Demonstrate knowledge and application of Mission, vision and values.
Demonstrate a high level of patient care.
Perform complex medical imaging examinations and procedures for diagnostic or interventional therapeutic purposes, utilizing all modalities of medical imaging equipment, in accordance with the standards and policies established by Radiology.
Ensure patients are correctly identified and informed about the imaging procedure that is being performed.
Ensure that correct patient, correct procedure, correct site protocols for Radiology are adhered to
Maintain privacy and confidentiality of all patient information.
Seek advice from the Radiology Supervisor or Radiologist on duty about any uncertainty or concerns with the medical imaging examination that has been requested.
Adjust medical imaging equipment parameters to the appropriate settings, and follow Radiology examination protocols to ensure high quality diagnostic images are produced for every requested examination.
Assume responsibility for patient safety to minimize unnecessary procedures, and maintain patient exposure to ionizing radiation or medical radioisotopes within accepted international levels.
Ensure that all patient data and administrative duties related to the technical component of the imaging examination are complete, accurate, and entered as required into the Radiology Information System (RIS), Picture Archive & Communication System (PACS), or manual paperwork (as may be relevant for the task).
Provide technical and professional advice and assistance to peers and radiology technicians as may be required.
Correctly apply radiation protection devices (collimation, lead apron, shielding etc.), to avoid exposure to areas of the body not being studied.
Report any malfunctioning equipment to the Radiology Supervisor of the area, immediately a fault or deterioration in equipment performance in noticed. Ensure that appropriate signage is in place to prevent usage of faulty or malfunctioning equipment.
Comply with and ensure a good understanding and knowledge of Accreditation requirements, and related documentation, policies and procedures.
Participate in undergraduate student education, including performing duties as a clinical preceptor* for the medical radiography training program (See addendum).
Participate in a 24 hour / 7 day roster, and on-call as may be required.
Rotate across any Radiology facilities as may be requested to meet operational requirements.
Female technologists will be required to perform mammography, following specific training.
Comply with policies and procedures, particularly infection control, fire and safety, quality management.
Perform other duties as requested.
Effective 1 April 2011: 3 year* Diploma in radiologic technology, medical radiography, nuclear medicine technology, or diagnostic medical ultrasound from an accredited University or equivalent. (*3 total years of academic studies in the above, excluding 1 year clinical internship).
Valid Primary license from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Ministry of Public Healt
Examine patients for illness or injury, plan and provide treatment in the form of medicines and therapies and refer them to specialist providers if necessary
Conduct routine adult physicals as well as youth sports physicals
Practice active listening and excellent communication skills with patients, their families and all staff, addressing patient concerns as the highest priority
Document treatments on digital charting software, adhering to Community Clinic’s medical charting standards, including ongoing progress notes and test results
Work with other physicians and support staff as a team in order to collaborate on diagnoses and perform procedures such as splinting broken bones, stabilizing a patient for hospital transport and wound suturing
Provide education to patients and families regarding medical conditions and their treatment options as well as preventative care strategies of nutrition, exercise and hygiene
Order laboratory tests such as white blood cell count, blood sugar and x rays and interpret test results
Current MD licensure
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, patience and empathy