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Taguig, Philippines
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December 21, 2019

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RICHARD H. BAÑAGA

Doha, Qatar

Contact Number: +974********(Qatar)

+639********* (Philippines)

Email Address: ada4dy@r.postjobfree.com

Skype: richardb19890830

PERSONAL PROFILE

Passed the licensure exam on Novemer 23-24, 2010 with a 82.40 rating.

Passed the Qatar Prometrics on April 28, 2016

A dedicated radiographer with the skills learnt over several years in a hospital and clinic settings combined. With an incredible eye for detail of every radiographic images, I always look for a high degree of quality.

OBJECTIVE:

Looking for a job that demands my eight years of acquired skills from being a radiographer.

EDUCATION:

2005 to 2010 SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES

Bonifacio Street, Baguio City

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

INTERNSHIPS:

SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

From May 15, 2009 to November 14, 2009

● Prepares and positions patients for routine radiographic exams and special radiographic and fluoroscopic exams which required contrast agents like KUB-IVP, barium enema, esophagogram, sialogram, ERCP, and UGIS

● Operates portable xray machines in any areas like in the emergency, intensive care units, bedsides, and OR suites.

● Keeps records of examinations (written official reports and films); keeps track of films used

●Loads and develops films in the dark room(automatic processor by feeding the film in the tray)

● Ensures patient comfort and works harmoniously with colleagues

● Ensures patient safety by utilizing radiation protective devices; utilizes different radiologic devices to be more accurate with the procedures and immobilizing the patient

● Verifies all patient information

● Assists in CT scan, ultrasound, 2D-Echocardiography procedures, OR suites, and in a little of lithotripsy

● Observes, assists, and performs radiologic procedures

● Prepares equipment and exam rooms for patients

BAGUIO GENERAL HOSPITAL

From November 15, 2009 to May 14, 2010

● Performs all required diagnostic radiology procedures; most of the time are trauma cases

● Prepares diagnostic agents as required and explaines procedures to patient(s); barium enema ( with/without air contrast), KUB-IVP, T-tube cholangiogram and some fistulogram

● Verifies all patient information

● Assists in the treatment of patient in radiation therapy

● Assists in ultrasound procedures which includes whole abdomen, ultrasound guided-biopsy and obstetrics

● Observes, assists, and performs radiologic procedures

● Prepares equipment and exam rooms for patients; maintains the cleanliness and orderliness at all times

WORK EXPERIENCES:

Radiologic Technologist, July 11, 2011- June 23, 2016

MAKATI MEDICAL CENTER – JCI accredited, Tertiary, Level I trauma hospital

#2 Amorsolo St. Makati City, Philippines

●Had worked in diagnostic and fluoroscopic radiology (xray) department of a 600-bed teaching hospital.

●Had served a diverse caseload including newborns, infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.

●Was hired after successful performance as a board passer on November 23 to 24, 2010.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

●Performs radiological examinations for diagnostic purposes especially in the use of xray equipment.

●Assists the physician during special procedures in cases where radiological examinations are needed.

●Assesses the productivity and efficiency of other radiologic technologist and makes proper report to senior radiologic technologist.

●Handles and resolves problems that may arise in the section either from the patient or co-worker and report to superior.

●Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms.

●Performs other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

●Positions patient on examining table and adjusts immobilization devices to obtain optimum views of specified area of body requested by physician.

●Explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.

●Moves x-ray equipment into specified position and adjust equipment controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance, based on knowledge of radiographic exposure techniques and protocols to produce quality radiographs for diagnostic purposes.

●Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.

●Operate mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside.

●Maintaining high quality of care.

●Assists surgeon (orthopedic, gastro, neuro, ) in the operating room.

●Assists in interventional procedures in the department.

Currently employed as Radiologic Technologist

QATAR RED CRESCENT - the first volunteer charity organization in Qatar, was established in Doha - Qatar, in March 3rd, 1978, to assist vulnerable social groups through the dissemination and activation of the principles of human dignity, preparation for disasters before they occur and responding to them after they occur to alleviate their harms and the provision of services and health and social care.

- Also has established Health Centers and Medical Commission branches in Qatar.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To support the main function of the Medical Commission in screening all the new comers to stay and work in Qatar for infectious diseases.

To perform radiographic procedures deemed necessary for correct diagnosis and assist the radiologist during ultrasonographic procedures in health centers.

Procedures Performed/Assisted:

Assists radiologist/interventional radiologist in performing special diagnostic/therapeutic procedures such as:

Aortogram

Arteriogram

Arthrogram

Barium enema

Barium swallow with follow through of small of intestines

Celiac angiogram

Cerebral angiogram

Chemoembolization

CT-guided and C-arm guided epidural steroid injection(cervical, thoracic, lumbar)

CT-guided and C-arm guided nephrostomy tube insertion or tube change

Endoscopic Retrograde cholangiopancreatogram

Esophagogram/barium swallow

Fistulogram

Intravenous pyelogram

Mesenteric angiogram

Pegogram

Percutaneous Transhepatic biliary drainage/tube change

Peripheral angiogram

Peripherally inserted central catheter(PICC) line insertion

Placement of stent

Renal angiogram

Small intestinal series

Special vessels of interventional radiography

T-tube cholangiogram

Venocavogram

Venogram

Voiding cysto urethrogram

Assists orthopedic surgeons in performing different surgical procedures such as:

