Specialist, Medical Clinician Field Site, Lebanon - BEKAA AREA (Repost)

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JOB SUMMARY:  This position will be in charge of providing clinical and technical mentoring and supervision to the IMC supported primary health care centers (PHCCs) in the area to which s/he is assigned. S/he will ensure and oversee all Primary Health Care (PHC) components implemented according to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and WHO quality standards in addition to coordinating with the other program staff.  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Technical 
•    Follow-up on implementation of a basic package of primary health care components at the PHC facilities; guided by the policy and guidelines of the MoPH.  Areas of concern include reproductive health, child health and integrated management of childhood illnesses, nutrition, communicable disease control and management of non-communicable diseases, 
•    Engage directly with physicians at PHCCs, review clinical guidelines and protocols and discuss patient treatment plans where needed  
•    Interpret technical and operational guidelines to the PHCC staff and support them in applying these guidelines to specific circumstances within the assigned area 
•    Approve the requests for diagnostic tests ordered by the PHC facility physicians and monitor diagnostic tests prescription 
•    Work closely with the field team and Monitoring and Evaluation team to analyze morbidities, service utilization, and care seeking behavior 
•    Monitor early warning systems for outbreaks and investigate emergence of communicable diseases 
•    Work closely with the pharmacists and field teams to monitor medication prescription and promote rational use of medications. 

Quality 
•    Perform regular visits to supported facilities according to a schedule developed in collaboration with Area management and Health professionals. 
•    Monitor the quality of services at health facilities and identify gaps and problems according to MoPH standards 
•    In collaboration with the facility staff and IMC health staff, identify goals and develop quality improvement plans for the clinic.  
•    Track the performance of health facilities towards meeting a set of quality improvement indicators. 
•    Provide feedback on and input into IMC’s quality improvement activities and reporting tools.   

Coordination and Representation 
•    Build strong relations with partner health facilities and physicians by conducting regular visits and offering technical support and mentoring to achieve quality improvement in accordance with IMC quality program. 
•    Take part in relevant meetings in assigned area including but not limited to health staff meetings, health coordination meetings, and meetings with specific implementing partners. 

Other 
•    Provides advice and support to aid in development of staff at IMC’s partner PHCs, including in-services training 
•    Adhere to all of IMC’s policies and procedures, including Code of Conduct and Standard Operating Procedures 

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

Code of Conduct
As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.

If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.

Safeguarding
It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons. 

Equal Opportunities
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. 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

•    Minimum medical degree. License to practice medicine in Lebanon/Member of the LOP.
•    Typically, 5+ years of relevant and progressive experience as a medical doctor is required. Newly graduated candidates with unique training may also be considered.
•     Fluency in Arabic required with excellent levels of written and spoken English.  
•    Strong knowledge of MS Office including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Desirable
•    Master’s in Public Health is a plus
•    NGO experience  
•    Experience in Primary Health care 
•    Experience and knowledge in sexual and reproductive health is a plus
•    Working knowledge of French preferred. 
•    Able to take initiative within a defined framework 
•    Flexible and creative 
•    Microsoft office skills 

Additional Technical or Language Requirements

Please note, for Lebanon-based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in Lebanon. Since the position is a national role, we are unable to progress applications that would require sponsorship

Misconduct Disclosure Scheme

All offers of employment at International Medical Corps are subject to satisfactory references and background checks. International Medical Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme from the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR). In accordance with this, we will request information from an applicant’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Note: Daleel Madani, the civil society network, serves as a platform for organisations to post their professional opportunities, but is not involved in the recruitment process. The hiring organisation is solely responsible for the job and candidate selection.
Last modified: 
13 Feb, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Health
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Until August 2024 (renewable based on donors' funds)
Salary
Competitive (Based on IMC salary Scale)
Salary Range:
2500 to 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Other
Education Degree Details:
Medical Degree
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • Beqaa
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