KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria is looking for a Short-Term
Position: Radiography Assistant
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria is a local non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), the deadliest infectious disease in the Nigeria. KNCV Nigeria is a local center of excellence for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national context. Our multidisciplinary team of passionate professionals covers a broad range of expertise such as programmatic TB control, research, clinical management, social science, education, digital health, and project management.
USAID Nigeria TB LON Region 1 and 2 Project
The TB LON Project is funded by USAID Nigeria and focuses on locally generated solutions to provide TB prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and notification, while addressing stigma and discrimination. The TB LON region 1 and 2 project is to be implemented by KNCV TB foundation Nigeria to expand the provision of and increase access to TB services among formal and informal health providers through the engagement of the private sector, umbrella and local chapters of health and allied professional organizations, faith-based institutions, communities and civil society.The project is targeted at increasing the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases that are detected, treated and notified to 437,895 within the five year grant implementation period 2020 to 2025 and implemented across 14 states in Nigeria; Bauchi, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Nasarawa, Plateau, Taraba, Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross River, Delta, Imo and Rivers State. The project’s four intermediate results are as follows;
KNCV Nigeria is working with a consortium of partners- two sub recipients- CCCRN and KNCV International and six strategic service package providers- Intrasat Global, IPCD, Jana Health Foundation, Diadem Consult, Public Health Concerns Ltd and TB Network. Towards meeting the project set targets, KNCV Nigeria and partners adopted a mixed model of community and facility based, health systems strengthening strategies and digital solutions to find TB cases in a Roll in, Roll on and Roll out staged approach. Roll in is in year 1 which is the planning stage, collaborations and capacity building, Roll on is the saturation stage in Year 2,3 and 4 while Roll out in year 5 is the transitioning Stage.
1) Radiography Assistant
(Vacancy number KN036)
Location: Southern Nigeria
The main responsibility of the Radiography Assistant is to provide assistance to the ACF Radiographer on radiological duties in compliance with international standards in a mobile x-ray unit. 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) team.
Position in the organization
The Radiography Assistant reports to the ACF Radiographer.
Duties and responsibilities:
This function will be based in specific locations in southern Nigeria based on the location selected for ACF.
Who are we looking for?
Behavioral competencies and skills:
What do we offer?
Application and information
You can apply for this position by submitting your CV, including a motivation letter and 3 professional references which must be indicated on your CV and can be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org . For more information, please contact us via +234 (0)9030349255. Deadline for Submission is Tuesday 12th January 2021. Please note that we only consider applications that are received through the KNCV TB Foundation Nigeria recruitment email.