Assistant Director: Radiography -mri (gr 1) X 1 Post

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: AD: RADIOGRAPHY IMAGING-MRI/1/2017
SALARY : R459 558 per annum plus 13th Cheque, Medical Aid Optional. Plus Housing Allowance employee must meet prescribed requirements
CENTRE : IALCH 160
CLOSING DATE : 17 November 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate three year National Diploma/Degree in Diagnostic Radiography.
Current registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Diagnostic Radiographer.
(Independent practice).
A must be must be current and at a supervisory level within the radiology department after registration with HPCSA as a Diagnostic radiographer.
Current working experience in MRI scanning.
Recommendations: Current working experience in a radiology department of a government health institution that has integrated HIS, RIS & PACS systems.
Experience in managing a Radiology Quality Assurance Program.
Knowledge, Skills Training and Competencies Required: Working Knowledge and experience of radiography principals, systems and procedures performed within radiology department including MRI scanning.
Working knowledge and experience of radiography management.
Sound knowledge of radiation safety regulations.
Sound knowledge of diagnostic radiography equipment and protocols.
Computer literacy.
Working knowledge and experience of digital radiology workflows including HIS, RIS and PACS systems.
Knowledge of radiographic training requirements.
Knowledge of relevant public service policies, acts and regulations.
Comprehensive knowledge of OHS Act and other relevant Health Acts.
Knowledge of HR related policies and procedures.
Working knowledge and experience of EPMDS.
Knowledge of quality assurance policies Human resource management skills.
Sound interpersonal and problem solving skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.

DUTIES :
Supervise and participate in the radiation protection program in a completely digital radiology and central hospital environment, ensuring that radiation safety protocols in compliance with the Department Of Health Radiation Control Directorate are adhered to.
Supervise and participate in the provision of clinical radiographic services including MRI scanning, by implementation of departmental policies & procedures, performance of imaging examinations whilst adhering to radiography protocols, practices, and techniques.
Participate in the training & development program for radiographers, by the implementation of appropriate training and development programs for radiography and assume specific trainer roles when delegated to oversee specific imaging areas within radiology.
Participate in cost centre and forward stores supervision through ensuring efficient and effective control and use of surgical sundries, pharmaceuticals, equipment, miscellaneous stores and the radiology facility.
Ensure that all administrative functions required in the component and subcomponents are performed to the required standard, including employee performance, management and development systems.
Perform overtime duties as required.

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