Radiographer

Tbhiv care - Ethekwini
new offer (14/08/2020)

job description

Job Advert Summary TB HIV Care THC in existence since 1929 is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation TB HIV Care provides health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB including adolescent girls and young women sex workers and people who use drugs TB HIV Care provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care This is a contract position renewable based on funding Purpose of the position Provides a high standard of radiographic chest x-ray imaging including the use of Computer Aided Detection CAD systems whilst ensuring that patients receive high quality care Delivers a high standard of service to relevant stakeholders and to a diversity of patient presentations Communicates effectively with community and facility based teams to ensure delivery of high quality service and linkage to appropriate services Minimum Requirements Matric grade 12 Bachelor s degree in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent from three-year College or university 3 years working experience as a Radiographer Previous experience using CAD would be advantageous Evidence of continuous professional development Computer literacy MS Office Word Excel PowerPoint Fluency in English and isiZulu languages Clear criminal record Duties and Responsibilities Provides mobile digital chest x-ray screening for TB case finding Operates and utilise in conjunction with back-up radiological support Computer Aided Detection CAD systems with particular reference to Tuberculosis detection systems Ensures that the Ionising Radiation for Medical Exposure Regulations are adhered to Works alone at particular times Uses the Radiology Information System RIS for patient registration X-ray ordering and scheduling Recording accurate patient information relating to dose and use of consumables Facilitates the referral process of clients with high CAD4TB score for presumptive TB testing Supports referral for Xpert Ultra TB sputum testing and subsequent linkage to care Liaises with Radiologist Technical Expert on as needed basis for diagnostic and technical advice and support Supports referral and linkage to care for incidental CXR findings not requiring presumptive TB testing

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