Radiographer

IOM Nepal

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) - a related organization of the United Nations - is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration. It works to meet the growing operational challenges of migration, advance understanding of migration issues, encourage social and economic development through migration and uphold the well-being and human rights of migrants.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Rupees Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3 year
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    Job Category Health Care | Public Health ,NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jul 25, 2021

Job Description

International Organization for Migration (IOM) is looking for suitable candidate for the position of Radiographer to assist IOM Migration Health Department, according to the Terms of Reference below. Interested applicants are invited to apply by 07.08.2021 at the latest, referring to the Call for Applications reference code.

Reference Code              : CFA-13/2021

Position Title                    : Radiographer

Duty Station                      : Kathmandu

Type of Appointment       : Ungraded, 3 months, with possibility of extension

Estimated Starting Date  : As soon as possible

Closing Date                      : 07 August 2021

Context:

Under the direct supervision of the National Officer, Radiologist, and the overall supervision of the Chief Migration Health Officer (CMHO), the incumbent will be responsible for technical support on X-ray taking, storing and dissemination services with respect to Migration Health Assessments (HAP) and other programmes implemented by the IOM Migration Health Division in country Nepal, Kathmandu.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Carry out X-ray imaging of migrants as requested by the physicians or radiologist in accordance with IOM and international standards.
  • Perform proper processing of digitalizing of images on CR machine.
  • Ensure consistently high-quality CXRs through:
  • checking and correcting technical quality of the images
  • adherence to technical requirements of resettlement countries
  • close supervision and training of MHD staff, involved in CXR taking
  • Optimize the workflow in the radiology unit in order to ensure quick and smooth processing and timely delivery of CXR images and reports.
  • Perform clerical duties, such as preparation of daily working lists, non-US reporting forms, barcodes, checking refugees’ identity, counselling of refugees, burning CXR images on CDs, uploading digital CXR images to eHealth website for Australian cases, prepare statistical reports and analysis of operational activities, and ensure proper record keeping.
  • Liaise with the technical service providers inside and outside of IOM regarding maintenance and repair of the equipment.
  • Ensure regular and timely quality assurance of the CR and X-ray machines, and the reading of the personal radiation monitoring badge. Liaise with the respective authorities.
  • Implement safety procedures in the radiology unit in accordance with the radiation protection rules and regulations. Implement infection control measures and ensure tidy and neat work environment.
  • Perform regular quality control of identification procedures and correctness of data entry.
  • Suggest additional measures to improve the quality, speed or safety of the radiological procedures.
  • Perform such other activities as requested by the supervisors

Required Qualification & Experience

Education

  • Completed BSc in Radiography from an accredited academic institution with 3 years of relevant work experience, Or
  • Completed High School Degree in above field with 5 years of relevant work experience.

Experience 

  • Experience in radiography, especially CXR, knowledge on CR machine is an advantage.
  • Good computer skill is essential, especially in Microsoft Excel.
  • Effectively applies knowledge of health issues in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level.
  • Maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work.
  • Willingness and ability to perform clerical activities in the X-ray unit is a strong requirement.

Languages

  • Fluency in English and Nepali is required. Proficiency in other languages is an advantage.

How to Apply

Interested Candidates are requested to submit their application indicating clearly the position applied, CFA reference number with three references to the following address: Human Resource Department, International Organization for Migration, P.O. Box 25503, Baluwatar, Kathmandu or email to iomnepaljobs@iom.int by 07 August 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview.

Posting period:

From 25.07.2021 to 07.08.2021