South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of the top performing organisations within the NHS. Our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.
We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4500 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.
The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.
Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.
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Are you highly organised and have enhanced listening and communication skills managing difficult situations with tact and diplomacy, and able to negotiate suitable solutions quickly and appropriately? Are you able to work under pressure to tight and challenging time scales? Do you want to work for an amazing team that goes above and beyond every day to provide excellent patient care in Warwick? Do you want to make a difference and feel valued and supported in your personal development? Then today is your lucky day.
Applications are invited for an experienced PACS/RIS Manager for South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and will involve self-directed working as well as contributing to a variety of clinical and IT teams. The post holder is responsible for managing staff within the PACS team and for ensuring the RIS, in conjunction with the RIS lead is working efficiently.
This is an exciting time in diagnostics with a new MRI scanner recently opened at our Stratford Site and new CT Scanner at our Warwick site. The Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) is used for the storage, communication and review of radiology images throughout the Trust – on wards, theatres, departments and clinic areas. This includes imaging modalities such as plain film, Mammography, CT, MR, DEXA, Ultrasound & Angiography images. The system plays a vital part in the provision of the diagnostic service throughout the Trust. The post holder will monitor the PACS system to ensure it is fully functional to its required performance
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust provides acute and maternity services for the people of South Warwickshire and community services for the whole of Warwickshire, which covers a population of 536,000. The Trust includes Warwick Hospital which is the main inpatient acute environment based in Warwick and community hospitals based at Stratford upon Avon, Leamington Spa and Shipston on Stour. Radiology services are offered at all 3 community sites. These include plain film and ultrasound, but the Stratford site also provides DEXA examinations.
The Trust employs over 3800 members of staff and has a number of policies and procedures in place to support and develop the workforce, ensuring a good work-life balance. It is an approved centre to provide the Mary Seacole Leadership course in house. The positive work the Trust does for this was recently highlighted in the national staff survey results, and consistently scores highly in the National Staff Survey. The Trust is a CHKS top 40 hospital The Trust has recently received the rating as ‘Good’ by the CQC.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Clare Rose Operations and Performance Manager for Diagnostics on: ( Email address removed ) Tel: [Click here to apply] (Ext 4194)
Sometimes we get a lot of applications for our roles. On those occasions we might close the job early. If you don’t want to miss out we recommend submitting your application as early as possible.
The Trust use an Applicant Management System called TRAC which helps us manage the recruitment process. All communications regarding your application will come via TRAC (even if you applied via NHS Jobs).
Please check your TRAC account regularly and ensure your email is set up to accept messages so they don't go into your junk/spam folder.
We aim to shortlist all vacancies within 2 days of the vacancy closing, we will get back to all candidates ASAP.
Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
All South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites are smoke free. We feel it’s a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.
The Trust is part of a ‘Foundation Group’ through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust. This partnership is great for the sustainability of all three organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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