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Medical Senior Officer

Job Description and Requirements

                                               

                                               Job Description

Job Title: Medical Senior Officer

Report to: Medical Coordinator for Azraq Camp  

Location:  Azraq Camp  

BACKGROUND

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.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

Scope of Work:

  • To undertake professional duties under direction of health Coordinator.
  • To contribute to the overall management of the hospital, in collaboration with medical, nursing and administrative staff.
  • To ensure all documentation, including patient files, meets local medico- legal requirements and that statistical data is collated, using the health information monitoring system, and to incorporate information in regular reports.
  • To conduct daily morning rounds in hospital wards and review patients’ folder admitted in ER, paediatric and maternity.
  • To be an active member of Infection Control Committee.
  • To monitor the rationalisation of prescription. Revise and report misuses of drugs in the hospital.
  • To lead on the implementation of the validated therapeutic protocols and enforcement of medical doctor adherence to standardized prescription (in ER and paediatric ward).
  • To prepare the medical doctors staff shift schedule and annual leaves plans. To follow and report the staff attendance and any expected overtime.
  • To compile a monthly narrative report from each supervisor in hospital fully describing the activities and challenges.
  • To work according to the Ministry of Health / WHO guidelines and treatment protocols and ensure that national standards are maintained.
  • To liaise with local health authorities and other health facilities and coordinate activities with other international / UN and medical NGOs.
  • To provide professional services as a doctor when needed and/or requested.
  • To monitor the local health situation and adjust the activities of the hospital if required.
  • To arrange capacity building and training for the medical staff and participate as needed.
  • To prepare and update the Emergency Plan for the hospital in collaboration with the Hospital Management team.
  • To ensure that universal precautions including infection control are adhered to.
  • Actively work towards the achievement of the IMC goals
  • Abide by and work in accordance with the IMC principles
  • Perform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Medicine
  • License to practice from MoH
  • Min experience of 3 years

Compliance & Ethics

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.

The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.”

This job description is subject to periodic review and adjustment in order to achieve IMC’s goals in Jordan, and any changes to JD will be discussed and agreed