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Radio Sonographer

Carolina For Kibera
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in Radiology & Sonography or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Radiation Protection Board.
  • Be a registered member of Radiation Protection Board.
  • 2 years’ experience working under a qualified Radiologist.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and technology.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Competencies:
  • Attention to details: able to deliver accurate amounts of radiation to patients during diagnosis and therapy
  • IT Skills: proficient in operating computerized machines such as MRIs and Ultrasound equipment.
  • Teamwork Ability: adept to working with other health professionals such as oncologists and physicians to develop treatment plans for patients.

Responsibilities

  • To undertake initial patient evaluation, provide a range of diagnostic radiographs, perform ultrasound, doppler and ECHO examinations by capturing images of diagnostic value. on patients and produce highquality images whilst ensuring that radiation doses are kept to a minimum.
  • To provide a high standard of technique and patient positioning and ensure that standards are maintained.
  • Lead the department Quality Assurance equipment testing initiatives.
  • To develop and implement a Picture Archive & Communication system for reviewing images and reports.
  • Ensure proper documentation and management of patient’s records.
  • To develop a sound knowledge of the equipment used in order to be aware of malfunctions and errors and to report such to a Lead Radiographer.
  • To use ultrasound testing to view the fetus in the womb to determine size, weight and/or gender, along with any potential problems with the fetus.
  • To maintain daily logs of patients seen, and perform routine maintenance of machines.
  • Develop and Implement Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Imaging department and keep up to date with health and safety guidelines, including ionizing radiation regulations, to ensure safety of patients’ staff and self.
  • To provide support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs.
  • To undertake initial patient evaluation, provide a range of diagnostic radiographs, perform ultrasound, doppler and ECHO examinations by capturing images of diagnostic value. on patients and produce highquality images whilst ensuring that radiation doses are kept to a minimum.
  • To provide a high standard of technique and patient positioning and ensure that standards are maintained.
  • Lead the department Quality Assurance equipment testing initiatives.
  • To develop and implement a Picture Archive & Communication system for reviewing images and reports.
  • Ensure proper documentation and management of patient’s records.
  • To develop a sound knowledge of the equipment used in order to be aware of malfunctions and errors and to report such to a Lead Radiographer.
  • To use ultrasound testing to view the fetus in the womb to determine size, weight and/or gender, along with any potential problems with the fetus.
  • To maintain daily logs of patients seen, and perform routine maintenance of machines.
  • Develop and Implement Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Imaging department and keep up to date with health and safety guidelines, including ionizing radiation regulations, to ensure safety of patients’ staff and self.
  • To provide support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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