Radiographer

Location Weston-super-Mare
Salary: ££24,000 - £30,000
Published: 16 days ago

Are you looking for the next step in your career?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading NHS Trust. With over 13,000 staff, the Trust delivers over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites serving a core population of more than 500,000 people. With services from the neonatal intensive care unit to care of the elderly, they provide care to the people of Bristol, Weston and the south west from the very beginning of life to its later stages.

This is an amazing opportunity to join their incredible team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assess and maintain imaging quality, performing all necessary processing functions to achieve good quality images.

  • Assist in more complex radiological examinations under the supervision of senior staff.

  • Will function as an “operator” and / or IR(ME)R Practitioner as defined by IR(ME)R regulations.

  • Perform a wide range of x-ray examinations to a high level of expertise, including CT scans across the patient spectrum.

  • Produce images of sufficient quality for the diagnostic and treatment process in accordance with professional, technical and legal standards.

  • Regular exposure to distressing or emotional situations, weekly, e.g., caring for terminally ill and occasional exposure to highly distressing situations e.g., cardiac arrest.

  • Your working hours will be 37.5 hours a week – 12 hours a day.

Requirements:

  • BSc Radiography or DCR or other recognised equivalent radiography qualification.

  • Registration with HCPC.

  • Experience of performing CT scans.

  • Experience of mobile, theatre and screening work.

  • Experience of general and trauma plain film imaging, with knowledge of a wide variety of all imaging techniques.

  • H&S regulations relating to radiation protection (including IRMER regulations).

  • Computer skills for patient data and image manipulation for digital modalities.

  • Manual handling and basic resuscitation.

 

Benefits:

  • Annual leave.

  • Pay enhancements.

  • Personal development & career progression.

  • Sick leave.

  • Maternity leave.

  • Paternity leave.

  • Parental leave.

  • NHS pension.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply.