complex information/images.
  • Cross sectional anatomy


Desirable

  • Extensive scanning experience
  • Audit


Skills, Abilities and Attributes

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy


Desirable

  • Subspecialty scanning experience


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Ealing Hospital

Uxbridge Road

Southall, Ealing

UB1 3HW

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