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Radiographer

Job Objective/Purpose

Perform diagnostic imaging procedures in line with the hospital policies and procedures

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform imaging procedures on patients to meet the established practice parameters and standards of care while ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Processing and printing of quality and appropriate images to assist in diagnosis.
  • Administer contrast media under the direction of the radiologist.
  • Ensuring availability and optimum utilization of consumables for cost effectiveness.
  • Producing timely and accurate results in line with Imaging SOPs.
  • To ensure real time billing of all procedures has been done before they are carried out.
  • Accurate identification and preparation of the client prior to imaging procedures.
  • Counseling of patients and next of kin about the procedure and obtain consent.
  • To provide high quality care and services and maintaining the professional ethics.
  • Ensure radiation safety within the facility for both staff and patients.
  • Adhere to Infection Prevention Control measures per the hospital policies.
  • Performs calibration, standardization and routine preventive maintenance on imaging equipment per the established procedures and protocols.
  • Safeguard and provide basic maintenance and safety of imaging equipment in the facility.
  • Report daily to the Radiology Manager on the status and usage of radiology equipment, and radiology supplies.
  • Track and report equipment downtime.
  • Track and report equipment usage.
  • Daily monitoring of stock levels to ensure no stock outs and provide feedback to the Radiology Manager for new orders.
  • Maintain imaging records, ensure filing of patient records and tests results to comply with the legislative regulations.
  • Tracking and check patient images and correct reports from the radiologists.
  • Ensure daily shift handover report.
  • Advice on appropriate and/or additional imaging procedure to aide in diagnosis.
  • Active participation in monthly departmental meetings.
  • Maintaining the patient’s privacy and confidentiality at all times.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the job description.

Personal Specifications

  • Diploma/Bachelors degree in Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging Sciences or any other related field.
  • Registration with the Kenya Nuclear Radiation Authority and Protection Board as well as BLS Certification.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience.
  • Imaging skills including X-ray, MRI, Ultrasound and CT Scan.
  • Knowledge of radiation safety standards and Quality Management systems related to Radiography.
  • Attention to detail and good report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, team player, reliable and customer focused.

Senior Radiographer

Job Objective/Purpose

Provide and ensure quality Radiology services within the Avenue Group in line with the company policies and procedures

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform imaging procedures on patients to meet the established practice parameters and standards of care.
  • Process and print quality and appropriate radiological images to assist in diagnosis.
  • Administer contrast media as required under the direction of the radiologist.
  • Ensure availability and optimum utilization of radiology consumables.
  • Ensure real time billing of all procedures has been done before they are carried out.
  • Ensure accurate identification and preparation of the client prior to imaging procedures.
  • Ensure radiation safety within the facility for both staff and patients.
  • Adhere to Infection Prevention Control measures per the hospital policies.
  • Ensure calibration, standardization and routine preventive maintenance on imaging equipment is done per the established procedures and protocols.
  • Prepare reports on status and usage of radiology equipment and supplies.
  • Maintain imaging records and ensure filing of patient records and tests results to comply with the legislative regulations.
  • Track patient’s radiological images and ensure timely reporting to foster efficient service.
  • Ensure shift handover is done and reported per policy.
  • Schedule and actively participate in monthly departmental meetings.
  • Manage the radiation exposure to radiology staff to ensure that it remains within the recommended maximum limits.
  • Participate actively in the supervision and organization of the radiology department.
  • Participation in incident reporting, root cause analyses, clinical audit and Quality Improvement Plans as required.
  • Maintain a positive work attitude and foster team work.
  • Ensure patient satisfaction through quality care, confidentiality, communication, feedback, escalation and demonstrated follow-up of patient’s concerns.
  • Support marketing activities and promote adoption of new radiological services to foster growth of the department.
  • Ensure that Avenue corporate governance policies are adhered to.
  • Prevent, detect and report any fraud or criminal activity.
  • Timely review and implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by your

Personal Specifications

  • Diploma/Bachelors degree in Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging Sciences or any other related field.
  • Registration with the Kenya Nuclear Radiation Authority and Protection Board as well as BLS Certification.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience.
  • Imaging skills including X-ray, MRI, Ultrasound and CT Scan.
  • Knowledge of radiation safety standards and quality management systems related to Radiography.
  • Leadership skills and attention to detail.
  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and a team player.
  • Empathetic, reliable and customer focused.

Method of Application

Application documents (CV and Certificates) must be emailed to vacancies@avenuehealthcare.com with the job position you are applying for as the subject of the email by 2nd February 2024.

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