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
- Promotes a culture of excellent efficient and quality service delivery in a congenial, supportive, collaborative and
equitable environment working collaboratively with service leads.
- Leads Audiologists / Audiology technicians in all service areas.
- Directs and coordinates clinical activities, standards of care, treatment, and comprehensive services.
- Leads clinical service planning, service development and capacity planning for Audiology.
- Develops and implements the policies and procedures required to guide and support the provision of audiology
- Takes the lead on formulating current and long-range programs, goals and plans for the department ensuring the implementation of robust clinical governance structures and processes to ensure patient safety.
- Promotes leadership and direction for the development of strategies for the selection, recruitment and retention of staff.
- Assigns staff, ensuring equal employment opportunity in hiring and promotions, identifies staff development needs and ensures that training is provided.
- Ensures optimal audiology coverage at all times across Sidra in various settings.
- Mentors audiology staff and trainees; Teaches undergraduate and/or graduate level clinical courses to students, interns, residents, fellows and other professionals in the evidence-based practice of clinical audiology.
- Provides assessment supervision of clinical students, trainees and new staff.
- Keeps abreast with new developments in treatment and techniques; adapts them to the specific needs of the department.
- Provides suggestions with regard to operating problems, department budgetary matters, personnel matters, technical problems, and the status of programs and projects.
- Meets with Division Chief to discuss programs and problems and provides clinical leadership.
- Undertakes the performance appraisal to meet the professional standards of Audiologists.
- Diagnoses and manages a wide variety of audiological conditions.
- Formulates and implements appropriate auditory management care plans based on diagnostic information, taking into account audiological status, communication skills and social needs in collaboration with the patient/family and other members of the health care across the full range of care settings.
- Advises staff in the resolution of sensitive, complex, or precedent-setting situations; determines appropriate course of action; assigns responsibilities and monitors actions and responses.
- Ensures the procurement and availability of state of the art audiological facilities and equipment to deliver the best patient care.
- Initiates outreach programs to connect with the community thus raising awareness around audiology and hearing healthcare issues.
- Evaluates and makes decisions about audiologic treatment options taking into account both theoretical and
therapeutic models and evidenced based practice and current trends in audiological care.
- Provides specialist audiological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to
patient’s formulation, diagnosis and treatment plan.
- Undertakes risk assessment and risk management for individual patients and provides general advice to other
professionals on audiological aspects of risk assessment and management.
- Acts as Lead for Audiology research; publishes in peer reviewed journals.
- Prepares scientific and technical reports or presentations; Presents at National & International level at the conferences.
- Leads in service development and audiology expansion. Has a key role in procurement, installation, commissioning of audiology testing facilities and equipment, multi-professional liaison and consultation.
- Ensures program plans for audiology services are developed in compliance with departmental policy and regulatory requirements.
- Maintains confidentiality with regards to information exchanged or received in the current capacity of role in accordance with departmental guidelines.
Ability to motivate a workforce.
Effective management and delegation.
Communication and negotiation.
PR and presentation skills.
Understanding of a multi-faceted business operation.