Full Time

Overall Responsibilities

The Radiographer will be responsible for providing a high standard of radiographic chest x-ray imaging, including the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for reading images whilst ensuring that patients receive high-quality care and linkage to appropriate services. The Radiographer will also liaise with relevant district/ subdistrict management teams and facilities for planning and allocation of the mobile and movable digital chest X-ray (DCXR) services and staff. He/ she will also have to communicate effectively with facility-based outreach teams to ensure the delivery of high-quality service.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Ensure clients sign the consent forms before X-ray exposure 
  • Ensure that the Ionizing Radiation (for Medical Exposure) Regulations are adhered to. 
  • Record accurate patient information relating to dose and use of consumables 
  • Keep accurate patient records including recording radiation dose and exposure factors. 
  • Provides support and reassurance to patients who may be unwell or have barriers to understanding. 
  • Acquire sound knowledge of the digital chest X-ray (DCXR) equipment used to be aware of malfunctions and errors and to report them.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence 
  • Mentorship and capacity building skills 
  • Ability to build relationships with clients and district/ subdistrict management team 
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Non-judgmental, trustworthy, and empathetic personality

Minimum Qualification, Education and Experience:

  • National Diploma / Bachelor’s degree in Diagnostic Radiography
  • Current registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a Radiographer
  • Private Practice Number will be an added advantage
  • Willing to travel and work after hours
  • A valid driver’s licence