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Sonographer

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a professional and experienced Sonographer with a commitment to excellent patient care and high quality imaging to join our friendly and dynamic Non-Obstetric US team. This post will be based at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital.

We have facilities at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital and Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Andover Community Diagnostic Centre and Alton Community Hospital. Each Department has designated ultrasounds rooms and you will work with a team of Sonographers, student Sonographers, RDAs and Radiologists. We are looking at the potential to expand our service on all our sites

Working Hours: 37.5 hours or pro rata per week variable shifts

Main duties of the job

We undertake a variety of examinations for ED, inpatients, outpatients and GP patients including urology, baby hips, MSK, vascular, gynae and soft tissue. We also offer ultrasound access for ambulatory services such as Stroke and Same Day Urgent Care.

The ideal candidate will have experience in all areas of Non-Obstetric US, please note that this post does not include Obstetric Ultrasound as this is run by a separate Department. As part of the role you will be expected to participate in student Sonographer training and support the service as it develops.

The successful candidate must have a PgD in Ultrasound or equivalent, be HCPC registered and be able to travel between our sites as required.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk 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

  • Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (DMU), a Post Graduate Diploma (PgD) in Diagnostic Ultrasound from an CASE accredited course in the United Kingdom or equivalent from a associated country e.g. AIU diploma


Desirable

  • Additional post graduate qualification e.g. MSc


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate extensive clinical knowledge of ultrasound scanning techniques and appropriate technology in multiple areas
  • Demonstrate experience in an acute clinical setting such as the NHS or equivalent


Desirable

  • Previous experience in research projects/publications


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to plan and organise a number of complex activities as part of an MDT.


Desirable

  • Experience of audit.


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Hampshire Hospitals NHS

Aldermaston Road

Basingstoke

RG24 1NA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-FCSS0530-B

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