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Ultrasound Practitioner (Sonographer)

Employer
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Harrogate
Salary
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to join a highly motivated and successful team of sonographers? Do you want to learn new skills and develop your clinical expertise? Harrogate and District Foundation Trust have excellent opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team of Sonographers.

Main duties of the job

Essential requirements: BSc in Medical Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography) or equivalent / HCPC accreditation and Relevant Ultrasound Post Graduate Qualification or Experience. Recent (within 1 year) experience of British models of care within the NHS.

Oversea's applicants must have a International English Language Testing System (IELTS) qualification.

The successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, high standards of care, compassion, dignity and privacy of patients, whichshould be at the forefront of all that you deliver. The post holders need to be committed to both their personal development and that of the service, have an innovative attitude and thrive within a challenging environment.

Sonographers are required to provide a seven day service to ensure acute workload is catered for. Work at the Ripon community hospital site is also required.

About us

We provide ultrasound support for a range of services both elective and acute, we work alongside consultants in 'one stop' hospital based clinics, provide timely support to the emergency department and the same day emergency care unit. Our range of specialties covers obstetrics (with nuchal screening), gynaecology, general medicine, paediatrics and vascular examinations. Sonographers currently undertake MSK (including injections), HyCoSy, TRUS / TPUS biopsies, ascitic drain insertion and Fine-needle aspirations / biopsies of the Head and Neck.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information please see attached the job description and person specification.

For any questions or for an informal visit please contact Jake Wheater (Principal Sonographer) by email on jake.wheater@nhs.net or by telephone on 01423 553715 (option 2).

We would be happy to show you around and meet the team.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional qualification BSC in Medical Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography)
  • Post Grad Cert/ Diploma Ultrasound
  • Recent (within 1 year) experience of British models of care within the NHS.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)


Experience

Essential

  • Obstetric experience


Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Harrogate District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road

Harrogate

HG2 7SX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

421-PSC-1328R

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