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  • Posted: Sep 20, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
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  • Marie Stopes International is an international non-governmental organisation providing contraception and safe abortion services in 37 countries around the world. Marie Stopes International as an organisation lobbies in favour of access to abortion, and provides a variety of sexual and reproductive healthcare services including advice, vasectomies, and aborti...
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    Sonographer

    Job Purpose: Reporting to the Centre Manager, the Sonographer job exists to perform quality ultrasound examinations to clients and make quality reports to assist the physician with the diagnosis and treatment.

    The Sonographer 's role and responsibilities include providing diagnostic medical sonography services and its various clinical specialties. The Sonographer’ activities are performed consistent with their education and training, and in accordance with MSI policies, procedures, and applicable professional standards.

    The post holder commits to and is held accountable to Marie Stopes International global core values:

    Key Responsibilities

    • Review client medical history and supporting clinical information and communicate with the client in a manner appropriate to the client’s ability to understand the procedure.
    • Conduct client clinical assessment and perform the diagnostic medical sonography examination ordered by the supervising physician in accordance with professional and facility protocols.
    • Review examination images, synthesize examination results, and prepare the preliminary findings.
    • Apply independent judgment during the sonography examination to ensure that appropriate anatomical, pathological, and clinical conditions are accurately captured in the examination images.
    • Assume responsibility for the safety of the client during the sonographic examination.
    • Maintain client privacy and confidentiality in accordance with privacy laws (e.g., HIPAA) and facility policies, and procedures.
    • Use proper client positioning tools, devices, equipment adjustment, and ergonomically correct scanning techniques to ensure client comfort and safety, and to prevent compromised data acquisition and musculoskeletal injury to the sonographer.
    • Generate demand for ultrasound services by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to drive client volumes.
    • Prepare exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct sonography examinations in accordance with infections disease, sterilization, and client safety protocols, policies, and procedures.
    • As necessary, acquire additional ultrasound imaging to facilitate optimum diagnostic results for the interpreting physician.
    • Identify and document any limitations to the sonography examination and escalate as appropriate.
    • Assume responsibility for the preventive maintenance for ultrasound equipment to ensure it operates at optimal level at all times
    • Operate the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)

    Qualifications ,Skills and Experience

    • Diploma in Ultrasound, Medical Imaging Sciences or Radiography from a recognized institution.
    • At least two years working experience as a sonographer in a reputable hospital/medial facility.
    • Registration with the relevant regulatory or professional body if applicable with a current practicing license.
    • Computer literate.
    • Knowledge of relevant legislations.
    • Soft skills required for the job:
    • Communication skills
    • Observation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team player

    Method of Application

    Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees (1 of which should be immediate, 1 former supervisor and any other) should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke . On or before September 30, 2019. The subject of the email should read “SONOGRAPHER.”

    Do not attach certificates and testimonials. Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and does not ask for fees at any stage of the recruitment process. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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