As a Health Case worker and assistant to the Mercy-USA Project Manager, the health case worker will have the following key responsibilities:


- Evaluate and visit beneficiaries selected by UNRWA who need support for surgery, hospitalization or neonatal care.

- Help in filling application for beneficiaries, and following the criteria set by Mercy-USA

- Collect and maintain detailed data files for each assessed patient and selected beneficiary

- Follow-up with beneficiaries on their surgery and post-surgery care services

- Monitor and assess service delivery to ensure that they are effective

- Reporting and maintaining all relevant documentation for each patient

- Maintain contact with UNRWA and hospitals regarding patients and approvals for surgeries and other health care services.

- Receive the referrals from UNRWA and ensure that all the patients referred fall under the eligibility criteria of the project and the UNRWA’s SOP

- Double-check the patients medical files that need surgeries, and consult a specialized physician if needed

- Prepare relevant letters of commitments with partners

- Support in the initiation of the project activities

- Follow up daily on implementation and financial tasks with contracted hospitals

- Visit regularly patients who underwent surgeries to ensure best health outcomes

- Coordinate with the project officer for any technical issues

- Conduct outreach medical follow up or home visits if needed

- Report directly to the project officer

- Ensure Mercy-USA core values as well as humanitarian codes are reflected in everyday activities  


Minimum Hiring Requirements: 


- Degree in a health related field

- Strong English oral and written skills

- Fluency in Arabic a must

- Experience with NGOs would be an asset

- 2 years experience in health sector

- Strong communication skills

- Ability to work in a team, strong staff management and leadership skills

- Good organizational skills, proactivity and ability to work autonomously

- Flexibility and adaptability

- Very good reporting skills 

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Last modified: 
27 Jul, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Humanitarian & Development Financing
Application Deadline:
Monday, 3 August 2020
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Aug 13, 2020 to Aug 13, 2021
Salary Range:
800 to 1200 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Degree in a health related field
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
Very Good
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • North Lebanon
  • Tripoli