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Radiographer

at Life Healthcare
Published July 13, 2023
Location East London, South Africa
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full-Time  

Description

A vacancy exists for a Radiographer, who will be required to work at all hospitals in East London on a rotational basis, reporting to the Head Radiographer, Leota Blignaut. The successful candidates 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 candidates will work members 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

Requirements

Degree in Diagnostic Radiography
Be registered with HPCSA
Have at least 3 years general diagnostic radiography experience
MRI experience and mammography experience is 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

Resilience
Verbal & written communication
Teamwork
Customer responsiveness
Attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure