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Senior Clinical Photographer - Teledermatology

Employer
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 Aug 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Responsible for the clinical photography undertaken for the Tele-dermatology and Tele-dermoscopy service for the Royal Wolverhampton and Walsall Hospital Trusts and when required, at any site where Clinical Photography services are provided by the Trust.
  • Ability to use location and studio lighting in a variety of photographic situations to accurately record a clinical condition is essential. Provide illustrative advice and recommendations to medical staff to ensure that clinical conditions are recorded using the most appropriate views / techniques so enabling satisfactory assessment of such clinical conditions.
  • Photography of all clinical conditions including specialist techniques such as wet dermoscopy using polarized and non-polarised patient contact techniques. Cross lighting, mole mapping, UV and IR photography as required.


  • Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for the clinical photography undertaken for the Tele-dermatology and Tele-dermoscopy service for the Royal Wolverhampton and Walsall Hospital Trusts and at any site where Clinical Photography services are provided by the Trust.
  • Accurately capture clinical and non-clinical stills and video images. Provide advice to users, as and when necessary, regarding illustration solutions.
  • Use professional judgement and experience to interpret complex information from clinical request form, provide clinicians with high quality clinical photographs and videos for all specialist areas such as, Dermatology, Orthodontics, Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery. These images will be used for clinical assessment, patient records, teaching, publication and research.

  • Hold full professional membership of the Institute of Medical Illustrators and AHCS registration.

    About us

    The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve the quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

    We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

    The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

  • Hold full professional membership of the Institute of Medical Illustrators and AHCS registration.
  • Continue to develop professional skills through appropriate training and development. Maintain an up-to-date CPD portfolio to satisfy the requirements of the Institute of Medical Illustrators. This is a mandatory requirement to maintain continued CAMIP Registration.
  • Photography of all clinical conditions including specialist techniques such as wet dermoscopy using polarized and non-polarised patient contact techniques. Cross lighting, mole mapping, UV and IR photography as required.
  • Use of a variety of DSLR equipment and mobile devices, risks, consent, storage, data protection, patient positioning, infection control, backgrounds, lighting, camera settings, dermoscopy, labelling, choice technique to image different conditions.
  • Use of specialist equipment invasive and noninvasive.
  • Accurately capture stills and video images of clinical conditions and non-clinical requests. Provide advice to users, as and when necessary, regarding illustration solutions.
  • Post capture processing of images using specialised software for image manipulation, page layout and digital asset management. This will include page layout of templates, colour correction, cropping, exposure etc and uploading onto the Clinical Web Portal.
  • Knowledge of the standard view requirements for clinical photography in specialised areas through an extensive understanding of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
  • Ability to use location and studio lighting in a variety of photographic situations to accurately record a clinical condition is essential. Provide illustrative advice and recommendations to medical staff to ensure that clinical conditions are recorded using the most appropriate views / techniques so enabling satisfactory assessment of such clinical conditions.


  • Person Specification

    Essential

    Essential

    • Qualified Clinical Photographer
    • Dermatology Photography experience
    • Valid full UK driving licence


    Desirable

    • Management/Supervisory experience
    • Evidence of project management


    Employer details

    Employer name

    The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

    Address

    The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

    Wolverhampton Road

    Wolverhampton

    WV10 0QP

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    225-CORP-6370817

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