SONOGRAPHER - Leicester
The closing date is 31 December 2020
To provide NOUS diagnostics to patients on behalf of the company whilst adhering to the highest quality standards of ultrasound Practice patient care, in accordance with company standards, procedures and protocols.
Main duties of the job
- Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound
- Overseas qualification equivalent to Pg Dip
- Registered with the HCPC and SOR
- Eligibility to reside and work in the UK
- To be able to work independently in all main areas of Ultrasound practice
- Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on a range of ultrasound procedures.
- 2 years post qualification experience gained in NHS trust practice
About Diagnostic World
As a fast-growing Company, Diagnostic World has over 10 years experience in specialises in providing a range of high-quality Diagnostic services and solutions to primary and secondary care across the UK. Based in the Midlands, the company is reacting to the changing NHS and expanding quickly to deliver its services nationwide. Whilst remaining Patient-centric in providing high quality clinical services our approach to transforming healthcare though technological innovation is key. The company highly values its staff and strives to create a working environment where it is focused on its staff ensuring that all are rewarded and benefit from professional development. Our Core Company Values run throughout the whole of the organisation: utilising the latest technology to transform healthcare whilst never compromising on quality.
To provide general abdominal, pelvic, small parts and vascular/MSK/Early Pregnancy (if appropriately trained) ultrasound scanning services in conjunction with other Sonographers and health care professionals.
To independently perform ultrasound scanning duties to the required standards of Diagnostic World and client partners and to produce a clinical report for each ultrasound scan undertaken.
To undertake any administrative duties necessary for speedy progression of patients and patient results e.g. Patient Escalations.
To actively participate in matters concerning clinical governance, clinical audit and assessment
To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing professional development (CPD).
To undertake any equipment tests as part of Diagnostic Healths quality assurance program and to report any equipment faults to the service manager
To adhere to company policy and procedures in terms of health and safety, data protection and confidentiality and SOPs
To give full co-operation in any investigations of a complaint or untoward incident and comply with company procedure to that effect.
To ensure that professional and technical knowledge/expertise is kept up to date and to maintain a portfolio to show evidence of personal professional development.
To participate in individual performance review (appraisal) on an annual basis.
To hold, and when required exchange with colleagues, company assets required to carry out service effectively. Additional/ad-hoc responsibilities:
Second opinion on MSK discrepancy cases
Advice on a complaint/incident involving MSK
Assist with recruitment lead and introduce new Sonographers on ad-hoc basis and attendance at BMUS stand
Knowledge and skills
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).