Girum General Hospital Radiology Technologist Jobs in Ethiopia
Girum General Hospital Radiology Technologist Jobs in EthiopiaJob DescriptionPosition SummaryUnder direct supervision of Radiology Head, employee performs a wide range of procedures including: doing assessment, explanation of the procedure, perform a range of radiologic examination and does related work as required.
Duties and Responsibilities
Asses patients and their clinical requirements to determine appropriate radiographic techniques;
Explain all diagnostic procedures (X-ray, Mammography, CT-Scan, MRI….) to patients, help them remove jewelry or other items which may interfere with a good scan and position the patient correctly for the diagnostic procedure;
Prepare patient for special procedure and examination;
Move disabled patients from wheelchairs onto examination tables and position them for imaging;
Place protective shields on or around the patient to protect him from any stray radiation and administer any drugs or chemical mixtures needed for the X-ray or diagnostic scan;
Set up X-ray equipment, position it correctly and perform the actual scan;
Position patients for each anatomical view using immobilization and protective equipment as necessary. Instructing the patients to undergo the appropriate positions to get accurate images;
Perform a range of radiographic examinations on patients to produce high-quality images;
Operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies;
Obtain CT examination of any area requested by radiology or physician;
Inform to Technologist/ radiologist if the patient has history of allergy before giving ionic contrast media;
Check renal function test of a patient which requested for IVU and CT with Contrast examination;
Observe and maintain contact with patients during their waiting, examination and post-examination stay in the department;
Obtaining images for any areas requested by the physician or radiologist;
Assist in more complex radiological examinations working with radiologists and doctors and surgeons;
Provide support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs;
Record imaging identification and observe protocols to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act and patient confidentiality;
Keeping track of patient records and results;
Understand and observe health and safety at work and welfare issues, including ionizing radiation regulations, to protect yourself and others;
Ensure that equipment is regularly checked for malfunctions and any faults are reported. Keeping radiographic equipment in quality working order;
Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.
Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
Assign duties to radiologic staff to maintain patient flows and achieve production goals.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols;
following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Qualifications and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Radiography with professional renewed license as a Medical Radiology Technologist approved by Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority of Ethiopia.
2-5 Year's Experience
MRI and CT scanning experience is preferable.
How to Apply
Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their application letter and CV through the following address:
Email: email@example.com /firstname.lastname@example.org and/or through www.ethiojobs.net
Please mention the title of the position you applied for on the subject line of your email, candidates who do not follow the application instruction will not be considered.
only short listed candidates will be contacted
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