Technologist - Ultrasound
Sidra Medical and Research Center
Doha, Qatar
منذ 9 يوم

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
  • Leadership experience
  • Post graduate certification in Ultrasound recognised by the ARRT / CAMRT / HCPC or an equivalent licensing / accreditation board
  • Pediatric Ultrasound techniques
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