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Cross sectional Radiographer

Employer
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basildon
Salary
£35,392 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Here is an exciting opportunity for your to join our radiology team as a diagnostic Cross sectional radiographer. You will be an experienced radiographer, with autonomous responsibility for providing a high quality specialist and general radiography service to all patients, across a broad spectrum of imaging techniques, using best practice at all times. You will have CT experience and preferably MRI experience or a strong desire to train

You will be responsible for supervising radiographers, assistant practitioners and support workers on a daily basis in one of the specialist modalities. Duties will include ensuring adequate staffing in your area and respond to changes in demand in an efficient manner, to ensure smooth service provision across 7 days across multiple sites

You will be responsible for managing their own workload and for the coordination and allocation of work to those under their supervision.If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require, then apply today!

We may close this role early due to number of applications.

Main duties of the job

  • Perform a broad range of scanning procedures to a high level of accuracy, adapting radiographic technique where necessary, following careful assessment of the patient's condition and the complex, clinical information received
  • Prioritise workload according to clinical urgency/need when working single handed and running an area
  • Take responsibility for the patient whilst under your care, maintaining their dignity and considering their physical, emotional and psychological needs adapting your practice as required
  • Be responsible for the safe intravenous injection of contrast media, when required, checking for any contra-indications for each patient
  • Cannulate patients as required for procedures
  • Participate in departmental audits, making suggestions on, and participating in departmental audits, as required
  • Participate in the seven day radiography service on a rota as required. Working off site at Diagnostic hubs . Working during unsocial hours, you will work independently in unpredictable situations with emergencies.


About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details about this varied and rewarding role, please see attached job description, but some of the responsibilities include
  • Using effective communication techniques you will be able to adequately reassure all patients including those with barriers to understanding, and be able to adapt radiographic technique to produce high quality diagnostic images.
  • Offer support and reassurance to patients undergoing procedures who are distressed or claustrophobic.
  • Liaison with colleagues across the Trust to ensure that the flow of patients is well-managed this will include senior and junior medical staff, clinical colleagues, ward, portering and patient representatives.
  • Using a variety of techniques, adapting your training / coaching support to students and junior members of staff to maximise training opportunities.


Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • BScRadiography
  • CPD activity relevant to Cross section


Desirable

  • Cannulation Experience
  • Post Graduate Cross sectional Education
  • Audit Experience


desirable

Essential

  • Demonstrate experience of working in ct/mri


Desirable

  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills


Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Basildon

Nethermayne

Basildon

SS15 6NL

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