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Medical Imaging/X-ray Technician – Lagos

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis, and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state, and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

The TB-LON 3 Project is a USAID-funded Award that is a revolutionary program working with communities, facilities and relevant State and National structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States; as well as increase domestic financing for TB and strengthen surveillance and integrated reporting.

The TB-LON 3 Project is implemented by a consortium with Institute of Human Virology Nigeria as the Prime Recipient, Society for Family Health as the Sub-Recipient, and other Implementing Entities. 

IHVN is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

PositionMedical Imaging/X-ray Technician
Reports toThe Radiographer and Program Manager-Laboratory
Scheduled Work TimeMonday – Friday (Flexibility, willing to travel and work weekends)
Location: Lagos State

Opening Date: 16/04/2024

Closing Date:  29/04/2024

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the STL, SLA, and Radiographer, the Medical Imaging/X-ray Technician will perform radiological duties in compliance with international standards using a mobile digital x-ray backpack unit. S/he will also perform selected administrative, and clerical duties that assist in the delivery of quality radiography for the purposes of screening clients for TB in a mobile environment as part of an Active TB Case Finding (ACF) & Contact Investigation team in close collaboration with the National and State TB Programs.


  • Conducting screening of clients to identify presumptive TB for digital x-ray examination when applicable.
  • Preparing the client for radiological procedures.
  • Taking measures to protect clients, oneself, and other staff from radiation exposure according to best practices and manufacturer’s guidelines.
  • Taking quality diagnostic radiographs of clients according to established procedures for patient care and safety.
  • Ensuring maximum of two and half minutes is spent per client for x-ray, while maintaining a repeat rate of two percent or less.
  • Accurately documenting completed radiological procedures, completely and promptly
  • Storing all radiographs in an easily retrievable manner.
  • Ensuring that all equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Reporting immediately any equipment malfunctions to the State Lead.
  • Maintaining mobile x-ray unit, stocking necessary radiological supplies.
  • Making suggestions to improve work methods.
  • Serving as the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).
  • Keeping record of the dosimetry readings.
  • Train new employees.
  • Working closely with the other team members for the purposes of prompt diagnosis and treatment of patients.
  • Performing any other tasks as directed by the supervisor.
  • Perform every other duty necessary for the successful implementation of TB LON 3 project activities.

Required competencies.

a. Core requirements

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of Portable Digital X-ray guidelines and policies.
  2. Excellent personal communication skills in written and verbal English Strong verbal and written communication skills
  3. Advanced computer usage skills with proficiency in Ms. Word, excel and power point.
  4. Ability to work independently and deliver quality work on time.
  5. Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
  6. High impact influencing and persuasive skills, and able to represent the organization to donors and other stakeholders.
  7. Experience in building capacity at individual and organizational levels.

b. Educational qualification(s) and experience

  • National diploma in Medical Imaging processing/x-ray technician.
  • Current Permit to practice from Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN).
  • Good computer skills, including familiar and comfortable with using MS Excel.
  • Attention to details.
  • Flexibility across a range of field and office related tasks
  • Good attitude, self-motivated and ability to work well individually as well as in a team.
  • Two years’ work experience in any radiography field.
  • A license according to the state laws.
  • Experience with a non-governmental organization will be an added advantage.

Equal employment opportunity statement

IHVN is an equal employment employer. We do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable laws.

Mode of Application:

  • Application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft Word format should be forwarded to the Assistant Director, Human Resources through this email address:[email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • This advert closes 14 days from the date of this publication, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.