Radiographer at Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited


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Cedarcrest Hospitals Ltd was founded in Abuja in January, 2008. The hospital started as a mono specialty centre and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd. Within a few years the hospital expanded its scope of services and has become a leading private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world class specialist healthcare services to patients in Nigeria and the West African sub region.

Cedarcrest Hospitals Ltd currently has four hospitals located in Abuja, Lagos, Kainji and Jebba having over one hundred (100) bed capacity without patient camps in several other cities across Nigeria. Our services and facilities span several specialities and include emergency / trauma centre, radiology diagnostic centre, prosthetic manufacturing plant, oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, gastrointestinal endoscopy suite and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Radiographer

Job ID: RL00002
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

The Role

  • Reporting to the Head of Radiology Unit, as a Radiographer, you’ll examine various types of images, including x-rays, computer tomography (CT) scans, mammograms, ultrasounds, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
  • The incumbent will aid in the diagnosis of patients through capturing images of bones, organs and human tissue.
  • This role entails ensuring compliance with established safety regulations and procedures when operating radiation equipment in order to prevent ill-exposure to ionizing radiation.
  • The Incumbent willoperate the machinery used to collect these images, take responsibilities for radiation safety, communicate test results, and obtain patient histories from patient interviews.
  • The incumbent will evaluate patient condition prior to radiotherapy to determine the suitable radiographic technique for treatment.

Responsibilities

  • Performing diagnostic imaging procedures, such as MRI, CT, PET, ultrasound or mammography.
  • Communicate test results and their diagnosis to a patient’s primary physician through a report.
  • Obtaining patient histories from patient interviews
  • Take responsibility for radiation safety in work area, including checking equipment for malfunctions and errors
  • Keeping up to date by attending all relevant training on treatment and equipment;
  • Monitor patients during and after radiation to ensure proper response to treatment.
  • Set accurate radiation levels in accordance with established standards, and also obtain patient consent prior to diagnostic imaging to fulfill legal requirements.
  • Supervising and monitoring the work of radiography assistants and student radiographers;
  • Producing reports as and when required;
  • Recording and storing of patients examination results, ensuring compliance with Data Protection Act and Patient Confidentiality codes is also part of radiographers’ description
  • Develop films and process digital images to obtain high-quality radiographs which are presented to physicians for interpretation.
  • Seeking patient cooperation and trust and showing sensitivity;
  • Developing a relationship with the patient and the patient’s family;
  • Operating technical equipment responsibly and confidently;
  • Observing and assessing patients’ responses to treatment, often on a daily basis
  • Obtaining patient histories from patient interviews
  • Electronic records (documentation)
  • Preparing comprehensive reports of findings.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiography
  • Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps or have an exemption certificate.
  • Good knowledge of sonography will be added advantage.
  • Minimum of 1 year post NYSC experience
  • Proficient with Healthcare Management Systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Highly motivated team player willing to go the extra mile.

Application Closing Date
31st August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Position Title and Code as the subject of the mail.

Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • Employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
  • Knowledge of workflow processes, laboratory supplies and equipment, and billing and laboratory information systems.

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