Job Summary : Department Profile :
Department Profile :
The Diagnostic Imaging Service offers a comprehensive range of routine and advanced Diagnostic Imaging procedures for women and children, equipped with state-
of-the-art technology in a completely digital imaging environment. The Diagnostic Imaging department is made up of the following services, delivered in accordance with best practice standards whilst being driven by clinical evidence’ methodologies, in a patient-
centered environment : General Radiography, Fluoroscopy, Mammography, Bone Mineral Densitometry, Ultrasound, Interventional Radiology, Intraoperative MRI, CT, Nuclear medicine, PET / CT.
Job Summary :
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary imaging team, the Technologist - Ultrasound (Pediatrics), under the supervision of the Manager -
Ultrasound, performs the operational activities pertaining to the ultrasound imaging services to ensure delivery of a high quality Diagnostic imaging service.
The ultrasound imaging service provides inpatient and outpatient diagnostic and interventional ultrasound procedures on pediatric patients on a referral basis and conducts medical research.
Through the production of high quality images, the Technologist - Ultrasound Peds is responsible to ensure a high standard of service is continually provided to all patients, parents and other hospital staff as prescribed in the patient care and facility standards.
Key Role Accountabilities :
Working independently, performs all routine and specialized Ultrasound procedures, and associated responsibilities, as dictated by the workload in the rostered area.
Plans, prioritizes and organizes Ultrasound workload, ensuring the necessary patient care is provided to patients of all ages
Acts independently in the assessment of referrals for Ultrasound examinations, taking full responsibility to reduce unnecessary ionizing radiation exposure of patients and utilizing skills to assess a patient’s condition, often acute, decide on an appropriate method to obtain a diagnostic image from a range of options
Participates in standby and on call roster systems for the Diagnostic Imaging service, in imaging areas appropriate to training and qualifications, as designated by senior staff.
Provides support and relief for department manager as required
Adheres to departmental and applicable organizational policies, procedures and regulations relevant to the Ultrasound patient care team.
Maintains accurate and concise records of all imaging received by the patient using the appropriate systems
Supports the Supervisor Ultrasound Pediatrics to manage and maintain a high level of expertise and reducing faults / issues effectively to guarantee the safe operations of the Ultrasound equipment, ensuring an efficient flow and optimal utilization of resources
Implements directed change to effect continual improvement in services provided, and ensures compliance with all internal and external standards as well as regulatory and legal requirements
Involves in the training and development of new employees on equipment and procedures in the area of operations in alignment with the departments and Sidra’s training objectives and plans
Participates in and complies with quality improvement programs and competency assessment initiatives for the Diagnostic imaging services
Participates in mandatory training and actively practices continual professional development in alignment with Sidra’s professional development programs to ensure maintenance of professional licensure / accreditation
Monitors and maintains stock levels for consumables relative to the service
Adheres to and promotes compliance with the hospital’s radiation safety and protection and MRI safety policies and associated codes of practice and takes appropriate action where non-compliance is evident
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times
Attends divisional and other meetings as appropriate
Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra during this pre-operational phase, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
Essential Requirements :
BSc in Medical Imaging or equivalent
Post Graduate qualification required if base degree is not within the ultrasound field
5+ Years Relevant Experience in a North American Academic Institution or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, EU States, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
Eligible for registration with the ARRT / CAMRT / HCPC or an equivalent licensing / accreditation board as a Ultrasound technologist
Licensed in country of origin as Ultrasound technologist
Eligible for licensure as a Ultrasound technologist in the State of Qatar
Demonstrated extensive functional knowledge and clinical experience in Ultrasound
Demonstrated knowledge of Radiology Information Systems (RIS) and Picture Archiving Communications Systems (PACS).
Demonstrated knowledge of the Joint Commission and Joint Commission International accreditation standards and radiation safety guidelines
Demonstrated strong analytical and decision making skills
Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Evidence of ongoing continual professional development
Demonstrated leadership skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Fluency in written and spoken English
Preferred Requirements :
Management / leadership / training diploma certification or course attendance
Experience in a dedicated pediatric medical imaging facility
Knowledge and clinical experience in pediatric ultrasound protocols and procedures
Post graduate certification in Ultrasound recognised by the ARRT / CAMRT / HCPC or an equivalent licensing / accreditation board
Pediatric Ultrasound techniques