Medical Officer - Myebon
Date: 03rd April 2019
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in roughly 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Number of Position:
Senior Medical Officer
Application Dead Line:
- To provide the appropriate medical management of all patients seen in camp including home base services when required.
- To participate actively in the management of emergencies and cover them in a rotation base.
- To ensure all the medical services and treatments provided are in line with and according to protocols/ guidelines
- To ensure regular follow-up of some patients who are suffering from chronic diseases and others as required, including nutrition patients.
- To supervise the Camp and Static or mobile clinic setting is in Universal Precaution and proper waste management as per international strictly at work place and also keep awareness and supervise for universal precaution issues
- To identify and participate on the identification of patients in need of referral and coordinate with SMO for it.
- To be assure the smooth flow of the clinic and treat the patients with respect, empathy and good personal relationship
- To ensure that stock registers, patient registers are done correctly and systematically and that numbers are medically pertinent.
- To prepare appropriate participate in the preparation of the monthly work plan for all staffs and ensure to operate clinic activities in accordance with approved work. To manage and supervise Nurse/Health Assistant, Clinic Assistant/Dispenser, Health Educator and Translator during working time
- To take accountability and responsibility for clinical operations under the guidance, supervision and management of Health Coordinator/ Head of Rakhine
Data Collection and Reporting
- To collect and input data and timely report on morbidity and mortality of patients according to RI standard reporting tools
- To submit monthly report to Line Manager including the recorded database, summary and overview of status, problems/issues, etc.
- To inform to SMO and FHC for specific medical needs, including potential disease outbreaks, in intervention settings.
- To collaborate with SMO and give theoretical and on-job training to medical and para-medical staffs including Auxiliary Midwife, community health workers from intervention settings depending on needs.
Communication, Coordination and Supporting as Liaison
- To excellent communication with strong interpersonal skills and able to deal with local communities
- To maintain good relationship with Basic Health staffs and all the team members from Myebon and Sittwe
- To work close with Logistic Department and other sectors for team movement plan
- To be liaison officer when monitoring visit by Senior Staffs from Health Program or Government Staffs
- To closely collaborate with other RI teams, especially Protection.
- To be part of the team to do assessment in the areas affected by disasters
- To collect appropriate data, both quantitative and qualitative, from medical point of view
- To assist Health Coordinator or Technical Health Officer in preparing assessment reports by giving all necessary inputs from medical perspective
- To take part in program meeting, program review and in general staff meetings
- To assist the patients during referral to medical facilities if need it.
- To adopt non-judgmental attitude, manage patients with compassion and maintain strict confidentiality and privacy
- Any others relevant tasks upon special request by Supervisor according to program needs
- B.,B.S degree with valid license
- Previous experience working in INGOs, LNGO is preferable.
- Good knowledge of primary health care, Nutrition, MNCH and Reproductive Health
- Experience in emergency medical response will be an asset.
- To be a good team player and good personal skill to co-workers
- Willing to work for marginalized population in clinic based setting and in a multicultural context
- Good knowledge of written and spoken English is essential
- Flexible and empathetic attitude
- Good general computer skill, excellent command of Excel
- Good communication skills between the clients and staff and among the team.
- Able to work under little supervision to complete tasks with timely manner.
Interested candidates should send their cover letter, CV and names of three referees to Relief International at email@example.com or deliver to Relief International at No. 202, U Wisara Road, West Shwegonedine, Bahan Township, Yangon and No. (362), Thatahtarna Road, Pyi Thaw Thar Quarter, Bo Gyi Pho Tar Ywor, Sittwe, quoting “Medical Officer - Myebon” in the subject line and will need to submit not later than 5:00 p.m. on 19th April 19.
Relief International is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability. In an effort to improve the gender balance within the organization, qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value: Inclusiveness, Transparency and Accountability, Agility and Innovation, Collaboration, Sustainability.
Accountability, Equity and Inclusion
Relief International values accountability, equity and inclusion in all aspects of program and project activities, and fully respects “Do No Harm” principles. Its staff is committed to ensuring the non-discrimination of marginalized groups in the management and allocation of resources, and fostering local participation, accountability, integration of services and strategic partnerships.