Doctors Hospital, in its continued mission to provide exceptional healthcare services to its patients and clients, is currently accepting applications for a Sonographer.

Primary Role

Sonographers can use, ultrasound, and other forms of imaging technology to examine patients. He/she is responsible for acquiring the images. The primary purpose of the Sonographer is to provide information to diagnose patient illnesses by operating radiologic equipment to produce radiographs that are accurate and complete and in accordance to the policies and procedures of the hospital.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors. Also by assessing patients and their clinical requirements to determine appropriate radiographic techniques.
  • Performs a range of radiographic examinations on patients to produce high-quality images.
  • Assists in more complex radiological examinations working with radiologists, doctors and surgeons.
  • Provides support and reassurance to patients, taking into account their physical and psychological needs by gaining patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
  • Observe and maintain contact with patients during their waiting, examination and post-examination stay in the department.
  • Records imaging identification and patient documentation quickly and accurately by observing protocols to ensure compliance with patient confidentiality guidelines.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations also by understanding and observing health and safety at work and welfare issues. Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.
  • Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment and supplies inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Knowledge Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited school from one of the countries approved by the Cayman Islands’ Government.
  • Sonographer experience of at least 5 years: use of medical technologies, performing diagnostic procedures.
  • Must be registered with the Cayman Islands’ Council for Professions Allied with Medicine (CPAM)
  • Basic Life Support Provider Certification.
  • High proficiency in all program components of Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and spoken communication.
  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to operate independently, within the confines of the policies and procedures of the hospital.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure in a stressful environment, and often without relief.

Travel

None expected.

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  1. Employee is required to stand, walk, climb, sit, push, pull stoop, kneel, reach overhead use hands and fingers and rotate trunk for prolonged periods.
  2. Some light lifting of objects is required.
  3. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

All requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. The post holder may be asked by supervisors /managers to perform other duties within the remit of the Radiology Department, once approved by the HR Manager /Hospital Administrator. The post holder’s evaluation may be based, in part on his /her performance of the responsibilities listed in this job description.

Benefits

CTMH Doctors Hospital offers a competitive benefit package that includes paid vacation, health insurance and pension in accordance with the Cayman Islands regulations.

Salary range KYD$60,000.00 – $72,000.00 annually. 

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources Manager
Doctors Hospital
16 Middle Road
P. O. Box 2000 Grand Cayman KY 1-1104
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