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Consultant Breast Radiographer

Job Reference: 412-DCSS-902

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Breast care Unit
Leighton Hospital, Crewe Middlewich Road Crewe Cheshire CW1 4QJ
£52,306 to £60,983 pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Consultant Breast Radiographer full time post based in the Breast Care Unit at Leighton Hospital in Crewe.

We are a friendly, experienced team and we have an excellent working relationship with all associated breast disciplines.

Leighton Hospital is a 540 bed District General Hospital located on the edge of Crewe in a rural setting.

The Crewe breast unit is a static unit based within the main hospital.

The breast unit offers a comprehensive screening/assessment and symptomatic breast service serving the local population of South Cheshire. We also provide a radiographer led family history assessment service.

The unit currently offers around 350 screening appointments per week.

The unit is fully digital and provides 2 screening assessment sessions and 5 one stop symptomatic sessions per week all of which are Consultant led.

We have 2 Siemens Inspiration Mammomat Prime units; one has stereotactic biopsy facilities and 1 Toshiba Aplio 300 ultrasound machine.

We perform vacuum biopsies and excisions using the Encor Enspire device.

Advanced practice has been implemented for film reading and stereotactic interventional procedures.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated candidate to join the multidisciplinary breast team who is committed to providing a high quality breast diagnostic service.

The successful candidate must be trained to Masters level in ultrasound, film reading and interventional procedures.

The candidate must demonstrate a high level of clinical expertise and have experience of working autonomously within a dynamic breast service.

We are looking for a candidate who possesses excellent communication  and decision making skills

You will be expected to work with the multidisciplinary breast team and present and discuss breast cases at the weekly multidisciplinary team meeting.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as we have invested in state of the art theatres, Critical Care, Emergency Department and our Childrens Wards (to name but a few). We have also invested in our people, ensuring we have the right number of the right people delivering care, fostering a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

Following an NHSI initiative to establish 29 Pathology networks across England the University Hospital of North Midlands is currently working closely with Mid and East Cheshire NHS Trusts to establish a Pathology network across Staffordshire and Cheshire.


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  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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