Bank Sonographer (NHS AfC: Band 7) - Radiology - Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - #49084
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
To perform a wide range of ultrasound scans this could include renal, abdominal, DVT Doppler, gynaecological and some small parts according to Department Protocols, this excludes maternity services.
Maintain a high standard of clinical expertise and care for the patient.
Scan and independently report own workload of patients, providing written reports to the referring clinician.
Participate in research, audit, quality control as part of the wider healthcare team as required.
Main duties include:
- Ultrasound scanning
- Vetting and protocolling of requests
- Dealing with referrer clinical queries regarding referrals or reports
- teaching registrars/ trainee US staff
- directing RDAs as required
- Supporting training of new RDAs
- Reporting audit
- support updating of local documentation pertaining to US
- Basic QA of equipment
QVH was one of the country’s first NHS Foundation Trusts. This means that while we remain fully part of the NHS, providing free care based on need and not ability to pay, we are locally accountable with greater freedoms to make decisions in the interests of our patients and the community. Our 8,500 public members and our staff elect our council of governors. QVH is a specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services for people across the South of England.
The radiology team deliver care to local GPs, QVH out patients / in patients and provide support to surrounding trusts in their imaging needs and requirements. The team are friendly and hardworking.
As listed previously but for more specific queries, please contact Caroline Hall, Alison Dack or Denia Chibwe in the ultrasound team for more information.