Saturday, November 11, 2017

Congratulations Prof Sukari and Prof Ziyadi.

Heartiest congratulations to USM Health Campus director, Prof Dr Ahmad Sukari Halim and  USM cardiothoracic surgeon, Prof Dr Mohamad Ziyadi Ghazali being conferred the Darjah Kebesaran Setia Mahkota Kelantan Yang Amat Terbilang (DPSK) in conjunction with  the 48th birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Muhammad V, who is also the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. These award carries the title Dato'.

The Regent of Kelantan Dr Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra presented the state honours at the investiture ceremony at Istana Balai Besar this morning.

Prof Dr Ahmad Sukari Halim

Prof Dr Mohamad Ziyadi Ghazali

Congratulation for being awarded The State Honours ... and best wishes from us, staff of Radiology HUSM.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

CME PELESENAN JABATAN RADIOLOGI 2017: Radiography Imaging - Back To Basic

Radiographic imaging is the most common examination technique in radiology. Since it began to be used in medical field in early 1900s, radiographic imaging technology has evolved tremendously from the conventional screen-film to digital radiography. 

Toward the future, as all radiographic imaging are going digital, it requires radiation personnel to master the basic principles and technique of radiographic imaging, understand the challenges associated with the digital radiographic imaging as well as the characteristics of image quality.

In addition, radiation exposure and protection issues should also be given appropriate attention to minimize radiation risks to patients and radiation personnel. Therefore, this seminar will bring the participants back to the basics.

  • To ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • To enhance the understanding of radiation protection to workers.
  • To improve the understanding of basic radiographic to medical practional and related paramedic.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Medical Imaging Services - Non Academic Staff

Our staff are the heart of our department. From radiologists, radiographers, nurses and etc... In the department, it divided into two categories, i.e. academic staff and non academic staff.
The academic staff (Radiologists and lecturers) is responsible for imparting education to the students , while the non academic staff from the entire group of staff such as radiographers, nurses, medical technicians, clerical, PPKs (Pembantu Perawatan Kesihatan), receptionists & etc. Their duties depends on designation.
The academic staff in the department of Radiology are providing superb opportunities for training and education to the medical and MMed students and non academic are giving excellent and compassionate care to the patients.
Non academic staff of Department of Radiology, Hospital USM (HUSM) as below:


Dr Hamimi Salihah
Abdul Halim
Medical Officer (UD48)

Dr Hamimi Salihah is the only service medical officer in Radiology Department.
She works closely with the radiologists and performs other duties as below:
  • Undertake clinical responsibilities such as providing patient care, liaison with other units and referring hospitals.
  • Maintain appropriate records and confidentiality, including obtaining and documenting consent.
  • Maintain a high standard quality in department on a rotational basis.

     i) En Khalid Osman - Chief Radiographer U44.
  • The Chief Radiographer is to provide leadership and management of the Medical Imaging Department.
  • Responsible for the planning, development, supervision and coordination of all activities of the Medical Imaging service in its compliance with regulatory and legal requirements and for the selection and appointment of all Medical Imaging department staff.
  • The Chief Radiographer will perform an annual performance appraisal as well as ongoing performance management of all radiographers whom are under their supervision in order to be compliant with a radiographer’s annual performance development plan.

En. Khalid Osman
Chief Radiographer (U44)

ii) Nik Fauriza Nik Lah - Radiographer U36.
Responsible for operation of IT management in Radiology Department such as:
  • Image workflow. 
  • Archiving. 
  • Auto routine. 
  • Prefetching. 
  • Other related activities. 
Work closely with all modalities to ensure the timely and complete capture of DICOM digital image data into the PACS system as well as network transmission, RIS validation and handling of all exceptions.

iii) Ariffin Jaffar - Radiographer U36.
Provides radiology services by directing and coordinating staff as below:
  • Human resource / manpower planning.
  • Selection and placement of personnel.
  • Training and development of employees.
  • Appraisal of performance of employees.
  • Remuneration of employees.
  • Adhering to departmental policies and procedures and revise as needed.
  • Developing and maintaining motivation for workers through incentives.
**Poor human resources management can have a negative effect on workplace productivity, could result in an unproductive and inefficient workplace.

