Physiological Measurements Limited is an award winning, dynamic and vibrant health services provider, with a ground-breaking vision for the future, where individuals are enabled to succeed and are rewarded and recognised for their contribution to our business. Our core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. From people to products and processes, we aspire to deliver on our purpose in everything we do.
Purpose of Post
- Provide full support to Sonographers performing Ultrasound scans for patients referred to the service.
- To undertake the care and reassurance of patients undergoing ultrasound scans in a professional and empathetic manner including acting as a chaperone for all ultrasound scans
- To contribute to the smooth running of the Ultrasound Service and to work closely with all other staff.
- Providing support to Sonographers performing ultrasound scans for patients referred to Physiological Measurements Ltd.
- Set up and tidy of clinic room prior to clinic commencement.
- Entering patient details onto Ultrasound machine accurately.
- Collection of patients from waiting room and escorting them into clinic
- Explaining to patients the preparatory requirements for the examination and ensuring their correct positioning on the couch by communicating effectively and appropriately with all users of the service.
- To undertake the care and reassurance of patients undergoing ultrasound scans.
- Attending to patient’s needs, including chaperone duties, in a professional and empathetic manner.
- Adhering to patient confidentiality always and complying with Data Protection.
- To undertake the transfer of Ultrasound machines across various geographical sites.
- Ensuring that clinic rooms are maintained according to specified clinical/IPC standards
- Participation in IPC audits and site assessments
- Contributing to clinical audits
- Responsible for transportation of the consumables between various clinical locations
- Carrying out clerical duties as required including use of the Ipmc system.
- Transferring all patient images to the CIMAR at the end of each clinic.
- Contributing to the organisations clinical audits as required.
- Participating in all training by e-learning or other methods and keeping up to date as advised.
- Taking part in the appraisal system.
- Attendance at the Advanced Imaging Assistant meetings
- Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with Sonographers and Operations staff.
- Establish and maintain good working relationships and communication with GP staff and deal with any clinic setting issues.
- Willingness to undertake any other tasks and duties, which may be delegated from time to time.
Good standard of Education i.e. GCSE’s or equivalent
Experience of working in a team
Customer/Patient facing experience
Basic IT/keyboard skills
Ability to learn new systems
Ability to work as part of a team and independently
Caring and empathetic manner
Good inter-personal skills
Excellent organisational skills
Understanding of Data Protection
Good time management
Seeks constant improvement in own performance
Demonstrates a professional and friendly attitude with an empathetic manner
Good attendance levels
Effective communications with GP staff within clinic settings
Able to work on own initiative and to problem solve
Able to remain calm under pressure
Caring and considerate
Access to a reliable vehicle and full driving licence due to many of our clinics not being accessible by public transport (business insurance will be required)
Ability to travel throughout the region is required to cover multiple sites
Eligibility to reside and work in the UK
Good general health and physical fitness
Enhanced DBS will be taken
References will be taken
NVQ Level 2 in healthcare
Experience of working in a healthcare setting
Experience of using professional IT systems
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Full PPE provided
Full Uniform provided
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £20,500 per year