Radiographer at DEDA Hospital

Posted on: Mon 10-10-2022

DEDA Hospital is a leading Nigerian healthcare provision facility with a history of successful health outcomes for our clients. Started Operations in 2012, DeDa hospital is home to an array of experienced healthcare providers and administrators from across the world with a dedication to delivering optimal healthcare service, especially to women, children and families. For over 6 years, DeDa hospital has provided Abuja, Nigeria and the International world with high quality, compassionate healthcare.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Radiographer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • To act as the attending Consultant’s Clinical assistant
  • Performs X-rays for patients as directed.
  • Keeps an accurate ledger of all X-rays and scans done
  • Generates weekly report for the radiology department
  • Ensures the Philips X-ray machine is maintained by Philips
  • Ensures the X-ray processor is maintained monthly by the technician
  • Ensures regular update of lead lining certification by relevant authority
  • Ensures the processor chemicals are always available for the technician’s use  
  • Performs monthly stock taking
  • Attend clinical meetings which is a part of their KPI
  • Input all scan and x-ray results in Medtrix
  • Attend clinical meetings which is a part of their KPI
  • Performing and processing a range of radiographic examinations including X-rays (routine and special investigations), ECG, and Ultra-sound scans to obtain high-quality images.
  • Assess patients and their clinical requirements to work out which radiographic techniques to use.
  • Perform a range of radiographic examinations on patients to produce high-quality images.
  • Take responsibility for radiation safety in the work area, including checking equipment for malfunctions and errors.
  • Manage referrals to ensure patients receive a radiation dose as low as reasonably possible.
  • Supervise visiting staff and patients in radiation work areas.
  • Provide support and reassurance to patients, considering their physical and psychological needs.
  • Supervise radiography and any other imaging support assistants.
  • Keep up to date with health and safety guidelines, including ionizing radiation regulations, to protect oneself and others.
  • Staying up to date with the latest industry development and technology.
  • Ensure that the servicing of the machine whenever it is due.
  • Keep a proper and complete documentations using the necessary data collection tools and reporting.
  • To assist with any other task as required by the Medical Director

Education and/or Experience:

  • A Degree in Radiography and a practicing license from the board.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience post internship and NYSC.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to explain procedures to patients.
  • Good observation skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Organization and decision-making skills.
  • Confidence in using leading-edge technologies.
  • A high level of emotional intelligence to manage the emotional and distressing situations you may encounter.

Application Closing Date

22nd October, 2022.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.