Emergency Medical Coordinator
International Medical Corps
Apply by 06 January 2013
Job applications are no longer being accepted for this opportunity.
Job Description

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 for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

JOB SUMMARY

The Emergency Medical Coordinator is primarily responsible for the design, implementation and management of the emergency health programs. The Emergency Medical Coordinator will work in collaboration with the senior management team and health teams in the field.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  `

1. Technical Monitoring and Program Quality •  Ensure planned health activities are in line with approved proposals as well as consistent with established best practices. • Work closely with senior management and field teams to determine the operational needs of the medical program within the scope of the grants • Oversee the collection and timely reporting of data and statistics for all programs in accordance to the agreed internal and donors reporting requirements • Ensure timely and adequate provision of supplies and drugs through review of pharmacy consumption reports, adherence to treatment protocols, program budgets, acquisition of Goods in Kind (GIKs) from UN agencies and other donors; . Conduct training sessions for health staff

 SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum medical degree, preferably with a Master’s in Public Health
• Minimum  of 5  years’ experience with emergency response and post-disaster, post conflict work experience;
• Experience in effectively dealing with international and headquarters staff, as well as donor agencies, government officials, and other NGO’s; the ability to work with a broad spectrum of people
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
• Ability to write clear and concise reports and to meet required reporting deadlines.
• Extremely flexible, and ability to work in basic living conditions, and under administrative and programmatic pressures and ability to cope with stressful situations
• Ability to assume non-medical responsibilities from time to time to cover for other team members
• Skills and knowledge in program sustainability and capacity building, and project monitoring and evaluation (both quantitative and qualitative methods).

LANGUAGES • 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

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE          

To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at http://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/careers.aspx

And complete the online employment application form.