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General Rotational Radiographer in Theatres, X-Ray, MRI, (Bank Contract)

Salary:
30,642 P.A. ?
Location: North Mymms
Company: One Healthcare
Contract type: Contract
Hours: Full time
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About One Healthcare in Hatfield

At One Healthcare, we are very proud of the exceptional level of service we deliver and the way we look after our team. We are always on the lookout for exceptional people who can connect with our culture and values to help us write the next chapter of the One Healthcare Group story. If you relish a challenge and want to work in an industry leading facility with like-minded individuals, One Healthcare is right for you.

About the Hospital

One Hatfield Hospital is Hertfordshire's newest private hospital and has the very latest technology ensuring that our operating theatres provide patients and employees with the very best environment to keep them safe and free from infection.

Our private hospital is home to the latest theatres, luxury en-suite bedrooms, specialist rehabilitation Physiotherapy and outpatient diagnostic facilities including fast-track access to X-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound.

One Hatfield is ideally located for candidates around the Hatfield, St Albans, Stevenage, Watford, North London, Essex and throughout Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

Job Title

General Rotational Radiographer including Theatres, X-Ray and MRI, (Bank Contract)

General Rotational Radiographer including Theatres, X-Ray and MRI, all modalities (Bank contract)

Support the Director of Clinical Services and Diagnostic Imaging Lead in the identification, review and management of the service in line with changes in clinical practice, SCOR &/or HCPC standards, regulatory authority requirements including CQC, insurance companies and company policies and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of the Diagnostic Imaging Lead, to work as a member of the radiology imaging team to provide an efficient, high quality radiographic service in all modalities.

Assumes professional responsibility for the delivery of patient care in the radiology and Theatre department.

To have specialist knowledge of all radiographic specific procedures and practises.

To work to high levels of specialist expertise in radiology, demonstrating the practical application of professional skills that are underpinned by a robust theoretical knowledge.

To be aware of legislation relevant to radiology and to work to best practice guidelines at all times.

To use analytical judgement and interpretational skills to assess the appropriate action to take when presented with a range of professional options.

Whilst working within clearly defined occupational standards, protocols and professional guidelines, be prepared to exercise a degree of freedom to act when clinical findings indicate a need to do so.

On a day to day basis, to be able to apply organisational and planning skills in the allocating and re-allocating of time and resources to meet rapidly changing operational and clinical requirements.

In addition to being responsible for his/her own professional actions, the post holder must be able to work unsupervised as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

As required, to supervise the work of other qualified staff, students and support workers performing duties within areas of the Department.

To assist the administrative team in the course of their work and via liaison with secretarial staff, maximise patient throughput via the appointments system.

Ensure untoward incidents, technical and equipment problems are reported.

To have specialist knowledge of all radiographic specific procedures and practises.

Maintain equipment and waiting area to highest standards.

To communicate in a concise and appropriate manner, complex information regarding radiology procedures to other hospital staff, patients and relatives.

Liaise with Radiologists and key referrers to ensure smooth, efficient service to patients and customers.

To be able to provide reassurance and overcome patient concerns and barriers to understanding in order to obtain the level of co-operation required to achieve a successful outcome to radiology procedures.

To work and communicate efficiently with other members of staff throughout the hospital and beyond to assist in the provision of an efficient radiology service.

To be responsible for the correct care and use of equipment and resources generally throughout the department but with a particular emphasis on the specialist equipment used in radiology.

To be responsible for entering pre-determined clinical data and such additional, professional observations as may be appropriate onto computer based systems such as the Radiology Information System (RIS).

To supply and/or administer medicines using Patient Group Directions, without compromising patient safety.

After appropriate, recognised and documented training, be prepared to perform the intravenous administration of contrast media, strictly adhering to agreed protocols and procedures. To maintain and update the skills required to administer intravenous contrast media and to be aware of the clinical hazards and emergencies that such injections can induce.

To be able to work to the highest levels of professional competence, whilst at the same time having the provide the maximum degree of physical, emotional and mental effort required to perform accurate examinations on patients who can be critically injured terminally ill or otherwise immobile and unable to offer any assistance.

To show evidence to maintenance of general technical and professional skills, and participation in Continuous Professional Development to such a level required to remain eligible for registration by the Health Professions Councils.

To have a flexible approach to working hours and be prepared to participate fully in shifts, extended working day and on-call working rotas and schedules as may be required.

