Thursday , April 18 2024

HIV Jobs in South Africa – Radiographer

Website TB HIV Care

Job Description:

Provides a high standard of radiographic chest x-ray imaging including the use of Computer Aided Detection (CAD) systems whilst ensuring that patients receive high quality care.
Delivers a high standard of service to relevant stakeholders and to a diversity of patient presentations.
Communicates effectively with community and facility based teams to ensure delivery of high quality service and linkage to appropriate services

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports referral and linkage to care for incidental CXR findings not requiring presumptive TB testing
  • Uses the Picture Archive & Communication system (PACS) for reviewing images and reports.
  • Uses the Radiology Information System (RIS) for patient registration, X-ray ordering and scheduling. Recording accurate patient information relating to dose and use of consumables.
  • Undertakes radiographic imaging to a high standard whilst ensuring that radiation doses are kept to a minimum using the ALARP principle including the use of dose reduction factors.
  • Knowledge of Internet Software; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Maintains effective working relationships with Community Health Workers (CHWs), outreach teams and facility staff
  • Works alone at particular times
  • Supports referral for Xpert Ultra TB sputum testing and subsequent linkage to care
  • Liaises with Radiologist (Technical Expert) on as needed basis for diagnostic and technical advice and support
  • Ensures that the Ionising Radiation (for Medical Exposure) Regulations are adhered to.
  • Provides support and reassurance to patients who may be unwell or have barriers to understanding.
  • Operates and utilise, in conjunction with back-up radiological support, Computer Aided Detection (CAD) systems with particular reference to Tuberculosis detection systems.
  • Participates in the department Quality Assurance equipment testing programme.
  • Develops a sound knowledge of the equipment used in order to be aware of malfunctions and errors and to report.
  • Keeps accurate patient records including recording radiation dose and exposure factors.
  • Provides a high standard of technique and patient positioning and ensure that standards are maintained.

Job Requirements:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent from three-year College or university
  • 3 years working experience as a Radiographer
  • Previous experience using CAD would be advantageous
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Job Details:

Company: TB HIV Care

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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