The Radiographer reflects the mission, vision, and values of the organization, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.
The Radiographer is primarily responsible for performing general radiographic diagnostic imaging procedures to generate imaging information necessary for the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of outpatients. Services are to be provided in accordance with industry standards, organization standards and Department procedures and protocols.
• Receives, reviews and evaluates radiographic requisitions to determine the appropriate procedure, protocol and method of application that is needed in order to complete the Medical Imaging procedure. • Provides quality patient care & customer service according to AMNM and department practices. Provide patient education through verbal explanation prior to, during and subsequent to the procedure in order to reduce the patient’s anxiety and enhance their comfort zone and tolerance of the procedure. Care for the patient throughout the procedure according to department standards, including accompanying the patient to and from the exam rooms.• Appropriately employs imaging systems, accessory devices and patient positioning techniques to generate general radiographic (stationary and mobile) images. Perform imaging procedures in accordance with safe radiation safety practices as determined by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners to limit radiation exposure to patient, self and other members of the healthcare team.• Evaluates the completed images in comparison with industry standards and take corrective action as needed. Provide images of optimum, quality with optimum productivity and customer service.• Produces high quality radiographs in order to minimize patient radiation exposure through coning, the use of radiographic filters, as well as lead shielding devices. Quality control and the occurrence of repeat images is the desired goal of the Radiographer. Collect and record data as identified by the department as support documentation to support the measurement and tracing components of quality management.• Completes and/or verifies the accounting and billing information section of the charge voucher, including department, billing area, location, provider, etc. in order to ensure accurate billing for radiographic services.• Reports incidences of equipment problems, failure, irregularities in equipment performance and equipment disrepair to management and vendor personnel as soon as possible.• Assists with the performance of clerical functions within the department including but not limited to: filing and pulling of films for upcoming clinic sessions, pick up of films, set up and removal of films for reading to the alternator, purging of old records, monitor inventory and order stock, as needed.
Experience and Skills Required
Experience required: Minimum: 2 years clinical experience in a recognized Hospital / Healthcare facility
Skills required: • High level interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, physicians, management, staff and other customers.• Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgment, independent thinking, flexibility and creativity when resolving customer issues.• Ability to apply critical thinking, communication, influence, and flexibility to make optimal decisions based on multiple variables and desired outcomes.• Recognizes and accepts accountability for safety and care of patients • Demonstrated patient centered / patient valued behaviors.• Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.• Good ability to effectively handle challenging situations and balance multiple priorities• Strong data, analytical and finance orientation.• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.• Desire to work in multi-disciplinary setting.Fluent English speaker. Knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage although not essential
Qualification’s Essential: • Bachelor degree in Radiology Technology/Radiology Science OR• Associate degree or Diploma in Radiology Technology/Radiology Science in addition to successful completion of a National licensure examination from an internationally recognized licensing body.
Licensing / Certifications
Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the Qatar with QCHP.• Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR required.