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Ultrasound Technologist

Sidra Medicine
Doha, Qatar

Education Required:

  • BSc in Medical Imaging or equivalent

  • Post Graduate qualification required if base degree is not within the ultrasound field

  • Licensed in country of origin as Ultrasound technologist

  • Post graduate certification in Ultrasound recognised by the ARRT/CAMRT/HCPC  or an equivalent licensing/accreditation board (preferred)

Experience Required:

  • 5+ Years Relevant Experience in a North American Academic Institution or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, EU States, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand

  • Demonstrated extensive functional knowledge and clinical experience in Ultrasound

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Radiology Information Systems (RIS) and Picture Archiving Communications Systems (PACS).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Joint Commission and Joint Commission International accreditation standards and radiation safety guidelines

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Job Description:

  • Working independently, performs all routine and specialized Ultrasound procedures, and associated responsibilities, as dictated by the workload in the rostered area. Plans, prioritizes and organizes Ultrasound workload, ensuring the necessary patient care is provided to patients of all ages

  • Acts independently in the assessment of referrals for Ultrasound 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 manager as required

  • Adheres to departmental and applicable organizational policies, procedures and regulations relevant to the Ultrasound patient care team. Maintains accurate and concise records of all imaging received by the patient using the appropriate systems

  • Supports the Supervisor – Ultrasound to manage and maintain a high level of expertise and reducing faults/issues effectively to guarantee the safe operations of the Ultrasound 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

  • Involves 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

  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times

  • Attends divisional and other meetings as appropriate

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