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Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Poole, Dorset
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pr

Job Description

- Graduate, Band 5 or Return to Work Radiographers -

| Radiographer Development | Coastal Living | Career Building |

We are actively seeking a radiographer to join our pro-active and friendly x-ray team at Poole Hospital, with successful applicants provided with 3 months free hospital accommodation.

In Poole x-ray department, we offer all new starters a structured program focusing on three core developments;

    • Radiographer Induction (6 month program)
    • Radiographer Preceptorship (6 month program)
    • Radiographer Development Program (RDP) (18-24 month program)

The RDP provides radiographers the opportunity to undertake a structured program of self-development in all aspects of the x-ray including audit, equipment and techniques. This is actively supported by in-house run CPD sessions and the opportunity to attend external training/learning events. Poole radiology is very pro-active endorsing CPD, with a number of education events supported by the department available for staff to enrol on.

Poole Hospital x-ray department is almost completely digital radiography (DR). Our two busy Emergency Department (ED) x-ray rooms are state-of-the-art Philips DigitalDiagnost modalities, installed in 2017 to support the high demand of our area. Our general rooms have a mixture of Samsung and Fuji DR. Mobile examinations are performed using Carestream DR Revolution’s. New dental equipment is currently being installed with the potential for CBCT in the future.

The x-ray department also supports very busy trauma theatres with a number of image intensifier units. In addition to orthopaedic demands, we also provide theatre radiography for ERCP, cardiac pacing and other general cases.

Poole x-ray department operates a 24/7 service supported by a fully implemented shift system which successful candidates will actively participate in. Duties are no longer the 8 hours in length. The radiology department supports university placements for training student radiographers, with intakes from both Exeter and Portsmouth Universities.

Successful radiographers joining the x-ray team will also have the opportunity to rota through our CT department.

Radiographer Advance Practice is well supported and at the forefront in Poole x-ray department. Our Reporting Radiographers all actively report ED, GP, Out and In-patient radiographs with a mix of speciality in Appendicular, Axial and Chest reporting. Fluoroscopic Advance Practice Radiographers cover busy interventional lists inclusive of barium swallow lists, arthrograms, proctograms, and HSG examinations.

We are a friendly and pro-active team that strives towards excellent standards of practice to provide the best patient-centred care, fully adhering to the Poole Approach.

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Closing date: 29-May-19

Proposed Interview date: w.c 10-June-19

For more information or an informal discussion about the role or even to arrange a visit, please contact:

Michael Cox (x-ray superintendent) - [Click here to apply]
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Edwina Gamlin (Deputy x-ray superintendent) - [Click here to apply]
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Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults, and therefore criminal record checks will be undertaken for successful candidates as applicable to the position. Where this applies and you are successfully appointed, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this check via a deduction from your salary.

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