Radiographer at St LUKE’S Hospital Asaba

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St LUKE’S Hospital Asaba is seeking to recruit for the following vacant position:

Title: Radiographer

Location: Asaba, Delta State

Summary:
  • Reporting to the Head of the Radiology Unit, as a Radiographer, you’ll examine various types of images, including x-rays, computer tomography (CT) scans, ultrasounds, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
  • The incumbent will aid in the diagnosis of patients by capturing images of bones, organs, and human tissue.
  • This role entails ensuring compliance with established safety regulations and procedures when operating radiation equipment in order to prevent ill exposure to ionizing radiation.
  • The Incumbent will operate the machinery used to collect these images, take responsibility for radiation safety, communicate test results, and obtain patient histories from patient interviews.

Responsibilities

  • Performing diagnostic imaging procedures, such as MRI, CT, X-Rays, and ultrasound.
  • Communicate test results and their diagnosis to a patient’s primary physician through a report.
  • Obtaining patient histories from patient interviews
  • Take responsibility for radiation safety in the work area, including checking equipment for malfunctions and errors
  • Keeping up to date by attending all relevant training on treatment and equipment;
  • Monitor patients during and after radiation to ensure proper response to treatment.
  • Set accurate radiation levels in accordance with established standards, and also obtain patient consent prior to diagnostic imaging to fulfill legal requirements.
  • Supervising and monitoring the work of radiography assistants and student radiographers;
  • Producing reports as and when required;
  • Recording and storing of patient’s examination results, ensuring compliance with Data Protection Act and Patient Confidentiality codes is also part of radiographers’ description
  • Develop films and process digital images to obtain high-quality radiographs which are presented to physicians for interpretation.
  • Seeking patient cooperation and trust and showing sensitivity;
  • Developing a relationship with the patient and the patient’s family;
  • Operating technical equipment responsibly and confidently;
  • Observing and assessing patients’ responses to treatment, often on a daily basis
  • Obtaining patient histories from patient interviews
  • Electronic records (documentation)
  • Preparing comprehensive reports of findings.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiography
  • Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps or have an exemption certificate.
  • Good knowledge of MRI Scans will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 -5 years post-NYSC experience
  • Proficient with Healthcare Management Systems
  • Candidate must possess a current practicing license
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile.

Deadline: Not Stated

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should apply by sending their CV and application letter to [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the email.

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    April 20, 2024