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    Cedarcrest Hospitals / Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd is a modern specialist medical care centre located in the heart of Abuja, Nigeria’s blossoming capital. It was established in January 2008 with the aim of providing a high standard of local healthcare that is comparable with what obtains in other more developed parts of the world.
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    Radiographer

    Location: Jebba, Niger  Code: RJ00001

    Code: RK00001  Location: Kainji, Niger

    The Role

    • Reporting to the head of Unit Radiology, 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 might operate the machinery used to collect these images, though this task is often delegated to radiology technologists. Radiographers also occasionally monitor imaging sessions run by radiologic technologists and technicians. They 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
    • 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

    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.

    Method of Application

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