Head Radiographer Imaging

at Life Healthcare
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Pretoria


A vacancy exists for a Head Radiographer, who will be responsible for the management of the radiographer team at all hospitals in the Border Kei region, reporting to the Practice Manager, Hendrik Cronje.


The successful candidate will be responsible to oversee the day-to-day activities of diagnostic imaging departments/ Business Units as well as all aspects relating to people management. They will work closely with physicians in a health care facility or hospital to evaluate patients and monitor their progress. This position is a management position and will not perform clinical work except by exception and on request of management.


Critical Outputs

Drive and manage all people related policies and processes including managing patient complaints/and compliments; scheduling of staff rosters, hospital allocation, managing leave etc

Ensure all employees are aware and compliant to the policies and procedures of human resources and operations

Ensure equipment is in working order to provide a safe patient environment

Ordering of contrast and materials

Build and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders (i.e. HOD’s, Enabling functions, patients, family members, service providers etc.) through ongoing communication and feedback

Drive and manage all people related processes including managing patient complaints/and compliments

Participate in business planning and budgeting processes and manage costs

Prepare patients for radiology examinations or procedures for which they are scheduled

Keep up-to-date with current techniques and developments in radiographic and imaging procedures and drive in-service training and completion of CPD’s for all radiographers and other employees

Be responsible for the training and development of the radiographer team

Maintain good working relationships with colleagues and with non-radiographic staff, both in the radiology Department and elsewhere in the hospital/offices and remote sites

Take part in routine daily inspection of equipment and quality assurance procedures

Maintain acceptable levels of health and safety, and report all deviation to procedure to Senior Management




Degree in Diagnostic Radiography

Be registered with HPCSA

Have at least 5 years general diagnostic radiography experience

CT, MRI and Mammography experience is an advantage

Proven experience of managing people for at least 3 years

Both public and private healthcare experience will be considered

An ability to communicate verbally and in writing to present information both clinical and non-clinical persons

Excellent computer literacy in all MS office packages and

Own transport and a valid driver’s license is essential with the ability to travel is essential






Verbal & written communication skills


Customer responsiveness

Attention to detail

Ability to work under pressure

Building relationships

Organisational awareness

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour


Interested candidates can send their CV