International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through
health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
The Medical Doctor will be based in Walgak, Jonglei State and will be mainly responsible to provide hands-on care and upgrade the skills and knowledge of local counter parts and/or community health workers.
-Provide medical and surgical services according to Ministry of Health, Government of South Sudan accepted standards
-Collect and analyze medical service data to adjust project objectives/plan additional specialized responses (infection prevention/control, ACLS, rational drug use, improved nursing care, etc) in collaboration with Field Site Manager and other relevant staff
-Provide training and mentoring to national staff, particularly on emergency medicine, management of trauma and mass casualty scenarios, patient stabilization and transport and basic life support
-Conduct daily rounds and case discussions to assist and supervise program staff
-Hire and supervise clinical staff
-Perform surgical procedures, including trauma surgery, complicated deliveries and other normal procedures
-Analyze training needs and institute training for staff members as required, with an emphasis on hands-on training
-Work with logistics to ensure regular and adequate drug and medical supplies in order to avoid stock outs
-Collaborate with recognized health authorities, health agencies, and other stakeholders to utilize standardized reporting practices and information sharing
-Represent and actively participate in relevant meetings
-Any other relevant duties as requested by Field Site Manager and/or Medical Director
-Medical Degree with surgical qualifications and experience, preferably with a postgraduate degree in Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine
-Minimum of five years of experience required, of which three should be in a hospital setting in a developing country or resource constrained environment
-Experience and skill in designing and leading trainings for both clinical and non-clinical staff
-Able to use and instruct on the use of emergency medical equipment/emergency medical procedures – chest tubes, intubation, defibrillation, ventilator, and similar. Knowledge and experience with ultrasound a plus.
-Experience treating trauma – including bullet wounds
-Experience with and/or training on management of mass-casualty incidents
-Previous NGO experience, with knowledge/experience in producing donor reports
-Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
-Self-motivated, and able to work with limited supervision
-Experience in effectively dealing with government officials, NGOs and local stakeholders
-Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
-Extremely flexible, and able to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
-Ability to relate to and motivate local staff
-Creative and able to work with limited resources.
• Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players
• Accommodation, food and transportation provided by the organization
• Medical Evacuation service and competitive benefits provided by the organization
• Further information regarding security and situation on the field available during the interview process
• While performing duties of the job, the employee frequently works in precarious and remote places. The employee is usually employed in areas of civil strife, which often result in an unstable security environment. Regularly work in outdoor extreme weather conditions
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org and go to our “Careers” page. Find your desired position, click on the position title and complete the application at the bottom of the job description.
Contact: International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC., DC, United States 20005
Phone: +1(202)828-5155 Fax: +1(202)828-5156 Email: International Medical Corps Website: http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org
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