Radiotherapist Job at Nairobi Hospital

Radiotherapist Job at Nairobi Hospital… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Nairobi Hospital.

Descriptions;

We take pride in our highly qualified professionals who deliver our mission every day, translating their knowledge and expertise to internationally compliant practices in healthcare provision. Courtesy, consideration and unreserved respect towards our patients’ privacy, dignity and confidentiality has time and again helped us earn their trust and goodwill.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receive, identify and verify patient details to ensure that patient details correspond with the patient physically present for treatment.
  • Confirm patients’ treatment plan in the system and the physical file to ensure accuracy and precision in treatment.
  • Educate patients on applicable oncology instructions and guidelines related to treatment.
  • Prepare the treatment room in line with requirements in the patients’ treatment plan.
  • Prepare and position patients in the radiotherapy machine in line with the simulation.
  • Carry out shift movements in line with the treatment plan.
  • Carry out a portal imaging with the radiotherapy machine to verify the treatment setup.
  • Place markings on the patients’ treatment area or mobilizing devices to ensure accuracy during treatment.
  • Reconfirm patients’ treatment parameters from the physical file and the system to ensure accuracy and precision.
  • Administer radiotherapy treatment to patients in line with the treatment plan and ensure strict adherence to radiation safety guidelines.
  • Liaise with the Medical Records Officer to schedule patients for subsequent treatment sessions:
  • Document daily treatment records in the radiotherapy file for review by the Chief Oncologist.
  • Receive and record patients’ feedback on treatment side effects in the radiotherapy file to ensure effective management of the side effects; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma in Radiotherapy or Radiation Technology from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a registered member with the relevant registration body and hold a valid practicing license.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ radiotherapy experience.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of radio-physics
  • Patient care skills
  • Understanding of health and safety guidelines related to radiotherapy
  • Attention to detail with high degree of precision
  • Customer service skills
  • Planning and organising skills

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Submit your CV, your current, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees and Application letter quoting the job reference number addressed to:

Human Resources Manager
The Nairobi Hospital
P. O. Box 30026 – 00100
NAIROBI

through  [email protected]

Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 12th October 2022.

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