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Senior Rotational Radiographer

Employer
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Amersham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic Radiographers to join our friendly and supportive Radiology team at Community Diagnostic Centre in AmershamYou will join our team of Senior Radiographers where we will provide opportunities for you to develop your career. We offer a great working environment, investing in training and new equipment, but our greatest asset is our highly skilled, patient focused and friendly team. This post is rotational which will include CT & MRI and General X-ray if required.

This post will be based at CDC in Amersham Hospital but the successful applicant may work cross-site if required.

Main duties of the job

Vet and accept imaging requests and advising medical officers of theappropriateness of requests.To undertake intravenous injection of contrast media by hand or by high pressure injector (over 16 years old) in line with the injection policy.To undertake equipment quality assurance in line with QA programme and take appropriate action.Interpret images sufficiently to discuss with a Consultant Radiologist further sequences within agreed protocols. In absence of Radiologist use experience and judgement of previous cases to take further images to demonstrate an area of abnormality.

Monitoring and clinical assessment of student radiographers.Staff development and training.

Participate in and undertake Audit and research projects.Assist with development of procedures and protocols.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! - https://bit.ly/3DNEQfD

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.


Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent in Radiography
  • Evidence of CPD and attendance at relevant short courses
  • Certificate in IV Injections
  • HPC Registration


Desirable

  • Post Graduate Certificate


EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Strong experience in radiography including out of hours work
  • Experience of Quality Assurance or up-to-date knowledge of Health & Safety and Risk Assessment issues
  • Supervision and training of junior colleagues
  • Experience working in the NHS
  • 2-3years experience in radiography including out of hours work


Desirable

  • Plus experience with Fluroscopy procedures
  • Plus 1 year MRI experience and CT scanning.


SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Desirable

  • oTravel to other sites if required
  • oParticipation in out-of-hours rota


SKILLS, ABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Ionising Radiation Legislation
  • Venepuncture and cannulation
  • Manual handling skills
  • Clear concise oral and written communication skills in order to deal with a range of staff/ patients and provide written reports
  • Ability to develop protocols for clinical imaging
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety issues
  • Ability to deal with difficult situations, complaints, aggressive behaviour
  • Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team
  • Computer literate


Desirable

  • Appraisal and objective setting
  • Keyboard skills
  • Organisational skills


Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Community Diagnostic Centre

Whielden Street

Amersham

HP7 0JD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

434-CR6197493-A

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