Medical Imaging Specialist

   (Yaounde, Cameroon)

posted : 17 September, 2018
category : Medical imaging   location : Yaounde, Cameroon
job type : Full Time

Job Description for Medical Imaging Specialist 

Who are We?

Infiuss is a health care organisation with main mission of fostering and promoting access to quality

health care and delivering excellent and professional services to it clients.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to build a world class health care facility with main purpose of providing the highest

level of preventive and curative health care. We intend to leverage on advancing digital technology

trends to provide the highest quality of care to patients.


Medical Imaging Specialist

Experience: 4+ YEARS

Venue: Yaounde

Other skills: Humble, open minded. Leadership and vision, Ready to learn

Qualification Requirements: At least Bachelors or equivalent


Radiologist Responsibilities:

? Explain and paint a clear picture of the whole treatment process to patients

? Position or adjust patients’ body to make sure that the appropriate part that requires

treatment undergoes proper radiography

? Surround the exposed part of patients’ body with radiation-resistant/protective equipment

so as to prevent any form of harm

? Make sure that radiography equipment is positioned properly at the correct angle and

height above the appropriate body part of the patient

? Keep detailed record of patients. This normally includes the entire patient treatment

process, including patient’s rate of response to treatment

? May be responsible for managing the radiography department as a whole

? Prepare patients for diagnostic imaging exam

? Measure the thickness of the part of the patient’s body that is to be checked

? Determine if patients have fear of being enclosed in a small space or room without being

able to get out (claustrophobia) before the treatment process begins

? Get patients’ cooperation and trust by easing their fears and answering their questions

? Maintains a clean and safe environment by complying with processes and regulations

? Maintain radiology inventory supplies by anticipating needed items, regularly checking

inventory level, and placing order for new supplies.


Medical Imaging Specialist Job Duties:

-Obtain patients' histories from electronic records, patient interviews, dictated reports, or

by communicating with referring clinicians.

• Gather medical information from patient histories.

• Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical


- Prepare comprehensive interpretive reports of findings.

• Prepare reports summarising patient diagnostic or care activities.

- Perform or interpret the outcomes of diagnostic imaging procedures including magnetic

resonance imaging (MRI), computer tomography (CT), positron emission tomography

(PET), nuclear cardiology treadmill studies, mammography, or ultrasound.

• Analyse test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.

• Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.

Review or transmit images and information using picture archiving or communications


- Communicate examination results or diagnostic information to referring physicians,

patients, or families.

• Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.

• Communicate test or assessment results to medical professionals.

- Communicate examination results or diagnostic information to referring physicians,

patients, or families.

• Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.

• Communicate test or assessment results to medical professionals.

- Participate in quality improvement activities including discussions of areas where risk of

error is high.

• Develop healthcare quality and safety procedures.

- Conduct physical examinations to inform decisions about appropriate procedures.

• Examine patients to assess general physical condition.

- Supervise and teach residents or medical students.

• Train medical providers.

• Supervise patient care personnel.

- Implement protocols in areas such as drugs, resuscitation, emergencies, power failures,

and infection control.

• Treat medical emergencies.

- Schedule examinations and assign radiologic personnel.

• Schedule medical facility use.

- Provide advice on types or quantities of radiology equipment needed to maintain


• Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.

-Participate in research projects involving radiology.

• Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.


Radiologist Skills and Qualifications:

? Good communication and interpersonal skills. This is needed in a bid to be able to properly

explain the treatment procedures to patients and also quash any sort of fears he/she may


? Ability to work as part of a team

? Ability to display good composure even in the case of situations that may normally result in


? Must be a highly dependable individual

? Must be someone that pays keen attention to details at all times

? Must be friendly and easily approachable

? Ability to work for long hours

? Must have the required technical skills to operate radiography equipment and computers

? At least a Bachelor’s degree in radiologic technology

? 4 years work experience as a radiology technician in any medical facility

? Any other radiology certification(s) would be of added advantage.