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Radiographer

TB HIV Care - Western Cape, Western Cape

Overview

TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. TB HIV Care provides health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. TB HIV Care provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care. Purpose of the position Provides a high standard of radiographic chest x-ray imaging including the use of Computer Aided Detection (CAD) systems whilst ensuring that patients receive high quality care. Delivers a high standard of service to relevant stakeholders and to a diversity of patient presentations. Communicates effectively with community and facility based teams to ensure delivery of high quality service and linkage to appropriate services . This is a contract position based on funding.

Responsibilities

Provides mobile digital chest x-ray screening for TB case finding • Undertakes radiographic imaging to a high standard whilst ensuring that radiation doses are kept to a minimum using the ALARP principle including the use of dose reduction factors. • Provides a high standard of technique and patient positioning and ensure that standards are maintained. • Operates and utilise, in conjunction with back-up radiological support, Computer Aided Detection (CAD) systems with particular reference to Tuberculosis detection systems. • Ensures that the Ionising Radiation (for Medical Exposure) Regulations are adhered to. • Works alone at particular times • Keeps accurate patient records including recording radiation dose and exposure factors. • Participates in the department Quality Assurance equipment testing programme. • Uses the Radiology Information System (RIS) for patient registration, X-ray ordering and scheduling. Recording accurate patient information relating to dose and use of consumables. • Uses the Picture Archive & Communication system (PACS) for reviewing images and reports. • Provides support and reassurance to patients who may be unwell or have barriers to understanding. • Develops a sound knowledge of the equipment used in order to be aware of malfunctions and errors and to report. Facilitate the referral process of clients with high CAD4TB score for presumptive TB testing • Maintains effective working relationships with Community Health Workers (CHWs), outreach teams and facility staff • Supports referral for Xpert Ultra TB sputum testing and subsequent linkage to care • Liaises with Radiologist (Technical Expert) on as needed basis for diagnostic and technical advice and support • Supports referral and linkage to care for incidental CXR findings not requiring presumptive TB testing • Knowledge of Internet Software; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)

Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent from three-year College or university • 3 years working experience as a Radiographer • Previous experience using CAD would be advantageous • Evidence of continuous professional development

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