Radiology Technologist

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Category:
Health Care, Science and Technology
Location:
Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Entry Level (Fresh Graduate)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

Position Summary:

Under 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

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • BSC 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.

Work Experience

  • Experience is not required.

How to Apply

  • Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their application letter and updated CV  (without any supporting documents at this stage)  via  [email protected] [email protected]  and/or 
  • Please mention the specific position you are applying for on the subject line of your email, candidates who do not follow the application instruction will not be considered.
  • Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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