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.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
Open to Internal and External Candidates
Reference Code: CFCV-01/2018
Vacancy Notice No:VN#NP/02/19
Open to Internal and External Candidates
> Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal
> Classification: General Service Staff, Grade 5
> Type of Appointment: One Year Fixed Term with possibility of extension
> Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
> Closing Date : January 30, 2019
Under the direct supervision of the National Officer, Radiologist and the overall supervision of the Chief Migration Health Officer (CMHO), the incumbent will be responsible for technical support on X-ray taking, storing and dissemination services with respect to Migration Health Assessments (HAP) and other programmes implemented by the IOM Migration Health Division in country Kathmandu, Nepal.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
> Carry out X-ray imaging of migrants as requested by the physicians or radiologist in accordance with IOM and international standards.
> Perform proper processing of digitalizing of images on CR machine.
> Ensure consistently high quality CXRs through:
– checking and correcting technical quality of the images
– adherence to technical requirements of resettlement countries
– close supervision and training of MHD staff, involved in CXR taking
> Optimize the workflow in the radiology unit in order to ensure quick and smooth processing and timely delivery of CXR images and reports.
> Perform clerical duties, such as preparation of daily working lists, non-US reporting forms, barcodes, checking refugees’ identity, counselling of refugees, burning CXR images on CDs, uploading digital CXR images to eHealth website for Australian cases, prepare statistical reports and analysis of operational activities, and ensure proper record keeping.
> Liaise with the technical service providers inside and outside of IOM regarding maintenance and repair of the equipment.
> Ensure regular and timely quality assurance of the CR and X-ray machines, and the reading of the personal radiation monitoring badge. Liaise with the respective authorities.
> Implement safety procedures in the radiology unit in accordance with the radiation protection rules and regulations. Implement infection control measures and ensure tidy and neat work environment.
> Perform regular quality control of identification procedures and correctness of data entry.
> Suggest additional measures to improve the quality, speed or safety of the radiological procedures.
> Perform such other activities as requested by the supervisors.
Required Qualifications and Experience
> Completed BSc in Radiography from an accredited academic institution with 3 years’ work experience on related field;
> Completed High School Degree with 5 years’ work experience in related field.
> Experience in radiography, especially CXR, knowledge on CR machine is an advantage;
> Good computer skill is essential, especially in Microsoft Excel;
> Effectively applies knowledge of health issues in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level;
> Maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work;
> Willingness and ability to perform clerical activities in the X-ray unit is a strong requirement.
Fluency in English, Nepali is required.
> Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
> Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
> Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
> Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
> Creativity and Initiative – Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems
> Leadership and Negotiation – Convinces others to share resources???? Presents goals as shared interests
> Performance Management – Provides constructive feedback to colleagues Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
> Planning and Organizing – Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers Identifies risks and makes contingency plans
> Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter
> Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
> Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
> Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment. Only Nepali Nationals will be considered for this position.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested Candidates are requested to submit their application indicating clearly the position applied, VN number and CV with three references to the following address: Human Resource Department, International Organization for Migration, P.O. Box 25503, Baluwatar, Kathmandu or email to [email protected] by 30 January 2019. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.
Deadline: 30 Jan 2019