Do you have what it takes to join an expanding dynamic team and provide specialist radiographer skills in a Paediatric Cardiac Angiography and Interventional Radiology environment? Then this role could be for you!
The role will entail, but is not limited to: Congenital Cardiac Intervention, Cardiac Devices, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheter, Cardiac 3D rotational Angiograms, Neuro Intervention, Abdominal, Renal and Peripheral Angiography, Vascular Access, Sclerotherapy, Cryotherapy, Cone Beam CT, 3D Rotational Angiography and iGuide CBCT Biopsies. The role will include mentoring and training junior staff in all procedures, formulating and implementing Quality Improvement Projects, carrying out Audits and deputising for the Superintendent Radiographer.
You will be joining an existing team of Radiographers including the Superintendent Radiographer, Clinical Specialist Radiographers, Static Radiographers and Band 6 Rotational Radiographers. You will work between Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Angiography and will have experience in at least one of the above modalities. You will be working closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team in providing this service. Good communication skills and excellent team working abilities are essential for this post.
Great Ormond Street Hospital has the largest Paediatric Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Angiography service in the UK. Providing treatments for patients from 0- 18yrs old with a variety of conditions.
Main duties of the job
- To assist the Superintendent Radiographer in the day to-day running of the Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Angiography department
- To maintain a high standard of patient care
- To ensure compliance with WHO surgical checklist.
- To be accountable for own professional standards by being responsible for maintaining a high standard of imaging and patient care at all times
- To carry out all radiographic examinations as per departmental protocol set out within the Ionisation Radiation Medical Exposure Regulations 2017 guidelines and Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017
- To communicate effectively, ensuring all rotational radiographic staff are updated on changes made to the imaging protocols
- To promote good working relationships with the clinical teams and ward staff to ensure patients are appropriately prepared and seen on time
- To train and supervise radiographers in line with the training program, ensuring competency goals are met
- To undertake imaging research and other research projects as directed by the Consultants and superintendent Radiographer.
GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.
We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.
We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.
We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women’s staff networks.
Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust’s mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee
18 April 2023
Agenda for change
£49,036 to £55,049 a year per annum inclusive
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street Hospital
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.
GOSH Culture and Values
- Our Always values
- DCR/BSc in Radiography
- HPC Registration
- Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
- Relevant Post graduate study
- Relevant Managerial Leadership Training
- Signification post qualification experience
- Experience in Cardiac Angiography or Interventional Radiology
- Experience working with Siemens Artis and/or Toshiba Infinix x-ray systems
- Knowledge and awareness of ? Quality assurance, ? Data Protection Act. ? IRMER 17 IRR 17 ? Clinical Governance
- Working knowledge of PACS and RIS Systems
- Specialist knowledge and experience of Paediatric Imaging
- Experience in Cardiac Rotational Angiography
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal Skills
- Understand the needs of the child
- Ability to empathise with the children and their parents
- High level of organisation, self-motivation, drive for performance and improvement, and flexibility in approach and attitude
- Ability to give effective feedback to other Radiographic Staff
- Ability to work under pressure
- Flexible outlook of the working day
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).