Main Purpose:The officer will be responsible for the effective provision of quality radiography services in the Hospital
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assess patients and their clinical requirements to work out which radiographic techniques to use;
Perform a range of radiographic examinations on patients to produce high-quality images;
Take responsibility for radiation safety in your work area, including checking equipment for malfunctions and errors;
Manage referrals to ensure patients receive a radiation dose as low as reasonably possible;
Supervise visiting staff and patients in radiation work areas;
Help in more complex radiological examinations, working with doctors such as radiologists and surgeons;
Provide support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs.
Keep up to date with health and safety guidelines, including ionising radiation regulations, to protect yourself and others.
Using specialised equipment, technologies and techniques to obtain images of parts/areas of the body.
Determining the most appropriate method of scanning for each patient.
Consulting with other medical staff to identify and diagnose diseases, conditions and the nature of injuries.
Higher Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences (Ultrasound Option) or its equivalent from a recognised institution.
Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or its equivalent from a recognised institution.
Registration with Society of Radiographers in Kenya (SORK)
Valid Practicing licence from Radiation Protection Body.
Proficiency in Computer applications.
Fulfilling Chapter six (6) of the Constitution Kenya, 2010.