En. Nik Fauriza Nik Lah
Radiographer (U36)
En. Arifin Haji Jaffar
Radiographer (U36)

Radiographer Duties And Responsibilities.
  • Radiographers use x-rays, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), a computed tomography (CT scan) and Interventional Radiology to evaluate patients and help assess and diagnose injuries and illnesses.
  • Radiographer are generally responsible for preparing and safely positioning patients in order to get the most accurate images.
  • Undertake radiographic / imaging examinations as required in general wards, emergency department, operation theatres, mobiles and also in specialised areas (Interventional radiology)
  • Maintain a high standard of Radiography Imaging in all modalities.
  • Take part in “on-call” and sessional duties out of hours, on a rotational basis as scheduled.

En. Mohd Nordin 
Mohd Nor
Radiographer (U32)
En. Khew Kuan Kooi
Radiographer (U32)
En. Azahadi Mamat
Radiographer (U32)

Pn. Norfataha
Mohd Daud
Radiographer (U32)
Pn. Che Ku Fazilah Che Ku Abdullah
Radiographer (U32)
Pn. Siti Salwa 
Radiographer (U32)

Tn.Sayed Mohd Nasir
Sayed Hassan
Radiographer (U32)

Pn.Wan Shashila Eliana
Wan Shafie
Radiographer (U32)

En. Mohd Sabri Mat Johari
Radiographer (U32)

Pn. Siti Afidah Hamat
Radiographer (U32)
Pn. Aslinda Ibrahim
Radiographer (U32)
En. Affandi Abdullah
Radiographer (U32)

En. Firdaus Daud 
Radiographer ( U32)
Pn. Nurul Syafini 
Mohd Khairuddin 
Radiographer U29
Pn. Norida Ahmad
Radiographer U32 

Cik Hajar 
Radiographer U29
En. Mohd Shazreel 
Rizal Shukri 
Radiographer U29
Cik Che Rohaida 
Che Mohd 
Radiographer U29

En. Ooi Kiean Lim 
Radiographer U29
En. Khirul Azmi Abdul Kadir 
Radiographer U29
En. Ahmad Fakharuddin 
Radiographer U29

Pn. Che Munirah 
Che Abdullah 
Radiographer U29
En. Zulkifli Ruslan Mohamed Ameri 
Radiographer U29
En. Mohd Haidy Shuib 
Radiographer U29

Pn. Rasyidah Abdullah 
Radiographer U29
Pn. Diana Asyikin 
Mat Daud
Radiographer U29
Pn. Najad Hadi 
Radiographer U29

En. Muhd Shazwan
Radiographer U29
En. Muhammad Iqbal Mohamad Nor
Radiographer U29
En. Muhd Hisyam Zulkefli 
Radiographer U29

Pn. Nur Hidayah Yahya Anuar 
Radiographer U29
Pn. Nur Azuani Mohamed Adenan
Radiographer U29
Pn. Nurul Asyikin Razmi 
Radiographer U29

En. Norzulfikri Yahaya 
Radiographer U29
En. Mohd Arif 
Radiographer U29
En. Mohd Zulzaini Musa 
Radiographer U29

Cik Nur Atikah
Radiographer U29
Pn. Noor Syarida Ayu 
Mohamed Sukeri 
Radiographer U29
Pn. Nur Fazliza
Radiographer U29

En. Abdul All Hanif Mamat
Radiographer U29
Pn. Wan Nazyrah 
Abdul Halim
Radiographer U29
Cik Tasnim Mockter
Radiographer U29

Pn. Siti Zaharah Sulaiman
Radiographer U29
Pn. Farah Raihan Mohamed Naim
Radiographer U29

