Nature of Job: Locum or Full time
Salary: Commensurate with Experience (Attractive)
Summary: A hospital in Nairobi is urgently seeking to recruit an experienced Radiographer to undertake patient evaluation and testing; provide diagnostic and evidentiary data for physicians by capturing images of organs, bone, and tissue for patient diagnosis.
- Evaluate patients’ medical condition and history to determine most suitable radiographic technique for diagnosis
- Perform diagnostic imaging examinations like x rays, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and mammography as may be required.
- Produce x-ray films (radiographs) of parts of the human body for use in diagnosing medical problems.
- 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
- Operate complex medical instruments
- Maintain proper records of patient details ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information
- Follow up on patients after treatment to track the progress of recovery and ensure patients show no signs of radiation side effect
- Regularly inspect diagnostic equipment to ensure they are functional and operate efficiently
- Assist oncologists and physicians during complex radiological examinations
- Ensure compliance with health and safety guidelines to minimize risk of exposure to ionizing radiation
- Correctly position patients prior to X-ray imaging in order to obtain high quality films
- Use portable devices to conduct diagnostic scans on patients who can’t move to the radiology unit
Key Requirements and Skills
- Qualifications in radiologic technology/ radiography or sonography
- 2-5 Years’ experience
- Relevant Certification
- Attention to details
- IT Skills- Proficient in operating computerized machines
- Teamwork ability- adept at working with other health professionals
- Good communication skills
- Self-disciplined with good customer service skills
- A knack for modern technology
If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send your CV to email@example.com
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.