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CT Radiographer

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Winchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The CT department at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital is looking for a professional and enthusiastic Radiographer with a commitment to patient care to join our friendly and dynamic team.

Winchester is a historic cathedral city located in Hampshire on the South coast, with excellent transport links, only 1 hour train from London and close to the New Forest and South Downs National parks.

We currently have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, driven, and motivated Band 6 Radiographer, with a keen interest in CT.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in CT and experience of working within the NHS. The successful candidate must have at least 2 years' experience in radiography post qualification and be HCPC registered.

Main duties of the job

We are a busy, progressive unit, with a very friendly and caring atmosphere, we operate a seven day service, with cross-sectional Radiographers working as a team with the General Radiographers out of hours. We offer 3 Long day shifts per week, which provides excellentwork life balance. Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week variable shifts and candidates will be expected to participate in the out of hour's rota which includes weekends and nightshifts.

We have recently undergone a redevelopment programme and the department has the benefit of cutting-edge CT technology and provides staff with the exciting opportunity to work with the latest Canon Aquilion One Prism and Prime CT scanners. In addition to our main site in Winchester we have a Canon Prime CT scanner at our Community Diagnostic Centre Hospital in Andover.

We undertake a variety of examinations including Neuro, MSK, and Oncology, Cardiac Angiography and CT perfusions. We are a dedicated Stroke Centre, and work closely within the multidisciplinary team.

About us

The vision at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide outstanding care for every patient. We serve a population of nearly 600,000 people across Hampshire and West Berkshire as well as some people who access our specialist services from across the country.

Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.

We are a friendly Radiology Department who undertake in excess of 340,000 examinations per year. The main facility is at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital and a satellite department at Andover War Memorial Hospital. The largest demand is in CT, MR and US.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To conduct a wide range of CT scans upon a range of patient types, both as an autonomous practitioner and as part of a multi-professional team, in a manner that meets profession, departmental and legal standards and requirements. To proactively assist in the management of the CT scanning on a daily basis whilst fostering a safe and efficient environment for patients, staff and visitors.

To supervise, and teach junior radiographers, student radiographers and RDAs. Patient safety is maintained and patient experience is positive by treating all patients, relatives and colleagues with respect, dignity and courtesy in accordance with Trust values. Ensuring that at all times you act within your sphere of competence.

We are happy to discuss flexible working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc (Hons) degree or Diploma in Diagnostic Radiology
  • Must hold state registration (HCPC)
  • Have portfolio evidence of CPD


Desirable

  • IV cannulations qualification
  • Post graduate qualification


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • 2 years post graduate experience Desirable


Desirable

  • 3+ years post graduate experience
  • CT Colonography experience


Skills & Ability

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills - must be able to proactively communicate with colleagues, medical staff, patients and relatives.
  • Evidence of organisational skills and can manage time effectively
  • Ability to react well in stressful or unpleasant situations


Desirable

  • Computer skills, to include Microsoft Applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Power point


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Romsey Road

Winchester

SO22 5DG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-FCSS1611-CT

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