Position : Radiographer or image techonologist. Duty Station : Mother Tereza Hospital-Turale
Duration: Six Month
Number of Position : One(1).
Report to : Hospital Coordinator
Radiographer or Image technologist will be based in Mother Tereza Hospital and is responsible for using specialized medical imaging equipment to determine a patient’s internal injuries or illnesses. Their duties include meeting with patients and talking with them about the types of tests they’ll complete like Ultrasound and X-ray and communicating with Physicians about their findings to determine patient needs. Radiographer or Imaging technologist, is responsible for using specialized medical imaging equipment to determine a patient’s internal injuries or illnesses.
Health Works also known as HealthNet TPO, is a knowledge-driven, non-profit international organization that works in areas disrupted by war, disasters and poverty. Working together with local populations, it works on rehabilitation and sustainable health care development. We aim to contribute to improve the overall health situation and support the development of systems for the provision of health care. Health Works contributes to community mobilization as a conditional necessity in populations recovering from long-time warfare. In doing so, we aspire to include and build the capacity of local organizations, communities and authorities. HealthNet TPO strives for developing evidence-based interventions to strengthen the health of populations in distress.
Under the supervision of the Lot18 Program Manager, the Radiographer will ensure quality and relevance of HealthNet TPO’s health interventions in Mother Tereza Hospital and also in the health facilities supported by HealthNet TPO in Lot18 in accordance with the prescribed guidelines of the National Ministry of Health of South Sudan, and coordinate activities in collaboration with the management of the Mother Tereza Hospital, SMOH and other stakeholders in the Hospital.
Reviewing and interpreting medical images to determine patient status and future medical care.
Applying medical knowledge and skills in diagnostic imaging for diagnostic and treatment purpose in MTH.
Determining the exact images required for diagnosis and delivering orders
Ensure the implementation and monitoring of updated MOH diagnostic protocols and universal precaution in the radiology department.
Administering trace amounts of radioactive substances to create and enhance diagnostic images
Monitor the propre functioning of radiology department, equipment and personnel.
Evaluating patients’ medical history to ensure the various medical imaging procedures will not harm them.
Working with primary care doctors, nurses and radiology technicians to administer treatment and manage pain.
Should have ability to teach the nurses working with him or her.
Reviewing and interpreting medical images to determine patient status and future medical care
Determining the exact images required for diagnosis and delivering orders to Radiological Technicians.
Interpreting the result from diagnosing imaging procedure to determine diagnosis.
Coordinate with the Surgeon in deciding management plan for the patient.
Monitoring patient progress and adjusting treatment plans as necessary
Conduct any other duties assign by the supervisor.
PERSON SPECIFICATION/ Radiologist skills and qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in biology, physical sciences, or in a related field of Medicine with post graduate in radiography.
Proven work experience as a Radiologist or similar role
Knowledge of general surgery practices to help diagnose and treat injuries
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong motor skills and manual dexterity to handle small tools and imaging equipment
Ability to work long and irregular hours based on the clinic’s needs
Advanced analytical skills and attention to detail to interpret imaging results
Ability to remain calm and focused in stressful situations.
You have/ are:
Flexible and organized in a challenging environment
Team player, able to listen and motivate, Excellent planning, supervisory and advisory skills
Proven training and health education skills, proven ability to teach/pass knowledge to staff
Results orientated and ability to pay attention to details
Able to work in a culturally diverse environment with remote teams
Able to work with minimum supervision and be creative
Able to work under pressure, occasional flexibility in terms of working off hours
Ability to work with remote teams and with high sensitivity to cultural and social diversity
An opportunity to use your expertise and contribute to our mission to improve the health and well-being of people living in fragile states.
A culturally diverse working environment
A full-time position (40 hours per week)
How to apply:
Interested QUALIFIED SOUTH SUDANESE NATIONALS should send applications, which includes only cover letter and a detailed CV in English as a single document with contact details of 3 referees to: [email protected], copying [email protected] by 15th June 2023. Hard copy applications may be dropped off in our Kuajok Office former GOAL Office. Or in Juba at SADECO building opposite UNMISS airport road.
- When applying, include the following title in the email subject line and /or cover of the sealed application envelope: Radiographer or imaging techonologist- Mother Tereza Hospital.
- Application already submitted will not be returned to the applicants.
- Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be reviewed on rolling basis until the position is filled that this position may be filled before the deadline
Qualified South Sudanese Women are encouraged to apply