Allied Health Professionals - Diagnostic Radiographer (General and Cardiac Catheter Lab)

  • Department X-Ray department
  • Salary £31,365.00 – £37,890 per annum
  • Closing Date 23/06/2021
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-RGC-363
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated experienced Radiographer to join our very busy Radiology team here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust at The Princess Royal Hospital (PRH), Telford.

The successful applicant must have a BSc (Hon) Diagnostic Radiography or DCR, current HCPC registration and post graduate experience, preferably including the Cath Lab setting.

This post would be suitable for an experienced Radiographer who would be provided with the opportunity to develop their skills.  The successful applicant will be an integral part of the Cath lab team, working closely with the Cardiology team. Training would be supported in all modalities.  This role also includes participation in a busy general rotation including participation in the on-call and 7 day working rosters (including basic CT competency) .  

Previous experience working or training in an NHS hospital is essential.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide a high quality service for patients To undertake X-ray examinations as an operator in accordance with IR(ME)R 2017.
  • To ‘Authorise under protocol’ medical exposures using the Department’s IR(ME)R Examination Protocols and own experience to ensure a safe effective X-ray service to all patients.
  • To produce a good quality diagnostic image whilst keeping the radiation dose as low as is reasonably practicable.
  • To assess and treat a workload of patients whilst maintaining a high standard of care to all patients and staff. 

Working for your organisation

We boast a state of the art imaging department with a Philips Azurion Cath Lab installed in 2020. All of our general X-ray rooms are Philips C90 DXR supported by DXR mobile machines (installed 2020). This is in addition to a Philips Combi fluoroscopy/ DXR Room. Our CT service is provided by 2 Canon Azurion  CT scanners installed in 2019 and 2021 and Siemens Aera MRI was installed in 2017.

All Radiographers with more than 1 year Post Graduate experience contribute to the training and mentorship of undergraduate students, Apprentice radiographers and Assistant Practitioners. The department has an excellent on site teaching environment.  The department is fully committed to role extension and has practicing Radiographers undertaking Ultrasound, Barium Swallows, CT Colonoscopy and plain film reporting.

SaTH is the main provider of acute medical care for half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid-Wales and has been awarded over £300 million to invest in our hospitals.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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