Advanced Imaging Assistant - Cardiff

Job description

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.

Person Specification


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

Team player


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 - *** this position is not sponsored***

Good general health and physical fitness

Enhanced DBS will be taken

References will be taken 

Please confirm your notice period


NVQ Level 2 in healthcare

Experience of working in a healthcare setting

Experience of using professional IT systems

Job Types: Fixed Term - 6 Months 8 hrs per day 

Full PPE provided
Full Uniform provided

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,450.00 per year

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