Website Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

Radiographer Ref No. RG/GH/04/08/21

Reports to Study Coordinator. The incumbent conducts assigned study procedures and adheres to procedural and international guidelines for research conduct. S/he explains to participants the chest X-ray procedure and re-assure them of their safety. Performs chest X-ray procedure using a mobile X-ray machine and/or a stationary machine.

Main duties

  • Ensures Radiation Protection and safety measures are adhered to
  • Reads and interprets X-ray results
  • Refers participants to the next station after Chest X-ray, depending on the results
  • Reports timely, any malfunction of equipment to the Team Leader
  • Ensures safety of all radiological equipment
  • Ensures and verifies that all x-ray forms are completed accurately and documented by study staff
  • Prepares timely and quality x-ray reports
  • Follows and adheres to the guidelines of Good Clinical Practices
  • Provides timely feedback (positive and negative) to study staff regarding x-ray forms completion and accuracy
  • Collaborates with Data Coordinator/Technician and other staff to ensure timely completion and transmission of x-ray forms onto the online storage portal (cloud)
  • Consults study clinician on difficult x-ray interpretation
  • Communicates with fellow staff members openly and honestly about radiological related issues
  • Reviews and contribute to the development of study materials and tools.


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Diploma in Radiography
  • Fully registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia
  • Computer literate

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send application letter quoting Reference Number above, relevant academic and professional certificates, and detailed CV with day-time telephone number(s) , addressed to CIDRZ Human Resources Director P. O. Box 34681, LUSAKA

Hard copy applications will not be accepted

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