Radiology Technician - Somalia UN Job (South African Citizens)

Recruiter: Military Civilian
Location: Somalia
Tracking Code: 6758-120


Scope:
The UN Level 1+ medical facility at the UNSOS camp located within the Mogadishu International Airport (MIA) was established in 2012 with the objective of providing emergency medical care as well as primary care for the UN international personnel who were deployed into Mogadishu, initially, and now to all the AMISOM sector hubs across Somalia. The facility has been supporting UNSOS
and UNSOM Personnel. In addition, UNSOS has made the facility available to international personnel from other UN-Entities, Diplomatic Missions and UNSOS contracted vendors, and their respective personnel on a cost recovery basis. CHSi is seeking medical personnel and healthcare providers to support this very important UN mission in Somalia.

Services to include:

Outpatient

Emergency Surgical

0-bed inpatient capability, expand to 20

Laboratory

Pharmacy

Imaging services

Dental

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

Positions is notional, contingent upon contract award.



Required Skills
REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:


Diploma in radiology

Minimum of 3 Years’ experience in hospital setting

Fluency in English



Note: CHS will provide institutional malpractice insurance as well as individual malpractice policies for all the General Medical Officers.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs diagnostic imaging examinations like X-rays, and computed tomography,

Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position; adjustment equipment controls to set exposure factors.

Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.

Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.

Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and using the emergency cart.

Maintains production and quality of radiographs or other media by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.

Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

Maintains radiology supplies and inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.

Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.

Assists with the managing of day to day activities and prioritizing tasks.

Operates personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars, and other basic office support software.

Complies with all applicable CHS standards and guidelines.

All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.

Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.

Attends and participates in a variety of meetings.

Will demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic word processing programs and the CHS Medical Management System software.

Other duties as assigned



OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must have a current passport.

Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.

Will be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak French is desirable.

Work hours are based on an 84 hr. work week; typically seven (7), 12 hour days but other variations may apply.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.

No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Somalia is required by surface or air.


Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Employment Type

Full time Regular



How To Apply:
Please send resume to lucy@military-civilian.com with job title and location in the subject line

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