Shining Hope for Communities Diagnostic radiographer – Ultrasonography - Jobs in Kenya

Shining Hope for Communities Diagnostic radiographer – Ultrasonography - Jobs in Kenya

Organizational Overview
Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) combats extreme poverty and gender inequity in Kenya by linking tuition-free schools for girls to a set of high-value, holistic community services for the urban poor. In our model, a girls’ school becomes a portal for large-scale social change.

Through a demand-driven approach to grassroots development, our model extends beyond the schools for girls, broadening outreach by providing communities with integrated basic services through three other initiatives: health, community empowerment, and clean water and sanitation.

Position Overview

To be responsible for achieving SHOFCO’s health overall mandate by implementing mental health services and policies at the allocated facility.

Location: Mathare

Reports to: Clinic Manager/ Satellite Clinic Coordinator

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions
  • Receiving of patients for various Ultrasound procedures and exercising a high degree of customer care by explaining the ultrasound procedure to patients and answering any questions they may have.
  • Reviewing patients and interpreting clinical requirements to determine appropriate radiographic technique
  • Perform a range of abdominal, obstetrics and gynecology sonographic examinations as requested according to the requirements of the referring clinician/ physician.
  • Performing the ultrasound ensuring the transducer (probe) is capturing images of every angle/section that must be assessed and ensuring the images are of best quality.
  • Ensure radiation protection to patients and staff to produce high-quality images.
  • Managing referrals to ensure patients receive a radiation dose as low as reasonably possible and safely supervising visiting staff and patients in radiation work areas.
  • Enabling high quality patient experience including quality of care and optimal turnaround time Facilitating adherence to set standard for routine and special examinations.
  • Producing images of high diagnostic quality.
  • Performing routine and special radiological examinations including mobile ultrasonography when required.
    Maintaining the ultrasound equipment and maintaining orderliness in the room in which
    the procedure takes place.

    Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma in radiology and higher diploma in Ultrasonography from a recognised institution in Kenya

    Professional Qualifications
  • Must have a valid practicing license from the Kenya Nuclear regulatory authority.
  • At least 3 years experience conducting Ultrasonography in a busy set up.
  • Ability to operate an ultrasound machine

    Other requirements (unique/job specific)
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Organization and decision-making skills.
  • Attention to detail; presentable, professionalism.
  • Confidence in using leading-edge technologies.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Good customer service skills

    Functional Skills
  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Inviting feedback
  • Making decisions
  • Meeting timescales

    Behavioural Competencies/Attributes
  • Interacting with people
  • Taking action
  • Following procedures
  • Upholding standards

    Key Performance Indicators
  • Number of patients served per day
  • Accuracy and completeness of patient records, charts and pertinent information
  • Level of responsiveness to client enquiries
  • Number of initiatives/forums/sessions held to provide medical education and health education
  • Level of compliance to SHOFCO’s health standard treatment and patient management policy and procedures

    How to apply
  • Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to quoting their current and expected salaries.
  • The Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for.
  • Applications without this information will not be considered.
  • Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Shining Hope for Communities Diagnostic radiographer – Ultrasonography Jobs in Kenya

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