Tuesday, August 25, 2020

2 Job Opportunities at Medical Teams International, Ultrasound Sonographers


Job Description                                                                                 

ULTRASOUND SONOGRAPHER (2) POSITIONS                                     

Medical Teams International Tanzania

Department Programs
Reports to Direct: Medical Officer In Charge Technical: NA
Location  REFUGEE CAMPS
Work Days & 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 to perform high quality ultrasound imaging and analysis to assist in the diagnosis and management of patients, reporting immediately to the medical referent any problem regarding patient’s health status
  • 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; performing cleaning of ultrasound devices and ensure proper waste disposal
  • Responsible for quality assurance by auditing own practice and ensuring that sonography equipment remains 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

 EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS                                                                                                                         
Diploma in Medical Sonographer
Registration with local professional licensing council is required
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 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 work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

Application 

Documents to be attached with application. 

  • CV/Resume (in English)
  • Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document)
  • Academic Certificate
  • Registration Certificate from Tanganyika Medical Council
  • Recommendation Letter from previous employer
  • Copy of Certificate of Service from previous employer
  • Copy of Practicing License
  • Copy of police report or letter of good character from local government
  • Copy of Certificate of Completion of Internship
  • Medical Teams Application for Employment


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 10th September 2020. 5.00PM.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY saved as your name (Surname First Name) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as “Ultrasound Sonograher”; including 3 work related referees to; recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org
Indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period; at the bottom of your CV
INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE: ULTRASOUND SONOGRAPHER

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