Job

National Radiology Officer

at IOM - Internatioan Organisation For Migration
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted October 8, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day

Description

National Radiology Officer
Organisation IOM Kenya

Context:

Under the direct supervision of National Radiology Officer and overall supervision of the Regional Quality Management & Compliance Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing support and contributing to the different Tele radiology services and reporting on chest radiographs of Migrants and refugees from IOM MHD field operations and non-IOM panel sites from different parts of the world under the different health assessment.

Experience Requirements

Two years experience as a Radiologist Post Specialist Recognition.


Experience in Radiology;
Thorough knowledge of the natural history, radiological and clinical presentation of tuberculosis;
Experience in staff administration, data analysis and management;
Experience in interpretation of screening CXR and CXR reporting for different resettlement countries an advantage;
Experience in quality radiology assurance services and in writing guidelines and Training materials an advantage;
Languages

Job Responsibilities

Primary CXR reading and monitoring of radiologist work
Review and correctly interpret the digital screening chest X-rays (CXRs) using the tele- radiology systems. Identify radiological signs of TB and other incidental findings in accordance with the technical guidelines of the resettlement countries. Compare the current with previous CXR findings and document the change, for cases with follow-up radiographs.
Assess quality of chest radiographs to meet optimal diagnostic criteria and the required standards. Request for repeat CXR when the CXR is suboptimal and for additional view when needed. Recommend for further imaging by documenting in the system when needed.
Submit the CXR reports to eMedical websites for Canada and Australia cases. Use UKTB Global website for reporting cases under UKTB programme.
Coordinate with and guide the Radiographers and the Medical Clerks on the different country operations X-ray units for optimizing the CXR quality, timely eMedical completion, and delivery of the reports.

Education Requirements

Bachelors’ degree in Medicine, Bachelor’s degree in Surgery with four years of relevant professional experience; Master’s degree in Diagnostic Radiology from a recognised university/institution;

Specialist Recognition Certificate from the Kenya Medical and Dentists Board;

Skills

Effectively applies knowledge of health issues in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level;
Maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work.
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