Assistant Medical Advisor – Raqqa

Assistant Medical Advisor – Raqqa

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 3662

Job Title: Assistant Medical Advisor – Raqqa

Application deadline: 30.09.2020

Other Information’s:

The Assistant Medical Advisor (AMA) will help the medical coordinator and medical advisors to develop the advice, design, organizing, training and monitoring activity in the development of the supporting primary care services, following a process of mento

Job Requirements:

o        Syrian nationality

o        Medical profession accreditation (doctor, nurse)

o        One year medical practice in primary care

o        Fluently in English and Arabic

o        Kurdish is a merit

o        Disponible and committed for the project contract time


Job Description:

The assistant medical advisor will collaborate with the Medical Coordinator and International medical advisors as assistant in:

o        Advising the functional design and operation of the services in the clinical medical and nursing services, both in emergency and program development,

o        Improving the quality of medical and nursing care, collaborating in the training and monitoring of doctors and nurses training, according to the plan indicated by the medical coordinator

o        Advising and organizing the general clinical services (medical services, community medicine services, mental health, psychosocial support, public health, lab organization etc.)

o        Advising the organization of the patient-based programs of emergency services, communicable diseases program, Maternal Program, Healthy child program, Nutrition services and Chronic diseases program

o        Designing, and organizing the primary care protocols to be used in the different programs,

o        Particularly planning and organizing a community-based Nutrition program, mainly directed to children under five

o        Developing Infection prevention and control programs (IPC), according to the needs of the population

o        Designing and organizing the registration and health care communication programs, both as IPC – EWARS system, and general clinical records and morbidity communication

o        Planning and organizing the activities of community medicine, involving, doctors, nurses and Community Health workers (CHWs)

o        Developing the territorial “Cell Based Approach” primary health care evolution, with a territorial coordination of primary care centers, health posts and mobile medical and delivery units

o        Advising and organizing the accountability activities of centers and units in front of then patients and communities

o        Coordinating clinical activity with community activities and organization, namely women organizations and GBV program

In addition, the assistant medical advisor will help the medical coordinator and medical advisors in the organization of programs of training and monitoring, such as:

o        Training the general staff in:

       Functional design,

       Organization of services, roles and responsibilities

       Overall staff management, particularly advising in the clinical aspect of the services setting

       Levels of participation in the different programs and activities

o        Training of the clinical staff (doctors, nurses, paramedics, midwifes) in:

       General primary care consultation – Basic principles and hygiene procedures

       Clinical protocols for the programs already defined,

       Emergency primary care (Basic Life Support and Advance Life support – BLS and ALS)

       Nutrition Services – Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CBMAM)

o        Intensive training program, previous to accreditation, of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in:

       General Health Concepts

       Emergency and Referrals

       Epidemic diseases and WASH principles

       Primary care programs, including GBV and Nutrition

       Health Education

       Environmental sanitation

       Record keeping

       Community participation practices

o        Monitoring the overall activity of centers and units, meeting the challenges and signaling the gaps and solutions to correct them

o        Advising and collaborating with the Project Managers in any demand related to health care issues

o        Elaborating M&E data for reporting purpose – Supporting the project managers in the reporting activities

The Medical Coordinator and/or medical advisors will mentor the evolution of the assistant medical advisors, giving corresponding time and planning for his/her personal capacity building in the abovementioned areas

Advertiser : UPP

Duty Station: Raqqa

How to Apply:
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