Monday , November 27 2023

Hywel dda Careers Near Me – Reporting Sonographer

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About the job

Job Overview

This post is for a full time, Band 7 Reporting Sonographer in Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli.

Part time hours may be considered.

We currently require a suitably qualified person to join the team of Sonographers in our busy Ultrasound department. The service is located within Radiology at Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. We perform a wide range of Ultrasound investigations.

Prince Philip Hospital is friendly and sociable where new staff are made very welcome, both in the Ultrasound department as well as in the wider Radiology team.

Applicants must be a Registered Health Professional with an appropriate post graduate qualification in Medical Ultrasound and evidence of relevant experience. There may be a requirement to work flexible hours to meet service demands.

You must possess excellent communication/organisational skills, be tactful, diplomatic and able to work alone and as part of a team in this busy department. In addition you may be involved in the supervision of student radiographers.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality ultrasound services, using professional judgement, skills and experience.

To authorise and undertake ultrasound investigations on patients using the referral information, clinical condition and information obtained from the patient directly as a basis for examination required.

Accountable for own professional actions (including reporting) and not directly supervised;

Assesses, develops and implements specialised ultrasound procedures.

Plan and manage own work-list and undertake independent reporting on examinations.

Interprets, diagnose and report a range of conditions by examining patients using methodical surveys of relevant structures in at least two planes and produce diagnostic images, which are clearly and accurately labelled.

Working for our organisation

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

  • Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;
  • Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;
  • 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;
  • Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;
  • Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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