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HAROLD ADDO

 

14 Walwyn Avenue, Bromley, BR1 2RD

Mrkaddo22@gmail.com | 07590630663

British Citizen

 

PROFILE

A highly committed, hard-working, motivated, and ambitious individual, with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude. Extensive experience with 8 years experience in busy central London NHS and private hospitals and fully trained in CT, Interventional, Fluoroscopy  and DEXA.

 

AIM

To extend my acquired knowledge and skills as a Radiographer in a challenging and dynamic environment.

 

 

EDUCATION

St George’s University Of London/ Kingston University of London (Sep 2006 – Jun 2010)

BSc Diagnostic Radiography

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

 

The Portland Hospital for Women and Children ( Apr 2015- present)      Senior Diagnostic Radiographer

 

Duties / Responsibilities

▪       Carrying out quality control and quality assessments daily and monthly.

▪       Registering and booking in-patient and out-patient procedures.

▪       Performing various pediatric specific scans in CT, interventional and fluoroscopy.

▪       Co-ordination of radiology department.

▪       Performing many procedures daily and maintaining a high level of patient care.

▪       Use of specialized radiology / hospital information systems.

▪       Liaising with consultants in radiology  and other departments to plan/arrange patient treatment

▪          Lead Interventional Radiographer

▪          COSHH Lead

▪          Sclerotherapy Lead Radiographer

▪          Social Co-ordinator

 

 

 

The Wellington Hospital (Jun 2013 –  Apr 2015)                 Diagnostic Radiographer

 

Duties / Responsibilities

▪       Carrying out quality control and quality assessments daily and monthly.

▪       Registering and booking in-patient and out-patient procedures.

▪       Interpreting data and regularly providing recommendations to doctors / consultants for optimal patient care.

▪       Managing vast amounts of procedures per shift, while maintaining high quality of care.

▪       Mastering bespoke radiology / hospital information systems.

▪       Liaising with consultants in radiology and other departments to plan/arrange patient treatment

▪          DEXA Lead radiographer

 

Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust (Oct 2010 – June 2013)   Diagnostic Radiographer

 

Duties/ Responsibilities

▪       Rotated through different areas of the Radiology Department including General Radiology, Fluoroscopy, A&E, X-ray, Bone Mineral Scanning, CT and Nuclear Medicine.

▪       Performed mobile X-rays on wards including ICU, Neonatal Unit, Burns Unit; theatre screening and endoscopy screening.

▪       Interpreted plain film X-rays and made decisions on normal or abnormal appearances.

▪       Assisted physicians in performing procedures and administering contrast media.

▪          Cleaned rooms and machines daily in line  with daily departmental cleaning standards.

▪       Performed daily quality assurance / control tests on X-ray machines.

▪       Liaised with other healthcare professionals in the justification of examinations.

▪       Supervised radiology students and newly qualified radiographers.

▪       Coordinated work with other radiographers when procedures required more than one person.

 

 

Diagnostic Radiography Student Training

Mayday / Croydon University Hospital (Jan 2007 – Jan 2008; May 2009 – Sep 2009)

Kingston Hospital (May 2008 – Dec 2008)

▪       Film evaluation

▪       Mobile image intensifier trained

▪       Fluoroscopy procedures

▪       Basic Life Support trained

▪       Bone mineral scanning

▪       PACS/ RIS/ HIS trained

 

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

 

The Portland hospital for women and children

–          PILS

–          PBLS

–          Safeguarding Adults level 1-3

–          Safeguarding Children levels 1-3

 

The Wellington Hospital

▪       ILS Trained

▪       Venipuncture / Cannulation trained

 

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust

▪       BLS trained

▪       Safeguarding against vulnerable adults and Children

▪       Moving and handling

▪       Fire safety trained

▪       PACS trained

▪       HIS and RIS competent

 

External Courses

▪       Student mentorship

▪       Red dot trauma and chest courses

▪       Chest pathology and oncology day (Royal Marsden)

▪       Lower limb image interpretation day

 

 

REFERENCES

Available upon request.