Radiographer - Women's Imaging (Ref#010)

  • AE
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2021-08-13 18:28:32Z

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Radiographer is responsible for taking all out-patient and in-patient x-rays and sonograms including portable x-rays and assisting in radiological procedures. This person is also responsible for the archiving of films if required.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Job Functions and Key Accountabilities

  • Assessing patients and their clinical requirements to determine appropriate radiographic techniques.
  • Performing a range of radiographic examinations on patients to produce high-quality images.
  • Observing and maintaining contact with patients during their waiting, examination and post- examination stay in the department.
  • Taking responsibility for radiation safety in your work area including checking equipment for malfunctions/errors, managing referrals to ensure patients receive a radiation dose as low as reasonably possible and safely supervising visiting staff and patients in radiation work areas.
  • Assisting in more complex radiological examinations working with doctors such as radiologists and surgeons.
  • Providing support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs.
  • Paying close attention to detail, such as annotating images correctly, to prevent errors and completing documentation quickly and accurately.
  • Supervising assistant practitioners, students and other staff, and delivering appropriate education and training.
  • Understanding and observing health and safety at work and welfare issues, including ionising radiation regulations, to protect yourself and others.

Clinical and Other Competencies

  • Develop and maintain high standards of competency in skills, knowledge, acquired attitudes and behavior and shall work within current legislative and employers’ frameworks.
  • Actively engage in learning in a constant process of development through the integration of Continuing Professional Development in your day to day practice. CME is a requirement for Renewal of DOH License
  • Is always expected to be well dressed, well groomed and provide an excellent customer service delivery to all visitors coming to the hospital lobby area, such as patients, relatives, job candidates and hospital staff members, and responsible for providing all the services  in an effective and efficient manner. Is expected to conduct and behave in a professional and respectful manner at all times.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor/Diploma in Radiology NLT 3 years
  • Experience: Minimum two years experience post qualification 
  • License: Must be DOH/DHA licensed or DOH passer or DOH exam exempted
  • Must know X-RAY, Fluro, Portable X-Ray, C arm, and CT scan procedures
  • Those who are experienced in Digital 3D tomosynthesis Mammography, MRI, and Ultrasound will have added weightage

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