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Radiographer, Radiography

Closing: May 21, 2024

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Published: May 8, 2024 (9 days ago)

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Requirements:

·         Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or Equivalent.

·         Registration with Radiation Protection Board of Kenya

·         Basic Life Support

·         Minimum of 1 years work experience in a busy and established Radiology department.

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Good customer service skill

·         Excellent interpersonal skills

·         Attention to detail

·         Good computer skills

·           Culturally sensitive and empathetic towards patients of all ages.


Responsibilities

Requirements:

·         Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or Equivalent.

·         Registration with Radiation Protection Board of Kenya

·         Basic Life Support

·         Minimum of 1 years work experience in a busy and established Radiology department.

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Good customer service skill

·         Excellent interpersonal skills

·         Attention to detail

·         Good computer skills

·           Culturally sensitive and empathetic towards patients of all ages.


·         Ensure adequate and correct information is given to patients regarding procedures.

·         Identify patients correctly using the stipulated policy for patients’ identification before start of procedure.

·         Ensure all safety measures are in place to eliminate any risk of fall by patient’s e.g. by using straps.

·         Ensure safety for the patients and the machine through adequate preparation of patients and daily equipment quality performance check.

·         Monitor the patients’ condition all through the procedure.

·         Liaise with doctors and other medical staff to clarify ambiguous radiology requests to prevent service anomalies.

·         Perform high quality radiological examinations as per stipulated policy and procedures and guidelines.

·         Ensure that all exams done are sent to PACS for reporting.

·         Ensure that all the Radiation safety measures are put in place to protect the patient staff and the public from unnecessary exposure to ionizing radiation.

·         Provide hands on training and keep training records for other Radiographers assigned to him/her for training.

·         Document and report all the faults on the machines to recommended authorities.

·         Embrace modern technology, techniques and skills in providing radiological services through continuous trainings.

·         Ensure compliance with infection control practices through:

-       Ensuring adequate supply of hand washing soaps and hand sanitizing gels and dispensers.

-       Ensuring hands are washed/sanitized before and after every procedure.

-       Observing stipulated guidelines when handling infectious patients e.g. use of masks, to avoid cross-infection

·         Should always be around during maintenance services and ensure that the machine is handed over in a good working condition after the service.

·         Ensure proper and accurate records of, environment and downtime of radiological equipment.

·         Ensure timely availability of images to facilitate timely reporting and dispatch of reports.

·         Ensure that the correct billing is carried out to avoid revenue loss for those urgent exams done before billing by returning request cards to Front office desk.

·         Participate in relevant hospital and departmental quality initiatives by attending trainings, assisting in implementation and ensuring compliance.

·         Perform any other duties within the professional circuit as may be assigned from time to time.

·         Provide periodic reports as and when required.


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