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Medical Radiographers

Bidibidi - Yumbe District, UG

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Bidibidi - Yumbe District, UG
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Practitioners
  • Closing Date:

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BACKGROUND:

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (www.rescue.org) is a world leader in relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict development services for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. The IRC is currently working in over 40 countries around the world, addressing both the immediate and lifesaving needs of conflict affected people in emergencies and the reconstruction needs of post-conflict societies.

The IRC began programming in northern Uganda in 1998 in response to mass displacement and devastation wrought by rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army. In 2002, the IRC expanded to the remote, conflict-affected region of Karamoja and in 2011, began working with refugees in Kampala and Kiryandongo settlement. Monitoring the influx of South Sudanese refugees at the end of 2015, the IRC began scaling up its response to refugees arriving in the West Nile region. By promoting durable solutions that deliver on the interdependent aims of saving lives, strengthening institutions, and supporting social cohesion, the IRC in Uganda is laying the building blocks for long-term stability and development –bringing people from harm to home. The IRC works in 12 districts in Uganda, including Kitgum, Lamwo, Kotido, Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit, Kaabong, Amudat, Kiryandongo, Adjumani, Yumbe, and Kampala.

IRC is currently looking for enthusiastic, hardworking and self-motivated persons to join our team to support the effective delivery of the organization’s mission.

Job Purpose

To carry out radiographic imaging for diagnosis treatment and management of patients. This job should be carried out with utmost transparency, professionalism and duty of care

Key Outputs

  • Work plans and budgets prepared.
  •  Patients prepared for investigation and treatment.
  • Radio-graphic imaging carried out.
  • Patients protected against radiation.
  • Patients in need of specialized imaging referred.
  • Radio-graphic operational equipment maintained.
  • Materials and sundries requisitioned and accounted for; and
  • Reports prepared and submitted.

Key Functions

  • Preparing and submitting work plans and budgets for radiographic activities in the hospital.
  • Preparing patients for radiographic investigation and treatment.
  • Carrying out radiographic imaging and submit reports to Clinician
  • Providing protection to patients against radiation and radioactive materials.
  • Identifying and recommending referral of patients in need of specialized imaging.
  • Maintaining radiographic operational equipment.
  • Requisitioning and accounting for radiographic materials and sundries allocated; and Preparing and submitting performance reports to relevant authorities.

Key working relationships:

INTERNAL:

Direct supervisor: Deputy Health manager

Technical support:           Health Manager, DHC.

Other:Logistics, finance, admin staff.

EXTERNAL:

 Govt. of Uganda:            District Health Team and other district officials

Consortium Members:

Other:NGOs, INGOs and UN agencies working in the project region

Deadline for receiving applications is October 14th,2021

Please note:


The role of the Medical Radiographer cannot be limited to the specific duties and tasks detailed herein. The success of the IRC’s humanitarian mission is the highest priority and all issues which arise must be addressed accordingly. Therefore, s/he will be required to manage all unforeseen issues and circumstances and remain flexible to perform any other duties, as and when the need may arise.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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