Tshwane District Health Services is seeking professional Ultrasound Radiographers to join their dynamic team. With a structured pay scale based on experience, this role offers a fantastic opportunity to work in a supportive environment while delivering critical radiography services.

As a Sessional Ultrasound Radiographer, your contribution will be pivotal in ensuring the smooth operation of the Radiography Services at Tshwane District Health Services. You will have the opportunity to work with advanced technology, engage in meaningful patient interactions, and contribute to the health and wellbeing of the community.

Ultrasound Radiographer Vacancy Overview

  • Directorate: Radiography Services
  • Salary:
    • R273.00 per hour for less than 10 years of relevant experience
    • R321.00 per hour for at least 10 years but less than 20 years of relevant experience
    • R379.00 per hour for 20 years or more of relevant experience
  • Centre: Tshwane District Health Services
  • Location: Pretoria
  • Closing Date: 26 April 2024

Key Requirements

  • Hold a recognized Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma/B-Tech in Ultrasound Radiography from an accredited institution, ensuring a strong foundation in the principles and practices of radiography.
  • Current registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Ultrasound Radiographer is mandatory, confirming the candidate’s eligibility to practice in a clinical setting.
  • A broad range of experience from 0 to 20 years as an Ultrasound Radiographer/Sonographer, welcoming both new graduates and seasoned professionals.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling diverse patient cases across various ultrasound modalities.
  • Expertise in Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Abdominal Ultrasound, capable of conducting complex diagnostic procedures to assist in patient diagnosis and management.
  • Skill in utilizing advanced ultrasound equipment and technology to produce and interpret accurate images.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team, adapting to the dynamic needs of the department and patients.
  • Proven track record of collaborating with other healthcare professionals to provide patient-centered care.
  • Good understanding of Public Service Regulations, the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), and other relevant healthcare policies and practices, ensuring compliance and governance.
  • Knowledge of the Ideal Clinic Realization and Maintenance Framework and its application in the healthcare setting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to manage documentation, reports, and presentations related to radiography services.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster positive relationships within the workplace and provide empathetic patient care.
  • Capacity to contribute to the department’s long-term goals through proactive planning and resource management.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize workload, manage time effectively, and plan strategically to meet the operational needs of the department while maintaining high standards of care.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for effective patient interaction, reporting, and collaboration with healthcare teams.


  • Prepare patients for Ultrasound examinations by explaining procedures, ensuring their comfort, and addressing any concerns they may have.
  • Assess patient history and clinical conditions to choose appropriate ultrasound techniques and procedures.
  • Select the appropriate ultrasound equipment and settings for different types of examinations, ensuring optimal image quality.
  • Perform routine and specialized ultrasound examinations including but not limited to abdominal, obstetric, and pelvic scans.
  • Regularly check and maintain ultrasound equipment to ensure it functions properly.
  • Conduct quality control tests to uphold the department’s standards and ensure reliable results.
  • Engage in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) to enhance technical skills and stay updated with the latest advancements in ultrasound technology.
  • Attend seminars, workshops, and conferences related to radiography and patient care.
  • Manage and monitor stock levels of ultrasound supplies to ensure availability and timely replenishment.
  • Analyze waiting times and strategize improvements to enhance patient throughput and satisfaction.
  • Maintain accurate records of equipment usage and inventory to prevent shortages and overstock.
  • Actively participate in team meetings to discuss cases, share insights, and coordinate care.
  • Compile and maintain weekly, monthly, and annual patient statistics to monitor departmental productivity and efficiency.
  • Foster a collaborative environment within the ultrasound department and with other multidisciplinary team members to ensure a holistic approach to patient care.
  • Adhere to all relevant health and safety regulations, including infection control measures, to ensure a safe environment for both staff and patients.
  • Participate in training and drills to maintain readiness for handling health emergencies.

How to Apply

  • Submit your application to the Tshwane District Health Services, 3319 Fedsure Forum Building, Cnr Lilian Ngoyi and Pretorius Street, Pretoria, 0001.
  • Include a fully completed Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae in the Application Box at the First Floor Reception. Please note that faxed applications will not be considered.
  • Enquiries: Mr. T. Shandukani, Tel: (012) 451 9050 (office hours) or 063 408 6734 (cell)

If your application was unsuccessful after three months post the closing date, please consider it not shortlisted.

The opportunity to join Tshwane District Health Services as a Sessional Ultrasound Radiographer offers a rewarding career path for professionals who are eager to advance in the field of radiography. With a competitive salary scale based on experience, this position not only promises financial rewards but also professional growth through continuous learning and development.

We encourage eligible candidates who are motivated by challenge and committed to excellence to apply. This is not just a job opportunity; it’s a chance to grow and make a substantial impact in a fulfilling field. Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of a dynamic team that is driving change and innovation in healthcare.

Apply before the closing date of 26 April 2024, and prepare to embark on a journey that promises both professional fulfillment and personal growth in one of Gauteng’s key health service providers. For those who aspire to excel in the medical field, this position represents a perfect alignment of ambition, skill, and purpose.