A Vacancy at University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch).
** Radiographer** Graduate Radiographer ** Return to Practice Radiographer **
We are actively seeking band 5 radiographers and 2021 graduate radiographers to join our pro-active and friendly X-ray team at Poole Hospital, with theopportunityfor cross site working between Poole and Bournemouth Hospitals.
Poole X-ray department has recently been awarded "best placement site" by ExeterUniversity. The X-ray department is a friendly, dynamic team with a playground of fantastic beaches & coastline on our doorstep.
X-ray rooms & Examinations
Poole Hospital X-ray department is almost completely digital radiography (DR). We are currently in the process of installing the latest Philips DigitalDiagnost C90 for our Urgent Treatment Centre to compliment our two existing Philips DR room located in our Emergency Department (ED). Our general rooms have a mixture of Samsung and Fuji DR. Mobile examinations are performed using a mix Carestream DR Revolution’s and Philips DR.
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.
Education & CPD
In Poole X-ray department, we offer all new starters a structured program focusing on three core developments;
Initial Induction-----àPreceptorship -----àRadiographer Development Program (RDP)
(6 month program) (6 month program) (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 X-ray department operates a 24/7 service supported by a fully implemented shift system which successful candidates will actively participate in. 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.
As part of merger between Poole & Bournemouth Trusts, an expectation of cross site working with be part of the role.
Radiographer Advance Practice is well supported and at the forefront in our 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: 12/11/2020
Proposed Interview date: week commencing 23/11/2020
This advert closes on Thursday 12 Nov 2020
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