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Medical Imaging Practitioner 1

Date Posted
12th October 2017
Reference
VAC-27115
Sector
Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Clarendon
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Medical Imaging Practitioner 1 (HPC/MIP1), Percy Junor Hospital.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Manager Medical Imaging Services, The Medical Imaging Practitioner 1 will be responsible on a daily basis for:-

  1. Performing activities associated with delivery of diagnostic radiography services.
  2. Maintaining acceptable standards of radiation practice, radiation protection and patient care.
  3. Controlling patient load and flow for the unit to which he/she is assigned.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in Diagnostic Imaging or equivalent.
  • Registered with the Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine.
  • One (1) year experience.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to maintain professional standards and satisfactory working relationships.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Time management skills.

 

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Performing general x-ray and other imaging procedures according to acceptable International standards, as directed by protocol and as per medical requisition.
  • Performing emergency radiography outside of normal working hours.
  • Performing bedside and operative radiography, in consult with senior radiographer, using prescribed protocols.
  • Managing imaging examinations in accordance with approved patient care procedures.
  • Manipulating imaging equipment using electrical factors in accordance with radiation safety regulations.
  • Assisting in monitoring darkroom end product to assure compliance with standard protocol.
  • Maintaining assigned work area in an attractive and sanitary manner.
  • Maintaining good interpersonal relations with staff, patients and other members of the health team.
  • Performing any other duties within the span of control of the post and as determined by the exigencies of the service.

 

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