Band 7 Sonographer (development opportunity)
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
This job is now closed
To provide a high quality ultrasound service across the UHB Trust.
Trainees invited to apply.
To be responsible for managing and prioritising workload and to produce comprehensive independent reports
The post holder will work across professional boundaries to improve patient outcomes and take part in the training of others in the specialised field of ultrasound.
Main duties of the job
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust is inviting applications from enthusiastic & motivated Sonographers to join our friendly & experienced team. Trainees also invited to apply
The four Ultrasound departments within UHB are located at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital & Solihull Hospital -collectively known as HGS. Between all four sites that make up UHB.
At QEHB we offer a wide range of abdominal, renal, vascular, MSK & small parts scans, plus contrast enhanced scans. Part of our work is assisting in the timely & accurate scanning of liver & renal transplant patients; we are an integral part of the largest European solid organ transplantation programme.
At HGS we offer a wide range of services such as 12 week Nuchal Assessment, F.A.S.P scans as well as general abdominal, small parts and gynaecological examinations.
As a Trust we are committed to developing our Sonographer workforce with a wide access to CPD & education opportunities. We support both Undergraduate & Post Graduate Education. We also support our Sonographer's with in house training.
If you have any queries about the vacancies please contact:
Lucy Chappell 0121 371 2305 firstname.lastname@example.org (QEHB)
Shazad Akram 0121 424 3186 email@example.com (BHH)
Khawar Ali 0121 424 3186 firstname.lastname@example.org (BHH)
Louise Oakley 0121 424 7374 email@example.com (GHH)
Rachel Jordan 0121 424 5272 firstname.lastname@example.org (SHH)
We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.
Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:
Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.
UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.
*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*
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