X-Ray Technician under DoH contract Assigned to Sinuni Hospital Back-up Pool List

Posted 9 months ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Sinjār Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Medical & Nursing , NGO
Deadline: 19/7/2020
Main Purpose
Performs X-ray examination according MSF protocols, security measures and standards of hygiene and privacy in order to contribute to the improvement of the health condition of the patients
Other tasks as X-Ray Technician includes:
  • Apply MSF principles, values and internal regulations. Apply MSF protocols and adhere to the rules implemented by MSF within Sinuni General Hospital.
  • Providing radiology services on medical doctor’s request, to both in-patients and out-patients. Reporting immediately to the medical referent any problem regarding patient’s health status.
  • Reporting to the medical team on the results of the x-ray performed using X-Ray Form and Patient Files. Keeping accurate record of all images produced and providing weekly summaries of all performed radiological examinations. Compiling weekly data on activity and contributing to general statistics of the project. 
  • Communicating with patients and staff in a clear and respectful manner and upholding patient confidentiality at all times. 
  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning, loss/robbery/damage of x-ray room material and/or devices. Undertaking regular Quality Assurance checks on equipment and radiographs. 
  • Upholding and ensuring staff/patients compliance to all radiation safety regulations. Identifying vulnerable persons to radiation such as pregnant women, and protecting them accordingly. Ensuring radiation safety by using protective aprons and specific devices and clearly marking and respecting all radiation areas
  • Knowing and applying hygiene protocols. Carrying out cleaning and tidying up of the x-ray devices and ensuring proper waste disposal according to MSF safety standards
  • Doing regular inventories of stocks and ensuring all materials are stored according to each specific condition.
  • Participating in team meetings and possible trainings. Collaborating in any emergency, if required by the supervisor or coordination.
  • Essential: Radiographer / X-ray technologist diploma /degree
  • At least 1 years of experience Mandatory as “internship“ with DoH
  • Desirable 2 years of previous experience in the same or related positions and previous experience in other NGO’s
  • Desirable English; Fluency in Kurdish/Kurmanji and Arabic
  • Essential: computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • For applicants with foreign certificates, Iraqi recognized state-diploma is required.
  • Competences: Results and quality oriented, work and cooperation, behavioural and flexibility, commitment, service
We offer
  • Remuneration in accordance to the Incentive grid
  • The chance to gain professional development and training within an international organisation
  • The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.

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