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Life Healthcare invites Diagnostic Ultrasound Graduates to apply for these posts in Pretoria

Sonographers

Function Nursing

Position Sonographers


Introduction

Vacancies exist for Sonographers, who will be based at Life Eugene Marais Hospital reporting to the Head Radiographer, Keegan Govener. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a high quality service to both Inpatients and Outpatients. This will include general ultrasound, vascular ultrasound, neurosonography, musculosketal system, obstetrics (first trimester) and gyneacological ultrasound. The successful candidate will work as a member of the Radiology Department and multi-disciplinary teams, providing a high quality services to the patients in assigned areas in accordance with professional standards of practice.


Critical Outputs

  • Prepare patients for radiology examinations or procedures and maintain the highest quality patient care.

  • Will be responsible for operating diagnostic sonographic equipment to ensure diagnostic imaging. Maintaining and cleaning the sonographic equipment.

  • Produce accurate diagnostic images in the various modalities for which the incumbent is qualified.

  • Work in all areas of radiology as required, including shift work as per roster and overtime when required.

  • Participate in all staff meetings and briefings

  • Maintain acceptable levels of health and safety, and report all deviation to procedure to management.

  • Take part in routine daily inspection of equipment and quality assurance procedures

  • Report any defects or problems either directly to the Head Radiographer.

  • Keep up-to-date with Current techniques and developments in Sonography and imaging procedures.

  • Maintain good working relationships and interpersonal skills with colleagues and with non-radiographic staff, in both the Radiology Department and elsewhere in the hospital.


Requirements

  • Degree in Diagnostic Ultrasound.

  • Be registered with HPCSA.

  • Compliant with CPD programs.

  • Have at least 1 year general diagnostic ultrasound experience.

  • Able to perform include general ultrasound, vascular ultrasound, neurosonography, musculosketal system, obstetrics (first trimester) and gynaecological ultrasound

  • Both public and private healthcare experience will be considered.

  • Ability to perform weekend work and work shifts.

  • Own transport and a valid driver's license is essential.

  • Ability to present findings to both medical and non-medical persons.


Competencies

  • Problem-solving/analysis

  • Resilience

  • Verbal & written communication

  • Teamwork

  • Customer responsiveness

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Building relationships

  • Organisational awareness

  • Drive & energy

  • Excellence orientation

  • Ethical behaviour



Closing date Tuesday, April 18, 2023


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