Radiology Technologist

International Professional Medical Recruitment for and to the Middle East


Doha

Introduction

International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.


Package

3 Year contract (renewable)

Single and family contracts available.

Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience.

From 8300 QAR up to 15375 QAR per month.  15375 QAR is +/- 58 South-African Rand / 4200 USD/ 3900 EUR/ 3800 GBP. Salary paid in QAR.

Free fully furnished accommodation provided.

Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.

Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).

40 days paid annual vacation days.

End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.

Etc.

 

The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education: (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

Three (3) year Diploma in Radiologic Technology, Medical Radiography, Nuclear Medicine  Technology, or Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound. (Three total years of academic studies in the above, excluding 1 year clinical internship).

Preferred: B.Sc Degree in Radiologic Technology, Medical Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, or Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound.

 

Required certification/licensure:

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health.

 

Minimum Experience: (LICENSED OR REGISTERED EXPERIENCE)

2 years clinical licensed experience in a recognized Hospital / Healthcare facility. (May include 1 year clinical internship, plus 1 year post graduate clinical experience).

Preferred: 2 years post graduate experience with training in one or more specialized areas of medical imaging.

 

Language Skills:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.


Job Specification

Position Summary:

  • The Radiology Technologist is responsible for performing a variety of complex imaging procedures for medical diagnostic or interventional therapeutic purposes at the request of an authorized medical or dental practitioner, utilizing all modalities of medical imaging equipment that produces ionizing radiation, ultrasound, magnetic fields, or following administration of medical radioisotopes.
  • The technician also is responsible for patient information registry and report preparation, equipment maintenance, and other duties as relevant.
  • The technician demonstrates independent judgment and significant professional knowledge in performing clinical tasks, and ensures the safety of patients, staff, and other members of the public in accordance with established dosage and operating guidelines.
  • The technologist is more experienced and specialized in various imaging modalities than the radiology technician.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of HMC 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 the Employer’s 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 the Employer’s 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 the Employer’s 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 a 24 hour / 7 day roster, and on-call as may be required.
  • Rotate across any of the Employer’s Radiology facilities as may be requested to meet operational requirements.
  • Female technologists will be required to perform mammography, following specific training.
  • Comply with the Employer’s policies and procedures, particularly infection control, fire and safety, quality management.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.