051437 Principal Sonographer
The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Job reference: 051437

Location: The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Job closing date: 05/07/2021

Job posted date: 14/05/2021

Salary: Band 8A (£49,975 - £53,948)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Allied Health Professions

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Radiology

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

University Hospitals Division

Directorate of Clinical Radiology

Principal Sonographer

Vacancy Reference Number: 051437

Band 8A

(£49,975 - £53,948)

The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic Modality Lead for the Ultrasound services at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated and experienced sonographer with a comprehensive clinical portfolio to include General, gynecology and obstetrics. Must possess organisational and leadership skills to manage the service. They will act as the clinical lead for ultrasound with a role that encompasses the co-ordination of the day-to-day running of the service. This involves the management of 23 ultrasound rooms located over 8 sites across Edinburgh, Mid and East Lothian.

 The successful candidate will have excellent people management and communication skills and will demonstrate flair and imagination in motivating, training and developing staff. Education and training are also key elements of the department.   

The position will be involved in the future strategy and the continuing development of Ultrasound services as it evolves to ensure a sustainable and resilient service.

Post is based at Simpson Ultrasound Department at Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Applications are invited from holders of a DMU or PgDIP in Medical Ultrasound.

Must have current HCPC or equivalent registration.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions, please contact Brenda Ormiston on 0131 242 2803 or Stephen Evans stephen.evans@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk


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