Radiographer at Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. 
The hospital is part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include: Clinics, Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa, Aga Khan Hospital Dar es salaam and Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi.
It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex cases.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, ISO 15189:2007 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation. 

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega, Busia, Kisumu, Bungoma, Kericho and Kitale Counties. It is now expanding its services in Homa – Bay County and is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Radiographer

Overall Responsibility: The successful candidate will provide quality diagnostic services using the most appropriate radiographic techniques and equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Patient assessment and clinical requirement to determine appropriate radiographic techniques.
  • Perform a range of radiographic examinations on patients to produce images of high quality.
  • Maintain close contact with patients while waiting for tests and post examination stay in the department.
  • Undertake quality control checks on X-ray equipment in order to ensure quality assurance and audit initiatives.
  • Understand and observe health and safety requirements at workplace and welfare issues including ionizing radiation regulations in order to protect self, patient and the public.
Requirements
  • Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or above.
  • Must be registered and licensed by the Radiation Protection Board of Kenya.
  • Previous working experience in a busy medical institution.
  • Excellent knowledge of techniques in general and specialized Radio diagnostics, Computed tomography (CT) and Fluoroscopy.
  • Excellent computer skills in Hospital Information System (HIS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
  • Knowledge in CR (Computerized Radiography), Mammography and Ultrasonography is an added advantage.

Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contact of three referees should be forwarded by 14th April, 2014 to:

The Human Resources Department
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530 – 40100
Kisumu
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