To be required to carry out duties appropriate to role and grade in any area of the Radiology departments if exceptional circumstances make this necessary.

To take part in regular performance appraisals.

To attend and participate in departmental meetings as deemed necessary by the Diagnostic Imaging Lead.

To assist the Diagnostic Imaging Lead in the monitoring of existing processes and procedures and to participate as required in the development and introduction of revised improved methods of service delivery.

Be prepared to participate in on-going audit activities within the radiology department and to suggest appropriate subjects for such activities for consideration by the Diagnostic Imaging Lead.

To contribute to and work within a safe working environment.

The post holder is expected to comply with One Healthcare Infection Control Policies and conduct him/herself at all times in such a manner as to minimise the risk of healthcare associated infection.

Hours:

Shifts allocated as required. Flexible Monday to Sunday. On call commitment

Experience

Proven ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment and independently as required

Demonstrable knowledge and skills in the area of clinical practice

Experience of working in an imaging department with the opportunity to consolidate skills

Promote clinical excellence at all times

Be actively involved in development and implementation of clinical governance and risk management plans

Optimise patient outcomes with available resources whilst complying with regulatory and statutory requirements

Where required develop and implement action plans as a result of clinical audit and reviews

Proactively supportive of health, safety and wellbeing of team members and treat employees fairly, equitably and with respect

Ensure training needs are identified and training plans in place to meet individual, professional and organisational needs and that education and professional development activities are aligned with strategic direction and requirements of the hospital

Promote and encourage the professional development of all clinical staff

Skills

- Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the business

- Demonstrated Customer Service skills

- Sound computer skills using MS Office Suite and web based reporting systems PACS/RIS

- Sound written numerical and verbal communication skills

Desirables

- Worked in an imaging department within the private sector

- Member of the SCOR

Clinical Services

Provide high quality individualised imaging services for patients, being sensitive to patients needs for dignity and privacy

Control radiation doses to patients and staff in line with As Low As Reasonably Practical (ALARP)

Ensures that the agreed standards of patient care and confidentiality are maintained in accordance with company policies

Adhere to HCPC & SCOR code of conduct and guidelines patients needs for dignity and privacy

Teamwork and Communication

Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and within a team structure

Behave in a friendly and supportive manner to other employees

Work collaboratively and cooperatively with all members of the team

Resolve any workplace conflict in a professional manner through the correct organisational processes

Assist new members of staff to effectively perform their role

Demonstrate good communication skills

Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders and report outcomes or needs to the relevant manager or team leader

Attend departmental meetings and read relevant communications while contributing to improving standards of services in line with the needs of the business

Customer Service

Treat all customers with respect and equality whilst meeting all aspects of our services in a timely and professional manner

Recognise and tolerate individual differences in others including gender, sexual preferences, age, disability and culture in line with company's Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work policies

Maintain communication networks with key senior managers, staff and other stakeholders so that quality business outcomes are achieved

Dress and personal presentation reflect the requirements of the company's Dress Code

Promote the services and people of the hospital to both internal and external clients

Promote best practice in line with organisational policies and procedures

Be involved and support quality projects being undertaken in the department and the organisation

Participate in the annual continuous improvement/risk management plan to ensure patient safety

Participate in reviews of patient experience feedback and complaints to identify opportunities for improvements and to remain responsive to patients views.

Salary:

Negotiable dependant on experience

Interview Dates

TBC

Benefits

We listen to what our employees want and regularly evaluate our staff benefits. As well as competitive pay and job satisfaction youll also benefit from:

Holiday pay accrued and paid monthly

Contributory pension scheme Up to 5% employer contribution access through an online pension account

Free parking

Exclusive retails discounts at multi retailers

Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 free and confidential counselling

Free life assurance

Free uniform

Free annual Flu jab

Training and development opportunities

Wide range of training courses available to all employees

An organisation that strives to promote our people internally

Career development and progression opportunities

Flexible working options

Staff social events

Wellbeing events

Pay enhancements for unsocial hours

Staff newsletter

Free tea and Coffee

One Hatfield Recruiting Process

One Hatfield Hospital reserves the right to remove job adverts before the closing date.

At One Hatfield Hospital we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Any offers of employment made by One Hatfield Hospital for this/these position(s) will be subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of a satisfactory DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Information about the DBS checks could be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

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