Sonographer/Radiographer

NHS Western Isles
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Sonographer / Radiographer Band 7 - £31,696 to £41,787 Plus Distant Islands Allowance £975 37.5 hours per week – Permanent Post Relocation expenses apply We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Sonographer/Radiographer to join our friendly, hard working imaging team in providing a comprehensive radiology service to the people of the Western Isles. The Western Isles Health Board serves the whole of the Western Isles (also known as the Outer Hebrides) from the Isle of Barra in the South to the Isle of Lewis in the North, with a population of approximately 27,000. The post will be based at the Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis with occasional visits to the Uist and Barra Hospital in Benbecula to provide ultrasound clinic cover. The service currently boasts Carestream RIS / PACS and both DR and CR imaging. The department is supported by 3 Toshiba Aplio 500 ultrasound scanners, 2 GE Logiq E AAA ultrasound scanners, Siemens Luminos digital fluoroscopy unit, Toshiba Aquillion 64 slice CT scanner, Phillips Digital Diagnost general x-ray and GE Lunar DXA scanner. An innovative and exciting Radiology Obligate Network with NHS Borders, provides out of hours radiology cover and support for radiographic staff. Radiology in the Western Isles is committed to CPD and radiographer role development. The successful candidate will: • be educated to DMU or Postgraduate level in both General and Obstetric Ultrasound • have good working experience in a variety of ultrasound examinations – including abdominal, pelvic, small parts, obstetric scanning (anomaly, growth etc) and preferably DVT, Carotid and MSK scanning There are also first rate sporting, leisure and cultural facilities in the Western Isles, along with a wide range of housing, schooling and postgraduate education. Please visit www.wihb.scot.nhs.uk/radiology to find out more about living and working in the Western Isles. For further information please contact Jane MacDonald, Acting Radiology Manager, NHS Western Isles on 01851 708226. The successful applicants will be required to register with the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762027 or 762005. Return completed application form in Word Format to wi-hb.recruit@nhs.net or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2AF. Tel: 01851 762027 or 762005. Closing date: 28th October Ref: WI1683

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