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Technologist - Ultrasound (Pediatrics)

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All Qatar
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Medacs Healthcare
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Medacs Healthcare is currently looking for Technologist - Ultrasound (Pediatrics) for a well-known hospital in Doha, Qatar.

Our client will be a fully digital facility, incorporating the most advanced information technology applications in clinical, research and business functions. The hospital will initially have around 400 beds.

Personal interviews will be held in Australia and New Zealand in December 2016. If you would like to register your interest and secure a personal interview, please contact Nicola Jarman on

Please note only candidates available for personal interviews in Australia and New Zealand will be considered.

Key Role Accountabilities:

* 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 Pediatrics 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
* Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations
* Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner
* Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility
* Maintains patient confidentiality at all times
* Attends divisional and other meetings as appropriate
* Adheres to Sidra's standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies

Essential Requirements:

* BSc in Medical Imaging or equivalent
* Post Graduate qualification required if base degree is not within the ultrasound field
* 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
* Eligible for registration with the ARRT/CAMRT/HCPC or an equivalent licensing/accreditation board as a Ultrasound technologist
* Licensed in country of origin as Ultrasound technologist
* Eligible for licensure as a Ultrasound technologist in the State of Qatar
* 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
* Demonstrated strong analytical and decision making skills
* Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Evidence of ongoing continual professional development
* Demonstrated leadership skills
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
* Fluency in written and spoken English

Preferred Requirements:

* Management/leadership/training diploma certification or course attendance
* Experience in a dedicated pediatric medical imaging facility
* Knowledge and clinical experience in pediatric ultrasound protocols and procedures
* Leadership experience
* Post graduate certification in Ultrasound recognised by the ARRT/CAMRT/HCPC or an equivalent licensing/accreditation board
* Pediatric Ultrasound techniques

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