Radiographer

  • Job Field: Medical / Health  
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Clinical Services
  • Section/Unit: Radiology and Imaging Services
  • Location: Ruiru
  • Job Title: Radiographer

Job Summary.

Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Radiographer’s main responsibility will be to operate diagnostic equipment e.g. X-ray and Ultrasound to examine patients for an illness or an accident.

Job Description.

  • Provide radiography and imaging services to patient in the radiography and imaging unit of the hospital.
  • Collaborate with other radiography and imaging staff in providing radiography and imaging services to patients in the hospital.
  • Collaborate with other diagnostic and clinical practitioners in the hospital to offer comprehensive medical care to patients.
  • Receive patients referred for imaging services from other medical units and schedule their imaging services in the radiographer unit of the hospital.
  • Provide support and collaboration in the provision of radiography services to staff, interns and students in the Radiography unit of the hospital.
  • Implement radiation safety policies and guidelines for quality and regulated service delivery.
  • Evaluate patient’s medical condition and history to determine most suitable radiographic technique for diagnosis.
  • Interact with patients to offer them psychological support and address their concerns regarding an imaging procedure
  • Adjust diagnostic equipment to deliver accurate amount of radiation to patients

Minimum Qualifications

  • Holder of a Diploma in a medical imaging science/ sonography Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC or a recognized institution.
  • A Higher Diploma in Medical imaging Sciences (Ultrasound) from a recognized institution an added advantage.
  • Must be able to perform X-Ray and all Ultrasound examinations.
  • At least one year after internship working experience as Radiographer in a busy hospital.
  • Registered with Radiation Protection Board with valid practice License.
  • Good computer skills and ability to determine correct procedures and perform a variety of clinical imaging
  • Display excellent communication (written and verbal).

Key Competencies

Compassionate care, Patient Centered, Teamwork, Service excellence, Results Oriented, Analytical skills, Reliability with demonstrated interpersonal skills and a high degree of professionalism Integrity, honesty, ethics and integrity.

Eligible candidates are requested to email their application letters, CV and copy of their certificates to: recruitment@plainsviewhospital.com on or before Sunday 24th   November 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Plainsview Nursing Home is an equal opportunity employer.

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