Job Vacancy For Radiographer At Ghana Cocoa Board (Accra and Kumasi)



Job Title: Radiographer (Diagnostic)
Grade: Officer
Responsible to: Radiologist
Accountable to: Medical Manager (Radiologist)
Department: Medical

Job Purpose:

•   Justify and perform Radiographic examinations, providing direct care and a high quality diagnostic imaging service in order to assist in the management of patients referred from clinicians, in a safe and efficient environment.
•   Assess own workload of patients, undertaking examinations in accordance with departmental procedures, and recording all associated information on the appropriate IT systems.
•   The performance of diagnostic radiographic techniques encompassing specialisation in one or more imaging modalities, alongside the supervision and deputizing duties consistent with efficient service delivery.

Responsibilities:

•   Must be familiar with the principle of patient positioning, centering, and selection of technical factors,
image labeling and documentation.
•   Must be competent to assess patients' request forms as well as the condition of the patient to determine the appropriate radiological technique and promptness.
•   Must be available to assist radiologist in performing special radiological procedures.
•   Must be prepared to obtain IV access and administer contrast media under direct tutelage of the radiologist or medical practitioner.
•   Must be able to keep track of patient's wellbeing during their waiting, examination and post- examination stay in the department.
•   Must take responsibility for radiation safety in the department including equipment malfunction and applying the principle of ALARA.
•   Safely supervising visiting staff and the public into the radiation work areas.
•   Offer support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs.
•   Supervising assistant practitioners (interns & students) in delivering appropriate education and training.
•   Must be available for continuous professional development, CPO.

Additional Responsibilities:

•   May also be required to monitor logistics and instruments performance in the unit.
•   Develop and update protocols and procedures to ensure safe and quality care of patients.
•   May assume responsibility of the unit in the absence of unit head.
•   May be assigned to other duties as deem fit by your superiors.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bsc (Hons.) in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent
•   A wide range of radiographic experience as a student
•   Experience of special procedures.
•   Experience of working out of normal hours
•   Experience of working alone (without supervision)

Knowledge     

•   Understanding of confidentiality and data protection issues. '
•   Health and Safety
•   Good basic knowledge of radiographic techniques

Competencies & Skills

•   Good communication skills.
•   Good interpersonal skills
•   Time management
•   Organizational skills
•   Work on own initiative.
•   Work as oart of team
•   Good administrative skills

Personal Characteristics And Other

•   Flexible attitude to work
•   Self motivating
•   Ability to be tactful and discreet
•   Good attention to detail     :
•   Needs to performs professionally
•   Needs to perform personalty
•   Ability to prioritize work

Location: Accra and Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should send their applications and Curriculum Vitae (including photocopies of all relevant certificates) to the following address:

The Director
Human Resource
P. O. Box 933
Accra    

Closing Date: 23rd November, 2015
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