Cardiac Sonographer, Consulting Clinic-Cardiology at Aga Khan University Hospital

Full Time
Nairobi
Posted 9 months ago

Cardiac Sonographer, Consulting Clinic-Cardiology at Aga Khan University Hospital

Cardiac Sonographer, Consulting Clinic-Cardiology

  • Job Type                      Full Time
  • Qualification               Diploma
  • Experience
  • Location                        Nairobi
  • Job Field                       Medical / Healthcare 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform and assist in 2D echocardiogram and dobutamine stress Echocardiogram for both in and outpatients.
  • Write Echocardiogram reports, to be countersigned by the cardiologist
  • Assist Cardiologists in performing Trans-Esophageal Echo (TEE)
  • Connect patients on 24-hour Holter monitor, and disconnect them upon completion of the monitoring period
  • Analyze and report on Holter monitor recordings for the Physician to review.
  • Ensure timely dispatch of Echo and Holter Monitor reports to patients or referring Physicians
  • Maintain patient, staff and visitor’s safety by observing infection control practices and other safety policies
  • Collaborate with Biomedical Engineers to ensure prompt maintenance of Equipment
  • Maintain accurate records of tests carried out by ensuring correct data entry on a computer, report forms as well and batch registers
  • Practice judicious use of unit stocks and ensure prompt billing of used consumables
  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures pertaining to Sonography
  • Maintain effective communication with the other members of the Multidisciplinary team for effective patient care
  • Participate in unit-based Continuing education and implementation of quality control programs in the department.
  • Assist the manager in data collection and monitoring of identified unit-based quality and performance indicators
  •  Participate in departmental events such as public screening for heart disease, Medical Camps, World Heart Day activities and Conferences

Requirements:

  • Diploma as a Sonographer or Cardiology Technologist from a recognized training institution
  • Valid certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS)

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Aga Khan University Hospital on aku.taleo.net to apply

Job Features

Job CategoryMedical / Healthcare

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