The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, are results oriented and committed to continual improvement. The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and non-clinical practice.
NB: THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).
MANAGER RADIOLOGY, REF:TNH/HRD/MR/01/2021
Reporting to Head of Radiology the successful candidate will be responsible for managing production and delivery of efficient and quality radiology imaging services in line with established protocols and the Hospital’s patient care objectives.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop, review and ensure adherence to radiography imaging protocols and standards in consultation with other clinical departments in order to ensure quality imaging services in the hospital;
Ensure delivery of patient centric radiology services in line with established protocols and in order to contribute to overall patience experience;
Ensure radiation safety standards are adhered to by patients, radiology staff and members of public during radiology procedures in line with the Radiation Act, 1985;
Ensure radiation emitting equipment have valid licenses and meet the quality assurance standards in line with the Radiation Protection Board guidelines;
Coordinate periodic maintenance of all radiology equipment in line with maintenance specifications and to ensure optimal operational efficiency of the equipment;
Monitor the radiation exposure of the radiology staff through monthly dose readings and yearly blood count in order to ensure radiation exposure in radiography remains within the recommended maximum limits as per the Atomic Agency guidelines;
Manage radiology inventory including inventory control and monthly stock takes in collaboration with the finance department to ensure optimal stock variance;
Identify professional development gaps and ensure implementation of appropriate professional development interventions for the radiography team in order to ensure the team has the right skills and exposure to best practices;
Keep abreast local and global best practices in radiology and make recommendations to the Head of Radiology on how these impact the hospital;
Manage implementation of all hospital approved quality management systems including ISO standards, environmental management system (EMS), occupational health and safety OH&S), and JCIA among others to ensure full compliance of the radiology department to the guidelines;
Prepare the radiology income and expenditure budget and monitor its implementation upon approval;
Identify, deploy and motivate the radiology imaging team including performance appraisal, identification of training needs, mentorship and coaching as well as leave and absence management in line with the hospital’s people agenda; and
Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.
Higher Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Radiography from a recognized institution.
Certificate in CT scan and MRI.
Must be registered with the Radiography Council of Kenya and hold a valid practicing licence.
Minimum of 8 years’ radiology imaging experience preferably in a hospital environment with 3 years at management level.
Technical & Behavioral competencies
Imaging skills including MRI, Ultra Sound and CT Scan
AbilIity to develop and ensure implementation of radiography protocols
Knowledge of radiation safety standards
Knowledge of quality management systems related to radiography
People management skills
Patient care skills
Budget preparation skills
Inventory management and control skills
Attention to detail
Customer service skills
Planning and organizing skills
Ability to mentor
How to Apply
NB: If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 28th January 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents: