Medical Doctor – Afghan Nationals Only

Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee


Clinic Service delivery

  • Provide direct clinical care, working closely with the other mobile team clinical staff to ensure the delivery of high quality comprehensive primary healthcare services.
  • Manage medical, pediatric, and obstetric emergencies presenting to the facility, ensuring appropriate handover and referral as needed
  • Ensure all patient consultations and treatments are appropriately recorded.
  • Oversee the provision of quality care within the health clinic, ensuring consultations and treatments are in line with clinical protocols, guidelines, and best practices
  • Provide health and hygiene promotion to patients and caregivers
  • Ensure appropriate infection prevention and control measures are in place at the facility and monitor staff adherence.
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected, and that all consultations are conducted in a dignified and respectful manner

 

Staff Supervision & Development

  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Provide medical support and mentorship to other health facility/mobile clinic staff, providing on-the-job training where needed.
  • Support the Health Manager to organize regular meetings with local committees and strengthening the community relationship.

 

Project Management

  • Responsible for the overall technical and administrative oversight of mobile clinic services
  • Plan and implement outreach activities with the rest of the team to access vulnerable clients to increase service utilization.
  • Oversee the training of community volunteers to provide health promotion, community mobilization and awareness raising.
  • Ensure regular inventory and consumption tracking of medical drugs and supplies.
  • Work with relevant staff to ensure prompt requesting of medical drugs and supplies.

 

Coordination and Representation

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with local communities, local government agencies and other implementing partners.
  • Hold meetings with local communities and represent the program in local stakeholder meetings.

 

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Ensure all patient consultations are documented and patient records completed.
  • Assist and supervise medical staff in maintaining facility registers and other data collection tools, ensuring accurate and timely recording of information.
  • Assist and supervise medical staff in weekly/ monthly/ quarterly collection, compilation and reporting of data.
  • Submit reports in a timely manner.

 

Other Duties

  • Ensure non-disclosure of any information whatsoever about practices and IRC activities to any other person or organization without permission, except in the normal performance of the service.
  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs.

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs.

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