Project Coordinator/X-Ray Technician

Posted By: Pathfinder International

Golaghat

Not Specified

Program Implementation

Diversity

Job Description

Key Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Coordinate with district-level health officials and other stakeholders to obtain information on the TB prevalence
  • Prepare planned journey cycle for X-ray and awareness van under the guidance of project manager
  • Work with outreach supervisors and prepare monthly plans for X-ray targets in the project area
  • Obtain informed consent and manage the database for informed consent from the project participants
  • Interview patient and collect required data on the health condition in the specified format
  • Operated and maintained handheld mobile X-ray equipment
  • Responsible for obtaining x-ray images of patients via given radiographic imaging procedures under the guidance of a radiologist and project manager
  • Upload the radiological imagery with the patient data for perusal and investigation by the radiologist to obtain radiological findings
  • List the presumptive TB cases based on the radiological findings and manage the sputum collection and transportation of the presumptive cases
  • Facilitate training participation and capacity building of the project team in the respective district
  • Supervise the program implementation to ensure the quality of the screening
  • Participate in events to create awareness of early diagnosis and treatment of TB
  • Coordinate and support the district TB unit for TB case notification. Ensure the recording and reporting in the mainstreaming of the government reporting system.
  • Presenting the progress in relevant district forums
  • Any other responsibilities as may be deemed necessary for the role.

Physical Requirements:

  • Travel required -Should be open to travel to program districts in states as and when required.
  • Pathfinder is currently working remotely, however, under special situation staff are encouraged to attend the office in-person, following all Covid appropriate behavior.

Tools & Equipment Used:

Laptop or desktop computer.

 

 

 

Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:


Perform chest X-rays

  • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented and consistently accurate, ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment, and ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards.
  • Confidentiality: Ability to maintain confidentiality on work related matters and data.
  • Software Applications: Foundational knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Fluent spoken and written skills in the local language and added knowledge of Hindi or English is desirable.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills, especially with the community.

Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:

  • Minimum diploma in X-ray technology or a graduate degree in Radiology. A Master's degree in any above fields would be an added value.
  • Five years of work experience in a hospital setting
  • Experience in working on TB and Community mobilization programs will be preferred, and any certificate course on TB programs or health implementation programs will be given priority.
  • Experience in working with mobile health units, mobile X-ray types of equipment
  • Experience in working in collaboration with Front Line Health Workers and government stakeholders
  • Knowledge of local language speaking and writing
  • Ability to collect, compile and report data in English language is required.
  • Experience in working with Tribal populations and tribal promotors will be an asset

Application Procedure

  • Submit your resume and cover letter (along with 3 references of your ex-supervisors and last drawn salary) via email to HRINDIA@pathfinder.org with subject line PROJECT COORDINATOR/X-RAY TECHNICIAN’.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Last date for application: September 27, 2022.


Location: Kerala (Wayanad), Gujrat (Kutch) and Assam, any of the districts (Sonitpur, Golaghat, Shibsagar, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia)

Desired Candidate Profile

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Pathfinder International
  • About Organization:Pathfinder International is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. Since 1957, we have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems in developing countries to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductive health services. Together, we expand access to contraception, promote healthy pregnancies, save women’s lives, and stop the spread of new HIV infections, wherever the need is most urgent. Our work ensures millions of women, men, and young people are able to choose their own paths forward.