Job Summary

The Radiographer will provide patient services using imaging modalities, perform radiographic procedures, apply principles of radiation protection and evaluate radiographs for technical quality, exercise professional judgment in the performance of procedures, and provide patient care essential to the radiology procedures.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

REPORTING TO: RADIOLOGIST/ MEDICAL SUPERITENDENT

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Explaining procedures to patients and answering questions.
  • Preparing equipment for use as needed.
  • Preparing examination rooms for patient exams.
  • Positioning patients for imaging exams.
  • Determine proper voltage, current and exposure time for each radiograph and adjusting x-ray equipment.
  • Monitoring patients during examinations.
  • Documenting information with computers and Hospital Information System.
  • Reporting important information to the physician.
  • Ensuring safety of patients during examinations.
  • Producing diagnostic images of body tissue.
  • Using sound waves to obtain images of organs and tissues in the body.
  • Administering targeted doses of radiation to the patient’s body to treat cancer or other diseases.
  • Administering trace amounts of radiopharmaceuticals to a patient to obtain functional information about organs, tissues and bone.
  • Measuring bone mineral density at a specific anatomical site.
  • Capture of patient data in departmental register with important information like type of tests, type of patient, invoice number, referral from etc
  • Booking the departmental consumption through HIS for each consumption.
  • Ensuring cleanliness and tidiness of the department.
  • Maintaining of stock report
  • Proper dressing and grooming during office hours.
  • Keeping the record of TLD batch, examination and filing of report.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by superiors from time to time.

Requirements
  • Degree or Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography or Medical Imaging Sciences.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a busy hospital.
  • Must be able to perform CT Scan and all MRI examinations.
  • Experience in mammography, and digital imaging is an added advantage.
  • Registered with the Society of Radiographers in Kenya.
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) skills 
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in computer use determining correct procedures and performing variety of clinical imaging
  • Valid Practicing License from the Radiation Protection Board.

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