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Bank Sonographer - Band 7


Job Description

Barts Health is the largest trust in the NHS and one of the leading healthcare providers in the country. The trust’s six hospitals deliver high quality compassionate care to the 25 million people of east London and beyond.

Barts Health NHS Trust: Barts Health’s vision is to become a healthcare organisation that offers urgent specialist and community services tailored to meet the needs of local communities. We are committed to recruiting staff that will help us meet our Vision for Changing Lives, and demonstrate behaviours we believe make Barts Health a great place for patients, their families and friends, the public and staff. Our Barts Health Values which align with our behaviours are:

• Caring & compassionate with patients, each other and our partners
• Actively listening, understanding and responding to patients, staff and our partners
• Relentlessly improving and innovating for patient safety
• Achieving ambitious results by working together
• Valuing every member of staff and their contribution to the care of our patients

Barts Health NHS Trust has a safeguarding policy for both adults and children and is committed to all Safeguarding legislation and current standards. Every member of trust staff has a responsibility to safeguard and protect children and adults.

Band 7 Sonographer

Barts Health Staff Bank are looking for fully qualified and highly professional Band 7 Sonographer.

To be considered for this role, you will need:

• At least 6 months NHS experience

The post-holder will work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team in Imaging, liaising with those involved to ensure the appropriate imaging, reporting and management of the patient is provided when and where necessary.

The Sonographer will undertake clinical work within established quality standards of practice, adhering to Ultrasound Guidelines Such as BMUS and UKAS guidelines, RCOG, RCR, NICE guidelines for clinical excellence.

Working within Ionising Radiation and Medical Exposure Regulations 2000 (IRMER 2000) and Ionising Radiation Regulations 1999 (IRR 1999).

The post-holder will work as a practitioner in the delivery of all ultrasound imaging, reporting and management of the patient within the department protocols as ratified by SMAC, and as agreed by the Clinical Lead Clinicians for ultrasound. The post- holder will liaise with key Lead Nurses, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in the directorate of Women and Children’s.

In the absence of a Superintendent Sonographer, the post-holder will oversee the day-to-day workload, assisting the modality Superintendents as required, ensuring staff and resources allocated to the area or modality are managed effectively. They will promote patient advocacy and communicate effectively with other health care professionals together with outside agencies regarding patient care and progress.

The hospitals you could be working at are:

- The Royal London Hospital

- Whipps Cross Hospital

- Newham Hospital

- St Bartholomew's Hospital

- Mile End Hospital

- London Chest Hospital

As a Bank worker, you will gain valuable NHS experience while being able to choose the hours you want to work. You will be given assured work over agency workers, as well as be paid on a weekly basis.

If you are interested in this role, then apply on the registration form below.

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