X-Ray Technicians at the Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMoH) - 3 Openings

Posted on: Mon 23-01-2023

The Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMoH) is a Principal Recipient (PR) of the Global Fund grant with the overarching objective of accelerating TB case notification in the state. As the Principal Recipient, the Ministry is legally responsible for the overall management of the grant, ensuring attainment of the programmatic results and accountability of the grant financial resources.

To fulfil this mandate, the Ministry established the Grant Management Unit (GMU) to carry out these functions. The Grant Management Unit works with other implementing units (TB, SASCP, and RSSH) within the ministry, Sub-Recipients (SRs), and other implementing partners in executing its mandate and ensuring that the grant is efficiently managed and implemented in compliance with the grant agreement signed between the Global Fund and the Principal Recipient.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: X-Ray Technician

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Contract

Reporting to: STBLCP/GMU

Duration of Contract: 10 months (March 2023 to December 2023, the possibility of extension)

Slot: 3 Openings

Overall Objective

  • The X-Ray Technician will work on the NGA-T-LSMOH grant to support Radiographers and the institutionalization of quality service management systems across all GF supported sites.
  • The main role of the X-Ray Technician is to support the project radiographers in the X-Ray imaging of people/patients screened through the process of radiographic imaging as part of the key strategies for tuberculosis screening and diagnosis on the State Tuberculosis program.
  • The X-Ray Technician would possess sound expertise in handling and maintaining the X-Ray machines and other related instruments. Other roles would include interviewing the patients, collecting the surveyed patient-level data and documenting it in the system.
  • The Officer would also be required to position the patients correctly and ensure that there are no hazards to patients and staff while radiologic imaging is carried out by the project radiographers. For this purpose, he/she will give prior information to the patients, comfort and prepare them for the imaging procedure.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support diagnostic digital chest x-ray imaging on the mobile x-ray vans.
  • Liaise with the Site supervisor and field team on site to ensure smooth workflow and maximize patient throughout.
  • Ensure that all adequate safety measures are taken to avoid any undue exposure to radiation.
  • Ensure proper handling and use of x-ray equipment, and related software, including onsite daily maintenance.
  • Ensure all individuals (coming in for an x-ray) are managed, prepared, and guided adequately on the radiological procedure.
  • Ensure that data (such as patient IDs, demographics, CAD scores etc) are correctly entered into the system.
  • Ensure that there is no mishandling of equipment and accessories and that all start up and shut down protocols are followed.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of National Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology and other closely related disciplines.
  • Good computer skills, including familiarity with the use of 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.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience with the use of digital X-ray equipment. Further experience with field screening programs would be an added advantage.
  • Duly licensed (with current annual practicing license) by the appropriate council / regulatory authority according to the state laws
  • Accuracy and efficiency are prime qualities demanded by this profile. Besides, the applicants are expected to hold good knowledge about the medical terminologies.
  • Accuracy and efficiency are prime qualities demanded by this profile. Besides, the applicants are expected to hold good knowledge of Medical Imaging terminologies.

Application Closing Date

30th January, 2023 (5:00 pm).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advanced to the next stage of the selection process.
  • The successful candidate is expected to resume by March 2023