Sonographer, NUHS Diagnostics

Job ID:  4823
Job Function:  Allied Health
Institution:  National University Health System

Sonographer is responsible for the providing prompt diagnostic imaging services to the patient, ensuring patient safety and proper care of equipment. Assist Centre In-charge/ Senior or Principal Sonographer/Radiographer to guide and supervise junior sonographer and student radiographers when required.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Perform general ultrasound examinations to patients as requested by referring physicians
  • Responsible for the safety and welfare of the patient
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment; adhere to safe work practices especially in patient care, modesty, safety and infection control
  • Ensure proper usage and care for ultrasound equipment at the specific diagnostic centre
  • Perform other administrative duties or ad-hoc quality departmental projects/activities as assigned by the reporting officer/ Lead Radiographer
  • Responsible for general housekeeping of the allocated diagnostic centre.
  • Render prompt and courteous service delivery to external and internal customers.
  • Ensure efficient running and operations of their area of responsibility.
  • Assist the Radiographer-In-Charge/Senior or Principal Sonographer/Radiographer to ensure quality control procedures are performed diligently
  • Preferrably AHPC certification will be achieved after one / two years depending on qualification(s).
  • Willing to be rotated to different diagnostic centre / hospital when necessary.


Job Requirements:


Required Skills and Experience

  • Recognized and relevant Degree/Postgraduate qualification in Sonography or Radiography.
  • Registration with Allied Health Professions Council is an added advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Participate in continuous medical education and quality assurance programs as directed by Radiographer In-charge / Senior or Principal Sonographer/Radiographer.
  • Complete all assigned tasks in an organized and timely manner.
  • Service orientated and customer focused. Have a compassionate, caring and friendly attitude.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure.
  • Effective communications and coaching skills.
  • Good team player.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Ultrasound experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate in vernacular languages
  • Knowledge of basic programming and advanced applications of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of NGEMR, EPIC usage and RISPACS would be an additional advantage.