The Staff Nurse in Radiology Department will be required to work and perform duties as assigned in Radiology department. Duties And responsibilities as below:
  • Radiology nurses have a working knowledge of radiation safety as well as all aspects of occupational health and safety and infection control.
  • Radiology nurses focus on caring for patients in need of radiology procedures, this includes special diagnostic imaging procedures such as MRI and CT scans.
  • Specialize in diagnostic radiology, from basic x-rays to complex MRIs, CT Scans and for Interventional Radiology that require the administration of contrast medium. 
  • Radiology nurses work to support a radiologist’s diagnostic plan while accounting for patient care, comfort, and well-being. 
  • Radiology nurses will also help patients better understand the procedures they need. They will often explain the necessary procedures for instance,  answer any questions or address any concerns that patients may have. 
  • As a radiology nurse, it will also usually be their responsibility to give patients instructions on what to do or not to do before a procedure and monitor patient recovery and discharge after the procedure.

Sr. Zainani Seman
Chief Nurse (U32)

SN. Wan Khalijah
Retired on 01 February 2017
SN. Nura 
Nurse U32
SN. Norseriyah 
Nurse U32

SN. Roslaini
Che Romli
Nurse U32 
SN. Nik Jahlaiwati
Nurse U32
SN. Siti Asmat
Abdul Ghani
Nurse U32

SN. Raja Roslizah
Raja Sulaiman
Nurse U32 
SN. Nor Azila
Ab. Rahim
Nurse U32
SN. Nik Hasniza
Nik Ibrahim
Nurse U29

SN. Mahfuzah
Abdul Malek
Nurse U29 
SN. Humairah
Kamal Hamidi
Nurse U29

Be a member of a Quality Assurance Team (Radiology HUSM) that regularly checks the safe and accurate operation of the equipment we use, led by Mr. Nik Kamarullah Ya Ali (Medical Physicist). 
Sets up VIARAD4 on all users’ computer and create account and update user account information.

En. Muhd Sayuti Deris
Medical Technician U24
En. Amin Abdul Wahab
Medical Technician U24

Pembantu Tadbir perform a variety of clerical tasks, typing documents, filing records and also include the operation of sophisticated computer systems, printers, copiers and other technologies.

At the counter, Pembantu Am Pejabat know how to handle patients, doctors, nurses, and as well as following hospital policies and procedures.

As a member of the reception counter, the team will greet you when you arrive at one of our reception areas. They will check that all your details are correct, before booking you onto our computer system. Our reception team books appointments and provide a support service for our medical staff and management team.

Pn. Siti Yazmin
Pembantu Tadbir
En. Pauzi
Abdul Rahman
Retired on 
01 June 2017
Pn. Nik Halizon
Nik Mohamed
Pembantu Tadbir 

En. Noor Azmizam 
Ab Rahman
Pembantu  Am Pejabat 
En. Azmi 
Pembantu Am Pejabat 
En. Amaludin 
Mohd Zain
Pembantu Am Pejabat 

Pn. Cik Norhayati
Zainal Abidin
Pembantu  Am Pejabat 
Pn. Norsuriani 
Mohd Rasid
Pembantu  Am Pejabat 

Pn. Che Nor Azlinda
Che Mohd Noor
Pembantu  Am Pejabat
Pn. Wan Suzilawati
Mohd Saufi
Pembantu  Am Pejabat 

The role of a PPKs is to facilitate the smooth running of patients attending the x-ray depatments. They may get you ready for your examination, for example getting the patients changed into a gown before examination.

En. Mohd Nasir Long (PPK U11) has being assigned to supervise PPKs’ staff and monitoring their work process at Radiologi Department.

En. Mohd Nasir Long
Supervision for PPKs 

En. Mohamad 
Pn. Azizah 
Pn. Salmah 

En. Abdul Rahim
En. Mohd Yusof
En. Mohd Sauti

Hjh. Rokiah Yaman
Pn. Shasiah Ghazali
Pn. Nik Fauziah Muhd
Pn. Norsuziana
Che Lah
En. Halman
Mat Hussain
Pn. Siti Fazura
Mohd Samsudin

En. Zulkifli Sulaiman
En. Romdan 
En. Mohd Zuhairuddin Ahmad Nu’man.

Pn. Rohani
Pn. Siti Nur Anis