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Cardiac Radiographer

Band 6

Main area
Cardiology
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full Time - 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
205-2962954
Site
University Hospital North Midlands
Town
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 PA
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
24/05/2021 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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Job overview

An opportunity has become available, for a Band 6 Radiographer. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Team. Full time and Part time hours of working will be considered.

The Heart Centre at UHNM provides tertiary cardiology and cardiothoracic surgical services for over 2 million people across Staffordshire, Shropshire, Derbyshire and South Cheshire, as well as secondary care cardiology for the local population. Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgical provision within UHNM has recently undergone substantial expansion and you will be joining a strong, motivated team. The successful applicant will join the established and prominent consultant, nursing and technical team, and will have every opportunity to participate in continuing development and success of the service

Main duties of the job

The department currently has three brand new state of the art cardiac catheter labs (2 single plane and one Bi-plane) and we are in the process of undergoing replacement for our fourth single plane imaging intensifier.

In our coronary theatres we perform diagnostic coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention, a TAVI programme and a busy structural list including  percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale,  percutaneous aortic valve implantation and Mitral clipping.

We also carry out diagnostic and therapeutic electrophysiology procedures, permanent pacemaker and implantable defibrillator implantation are all performed.

Other procedures conducted include alcoholic septal reduction for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, chronic total occlusions and biopsies.


The successful candidate will hold a Degree or Diploma in Radiography, previous cath lab experience is desirable but not essential.

Working for our organisation

The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of £360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park.

Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

please see the attached job description and person specification for details, or please contact using the below details. 

Person specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Educated to ‘A’ level or equivalent
  • DCR/BSc
  • HCPC registered
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Minimum 12 months clinical experience in a busy NHS environment
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Raymond Fu
Job title
Lead Cardiac Radiographer
Email address
Raymond.fu@uhnm.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01782 675428
Additional information

Raymond Fu on 01782 (6)75428