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Specialist Mammographer / Radiographer

Job Description

This adveritsement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

Spire Healthcare is the second largest provider of private healthcare in the UK with 39 hospitals employing over 8,000 staff and treating 930,000 patients each year. Spire Healthcare offers treatment for private patients, funded by health insurance, those choosing to pay for themselves and NHS patients under the government's Choose and Book system. The hospitals provide a wide range of services, from diagnostic and routine investigations, to more complex surgery. Spire's commitment is to clinical excellence, patient safety and infection control.

At Spire Manchester Hospital we never compromise our commitment to exceptional standards. We provide comprehensive private hospital care for patients throughout Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas.

Our Vacancy

Radiographers at Spire Manchester Hospital provide state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging for patients. Diagnostic Imaging is an integrated department within our hospitals and your role will involve onward referral for treatment, surgery or advice following the results of scans.

Using your clinical reasoning skills you will develop imaging plans that are appropriate to the patient, taking into consideration their diagnostic imaging care, risks and wellbeing. As well as preparing the patient and environment appropriately for each imaging intervention, you will accurately maintain records of personally generated clinical observations, imaging and radiation records. You will regularly be dealing with very sensitive patient data and this requires a range of communication strategies based on your analysis and understanding of the patient.

Working hours: 15 per week; Shifts around an 8:00 am – 8:00 pm service.

Location: Spire Manchester Hospital, Whalley Range

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a highly skilled and specialised Radiographer to work within our Diagnostic Imaging department. As well as registration with the HCPC, you will have a BSc Hons in Radiography or equivalent and will ideally have studied the specialism further. With previous experience in imaging including a period of specialising in Mammography, you will be able to demonstrate a track record of working effectively with a multidisciplinary team. Experience of working within the private healthcare sector will be of benefit, along with proven experience of working in partnership with Consultants.

It is essential that you have experience of undertaking routine checks of equipment and we value any experience you may have of commissioning new equipment or services. Your skills in dealing empathetically with patients, collaborating with your colleagues and delivering high standards of imaging services will help you to contribute quickly to the success of the department.

We will need you to be flexible and adaptable with regards to your working patterns.

All applications for this vacancy should be received by Friday 4 November 2016.

An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland will be applied for in the event of a successful application.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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