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Radiographer

eHA Clinic – Kano, Kano
Department eHA Clinic
Employment Type Consultant
Minimum Experience Experienced

Who we are

EHA Clinics, a subsidiary of eHealth Systems Africa Foundation, is deploying innovative technology-driven modular clinics with the ability to combine several critical accelerators to dramatically scale up comprehensive primary health care access in Nigeria.  We seek to forge new standards in the delivery of quality health systems and to continue expansion to meet the demand for more personalized services, comfort, and convenience while broadening and deepening the services offered.

Purpose of the position

The Radiographer will Perform all diagnostic medical radiographic imaging procedures which are offered by the department in accordance with department protocols. Performs all procedures following exam protocols on neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Optimize computer images to enhance diagnostic information for Radiologists interpretation. Provides direct patient-centered care that ensures the highest quality and well-being of each patient. Collaborates with members of the health care team to promote clinical excellence, demonstrating the commitment to the mission, vision, and values of EHA Clinics. Delivers services according to the scope of service for Diagnostic Imaging and participates in Performance Improvement activities. Adheres to and practices the EHA Clinics Corporate Compliance Program.

What you’ll do

The Radiographer  will support eHA’s clinic predominantly by

  • Initiate delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing basic radiographic services for the patient population served. Such tasks include, but are not limited to anatomical position, proper breathing instruction, and compliance with procedure protocols.

  • Operate various radiology equipment in a safe, prescribed manner to ensure quality, cost-efficient, complete results with minimal discomfort to the patient.

  • Examine finished diagnostic radiographs and CT images for quality and completeness.

  • Take appropriate precautions to minimize radiation exposure to patients and staff by using good positioning, exposure, and shielding habits.

  • Identify, interview, and screen patients. Provide information regarding procedure, order verification, patient identification, and pre/post assessment.

  • Orient radiographic students and other new department employees.

  • Maintain designated department records.

  • Maintain equipment and supplies and notify supervisor or Radiology Engineer of equipment malfunction.

  • Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.

  • Maintaining Quality Assurance of the radiology equipment and completion of Quality Control logs.

  • Assist in maintaining all quality control, clinic inspection, and machine maintenance on a daily basis and report any and all discrepancies appropriately.

  • Manage inventory of supplies; restock exam/procedure rooms.
    new models of care and new types of procedures, etc.

  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties and you may be requested to perform any other duties deemed reasonable by your line managers.

Who you are

  • The Radiographer must have a license to practice medicine from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and should be a licensed Radiographer certified by the West African College of Surgeons or the National Postgraduate Medical College.

  • B.Sc in Radiography and must be an expert in ultrasound and X-ray.

  • Must show evidence of competence in the management of radiology cases and evidence of active participation in relevant research.

  • The Radiographer must have a working knowledge of global quality assurance, clinical audit principles and processes and must exhibit a commitment towards continuous quality improvement.

  • The Radiographer have a minimum of 3 years cognate experience.

  • The Radiographer should be willing to train other staff  in radiology along with other training programs available in the hospital.

  • Be able to demonstrate industry knowledge and experience of providing excellent care and service.

  • Encouraging to medical team and patients; ability to mentor and lead

  • Able to perform CPR or additional emergency procedures if needed

  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers

  • Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical software.

  • Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns

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Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

Above all
We believe strongly in our mission and our core values, and our teams are most successful when they do also.


IMPACT & QUALITY: We work on solving big problems. We believe in the power of technology to make a transformational difference in health systems, and we know that when we do high-quality work, we have the opportunity to change lives in the communities we impact.

INNOVATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING: We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations. We build smart systems that will sustain beyond our tenures. We challenge prevailing assumptions, respect the urgency of the environments we operate in, and take smart risks to search for the best solution.

PASSION: We care intensely about what we do, and about whom we do it with. We inspire others with our tenacity and commitment to our communities and each other.

HONESTY: We are honest with our communities, our partners, our donors, and ourselves. We communicate with candor, respect, and humility. We are quick to admit our own mistakes, and work to correct them with openness & expediency.

GROWTH & LEARNING: We embrace curiosity. We pursue and promote continuous learning, share our skills and knowledge, and actively work to make ourselves and those around us better.

OWNERSHIP: We work to become part of the fabric of the communities in which we work. We value our seat at the table, and invest in the places we call home.

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  • Location
    Kano, Kano
  • Department
    eHA Clinic
  • Employment Type
    Consultant
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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