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Technologist - Radiography

  • Job reference: BBBH3793
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

We are working in partnership with the Sidra Medical and Research Center. Our client is an ultramodern, all-digital academic medical centre specialising in the provision of care for women and children. Based in Qatar, our client will focus on world-class patient care, medical education and biomedical research.

We are recruiting for a Technologist - Radiography.

Cavendish will be hosting interview days on behalf of our client Upon enquiring, your dedicated consultant will brief you on the process, the organisation, Qatar and outline the next steps.

Job Summary:

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary imaging team, the Technologist - Radiography, under the direction of the Supervisor - Radiography, performs the operational activities pertaining to the Radiography imaging services to ensure delivery of a high quality Diagnostic imaging service at Sidra. The General Radiography imaging service provides inpatient and outpatient Radiography procedures on pediatric and adult patients on a referral basis and medical research. The Technologist - Radiography deputizes for the Supervisor - Radiography as and when required. Through the production of high quality images, the Technologist - Radiography are responsible to ensure a high standard of service is continually provided to all patients, parents and other hospital staff as prescribed in the patient care and facility standards.

Key Role Accountabilities:

  • Works independently, performs all routine and specialized Radiography procedures, and associated responsibilities, as dictated by the workload in the rostered area. Plan, prioritize and organize Radiography workload, ensuring the necessary patient care is provided to patients of all ages.
  • Acts independently in the assessment of referrals for Radiography examinations, taking full responsibility to reduce unnecessary ionizing radiation exposure of patients and utilizing skills to assess a patient's condition, often acute, decide on an appropriate method to obtain a diagnostic image from a range of options.
  • Participates in standby and on call roster systems for the Diagnostic Imaging service, in imaging areas appropriate to training and qualifications, as designated by senior staff.
  • Provides support and relief for department supervisors as required.
  • Adheres to departmental and applicable organizational policies, procedures and regulations relevant to the Radiography patient care team. Maintains accurate and concise records of all imaging received by the patient using the appropriate systems.
  • Supports the Supervisor - Radiography to manage and maintain a high level of expertise and reducing faults/issues effectively to guarantee the safe operations of the Radiography equipment, ensuring an efficient flow and optimal utilization of resources.

Full job description available upon request.

Requirements:
Essential:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Imaging
  • Post Graduate degree in medical imaging required if base degree not in medical imaging/Radiography
  • 2+ years clinical experience in diagnostic Radiography imaging in a North American Academic Institution or equivalent in the UK, Republic of Ireland, EU States, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
  • ARDMS/ARRT/CAMRT/HPC certification or an equivalent licensing/accreditation board as a radiographer
  • Current License in country of origin as Radiography Technologist
  • Eligible for licensure as a Radiography technologist in the State of Qatar
  • Extensive functional knowledge and clinical experience in diagnostic Radiography
  • Knowledge and experience of Radiography Information Systems (RIS) and Picture Archiving Communications Systems (PACS)

Preferred:

  • Management/leadership/ training diploma certification or course attendance
  • Post graduate course/education in mammography and/or BMD
  • Experience at a dedicated paediatric medical imaging facility
  • Knowledge and clinical experience in paediatric Radiography protocols and procedures
  • Delivery of departmental clinical/technical training programs
  • Post graduate certificate mammography and/or BMD recognised by the ARRT/CAMRT/HPC or an equivalent licensing/accreditation board
  • Paediatric IV cannulation and injection techniques
  • Teaching/educator competency
  • Delivery of departmental clinical/technical training programs

Benefits- Highly competitive package including a Tax free salary in Qatar + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.

Please note the targeted start date for the position is dependent on the current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc. also need to be considered. We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.

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