Radiographer

  French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children
Diploma   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1109
Date Posted:Jun 14, 2017
Reference:FMIC/HR/065
Closing Date:Jun 24, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:96,90,66

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children:

Founded:  

The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) was founded in 2006 is a unique public-private partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, a French NGO – La Chaine de L’Espoir/Enfants Afghans and the Aga Khan Development Network through the Aga Khan University Hospital. FMIC embodies a sign of hope for the medical care mothers and children in Kabul. The Institute has risen to the challenge of charting a course towards sustainable health solutions for Afghanistan. It is the first ISO certified hospital in Afghanistan, aiming to provide compassionate, accessible, cost-effective, high quality care services to the population of Afghanistan. Currently the hospital provides161-bed inpatient care for children and adults, including 15 beds for pediatric intensive care, 17 bed adult cardiac care with a state of art cardiac catheterization laboratory, 52 new beds for maternal care, 63 beds allocated for pediatric medical and surgical units and a 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit. Six operation theatres, a department of radiology which includes CT-Scan and MRI capabilities, a state-of-the-art laboratory, a 24 hour pharmacy service and outpatient services for the adult population in medical and surgical specialties. FMIC also runs a Postgraduate Medical Education considering a training hub for healthcare professionals. Through its e-Health programme, FMIC offers telemedicine and eLearning services to hospitals in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Kandahar in Afghanistan and Khorog in Tajikistan. FMIC is working towards expansion of its health services towards establishing a comprehensive 400 bed Academic Medical Complex in Kabul, which will serve not only the Afghan population but Central Asia as well, as a medical Center of excellence.”

Job Summary:

To obtain radiography films of various positions of the patient as requested by referring physicians , ensuring safety procedures for themselves, patients and equipment, and performing related duties as advised by supervisor

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Keeping X-Ray equipment at proper distance and angle from the patient to obtain clear and undisturbed view
2. Proper film and cassette handling (type, analogue & digital) as per standard procedure
3. Perform especial X-Ray procedures / CT / MRI / Mammography procedure as requested by referring clinicians, also observing safety of procedures
4. Properly log performed procedures
5. Determine proper voltage, current and desired exposure time for each Radiograph
6. Adjust contrast of the films in computer to make it read for print and check quality as required
7. Repeat exposure procedure from different angles as requested by the physician
8. Schedule patients for X-Ray procedures if required
9. Maintain equipment by cleaning, making minor adjustments and report to supervisor in case of any fault or breakdown
10. Assist in training of new Technicians
11. Perform portable X-Rays of in patients unable to come to radiology department, as assigned
12. Perform duties in shifts
13. Any other task assigned by supervisor
14. Change the radiation dose monitoring device on monthly basis or as advised by radiation protection committee

Job Requirement:


Graduated from 12th Class is preferred

Diploma of the Radiologic Technology Course from a recognized institute (3years)

1-2 years related work experience

Good communication and interpersonal skills in English, Dari and Pashto.

Knowledge of judging film quality, patient positioning, film developing, supplies handling and general record keeping

Good working knowledge of technical X-Ray and operation of the related equipment

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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