Vacancies

Radiologist

Work Area: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Employer: Medical Client
Reporting: General Manager
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone. Open to all nationalities.

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
This role is open to Sierra Leonean and non-Sierra Leonean candidates based in Sierra Leone.

Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to info@afriqia-solutions.com with “Radiologist” in Subject Line.

  • Duties

    • Evaluate patient’s medical history to ensure tests will not cause harm.
    • Perform a variety of diagnostic procedures, such as X-rays, MRIs, CT Scans and ultrasounds to diagnose injuries and illnesses.
    • Use their medical training and expertise to diagnose patients based on the test results.
    • Communicate test results with the patient’s primary physician through a written report.
    • Provide accurate answers to patients and their families to ensure they understand the procedure.
    • Set up and maintain radiology equipment to get accurate scans and results.
    • Properly instruct patients to prepare in advance for imagining of the procedure.
    • Implement protocols in areas such as drugs, resuscitation, emergencies, power failure, and infection control.
    • Participate in research projects involving radiology.
    • Treat unwanted internal or external growths by exposure to radiation from radiographs, high energy sources, or natural or synthetic radioisotopes.
    • Recognize or treat complications during and after procedures, including blood pressure problems, pain, or bleeding.
    • Instruct radiologic staff in desired techniques, positions, or projections.
    • Document the performance, interpretation, or outcomes of all procedures performed.
    • Perform interventional procedures such as image-guided biopsy, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, and nephrostomy catheter placement.
    • Enforce standards for protection of patients and personnel.
    • Supervise and teach resident staff or medical students.
    • Participate in quality improvement activities including identifying areas where risk of error is high.
  • Education & Experience

    • Doctor of Medicine from an accredited medical school.
    • Completed a four-year residency at a hospital.
    • State licensure and optional certificate.
    • Has been board certified.
    • A minimum of five years of experience as a radiologist.
  • Qualities and Skills

    • Ability to use imaging technology to diagnose diseases.
    • Must have strong communication and listening skills to provide feedback to patients and medical professionals.
    • Must have strong data entry skills when inputting imaging data.
    • Strong writing skills are required.
    • Ability to manage time to accommodate all patients accordingly.

NOTICE

CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.

All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.