Medical Radiographer job at CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda

CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda

Medical Radiographer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 01 April 2022

Hiring Organization: CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda

Job Details:

CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda, a Private-Not-For-Profit (PNFP) Christian hospital specialized in pediatric neurosurgery and integrated spiritual ministry, is seeking experienced individuals for the full-time positions of:

Medical Radiographer
Job Title: Medical Radiographer
Reports to: Clinical Services Supervisor
Department: Medical Services
Review Date: July 1, 2020

To support the medical or surgical team, in the initial patient evaluation and testing, by capturing high quality images for evidentiary data for all Imaging, diagnostic modalities, quality procedures and controls and for patient management

Operate the X-ray, Ultra sound and CT scan machine
Carry out x-rays, ultrasounds, and CT Scans as per physician orders, and seeks the Radiologist for technical review of findings and report writing when necessary

Training function
Teaches others when requested the proper aspects of imaging studies
Participates in CME activities as may be organized in and outside of the hospital

Stock management function
• Proper storage of X-ray, Ultrasound, CT Scan film and record maintenance
• Requisitions for supplies necessary for x-ray, ultrasound, and CT Scan work, and keeps a record of their inventory and use.
• Ultrasound, CT Scan), including managing the supplies and maintenance of machinery associated with X-ray, Ultrasound, and CT Scan films as well as their development and equipment

Coordination function
• Adheres to CHU and Ministry of Health standards of patient care, treatment protocols and documentation
• Adheres to standards of performance for interaction with other units (within and without the hospital)
• Communicates effectively with all other staff to ensure successful patient care from every discipline within the facility

On call function
Performs on call and emergency duties as assigned by the Supervisor
Reports any malfunction of equipment to the Supervisor as soon as possible.

Maintenance function
Maintenance of machinery associated with X-ray, Ultrasound, and CT Scan films as well as their development and equipment.

Spiritual Ministry
Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.

Occupation Health and Safety
• To have a policy to help safeguard the principle of as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP), the health and safety of all persons who may be exposed to ionizing radiation.
• Ensure that CURE hospital restricts exposures to radiation.
• Ensure, that everyone working with ionizing radiation sources have a duty in law to protect themselves and others from the hazards from their work. It’s essential for everyone to be familiar with his /her responsibilities as required in the regulations as contained in this local rules.
• Ensure, that women of reproductive capacity have a special responsibility in that they must immediately inform either their administrative superior or the head of the unit as soon as they know that they are pregnant so that steps can be taken to ensure that the dose to the fetus does not exceed the maximum permissible level.
• As a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) for CURE hospital, you are responsible for ensuring that the requirements of the regulations contained in the radiation safety rules are fully observed.
• You will be the first contact for queries related to radiation protection.
• You are to ensure that Radiology staffs must read, sign and agree to act in accordance with the rules stated herein.
• All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to themselves, other staff members or customers.
• Following & complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to their own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as required.
• Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-being in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where appropriate.
• Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of concern when identified.

Other duties
Other official related duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.

• A completed diploma or degree in radiography from a recognized institution
• 1 to 3 years’ experience in operating x-ray, ultrasound, and CT Scan technician functions
• Must be registered with the Allied Health Professional’s Council
• Must possess or have a willingness to learn computer skills
• Good communication skills with peers, superiors, physicians, patients and their families
• Ability and willingness to learn new techniques and procedures as are added to Imaging section from time to time
• Ability to handle or process confidential documents or material in an appropriate manner
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities, and proceed with objectives without supervision

Application procedure

Applicants must submit their documents as a single combined pdf file to include: cover letter, resume, salary history, references and a current practicing License to the Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 903, Mbale or e-mail to  or Hand deliver to CURE Children's Hospital, Plot 97-103 Bugwere Road, Mbale. Further information may be obtained by calling 0778832854. The deadline for receipt of all applications is open until positions are filled.
These positions are full-time - fixed term renewable and based in Mbale. • CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting,
interviews, reference verification, appointment, training or any other fees). • CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondences or any loss of money or
theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted due to the volume of applications submitted.
All forms of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Date Posted: 2022-03-21