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  • Posted: Oct 22, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Anadach Group is a global healthcare strategic firm focusing on providing innovative advice and services to clients and partners interested in transforming healthcare systems in emerging markets and developing economies. The mission of Anadach is to dramatically improve access to quality healthcare services and products in emerging countries by enhancing ...
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    Radiology Assistant

    Reports To: The Radiologist

    The Role

    • The Radiology Assistant manages and assesses patients by performing radiologic procedures within the scope of licensure and under the direction of a radiologist.
    • They assist the radiologist as needed and ensure that all required documentation and policy/procedures have been completed and followed.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Preps patients for procedures by taking patient’s medical history and explaining the expected nature of examinations and also answering general questions.
    • Performs set up and stocking of procedure rooms, which may include, but not limited to scheduling, registration, documentation, release of information and customer services.
    • Performs radiologic procedures by taking medical images or examinations.
    • Monitors services by evaluating the images seen on diagnostic images. He/She must follow detailed instruction from patient’s doctor as well as directions given by the supervising radiologist.
    • Ensures that medical images are complete and made in the highest quality so as to meet the needs of the doctor in charge of patient’s care.
    • Enhance patient care by assisting the radiologist with patient assessment, patient management and radiological procedure.
    • Makes initial observation of diagnostic images and ensures that documentation is completed to meet the needs of the physician.
    • Implements proper safety protocols and requirements to avoid contaminating the results or causing physical harm to patients or to themselves.
    • Ensure that the health of patients (or theirs) is not affected by radiation.
    • Responsible for calibrating and maintaining equipment before and after usage.
    • Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the need of the organization in delivering quality care to patients.

    Education, Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum of a B.Sc in Radiology
    • Preferably a candidate currently undergoing the NYSC program. (The job role being a part-time engagement).
    • Must have experience using computerized medical equipment.

    Required Skills and Abilities:

    • Sound knowledge of medical technology with a background in basic sciences.
    • Anatomy and physiology skills
    • Radiation safety skills
    • Knowledge of medical and legal standards
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Computer skills and diagnostic imaging skills are essential.
    • Knowledge of general patient care and patient assessment.
    • Personable and efficient
    • Attention to details and observance of instructions.
    • Must be responsible and accountable.
    • Ability to handle information in a confidential manner.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to: clearly indicating your "Name and Position" as subject of your mail.

    Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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