Job Opportunity at Medical Teams International, Ultrasound Sonographer

Job Opportunity at Medical Teams International, Ultrasound Sonographer

Ultrasound Sonographer

Job Description                                                                                  

Medical Teams International Tanzania
Department Programs
Reports to Direct: Medical Officer Technical: NA
Location Medical Teams –  Nduta Refugee Camp
Workdays & Hours Monday-Sunday, 40-45 hours/week as per duty roster. May include weekends, night shifts and public holidays

Supervises Direct: NA Technical: NA

MTI Calling 

                  Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

 JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                                                                            

Responsible for performing sonographic examination according to protocols, security measures and standards of hygiene and privacy in order to contribute to the improvement of the health condition of patients.

 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                                          

  • Responsible for operating and maintenance of an ultrasound machine, performing ultrasound investigations of various body parts for diagnostic purposes as well as maintaining the ultrasound room according to the professional standards.
  • Prepare patients for imaging including explaining procedures and compiling medical history and upholding patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensure application of hygiene protocols in the maintenance of equipment; cleaning of ultrasound accessories and ensure proper waste disposal.
  • Responsible for quality assurance by auditing own practice and ensuring ultrasound accessories remain in good condition and makes necessary requisition for repair needs.
  • Perform regular stock inventory and ensure all materials are stored according to each specific condition; make requisitions for materials.
  • Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance, undertaking regular quality assurance checks; alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning, damage/loss/robbery of ultrasound room material and devices
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule.
  • Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Ultrasound Sonographer Job Vacancy at Medical Teams International

 EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS                                                                                                                           

  • Diploma in diagnostic radiography from recognized University/college.
  • Must be registered with the medical radiology & imaging professionals council.
  • Valid practising license is required

 EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                                 

  • 2 years of diagnostic experience using ultrasound is required.
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES           

KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of sonography principles and best practices
  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol

SKILLS

  • Skilled in performing ultrasounds and interpreting images
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good command of both written and spoken English

ABILITIES

  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
  • Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
  • Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS                             

This position requires to work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position.  Duties, responsibilities and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department or organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

Application Procedure: 

  • All interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their application letter and CV in either PDF or Word only, including three work related referee to: recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org
  • Indicate your expected salary, current/previous salary, and notice period at the bottom of your CV.
  • Indicate clearly the position applied for in the subject line” Ultrasound Sonographer
  • Application Deadline: 24th of August 2022 at 1700HRS.

Warning:

Beware that Medical Teams does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing application, or any other fee). Medical Teams does not request any information related to bank accounts. If asked of any payment, please contact recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org

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