We are looking for a dynamic individual who has an interest in specialising in CT scanning.
Encouragement will be given to staff who wish to pursue post graduate studies.
The CT department is equipped with a Siemens Flash Dual Energy / Dual source Scanner and the second CT scanner Aquilion ONE PRISM (Currently being installed)
Key working relationships will be with the CT Lead Radiographer, CT Superintendent Radiographers, Radiologists, Superintendent Radiographers at the site, Rotational radiographers, imaging assistants and other clinical and professional staff.
Training of rotational radiographers in CT will be essential, as will the review and implementation of new scanning protocols in conjunction with Radiologists and ensuring all staff are aware of the new studies/procedures. The candidate will be expected to work weekdays and participate in the evening and weekend shifts in CT. It is essential to have good organisational skills. The candidate will need to be motivated and be able to demonstrate how they motivate their team. The candidate must take an active role in supporting the management structure within the other Imaging Modalities.
Main duties of the job
To support in leading the technical /radiographic staffing across site and further develop an efficient CT at the Newham University Hospital (NUH).
To organise and oversee the training of radiographers and students in all aspects of CT scanning, including comprehensive competency assessments in conjunction with the CT Superintendent.
To develop and maintain the CT service alongside the CT superintendents, standardising protocols, managing the patient bookings and waiting lists, and to manage the rotation of radiographers throughout all areas.
To provide an effective operational lead radiographer role for the CT as required.
In the absence of the CT superintendent to assume the role of leading the staff within CT.
In conjunction with the CT and Managers, promote the continuous improvement in service delivery and quality within all areas of the CT service using modern methods to improve productivity, lead in the delivery of service and workforce transformation, and re-design.
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.
03 February 2023
Agenda for change
£38,762 to £45,765 a year per annum inc
Newham University Hospital
The post holder will have a modality overview of CT service needs, to ensure effective co-ordination and allocation of resources.The individual will work very closely with the Superintendent radiographer in provision of Imaging Services at this site .
Working closely with the Superintendent Radiographers to develop and maintain cross-Trust integration of Imaging Services, standardising protocols, appointments systems, waiting lists and rotation of radiographers throughout clinical imaging areas.
Manage nominated radiographers.
To take a lead in organising and overseeing the training of radiographers, assistant practitioners and student radiographers in all aspects of CT Scanning.
Promote the continuous improvement in service delivery and quality within all areas of the department, using modern methods to lead in the delivery of service and workforce transformation and re-design.
- BSc Radiography or DCR
- HCPC State Registration
- Some formal management training
- IV cannulations- or willingness to achieve this skill in house.
- Extensive experience as a performing a wide range of CT.
- Wide experience of CT scanning equipment and techniques.
- Experience in training of other staff or students
- Day to day operational management
- Participation in Quality Assurance/Clinical Governance initiatives.
- Portfolio of evidence of continuing professional development.
- Extensive experience as a radiographer performing a wide range of CT.
- Some knowledge of wider NHS Issues
- Teaching and training skills with the ability to adapt training and teaching styles in response to needs of the trainee. Ability to organise and prioritise workload and delegate when required
- Excellent communication skills and presentation skills
- To have effective problem solving skills
- Good computer skills
- Able to communicate with patients in an empathetic manner regarding their treatment and procedures
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).