Cedarcrest Hospitals was founded in Abuja in January 2008 and was formerly known as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics. Within a few years, the hospital expanded its scope of practice into a full-fledged private multispecialty hospital. The core vision of the organisation is to provide world-class healthcare services to patients in Nigeria, West Africa, and globally.
With hospitals located in both Abuja and Lagos, our services accommodate over one hundred (100) beds and provide services and facilities such as; emergency/trauma center, a helipad, major radiology diagnostic center, a prosthetic manufacturing plant, an oxygen manufacturing plant, modular surgical operating theatres, cardiac catheterization unit and several other facilities that make for a modern multispecialty hospital.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Radiographer
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports directly to the Head Orthopaedic surgeon and the Clinical Service Manager.
The incumbent is responsible for capturing high quality radiological examination on all patients with the use of our X-ray machine.
The radiographer will also play a key role in ensuring compliance with established safety regulations and procedures when operating radiation equipment in order to prevent ill-exposure to radiation.
Responsible for undertaking radiographic and imaging examination for patients.
Prepares patients for their procedures.
Ensure local rules and radiation protection measures are in place and observed by all staff.
Ensure all required X-ray and ultrasound Policies, Protocols, Procedures and Guidelines (PPPG’s) are placed inside and outside the radiology.
Maintain good hygiene of equipment and work areas.
Position the X-ray machine to get the clearest and most accurate image possible.
Evaluate patient’s medical condition and history to determine the most suitable radiographic technique to be used.
Interact with patients to offer them psychological support and address their concerns regarding an imaging procedure.
Responsible for operating complex radiological instruments/equipments such as, X-ray, ultrasound and other imaging devices.
Maintain proper records of patient’s information, ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information.
Explain to patients and their family the details of a procedure.
Correctly position patients prior to X-ray imaging in order to obtain high quality images.
Upload patient’s images and results on mediplus.
Regularly inspect diagnostic equipment to ensure they are functional and operate efficiently.
Ensure compliance with health and safety guidelines to minimize risk of exposure to radiation.
Assist orthopaedic surgeon during complex orthopaedic procedures/surgeries.
B.Sc in Radiography.
1 - 3 years work experience.
Should possess a valid certificate from the Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN).
Knowledge of operating X-ray and ultrasound instruments.
Knowledge of X-ray and ultrasound safety aspects.
Should possess excellent interpersonal skills.
Good communication skills.
Participate in and provide support for CPD (Continual professional development).
Ability to work as a team.
Knowledge of Health and Safety issues.
Committed to quality improvement.
Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
Employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
Knowledge of workflow processes.
Application Closing Date
1st October, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letters (in PDF format only) to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.