Radiology Consultant Job in Hagadera, Kenya – International Rescue Committee

Sector: Health 
Location: Kenya 
Employee Type: Consultant 
Employee Category: Part Time

Term of Reference for Radiology Consultant – Hagadera

Introduction: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides health services in Hagadera and Kambioos, at Dadaab Refugee Camp since January 2009. 

It operates 1 camp hospital and 5 health posts in the community with a total population of 140,546(106,957 Hagadera, 20812 Kambioos and 12,777 host community).


In its programming the IRC has 5 main programs which include Health, Nutrition, Protection, HIV/AIDS and a Gender Based Violence program that are all headed by a manager who in turn report to the Field Coordinator.

The IRC plans to have a consultant radiologist/Sonographer to train the health staff (medical doctors, clinical officers and maternity nurses) on basic sonography and support in doing obstetric ultrasounds at the maternity ward.

IRC has one Ultrasound machine which is mainly used in maternity by the medical doctors to perform basic obstetric scans to expectant mothers visiting maternity and with obstetric complications (IUFD, breech presentation, congenital malformations).

Objective of the Consultancy:

To conduct Ultrasound induction training to the medical doctors, clinical officers and nurses on
  • Induction to ultrasound equipment
  • Basic anatomy in Sonography
  • Image display and scanning techniques(Transducer orientation and face)
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Trimester ultrasounds scanning to monitor fetal well being(Gestation, presentation, lie, Fetal Heart rate, abnormalities)
  • Care of ultrasound equipment.
Expected outcome:  The clinical staff trained will be equipped with knowledge and skills to perform the basic obstetric scans for expectant mothers in the maternity unit and provide the ultrasound reports to guide in management of mothers with obstetric complications.

Tasks to be performed

In liaison with the Health Manager, the radiologist consultant will be required to:
  • Conduct the ultrasound induction training to the health staff on the topics highlighted and facilitates practical sessions with all the participants in the training.
  • Conduct a CME to all the health staff on ultrasonography and interpretation of the medical reports to guide in management of patients.
  • Prepare and submit a report of the training with recommendations to the health manager.
IRC Role
  • IRC will provide the list of the staff to be involved in the training and identify mothers for the practical sessions at the hospital maternity unit.
  • IRC will ensure the ultrasound machine is available for the induction training and relevant training materials for the participants.
  • IRC will provide transport for the consultant radiologist from Nairobi and back after the consultancy.
Consultancy Venue: At IRC Hagadera hospital

Duration of Consultancy: The consultancy is expected to last for 5 days from 28th to 2nd October, 2015.

Terms of Payment and Utility:

The IRC will pay the consultation fee for one radiologist consultant at ksh.30,000 per day.

The IRC will facilitate transport of the consultant to and from Nairobi.

The IRC will provide accommodation for the consultant at IRC compound.

The consultant will pay for his/her meals at IRC Hagadera cafeteria.

Payments will be made after submission of the training report to the Health Manager.

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. 

International allowances are not available for this position. 
Salary and other benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

IRC leading the way from harm to home.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Disclaimer: Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request  for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: IRCKenya@rescue.org or report to the nearest police.
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