At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
East Lancashire is well served by an extensive motorway network and is within easy reach of the major conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds. The Ribble Valley is an area of outstanding beauty and is only a stone’s throw away from the Forrest of Bowland, Yorkshire Dales, and Pennines. North Wales and the Lake District are also within easy reach. There is an abundance of good local schools and quality housing at reasonable prices.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitable qualified and experienced mammographer to take up the role of Operational Lead in the Breast Imaging Department
Are you enthusiastic, highly motivated, hardworking and reliable then the Breast Imaging Team at East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust are keen to meet you.
East Lancashire Breast Imaging Department is committed to providing high quality care for all clients/patients attending for Breast Imaging. Imaging is undertaken for East Lancashire Breast Screening and Symptomatic Services. Our Breast Screening population is approximately 89,000 screening is delivered at the base unit as well as 11 locations across East Lancashire visited by our double roomed mobile screening van.
The department offers fully digital imaging and is equipped with 2 Hologic Dimensions 9000 1 Hologic Dimensions Tomo 9000 plus 2 Hologic Affirm Stereotactic biopsy units ,1 Fuji Amulet Tomosynthesis set, 3 Toshiba Ultrasound machines, VAB Biopsy and Trident Specimen Cabinet.
We are an innovative department and staff are actively encouraged and fully supported to take part in audit and research
You should be friendly with excellent communication skills, able to work within a team, but also under own initiative
You must have proven experience and a sound knowledge of both the National Breast Screening Service, and Symptomatic Breast Imaging.
You should have evidence of current ongoing CPD activities incorporating current advances in Breast Imaging
You need excellent leadership skills, be able to prioritise tasks and give clear guidance and professional support to other staff support
General Duties would include
Due to the nature of the work this post is open to female applicants only. This provision applies under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Section 7 (2)(d).
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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