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Ultrasound Technologist II

King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Set-up and operate relevant medical imaging equipment in order to carry out ultrasound procedures.

  • Assist and perform all Ultrasound procedures for all types of patient as requested using appropriate equipment and ensure availability of images with all required information in the

  • Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and Radiology Information System (RIS) as soon procedures are completed

  • Record preliminary notes and organ measurements for the Radiologists

  • Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients, ensuring communication with patients and staff is meaningful and professional

  • Fully inform patient and/or relatives that the nature and extent of the ultrasound procedure to be performed

  • Ensure patient safety and care is provided during ultrasound procedures. Also seeks to maintain patient confidentiality rights and privacy at all times

  • Ensure that correct patient identification and site verification checks are undertaken for each examination

  • As part of a team, select the proper equipment, accessories and techniques in order to obtain the highest image quality. Handle equipment and related accessories safely and responsibly and report faulty equipment to appropriate people

  • Participate in the implementation of the departmental strategic plan

  • Participate in the development, review of all hospital and departmental policies, procedures and protocols

  • Cover the medical imaging department during the working shifts/on calls as scheduled and during emergencies and disaster as requested

  • Ensure timely completion of all scheduled work and escalates any delays with senior staff

  • Keep abreast with current trends in ultrasound technology, ensure all applicable licenses and or trainings are current including Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Assist senior staff to supervise and train radiology students and new staff in performing all duties as assigned

  • Follow the established International Patient Safety Goals

  • Perform other job related duties as required

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Radiological Sciences or related field or equivalent

  • Current certification/registration/license to practice in Ultrasound

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of two (2) years in Ultrasound or post (1) year SCDP in Ultrasound

Other:

  • English Language Skills: Essential

  • Arabic Language Skills: Preferred

  • Computer Skills: Level II Essential

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