Radiographer

at Life St Mary's Private Hospital
Location Mthatha, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Mthatha

Description

 

A vacancy exists for a Radiographer, based at Life St Mary’s Private Hospital Mthatha, reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a high-quality service to both Inpatients and Outpatients. This will include General Radiography, Theatre Imaging, Ultrasound, Mammography and MRI services. The successful candidate will work as a member of the Radiography Department and multi-disciplinary teams, providing a high-quality Radiography service to patients in assigned areas in accordance with professional standards of practice.

 

Critical Outputs

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

Prepare the room and equipment required before commencing radiology procedures

Produce accurate radiographic images in the various modalities for which the incumbent is qualified

Work in all areas of radiology as required, including shift work as per roster and overtime when required

Participate in all staff meetings and briefings

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

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

Report any defects or problems either directly to the RSM or Clinical Specialist in the working area

Keep up-to-date with current techniques and developments in Radiographic and imaging procedures and to take part in in-service training as required

Maintain good working relationships with colleagues and with non-radiographic staff, both in the

Radiology Department and elsewhere in the hospital

 

Requirements

 

Degree in Diagnostic Radiography

Be registered with HPCSA

Have at least 5 years general diagnostic radiography experience

Have at least 3 years CT and MRI experience

Mammography experience will be an advantage

Both public and private healthcare experience will be considered

Ability to perform weekend work and night shifts

Own transport and a valid driver’s license is essential

Ability to present findings to both medical and non-medical persons

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving/analysis

Resilience

Verbal & written communication

Teamwork

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 CVs