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Midwife Sonographer

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified midwife sonographer to join the maternity team supporting with the delivery of scanning requirements in relation to Saving Babies Lives.

The post holder will be qualified and competent in 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester obstetric scanning. Competency with uterine arterial doppler (UtAD) would be desirable but full training and assessment of competency would be given .

Main duties of the job

The midwife sonographer will have completed a PGCert in obstetric Ultrasound and have completed a period of consolidation. The midwife sonographer will support the redelivery of clinical care in relation to the national drivers in Ultrasound (Saving babies Lives V3). Following completion of training, the midwife sonographer will be competent to perform Uterine Arterial Doppler (UtAD) assessments on eligible women. This will include interpreting the UtAD and ensuring the appropriate care pathway is in place for women.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and persona specification for the role.

The midwife sonographer will have completed a PGCert in obstetric Ultrasound and have completed a period of consolidation. The midwife sonographer will support the redelivery of clinical care in relation to the national drivers in Ultrasound (Saving babies Lives V3). Following completion of training, the midwife sonographer will be competent to perform Uterine Arterial Doppler (UtAD) assessments on eligible women. This will include interpreting the UtAD and ensuring the appropriate care pathway is in place for women.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Midwife with current registration
  • Post graduate Certificate in Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Mentorship or equivalent qualification
  • Degree in relevant health related subject


Desirable

  • Masters level study or Degree


Experience

Essential

  • Currebtly practicing as a midwife sonographer
  • Ability to lead and initiate change
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Sound knowledge of professional agenda


Desirable

  • Datix training
  • Appraisal training


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

RSUH/ County and Community scanning locations

Newcastle Road

Stoke on Trent

ST4 6QG

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205-6303436

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