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Medical Photographer

Job Reference: 377-PRP25916

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

Thank you for your interest in a post at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Every employee at the Trust strives to provide excellent patient experience every single time. We strive to be an excellent employer for every one of our employees from the day they apply for employment with us. We have four core values, developed by our staff, and these are at the heart of everything we do to enable us to deliver our ambitions of excellence. You can find out more about our vision and values from our videos and website, which you can access via this page.

Here at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Medical Photographer to become a key role within our department here at Radiology. We require someone who has excellent organisational and Interpersonal skills and who can continuously improve themselves and help others to do so within our department. The successful candidate will have a BSc in Medical Illustration or a relevant degree plus the IMI PEC or a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Illustration. Equivalent qualifications considered, also trainee applications will be considered. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate Clinical photography, Studio & location based, Ophthalmic imaging, OCT, slit lamp & fundus photography

We are a challenging and fast paced service and require someone who can step into this role with confidence, professionalism and the ability to motivate themselves and others. We are looking for someone who can uphold our trust values & behaviours and play a crucial role in delivering excellent care. Are you caring, ensuring this is in the heart of all you do? Are you willing to contribute to help improve aspects of the care being delivered and to improve yourself? Are you respectful of others and treat people the way they would expect to be treated? Are you able to provide a high standard of work, for both patients and the services we provide? Then you just might be the candidate we are looking for.

We are a 3 site trust and as part of your role you may be required to work across all 3 sites (Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury). We offer a regular staff shuttle service between all 3 sites for staff convenience and ease.

The Mid Yorkshire Trust has excellent travel links to Leeds, Sheffield, Doncaster and Bradford. We are close to both the M1 and the M62.

If you would like to attend for an informal chat or a look round please contact Michael Wigglesworth on 01924 541650

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