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Radiologist for IOM in Kuala Lumpur

Classification : Official, Grade P3
Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

IOM has a proactive recruitment policy to increase the representation of nationals of nonrepresented member states. Qualified applicants from the following countries will be favorably considered:

Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Cyprus, Djibouti, El Salvador, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Holy See, Israel, Jamaica, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Micronesia, Mongolia, Namibia, Nauru, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Seychelles, Slovenia, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Timor Leste, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Vanuatu, Yemen

Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.


Under the direct supervision of the Chief Migration Health Physician (CMHP) and the Head of Office in Malaysia for administrative issues, the successful candidate will be accountable and responsible for the radiological testing of the refugees and migrants in relation to Resettlement Migrant Health Assessment Programmes (HAPs).

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Interpret all chest X-Rays (CXRs) and other X-Rays films and report the results in accordance with the technical guidelines of the resettlement countries. Ensure proper storage of the X-Ray reports as well soft copies of the digital X-Ray images.

Ensure that all steps of the radiological testing are as fraudless as possible. Suggest to the Migration Health Physicians (MHPs) additional and follow up testing, if necessary. Ensure that all relevant data related to radiological testing are entered in related databases. Establish and maintain a system of the internal and external quality control of the IOM radiological testing.

Establish and maintain radiological safety measures and procedures.

Organize and maintain optimal workflow in the radiological unit to ensure quick and uninterrupted radiological testing and delivery of the films and reports. Make sure that the quality of the films corresponds to the required standards. If necessary, take measures to improve the quality.

Control and guide the radiographers in radiological techniques. Train MHPs in CXR interpretation. Organize regular conferences with demonstrations and discussions of cases.

Analyze data related to the radiological aspect of the health assessment programme for presentation and programme planning. Submit to the CMHP regular narrative and statistical reports on radiological services.

Establish a back-up system for IOM radiological services: identify alternative radiology facility, provide advice regarding back up equipment, liaise with Radiologist and Radiography Department management at Tawakkal hospital and ensure smooth distant reading of X-rays by other IOM missions. Draft budgets related to the radiological services.

If required, provide oversight, quality control and advice to the sub-contracted radiologists to ensure proper interpretation of X-Ray films.

Evaluate other radiological facilities, providing services to the IOM medical department.

Liaise with the external service provider regarding quality of the films/CDs, safety measures and, if necessary, referrals for additional imaging tests. Liaise with the counterparts in the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Australia's Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), regarding radiological testing.

Assist in procurement of radiological equipment and expendables, if necessary. Advise on the specifications of the equipment, manufactures; investigate and advise on the cost-effective solutions.

Contribute to, and if required, lead on the global effort to standardize radiological practices and CXR interpretation. In coordination with the global HAPs manager, Headquarters, and Health Informatics Manager, Manila Administrative Centre (MAC), develop a system of performance indicators.

Contribute to the development of the global data collection system for the radiological testing and analysis of the data. Contribute to the analysis of data related to TB epidemiology in the refugees and migrants.

Undertake duty travel to other countries for the purpose of quality control of radiological services, trainings, and, if necessary, set up of the new radiological facilities, if needed and requested by the Migration Health Department (MHD) at HQs.

Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Desirable Competencies


a) takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism; b) works effectively with all clients and stakeholders; c) promotes continuous learning; communicates clearly; d) takes initiative and drives high levels of performance management; e) plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility; f) displays mastery of subject matter; g) contributes to a collegial team environment; h) creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation, and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA); i) incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation; j) displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; k) works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.


a) effectively applies knowledge of Radiology in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level; b) maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

a) completed university degree from an accredited academic institution in Medicine; post graduate training in radiology. Certificate is obligatory; b) five years working experience as a radiologist, with an emphasis on chest radiology; c) experience in pediatric radiology and teaching an advantage; d) experience with data management and analysis an advantage; e) good writing, communication and negotiation skills and the ability to establish working relationships with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs, ability to write clearly and concisely; f) thorough knowledge of the natural history, radiological and clinical presentation of tuberculosis; g) excellent analytical skills; h) thorough knowledge of the English medical/radiological terminology; i) effective resource management skills, good knowledge of financial administration; j) ability to supervise staff, good planning and organizational skills; k) good computer skills: good knowledge of MS Office; l) knowledge in networking and software used for Digital Radiography an advantage.


Thorough knowledge of English. Working knowledge of local language(s) an advantage.

1.The tenure of contract of staff members holding a regular contract will remain unchanged.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by July 09, Protected content the latest, referring to this advertisement.

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In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly filled in and submitted with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for applications.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application in your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system

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