Medical Teams International Radiographer Jobs in Uganda
Medical Teams International Radiographer Jobs in UgandaJob Summary Responsible for performing X-ray examination according to protocols, security measures and standards of hygiene and privacy in order to contribute to the improvement of the health condition of patients.
Responsible to perform safe, high quality radiographic imaging and analysis to assist in the diagnosis and management of patients, reporting immediately to the medical referent any problem regarding patient’s health status
Prepare patients for imaging including explaining procedures, compiling medical history, providing necessary protective gear and upholding patient confidentiality at all times
Ensure staff/patient compliance to all radiation safety regulations including use of protective aprons and devices, and clearly marking and respecting radiation areas; identify vulnerable persons to radiation, such as pregnant women, and protect them accordingly
Ensure application of hygiene protocols in the maintenance of equipment and X-ray room; performing cleaning of X-ray devices and ensure proper waste disposal
Responsible for quality assurance by auditing own practice and ensuring that radiography equipment remains in good condition and makes necessary requisition for repair needs
Perform regular stock inventory and ensure all materials are stored according to each specific condition; make requisitions for materials
Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance, undertaking regular quality assurance checks; alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning, damage/loss/robbery of X-ray room material and devices
Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary process as per MTI policy
Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
Other duties as assigned
Education, Licenses, & Certifications
Diploma in Medical Radiography
Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
Valid practising license is required EXPERIENCE
2 years of radiography experience is required
Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of radiography principles and best practices
Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
Skilled in performing radiographic imaging and interpreting images
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A good command of both written and spoken English
Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Medical Teams International Radiographer Jobs in Uganda
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