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  • Posted: Jan 23, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 6, 2023
  • DemyHealth is impacting lives in Africa through healthcare innovation and accessibility with our team of highly trained professionals with proven track records as industry leaders within and outside the country Our core expertise span Medical Devices, PCR testing, Diagnostics, Research, Biomedical Engineering, Biorepository, and Sequencing services. Us...
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    We are recruiting for a Sonographer/Sonologist.

    Duties include and Responsibilities:

    The Role of the Sonographer (also known as sonologist) is to prepare patients for appointments, perform ultrasounds, review the images they produce, known as sonograms, discuss with the medical director, and occasionally maintain the machines in use. These include, but are not limited to:

    • Choosing the appropriate settings and adjusting the positions of the patients accordingly.
    • Monitoring and caring for patients during procedures to ensure their safety and comfort.
    • Preliminary findings are used to select and examine images, look for differences between healthy and pathological areas, and determine if the scope of the exam should be expanded.
    • Completing necessary documentation and keeping patients’ histories and medical records.
    • Assisting doctors and medical teams during invasive procedures.
    • Sonographic equipment maintenance and cleaning
    • Determines appropriate equipment to use and selects appropriate equipment settings to provide medical practitioners with diagnostic information
    • Calculates procedure details such as exposure length and intensity, as well as recording equipment settings.
    • Determines whether images are suitable for diagnostic purposes and chooses images to show medical practitioners
    • Using sonographic equipment, identify and record the appropriate anatomy and pathology.
    • Maintain sonography equipment properly and report equipment failures.
    • Reports should be written based on the scan results and completion.
    • Make use of your ability to solve problems and make decisions.
    • Work independently or with little supervision, as well as part of a team.
    • Manage multiple priorities and projects while remaining flexible in a fast-paced work environment.
    • Demonstrate a strong work ethic as well as a friendly and cheerful demeanor.
    • Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality possible
    • Taking a patient’s medical history and explaining the procedure
    • Supporting patients during the imaging and/or testing process by answering questions about the procedure
    • Using ultrasound machines to generate high-quality diagnostic images
    • Examining test results or images for accuracy and coverage, and capturing additional images as needed
    • Differentiating between normal and abnormal findings
    • Keeping track of findings in patients’ records
    • Upkeep of diagnostic imaging equipment, such as ultrasound machines and transducers.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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