Job Summary Working as part of a multi-disciplinary imaging team, the Technologist Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, under the direction of the Manager -
Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and Supervisor - Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, performs the operational activities pertaining to the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular imaging services to ensure delivery of a high quality Diagnostic imaging service at Sidra.
The Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging service provides inpatient and outpatient Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging procedures on pediatric and adult patients on a referral basis and medical research.
The Technologist Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging deputizes for the Supervisor - Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging as and when required.
Through the production of high quality images, the Technologist Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 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 set down by Sidra Medical and Research Center.
Key Role Accountabilities Plans, prioritizes and organizes Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging workload, ensuring the necessary patient care is provided to patients of all ages Ensures that systems and standards that promote patient safety and safe practices for delivering patient care for the modality are adhered to as directed.
Provides modality expertise in reference to the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging service and assists in the maintenance and development of the services.
Works independently, performs all routine and specialized Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging procedures, and associated responsibilities, as dictated by the workload in the rostered area.
Plans, prioritizes and organizes Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging workload, ensuring the necessary patient care is provided to patients of all ages Prepares, dispenses and administers radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with policy and procedure for use in diagnostic nuclear medicine and molecular imaging studies Acts independently in the assessment of referrals for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 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 supervisors as required. Adheres to departmental and applicable organizational policies, procedures and regulations relevant to the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging patient care team.
Maintains accurate and concise records of all imaging received by the patient using the appropriate systems. Supports the Supervisor Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging to manage and maintain a high level of expertise and reducing faults / issues effectively to guarantee the safe operations of the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 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.
Involved 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. Deputizes for Supervisor and manages the team as and when required. 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 Adheres to and promotes Sidra’s Values In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
Desired skills and experience Essential Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Imaging OR Post graduate Qualification in related field 5+ years’ experience in a clinical role in Nuclear medicine and / or PET / CT Eligible for registration in country of training or an equivalent licensing / accreditation board as a Nuclear Medicine technologist Extensive functional knowledge and clinical experience in Nuclear medicine and Molecular imaging Knowledge and experience of Radiography Information Systems (RIS) and Picture Archiving Communications Systems (PACS) Demonstrated strong analytical and decision making Skills Excellent communication and interpersonal 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 paediatric and / or Obgyn medical imaging facility Knowledge and clinical experience in paediatric and / or Fetal medicine NM-
MI protocols and procedures Leadership experience Post graduate certification in Nuclear medicine and / or CT for attenuation recognised by the ARRT / CAMRT / HCPC or an equivalent licensing / accreditation board Paediatric IV cannulation and injection techniques Teaching / educator competency Delivery of departmental clinical / technical training programs About the employer Sidra Medicine represents the vision of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser who serves as its Chairperson.
This high-tech facility not only provides world-class patient care, but also helps build Qatar’s scientific expertise and resources.
Sidra Medicine is also part of a dynamic research and education environment in Qatar and through strong partnerships with leading institutions around the world, we are creating an intellectual ecosystem to help advance scientific discovery through investment in medical research.
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.
https : / / www.sidra.org / Areas of Research Medical Imaging Medical Physics Radiation Biology