Sonographer (Bank)

BMI Healthcare
12 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK - and to do that, we need exceptional people.

BMI Healthcare's Meriden Hospital in Coventry has a vacancy for a Sonographer to join their team of staff in the Imaging department .

This is a bank role working on an "as and when required" basis, you will be required to supplement staffing levels during busy periods and provide cover for existing staff in times of annual leave or absence.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

* Diploma in medical ultrasound (DMU) or Post-graduate certificate or diploma (Pg Cert / Dip)
* To be competent to assess, scan, diagnose and report ultrasound caseload maintaining accurate patient records at all times.
* Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of safe clinical practice and the responsibilities and accountability that are associated with this role.
* To understand the importance of Health & Safety regulations; maintaining good ergonomics and posture when scanning to reduce the risks associated with repetitive strain injury (RSI).
* IT systems familiarity e.g. RIS / PACS.
* Knowledge of the healthcare service sector and the systems and processes used.
* Aware of College of Radiographers and HCPC Code of Conduct / Accountability.
* Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.

Duties of this role include:

* To actively participate in the efficient and safe operation of the Imaging Department, providing a consistent, high quality ultrasound service to all patients.
* To carry out diagnostic ultrasound scans within their scope of competence as agreed with the Clinical Services Manager - Imaging / Clinical Lead to high technical and quality standards.
* Manage the designated working area and ensure that it is tidy, clean and efficiently run.
* Use initiative to prioritise, deliver and time-manage workload effectively.
* As requested, assist clinical modality leads to plan and maintain an effective work flow within the department.
* To complete and maintain applicable departmental records including the completion and submission of patient charges in a timely manner.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive hourly rate.


If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV. We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.