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Radiographer

JOB DESCRIPTION – DIAGNOSTIC RADIOGRAPHER
DEPARTMENT: RADIOLOGY
REPORT TO: HEAD RADIOGRAPHER (HOD)

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for performing the role as a Diagnostic Radiographer, which includes ensuring that patient centricity remains the main focus of the branch, is to perform and deliver high-quality diagnostic imaging.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Patient Care:

  • Greeting and introducing yourself to the patient
  • Ensuring correct identification of the patient
  • Explanation of the procedure to the patient
  • Ensuring patient safety and comfort at all time
  • Professionalism and confidentiality

 

Imaging:

  • Perform routine radiological examinations according to agreed policies and protocols
  • Perform specialist radiological procedures under supervision if necessary and undertake training in these procedures as required by the department
  • Ensure that patients and staff are protected from unnecessary hazards due to radiation
  • Participate in the department’s roster to include working on call outside normal working hours
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of current developments and new techniques in radiology
  • Participate in orientation and in-service education programs
  • Assist Radiologists in performing certain procedures
  • Assist with administrative duties

 

Equipment

  • Perform daily QA tests in line with DOH requirements
  • Operate imaging equipment in accordance with operational procedures and guidelines
  • Reporting equipment faults to the Head Radiographer promptly
  • Entering faults in relevant maintenance booksCleaning of equipment on a regular basis

 

Skills and Characteristics:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Computer literacy
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Commitment to high-quality standards
  • Compassion
  • Excellent time management skills

 

Education and Registration:

  • National Diploma Radiography, BTech Diagnostic Radiography or BSc Diagnostic Radiography
  • Current registration with HPCSA as an independent Diagnostic Radiographer
  • Computer literacy

 

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