Vacancy: SONOGRAPHER/ RADIOGRAPHER, First Cardiology Consults Ltd / FCC Healthcare. Location: Lagos

First Cardiology Consultants Ikoyi Vacancies

We are recruiting for the following full-time positions: 

  1. Cardiac Sonographers with at least one-year experience. Knowledge of ultrasound machines would be an advantage. 
  2. Radiographer with experience in medical imaging, performing various radiology procedures for diagnostics such as X-ray, MRI, and CT. 

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application and CV’s to Email your CV to lati.amarie@firstcardiology.org     

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR CARDIAC SONOGRAPHER

  • Monitor patients’ blood pressure and heart rate using electrocardiogram (EKG) equipment during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in order to notify the physician if something appears wrong.
  • Monitor patients’ comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
  • Explain testing procedures to patient to obtain cooperation and reduce anxiety.
  • Prepare report of diagnostic procedures for interpretation by physicians.
  • Observe gauges, recorder and video screens of data analysis system during imaging of the cardiovascular system.
  • Conduct electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, stress s testing and other cardiovascular tests to record patients; cardiac activity using specialized electronic test equipment and laboratory instruments.
  • Prepare and position patients for testing
  • Attach electrodes to the patients’ chests arms, and legs connect electrodes to leads from the electrocardiogram (EKG) machine and operate the EKG machine to obtain a reading.
  • Adjust equipment and controls according to physicians’ order or established protocol.
  • Check test and maintain cardiology equipment, making minor repairs when necessary to ensure proper operation.
  • Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information, files, and processing paperwork.
  • Schedule training, events, programs and activities as well as the work of the supervisor
  • Interpret diagnostic test results for deviations from normal. 
  • Obtain, compile and record patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination. 
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Collate records, prepare handouts and administer training protocols.
  • Collect and document activities in the training center.
  • Check training locations and ensure all necessary resources are available and in good working order.
  • Be responsible for the completion of training activities even if they occur outside usual working hours.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the unit head.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR RADIOGRAPHER

  • Evaluate patients’ medical condition and history to determine the most suitable radiographic technique for diagnosis
  • Interact with patients to offer them psychological support and address their concerns regarding an imaging procedure
  • Adjust diagnostic equipment to deliver an accurate amount of radiation to patients
  • Operate complex medical instruments such as CT scanners, X-ray, ultrasound, and several other imaging devices
  • Direct and supervise the activities of radiography assistants and trainee radiographers
  • Maintain proper records of patient details ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Follow up on patients after treatment to track the progress of recovery and ensure patients show no signs of radiation side effect
  • Explain to patients and their family the details of a procedure and ways to manage possible side effects
  • Regularly inspect diagnostic equipment to ensure they are functional and operate efficiently
  • Assist oncologists and physicians during complex radiological examinations
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety guidelines to minimize the risk of exposure to ionizing radiation
  • Correctly position patients prior to X-ray imaging in order to obtain high-quality films
  • Use portable devices to conduct diagnostic scans on patients who can’t move to the radiology unit.

Age 

Between 28years – 35years

Ability/Skills required

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills in order to explain procedures to patients
  • Supportive and caring disposition
  • Good observational skills and attention to details
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure
  • Organisation and decision-making skills
  • The ability to work both as part of a healthcare team and independently
  • IT skills
  • A high level of emotional intelligence to manage the emotional and distressing situations you may encounter.

 

 

 

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