Hywel Dda University Health Board Jobs 2022 in Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom – Radiography Assistant Practitioner

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About the job

Job Overview

We currently have a vacancy for a full time, permanent Band 4, Assistant Practitioner post at Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen.

We are looking for a qualified Assistant Practitioner with a SCoR approved certificate of Higher Education (or equivalent) in Radiography.

You must have drive and enthusiasm to develop their clinical skills, as well as a desire to deliver excellent care to our patients.

Glangwili General Hospital is a busy district general hospital which has major trauma status for West Wales. The department is well equipped with a GE 750HD CT scanner and a Canon Aquilion Prism which has recently been installed.

Main duties of the job

The department has a Siemens Aera 1.5T MRI scanner and performs all examinations including a dedicated GA Paediatric session every two weeks. The general department has a Samsung DR room, all mobile equipment is digital and a selection of Philips II’s. Our second general room will be replaced with a new samsung DR room in the next financial year. In 2020 a Siemens Artis Zee fluoroscopy room was installed which now facilitates ERCP, Permanent and temporary pacemaker insertion, Hysterosalpingography and swallowing assessment studies.

There is an effective in house CPD programme and the Health Board has strong links with the University of Wales, Cardiff.

To perform general imaging examinations (e.g. Skeletal radiography and imaging of abdomen and chest) and make independent decisions on patient positioning and exposure factors.

To assess the final images under supervision of a registered radiographer.

Record the information on PACS and on RadIS.

Assists with research, clinical audit and evidence based practice.

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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Company: Hywel Dda University Health Board

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level

Job Location:  Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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