Radiography Technologist

Performs all General and Specialized Radiographic procedures such as Mammography, Interventional/Fluoroscopy Radiography and Portable Radiography, C-arm, O...

Performs all General and Specialized Radiographic procedures such as Mammography, Interventional/Fluoroscopy Radiography and Portable Radiography, C-arm, O...

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Radiography Technologist

American Hospital

Healthcare

Posted on 10 May, 2024
Apply before 31 May, 2024


Experience

2 – 5 years

Location

Dubai

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Nationality

Unspecified

Gender

Any

Job Sector

Healthcare

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Unspecified

Vacancies

Unspecified

Job Description

  • Performs all General and Specialized Radiographic procedures such as Mammography, Interventional/Fluoroscopy Radiography and Portable Radiography, C-arm, O-Arm, and Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) examinations per the American Hospital Dubai and Medical Imaging Department guidelines.
  • Performs procedures, which include instructing and manipulating patients, selecting techniques, and calibrating equipment to obtain high-quality images.
  • Reviews the request and previous studies before performing the examination.
  • Cleans, stocks, and checks the operation of equipment and accessory devices for safety daily in rostered areas.
  • Cleans and tidies rooms at the end of all shifts.
  • Works closely with the radiologists to cater for all procedural needs and requirements.
  • Schedules patients for Imaging examinations if required.
  • Evaluates the nature of critical and emergency procedures and arranges patient priorities to accommodate them in conjunction with Radiologist instructions.
  • Observes radiation safety measures/protocols at all times (e.g. Checking the Low Malignant Potential (LMP) in all females of childbearing age, and protecting gonadal areas when applicable).
  • Observes all safety measures in the specialized areas (e.g. MRI safety screening form, contrast assessment, checking PTT/INR times available for interventional procedures).
  • Performs any additional duties as required, administration duties assist with filing, clerical and scheduling wherever possible.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the latest trends in the field of expertise.
  • Assists the Technical Director of Medical Imaging with coordinating the Departmental Quality Improvement and Education Programs.
  • Participates in staff meetings and unit projects, and implements/evaluates creative approaches to meeting goals.
  • Performs additional duties as specified by the immediate Team Leader.
  • Performs and monitors safety checks on patients, employees, and visitors to comply with the safety regulations in the x-ray suite.
  • Assists with follow-up of incidents/accidents and Patient Complaints as directed by the Chief Of Medical Imaging or Technical Director.
  • Keeps equipment and work area clean and hygienic by disinfecting machines and accessories regularly and keeping food and drinks away from work areas – personal items out of sight.
  • Performs data analysis and audit in the Medical Imaging Department.

Job Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Radiography/Radiology Technology or Medical Imaging
  • Active home country registration
  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA) License

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent radiographic experience.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy, human physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of radiation, magnetic protection, and safety.
  • Knowledge of Middle East Culture and Customs.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) or accreditation standards.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and x-ray techniques.
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently.

Job Location

Dubai

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