Job Title : Consultant Radiologist
To provide alongside other consultant colleagues, appropriate Radiology services to patients, hospitals & clinics designated with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness.
All clinical staff are accountable and responsible for their own clinical competence and should limit their actions to those for which they are deemed competent.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To manage, lead & coordinate the operations and personnel of the Hospital’s Radiology Department.
Perform or direct radiology staff to perform a variety of diagnostic procedures, such as X-rays, MRIs, CT Scans and ultrasounds to diagnose illnesses and injuries
Apply medical knowledge and expertise to make a diagnosis based on investigations or test results
Communicate test results and diagnosis to a patient’s primary physician through written reports, emails or verbally, either by phone or in person
Work in close co-operation with and support other clinical & medical professionals and colleagues across the Organization to provide clients / patients with high quality radiology and other imaging services of the highest standard
Contribute to the timeliness of performing and reporting all patient examinations
Undertake all work in accordance with contractual requirements and Echo-Scan Services’ standard operating procedures and policies
Participate in departmental consultant and senior staff meetings; attend other departmental and management meetings as required
Co-operate with Branch Management in the efficient running of Branch’s Radiology Unit’s services and the Branch in general
Quality and Standards :
Develop and maintain good working practices
Maintain and actively promote adherence to Organizational and professional standards of conduct and practice
Provide medical information from the Branch Unit’s experiences for the development of systems to support the Organization’s service delivery quality and standards
Work actively to reduce unintended harm to patients
Consistently exercise a general duty of care for the health, safety and wellbeing of work colleagues, visitors and patients and oneself Personal Development :
Be responsible, with management support, for own personal development by attending accredited conferences and meetings to update one’s clinical knowledge, coaching and management skills in line with CME requirements;
actively contribute to the development of colleagues when required
Education, Qualifications & Experience
MBBS / MBBCH from a recognized institution; plus, a minimum of 3 years’ broad post-experience in Radiology including plain film reporting, barium studies, ultrasound, CT and MRI.
Valid Medical Practice Licence. Post Graduate Studies Must be a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons, NPMCN or it’s foreign equivalent.
Previous Experience :
Clinical expertise in General Radiology; experience and knowledge of running a sub-specialty service would be an added advantage Knowledgeable of the latest technological advances in Radiology and familiar with the performance of quality control procedures
Personal Attributes & Physical Demands :
Ethical & Professional, with a strong sense of integrity
Reliable, Responsive and Mature
Must be able to multi-task; capable of handling several issues at the same time to deliver results and meet desired deadlines