Alderley Edge – Birth Company @ The Portland – Cheshire
HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.
Job – Sonographer Lead
Location - The Birth Company, Alderley Edge Medical Centre, Talbot Road, Alderley Edge, SK9 7HR.
Contract Type - Permanent
Hours - We are open 7 days per week. Monday to Thursday 8am to 8pm, Friday 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm, Sunday 10am-2pm. There are no on-call requirements however you will need to work one later evening per week, one Saturday & potentially one Sunday shift per month.
Salary Range- Competitive dependent upon skills and experience. This position is equivalent to a NHS band 8a.
Other Information - Please note we are able to offer VISA sponsorships for candidates within the EU and outside the EU for this position.
The Lead sonographer functions as a highly experienced sonographer, working under the delegated authority of the Directors, and is responsible for the overall daily management of the clinic.
The Lead Sonographer's role and responsibilities are focused on providing leadership to ensure the delivery of safe and efficient patient care. Activities are performed in accordance with clinic policies and procedures and applicable professional standards.
Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.
Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure that the sonography examination results meet the clinic standard for quality assurance before findings are released for interpretation.
Function as a technical or clinical leader/expert in sonography.
Accountable for the creation, oversight, and implementation of scanning protocols and quality control activities
Provide technical, image quality, and accuracy oversight for the assessment of sonography examinations.
Ensure that appropriate accreditation is secured and maintained.
Carry out quality assurance protocols and quality improvement measures.
Pursue and maintain cutting-edge technical and clinical updates.
Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with co-workers, administrators, and other members of the external health care providers.
Serve as the representative and advocate with other internal or external health care providers
Marketing – Promote, the business through continual review and enhancement of the communication techniques and mediums used to greet and meet both internal and external customers. Provide support to the Directors wherever possible in their liaison with the broader The Birth Company community.
Referral – Support the need to provide a professional service to our customers.
Responsible for day-to-day operation of sonography services within the clinic.
Skills & Experience
Extensive sonography education, training, and experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ultrasound.
Extensive experience in the supervision of sonographers.
Demonstrated competence in the specialty area(s) to be performed, including sonographer certification by the FMF, Society of Radiographers and Health Care Professionals Council. Where available, advanced sonographer certification should be acquired.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.