Closed reduction with application of compression hip screw

Fluoroscopy guided casting, steroid injection, marking and other fluoroscopy guided orthopedic cases

Hip pinning

Intra-medullary nailing of long bones

Laminectomy and discectomy

Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of fractures

Patellar reconstruction

Percutaneous pinning for fixation of fractures

Placement of external fixator and/or internal fixator

Pre-operative and post-operative radiography

Shoulder joint fixation (acromioclavicular)

Assists in some other operating room procedures that require image intensifier/radiography

Endoscopic Retrograde cholangiopancreatogram

Intrajugular insertion

Intraoperative cholangiogram

Perm cath insertion

Placement of DJ stent

Porta catheter insertion

Trans-spenoidal

Equipment Used:

Diagnostic and Fluoroscopic Machines

Dental x-ray machine

G&E

Radiologica(Spain)

Siemens AXIOM Iconos R200, Fluorospot T.O.P

Siemens Luminous axiom dRF

Siemens MULTI X PRO T.O.P.

Siemens Polydoros Polystar T.O.P., Fluorospot T.O.P.

Siemens VERTIX PRO T.O.P.

Siemens Ysio

Image Intensifier used in the operating room

Philips BV30 Pulsera

Siemens C-arm siremobile

Portable X-ray machines used in E.R./O.R./D.R./I.C.U./TELEMETRY/NURSERY

Carestream DRX Revolution Mobile

Siemens Mobilett Plus, 300 mA Portable

Digital and filmless Radiographic machine

Canon(Japan)

Carestream DRX-1 detector panel

Single Loader and Multi Loader CR Processor

Directview CR975 (KODAK)

Drystar 5503 (Agfa)

Orthopantomogram machine

TRAININGS /SEMINARS IN THE PHILIPPINES

New Employees On-Boarding and Performance Management Organization held on August 4, 2011

Patient Safety Skills Essentials (PSSE) held on August 5, 2011

“First Aid Training” held on October 10, 2011

“Basic Life Support” CPR training for healthcare providers held on October 11-12, 2011

IQ STICHING operation for the Satellite x-ray held on September 20-21,2012

Basic Life Support renewal held on October 10, 2013

DRX-Revolution Basic Training held on November 25, 2013

Technical and Clinical workshop for Luminous dRf with Orthostitching held on February 3-5, 2014

A Healthy Dose of English held on September 2, 2014

Mid-year PART (Philippine Association of Radiologic Technology) convention held on July 24-25, 2015

Radiation Protection and Safety held on August 12, 2015

RadAspire(GE Healthcare) online learning course completed on August 12, 2015

Basic Life Support training renewal held on September 11, 2015

TRAININGS / SEMINARS IN QATAR

General Purpose Digital Radiography YSIO-SIEMENS System Orientation Program held between August 1-3, 2016 by the Manufacturer

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers held on October 28, 2016

Conflict Management in Healthcare held on February 17, 2017 at the College of the North Atlantic - Qatar

Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare held on May 5-7, 2017 at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC)

Radiographic Image Analysis Guidelines held on May 19, 2017 at the College of the North Atlanctic – Qatar

Time Management Workshop held on September 23, 2017 at the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar

Fundamentals of Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Improvement held at Workers Health Center Mesaimeer-Qatar Red Crescent held on January 11-12, 2018 Doha - Qatar

Radiologic Technologist Continuing Professional Education held on July 6, 2018 at Warwick Hotel in Doha, Qatar organized by (FilRaQ)

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider held on July 27, 2018

“TRIP” Trauma Radiologic Imaging Practice more than meets the eye held on December 7, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Doha hotel, Doha - Qatar

Understanding Patient Safety Domains organized by QRCS Training, Research and Development Center held in Doha, Qatar on May 17, 2019

Infection Prevention & Control Core Competency Education QRCS Training, Research and Development Center held in Doha, Qatar on Sunday, June 16, 2019

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Registered Radiologic technologist

Philippine Association of Radiologic Technologist Inc. (PART) that is also a member of International Society of Radiographers & Radiological Technologies (SRRT), accredited by Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), affiliated to Philippine College of Radiology (PCR) and a charter member of: Philippine Federation of Professionals Association (PFPA); Philippine Chamber of Health (PCH); Council of Professional Health Association (COPHA) Metro Manila, Philippines

Filipino Radiographers Association Qatar Inc. –recognized by Philippine Embassy Qatar

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge on iHims (integrated Hospital Information management system).

Knowledge on RIS-PACS (Radiology Information System-Picture Archiving and Communicating System) by Novarad and Moksha companies.

Equipped to handle trauma, patients with very limited movement and toxic situations developed through technical experiences.

Knowledge with basic computer software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Proficient in oral and written English communication (TOEFL score of 81/120).

Troubleshoots small problems about machines and reports duly when needed.

Experience in chemical automatic processing and manual processing.

A stint experiences in CT scan, radiotherapy, Brachytherapy and ultrasound.

REFERENCES

Character References:

Saad Alyousef, Radiologist

Department Head

Qatar Red Crescent Hemaila Workers Health Center

Contact #: +974********

Jerome Oquiana, RN

Chief Nurse

Qatar Red Crescent

Contact #: +974********

Jaylord Dayag, RRT

Makati Medical Center

#2 Amorsolo St. Makati City Philippines

Contact #: +639*********



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