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Ghana: Job Descriptions for Allied Health Professionals

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A job description is an internal document that clearly states the essential job requirements, job duties, job responsibilities, and skills required to perform a specific role. A more detailed job description will cover how success is measured in the role so it can be used during performance evaluations and promotions. They are also known as a job specification, job profiles, JD, and position description (job PD).

We present to you the Job Descriptions for Allied Health Professionals in Ghana. You can download from the link below. Thank you.

TABLE OF CONTENT
1.0 EYE CARE STAFF ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 1
1.1 OPTOMETRISTS………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1
1.1.1 Optometrist ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1
1.1.2 Senior Optometrist……………………………………………………………………………………………. 4
1.1.3 Principal Optometrist………………………………………………………………………………………… 7
1.1.4 Deputy Chief Optometrist………………………………………………………………………………… 10
1.1.5 Chief Optometrist……………………………………………………………………………………………. 13
1.2 OPTICIANS………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 16
1.2.1 Optician…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 16
1.2.1 Senior Optician ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 18
1.2.3 Principal Optician …………………………………………………………………………………………… 20
1.2.4 Assistant Chief Optician ………………………………………………………………………………….. 22
1.2.5 Chief Optician………………………………………………………………………………………………… 25
2.0 DENTAL STAFF……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 28
2.1 DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS…………………………………………………………………………….. 28
1.1.1 Dental Technologist………………………………………………………………………………………… 28
2.1.2 Senior Dental Technologist………………………………………………………………………………. 30
2.1.3 Principal Dental Technologist…………………………………………………………………………… 33
2.1.4 Deputy Chief Dental Technologist ……………………………………………………………………. 36
2.1.5 Chief Dental Technologist ……………………………………………………………………………….. 39
2.2 COMMUNITY ORAL HEALTH OFFICERS (COHO)………………………………………….. 42
2.2.1 Community Oral Health Officer ……………………………………………………………………….. 42
2.2.2 Senior Oral Health Officer……………………………………………………………………………….. 44
2.2.3 Principal Community Oral Health Officer………………………………………………………….. 47
2.2.4 Deputy Chief Community Oral Health Officer …………………………………………………… 50
2.2.5 Chief Oral Health Officer ………………………………………………………………………………… 53

2.3 DENTAL THERAPISTS…………………………………………………………………………………….. 56
2.3.1 Dental Therapist……………………………………………………………………………………………… 56
2.3.2 Senior Dental Therapist …………………………………………………………………………………… 58
2.3.3 Principal Dental Therapist ……………………………………………………………………………….. 60
2.3.4 Assistant Chief Dental Therapist ………………………………………………………………………. 63
2.3.5 Chief Dental Therapist…………………………………………………………………………………….. 66
2.4 DENTAL CLINIC ASSISTANTS ……………………………………………………………………….. 69
2.4.1 Dental Clinic (Surgery) Assistant ……………………………………………………………………… 69
2.4.2 Senior Dental Clinic (Surgery) Assistant……………………………………………………………. 71
2.4.3 Principal Dental Clinic (Surgery) Assistant………………………………………………………… 73
3.0 LABORATORY STAFF …………………………………………………………………………………….. 75
3.1 LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST…………………………………………………………………….. 75
3.1.1 Intern Biomedical Scientist………………………………………………………………………………. 75
3.1.2 Biomedical Scientist (Medical Laboratory Technologist/Biologist/Biochemist)……… 78
3.1.3 Senior Biomedical Scientist……………………………………………………………………………… 81
3.1.4 Principal Biomedical Scientist………………………………………………………………………….. 84
3.1.5 Deputy Chief Biomedical Scientist……………………………………………………………………. 87
3.1.6 Chief Biomedical Scientist ………………………………………………………………………………. 91
3.2 MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN…………………………………………………………. 95
3.2.1 Medical Laboratory Technician………………………………………………………………………… 95
3.2.2 Senior Medical Laboratory Technician ……………………………………………………………… 98
3.2.4 Principal Medical Laboratory Technician ………………………………………………………… 101
3.2.4 Assistant Chief Medical Laboratory Technician ……………………………………………….. 104
3.2.5 Chief Medical Laboratory Technician ……………………………………………………………… 108
3.3 LABORATORY ASSISTANTS ………………………………………………………………………… 111
3.3.1 Laboratory Assistant ……………………………………………………………………………………… 111
3.3.2 Senior Laboratory Assistant……………………………………………………………………………. 113
3.3.3 Principal Laboratory Assistant………………………………………………………………………… 115

 

3.4 LABORATORY ATTENDANTS………………………………………………………………………. 117
3.4.1 Laboratory Attendant…………………………………………………………………………………….. 117
4.3.2 Senior Laboratory Attendant…………………………………………………………………………… 119
4.3.3 Principal Laboratory Attendant……………………………………………………………………….. 121
3.5 PROSECTORS ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 123
3.5.1 Prosector ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 123
3.5.2 Senior Prosector……………………………………………………………………………………………. 126
3.5.3 Principal Prosector………………………………………………………………………………………… 129
3.6 MORTUARY ATTENDANTS ………………………………………………………………………….. 132
3.6.1 Mortuary Attendant……………………………………………………………………………………….. 132
3.6.2 Senior Mortuary Attendant …………………………………………………………………………….. 134
3.6.3 Head Mortuary Attendant ………………………………………………………………………………. 136
4.0 ENTOMOLOGISTS…………………………………………………………………………………………. 138
4.1 Entomologist……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 138
4.2 Senior Entomologist………………………………………………………………………………………….. 140
4.3 Principal Entomologist………………………………………………………………………………………. 143
4.4 Deputy Chief Entomologist ……………………………………………………………………………….. 146
4.5 Chief Entomologist …………………………………………………………………………………………… 149
5.0 X-RAY STAFF………………………………………………………………………………………………… 152
5.1 RADIOGRAPHERS…………………………………………………………………………………………. 152
5.1.1 Radiographer………………………………………………………………………………………………… 152
5.1.2 Senior Radiographer ……………………………………………………………………………………… 155
5.1.3 Principal Radiographer ………………………………………………………………………………….. 158
5.1.4 Deputy Chief Radiographer ……………………………………………………………………………. 161
5.1.5 Chief Radiographer……………………………………………………………………………………….. 164

5.2 TECHNICAL OFFICERS (X-RAY)…………………………………………………………………… 167
5.2.1 Technical Officer (X-Ray)……………………………………………………………………………… 167
5.2.2 Senior Technical Officer (X-Ray) …………………………………………………………………… 169
5.2.3 Principal Technical Officer (X-Ray) ……………………………………………………………….. 171
5.2.4 Assistant Chief Technical Officer (X-Ray) ………………………………………………………. 173
5.2.5 Chief Technical Officer (X-Ray)…………………………………………………………………….. 176
5.3 RADIOGRAPHY ASSISTANTS……………………………………………………………………….. 178
5.3.1 Radiography Assistant …………………………………………………………………………………… 178
5.3.2 Senior Radiography Assistant…………………………………………………………………………. 180
5.3.3 Principal Radiography Assistant……………………………………………………………………… 182

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