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The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Imaging / X-ray Technician

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the STL, SLA, and Radiographer, the Medical Imaging/X-ray Technician will perform radiological duties in compliance with international standards using a mobile digital x-ray backpack unit.
  • S/he will also perform selected administrative, and clerical duties that assist in the delivery of quality radiography for the purposes of screening clients for TB in a mobile environment as part of an Active TB Case Finding (ACF) & Contact Investigation team in close collaboration with the National and State TB Programs.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting screening of clients to identify presumptive TB for digital x-ray examination when applicable.
  • Preparing the client for radiological procedures.
  • Taking measures to protect clients, oneself, and other staff from radiation exposure according to best practices and manufacturer’s guidelines.
  • Taking quality diagnostic radiographs of clients according to established procedures for patient care and safety.
  • Maintaining mobile x-ray unit, stocking necessary radiological supplies.
  • Making suggestions to improve work methods.
  • Serving as the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).
  • Keeping record of the dosimetry readings.
  • Train new employees.
  • Working closely with the other team members for the purposes of prompt diagnosis and treatment of patients.
  • Ensuring maximum of two and half minutes is spent per client for x-ray, while maintaining a repeat rate of two percent or less.
  • Accurately documenting completed radiological procedures, completely and promptly
  • Storing all radiographs in an easily retrievable manner.
  • Ensuring that all equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Reporting immediately any equipment malfunctions to the State Lead.
  • Performing any other tasks as directed by the supervisor.
  • Perform every other duty necessary for the successful implementation of TB LON 3 project activities.

Qualifications and Experience

  • National Diploma in Medical Imaging Processing / X-ray Technology.
  • Current Permit to practice from Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN).
  • Good computer skills, including familiar and comfortable with using MS Excel.
  • Attention to details.
  • Two years work experience in any radiography field.
  • A license according to the state laws.
  • Experience with a non-governmental organization will be an added advantage.
  • Flexibility across a range of field and office related tasks
  • Good attitude, self-motivated and ability to work well individually as well as in a team.

Required Competencies:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Portable Digital X-ray guidelines and policies.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
  • High impact influencing and persuasive skills, and able to represent the organization to donors and other stakeholders.
  • Experience in building capacity at individual and organizational levels.
  • Excellent personal communication skills in written and verbal English Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer usage skills with proficiency in Ms. Word, excel and power point.
  • Ability to work independently and deliver quality work on time.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft Word format to the Assistant Director, Human Resources via: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  29th April, 2024.


By NJ

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