Position Title: International Radiologist (Global Teleradiology) (2 Positions)
Duty Station: Manila Administrative Centre, Philippines
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P3
Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 05 June 2023
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.
Under the overall supervision of the Director, Manila (Global) Administrative Center (MAC), and direct supervision of the Senior Global Radiology Coordinator in IOM Global Teleradiology Center, and field operations, and in collaboration with the global teleradiology team and relevant Units in MAC, relevant units in the Regional Offices (RO) and the field missions, the
International Radiologist (Teleradiology) will be responsible and accountable for organizing the IOM Global Teleradiology primary reading and Teleradiology Quality Control (QC) Programmes, providing quality radiological interpretation and assist the IOM Global radiology support works including the global radiology technical support and guidance, guideline development and trainings, for ensuring the quality of IOM radiology services with respect to Migration Health Assessments (HAP) and other programmes implemented by the IOM Migration Health Division in different locations worldwide.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
- Organize the daily teleradiology primary 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.
- 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.
- 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 in order to ensure timely compliance of the Teleradiology system requirements and smooth establishment of the different teleradiology programmes.
- Implement and 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.
- 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.
- Review queries and feedbacks from panel physicians in the field clinics and Government partners in relation to CXR reports, timely respond, discuss and explain the findings, and provide feedback to the concerned radiologists as needed.
- 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.
- Participate in the IOM global teleradiology quality control process, through the reading ofCXRs 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.
- Coordinate with the field missions and provide radiological technical support, technical advice and guidance to country-level operations including direct technical support during purchasing of radiology equipment, establishing or outsourcing radiology unit or other radiology related matters, as well as audit visits, and technical recommendations.
- Participate the Teleradiology related statistical and activity reports including review of the teleradiology primary readings and quality control monthly stat reports, preparing presentations, quarterly/yearly regular activity reports, and other ad hoc reports produced by the Centre. And 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.
- Organize and provide global radiology training workshops, web-based and onsite trainings to radiologists, panel physicians, and radiology technologists working in the field, in order to enhance the radiology capacity and staff development.
- Contribute to preparing, reviewing, and updating the IOM Radiology guidelines, radiology standards, technical specification of radiology equipment, training materials, templates, and other technical documents, as well as providing technical advice to the radiology units in the field for proper implementation and maintenance of IOM radiology standards.
- 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.
- Liaise with representatives of key migrant receiving countries including the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Australia’s Department of Home Affairs (ADHA) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), other donors, and collaborate with international and non-government organizations regarding radiological related matters.
- Undertake duty travel to other Country Offices for the purpose of audits, quality control and trainings, and, if necessary, to assist with the establishment of new radiological facilities.
- 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.
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- 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.
- Professional Radiology Board Certification from relevant radiology board certification body from the applicant’s country of residence with up-to-date license is required.
- 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.
- 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 in writing technical reports, presentations, conducting training, preparing guidelines, and training material;
- Experience in managing radiology units with ability to supervise staff, implementing quality management, radiation protection measures and establishing radiology units an advantage;
- Experience data management and analysis, and use of statistical package an advantage; and,
- Previous work experience in an international organizations and companies, especially in Migration health work relevant to the sector, screening health assessments services an advantage.
- In-depth knowledge and skill in interpreting radiology images, mainly screening chest x-rays, radiology quality control, as well as international radiology standards, radiation protection rules, with thorough knowledge of English medical/radiological terminology and key indicators;
- Good writing, communication, and negotiation skills, with ability to work under minimal supervision; and demonstrated ability to establish working relationships with government authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs;
- Competence with computers, with proficient in a Microsoft Office environment, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and comfort in learning use of new software;
- Knowledge and skill in using digital radiography systems, PACS, and radiology information systems and teleradiology systems;
- Knowledge and skill in data management and analysis, use of statistical software and analysis, writing reports, and presentation;
- Knowledge and experience in quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) programmes, and internal monitoring;
- 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 programmes;
- Knowledge in using statistical software such STATA, data management and analysis, with good knowledge and skill of writing stat reports, and presentations an advantage; and,
- Knowledge in software development activities including, business analysis, review and testing, and implementation an advantage.
IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written).
Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.
Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:
- Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
- 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.
- Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
- Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.
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 actions 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 leadership and professional potential.
- Empowering others: Creates an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
- Building Trust: Promotes shared values and creates an atmosphere of trust and honesty.
- Strategic thinking and vision: Works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
- Humility: Leads with humility and shows openness to acknowledging own shortcomings.
IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
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
via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 05 June 2023 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
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 2023 215 International Radiologist (Global Teleradiology) (2 Positions) (P3) Manila,
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