Posté dans Offres d'emploi
International Organization for Migration (IOM) - Burundi Mission recrute
Avenue du Large, Kinindo, Muha, Bujumbura Mairie, Burundi


Intitulé du poste:                                          
Radiologic Technologist
Catégorie du poste:                                      
Type de contrat:                                          
Contrat à durée détérminée
Niveau de formation:                                                
Minimum BAC, A2
Niveau d'expérience:                                                  
Minimum 1 année
Délai limite de dépot des dossiers:                                                
10 Juillet 2024 2:00 am

Description détaillée du poste

Open to National Internal and External Candidates

Position Title: Radiologic Technologist
Duty Station: Bujumbura, Burundi
Classification: General Service- G5
Vacancy number: SVN_2024_BI10_20 Radiologic Technologist
Type of Appointment: SST Special Short-Term contract – 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date : 10 July 2024

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non- governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
In response to the pressing demand for data concerning population on the move and vaccination, particularly for children under 5 years who require vaccination, IOM, through its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) unit, is planning to systematically gather such data on both internally displaced populations and returnees with their non-vaccinated and under immunized children. The information collected will be shared with governmental authorities and humanitarian partners to ensure the protection, assistance, and advocacy for these vulnerable populations.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

United Nations, International Organization for Migration has a zero-tolerance against Sexual exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and sexual harassment (SH). Everyone is responsible for preventing sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA), and all UN personnel must adhere to the standards of conduct that preserve PSEA principles (both during work hours and outside work hours). All selected candidates will, therefore, go through a safe hiring process.

Organizational Context and Scope:
Under the overall supervision of the Chief Migration Health Officer and with the technical guidance from the IOM Teleradiology, the successful candidate will be responsible for processing screening X-ray of the refugees and immigrants in the IOM Health Assessment Programme, and will specifically carry-out the following duties and responsibilities in MHAC Bujumbura:

1. Take good quality chest X-ray images of migrants as requested by Physicians and/or Radiologist in accordance with IOM and international radiographic standards and resettlement countries
technical instructions. Take the appropriate additional chest X-ray views using the standard procedures, when requested.
2. Explain the X-ray examination procedures to applicants and answer questions. Prepare equipment’s and examination rooms for use, perform proper ID checking, correct biodata entry to CR/DR machines and standard labelling of the radiographic images avoiding substitutions.
3. Apply proper radiographic techniques and radiation protection procedures during X-ray taking, including providing pelvic lead shielding for all, double wrap-around lead shielding for pregnant woman, positioning of applicants, collimation of X-ray beam, and use of proper X-ray exposure factors, and monitoring of applicants during the examinations.
4. Perform proper processing of digital images on CR/DR machine, review the image quality and repeat when the image quality is not acceptable. Report important/urgent information to Radiologists and/or Physician.
5. Contribute to maintaining consistently high-quality chest X-rays in the Radiology Unit through proper utilization of radiographic techniques, checking and correcting technical quality of the images, adherence to technical requirements of resettlement countries and training of staff involved in chest X-ray taking. Take the role of quality assurance focal person for the X-ray Unit, as needed.
6. Participate in ensuring the overall radiation safety of the applicants, staff and the public by applying the standard radiation protection rules and regulations, regularly wearing personal radiation measurement badges, assisting the reading of the personal radiation monitoring badge, performing the duties of radiation protection focal person and communicating with the respective authorities, as needed.
7. Take part in the regular and timely quality assurance of the CR/DR X-ray machines through proper handling of machines and regular checking of equipment performance and reporting of issues immediately. Contact external and internal technical service providers regarding maintenance service and repair of the X-ray equipment as needed.
8. Contribute in optimizing the workflow in the Radiology Unit through applying regular quality control and improvement of the standard operating procedures including identification procedures and correctness of data entry to ensure quick, correct, and smooth X-ray processing and timely delivery of chest X-ray images and reports.
9. Prepare daily worklists, barcodes, check the identity of applicants, radiographic counselling, uploading digital Chest X-rays images to e-Medical website, and/or burning images on CDs.
10. Prepare statistical summary reports on operational activities of the Radiology Unit, document any other information and properly keep records as needed.
11. Communicate with the Radiologist and/or Teleradiology Centers for the reading of the chest X-rays, take the role of the Country Office’s focal person for coordinating the radiology chest X-ray reading workflow and provide the chest X-ray reports to the panel physicians as needed.
12. Contribute in implementing infection control measures and maintaining a tidy and neat work environment in the Radiology Unit.
13. Suggest additional measures to improve the quality, speed or safety of the radiological procedures as needed.
14. Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

· University Bachelor’s degree in radiologic technology from an accredited academic
institution with three years of relevant experience;
· A2 Diploma in radiologic technology with five years of experience.

· Working experience in radiography, especially Chest X-Ray, knowledge of digital radiology machine required;
· Up to date professional license/Board certificate as per the country’s requirement;
· Good computer skill, especially in Microsoft Excel and Word is essential;
· Knowledge and experience in radiology information systems and Picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) an advantage; and,
· Experience in screening chest X-ray an advantage.

· Proven ability to work unsupervised and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
· Ability to work with tight deadlines
· Knowledge of radiation and patient safety
· Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and customer service skills
· Flexible, adaptable and be able to demonstrate a client-focused attitude to delivery of the highest standards of care
· Demonstrated ability to maintain detail, accuracy, and confidentiality.


Fluency in both written and spoken English and French

Proficiency in Swahili is advantageous.

Required competencies.
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
VALUES – All IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.

Integrity and transparency: Maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.

Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected, and fairly treated.

CORE COMPETENCIES – Behavioral indicators – Level 1

Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.

Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way.

IOM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Both internal and external candidates can apply for this position. For the purposes of the vacant post, internal applicants are considered first-rank applicants.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.

How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to latest 10 July 2024.

In order for the applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for application, addressed to the Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and with a subject line “SVN_2024_BI10_20 Radiologic Technologist.”

All applications should include a functional e-mail address, mobile numbers, copies of diploma and any other certificate, copy of national ID card and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NO FEE: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, process or training). IOM does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank details.

Posting period: From 26.06.2024 to 10.07.2024


Nom de l'entreprise:                                      
International Organization for Migration (IOM) - Burundi Mission
Avenue du Large, Kinindo, Muha, Bujumbura Mairie, Burundi


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