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International Radiologist (Teleradiology) at International Organization for Migration - Humanitarian Jobs

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International Radiologist (Teleradiology) at International Organization for Migration


Position Title: International Radiologist (Teleradiology)

Duty Station: Manila, Philippines

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P3

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Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 02 August 2022

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 work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates
  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba (Netherlands); Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook Islands; Cuba; Curaçao; Fiji; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Madagascar; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.

Context:

The International Organization for Migration Global Teleradiology and Quality Control (QC) Center, established in 2012 in Migration Health Division, Manila (Global) Administrative Center, is a well-recognized provider of global teleradiology programs and global radiology support aiming to innovate, standardize, and enhance the quality of radiology services to several IOM and non-IOM field operation involved in the field of migration health in different counties worldwide. The innovative teleradiology programs provided by the Center include real-time teleradiology primary reading, second opinion consultations, and teleradiology quality control readings and analysis. The Center also provides global radiology support including radiologic strategic priorities and oversight, radiology technological advances and expansion, radiology training, development of guidelines, direct radiology technical support and guidance, audit visits and feedback, operational research, and policy recommendations, as well as external collaboration with migrant-receiving countries and global partners, representing IOM in the sector.

Under the overall supervision of the Director, Manila (Global) Administrative Center (MAC), for administrative matters; direct supervision of the Senior Global Radiology Coordinator and, in close collaboration with the global Teleradiology Team and relevant Units in MAC, the Regional Offices (RO) and field operations, the International Radiologist (Teleradiology) will be responsible and accountable for organizing the IOM Global Teleradiology primary reading and Teleradiology Quality Control (QC) Programmes and assist the IOM Global radiology support works including the global radiology technical support and guidance, guideline development and trainings.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Organize the daily teleradiology primary chest X-ray (CXR) reading service workflow provided for different IOM health assessment operations and non-IOM panel clinics in different countries, in coordination with Supervisor, including allocation of the radiologists’ schedule, and Teleradiology support staff, and ensure smooth Teleradiology workflow, monitor the chest x-reading of the consultant radiologists, and ensuring optimal workflow, quality CXR readings, timeliness, and fraud less process.
  2. Provide Teleradiology chest X-ray primary reading from different migrants’ health assessment in accordance with the technical instruction of the migrant receiving countries, IOM the teleradiology system Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Radiology standards, and properly identifying all the radiological signs of TB and other incidental abnormal findings and complete the country specific X-ray reporting forms.
  3. Assist the Teleradiology primary technical preparations and users training, in coordination with technical team and field clinics as part of the technical and logistical preparations for the initiation of the Teleradiology service for new migrant health assessment field locations.
  4. Provide internal quality assurance (QA) monitoring review of chest X-ray images and consultations of difficult cases for primary readings done by consultant and/or national radiologists, assist in regular performance evaluation of consultant radiologists, and provide corrections and internal feedback as needed, as well as suggest further QA enhancement measures.
  5. In coordination with the Global Radiology Coordinator and Head of Teleradiology Center, organize regular internal radiology trainings and image viewing sessions, prepare advisories to notify staff on changes to standard operating procedures to maintain established service quality levels.
  6. Review queries and feedbacks from panel physicians in the field clinics and Government partners in relation to CXR reports, discuss and explain the findings, and provide feedback to the concerned radiologists as needed.
  7. Provide global teleradiology second opinion consultations /confirmatory X-ray readings for requests from different field operations, and discuss the findings as needed, and suggest expansion methods.
  8. Participate in the IOM global teleradiology quality control process, through the reading of CXRs for Teleradiology quality control (QC) CXR readings, monitoring of the QC process, discussing discrepancies with radiologists in field operations, and in coordination with the Global Radiology Coordinator, assisting in the data analysis of teleradiology quality control results, and providing reports and feedback to Country Offices.
  9. Provide radiological technical support and guidance to country-level operations including direct technical support during purchasing of radiology equipment or X-ray related matters, audit visits, and preparing and updating guidelines and training materials.
  10. Assist in the Teleradiology related statistical and activity reports including review of the teleradiology primary readings and quality control analysis prior monthly reports to the distribution to country-level operations., preparing presentations, quarterly/yearly activity reports, and other ad hoc reports produced by the Centre.
  11. Organize and provide global radiology training workshops, web-based and onsite training to radiologists, panel physicians, and radiology technologists working in the field, in order to enhance the radiology capacity and staff development.
  12. Contribute to the development of IOM Teleradiology systems and software applications and implementation, by participating in the drafting of Teleradiology business requirement, users testing, and users’ feedback and proper piloting.
  13. In coordination with the Global Radiology Coordinator, participate in research, data analysis and reporting, and contribute to the development of the global data collection system for the data analysis and testing.
  14. Liaise with health authorities of resettlement countries, other donors, and collaborate with international and non-government organizations.
  15. Undertake duty travel to other Country Offices for the purpose of audits, quality control and training, and, if necessary, to assist with the establishment of new radiological facilities.
  16. In the absence of the Global Radiology Coordinator or the deputy, serve as officer-in charge to manage the activities of the Teleradiology programs of the Centre and global radiology support.
  17. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

  • Degree of Doctor of medicine or University degree in Medicine from an accredited academic institution and specialization in Radiology from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience, with an emphasis on chest radiology, tuberculosis and Chest X-Ray screening and management.
  • Additional master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Informatics, International Health or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience is an advantage.
  • Professional Radiology Board Certification from relevant radiology board certification body in the applicant’s country of residence with up-to-date license is required.

Experience

  • Experience and professional knowledge in diagnostic radiology programmes, with an emphasis on chest radiology and screening, and thorough knowledge of the natural history, radiological, and clinical presentation of tuberculosis.
  • Experience and knowledge in writing technical reports, presentations, and communications and demonstrated knowledge in migration health issues relevant to the sector;
  • Experience in teaching, data management and analysis, and use of statistical package and MS Offices software.

Skills

  • Knowledge and experience in quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) programmes, and internal monitoring with thorough knowledge of English medical/radiological terminology and key indicators.
  • Knowledge and experience in digital radiography systems, teleradiology systems, and PACS.
  • In-depth knowledge and skill in interpreting radiology images, mainly screening chest x-rays, radiology Quality control, Teleradiology programs, digital radiography systems, and PACS system networks, ehealth and others, as well as international radiology standards, radiation protection rules,
  • Good writing, communication and negotiation skills, including demonstrated ability to establish working relationships with government authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs;
  • Effective resource management and analytical skills, including good knowledge of financial administration, and demonstrated ability to supervise staff, good planning and organizational skills in relation to migration health, and different migrant health assessment programs.
  • Good knowledge and skill in using computer and Microsoft office packages (word, excel,powerpoint), internet and email uses.
  • Knowledge in using statistical software such STATA, data management and analysis, with good knowledge and skill of writing reports, and presentation.
  • Knowledge in software development activities including, business analysis, review and testing, and implementation.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).

For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French and Spanish is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains 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.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • 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 action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 02 August 2022 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 20.07.2022 to 02.08.2022

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: VN 2022 230 International Radiologist (Teleradiology) (P3) Manila, Philippines (57677360) Released

Posting: Posting NC57677361 (57677361) Released

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