Medical Program Officer (PO)

Medical Program Officer (PO)

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5026

Job Title: Medical Program Officer (PO)

Application deadline: 6 June- 13 June 2021 (8:00 pm)

Duty Station: Al-Hassakah

Job Requirements:

Skills Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Attention to detail, anticipation and follow up are core values of the job function.
  2. Possesses strong organizational and problem solving skills.
  3. Must be a self-starter and internally driven to success and hard work.
  4. Possesses strong cross-cultural communication skills, both written and verbal.
  5. Must be a humble team player
  6. Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  7. Willingness to travel in and out of the field.
  8. Must have analytical writing skills
  9. Computer literate with good skills in common Microsoft office programs
  10. High level of integrity and stewardship
  11. Committed to the organization values and ethics

Education / Experience Needed

▪ Nursing license or similar certificate

▪ Prefer previous experience working for an NGO in health care

▪ Experience in health management

▪ Computer experience


  • English, required
  • Arabic, required


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands will be dependent upon situation and event, but will likely include full days work in the IDP camp. An employee should be prepared to work outdoors, on their feet for long hours with limited or no access to air-conditioning.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

o Travelling

o Work in a security context that is fluid

This is a non-contractual document that can be varied from time to time as circumstances dictate. This job description is intended to summarize the main duties and responsibilities of the post; this is not intended to be a full and exhaustive list of tasks. All organization staff is expected to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to perform appropriate tasks when the need arises.


Job Description:

Job Summary

The Medical Program Officer (MPO) acts as an advocate and liaison for beneficiaries, and is responsible for identifying needs and consultations for the beneficiaries. They will work closely with the beneficiaries and their families to schedule and coordinate beneficiary consultations with the necessary specialists. They will accompany families to consultations, oversee the quality of medical care provided to beneficiaries, and communicate updates for each beneficiary to the PC and PM. The MPO maintains beneficiary records and reports these to the PC weekly and monthly. This position requires commitment and understanding of organization Mission and Statement of Faith, as well as agreement and compliance with the Organization’s statement of faith and policies.


40+ hours/wk

Key Responsibilities


 Uphold the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence.

 Respect the Organization values at all times, both within and outside of working hours.

 Be prepared to work within the Serekaniye Camp and at physicians offices in Hassakeh, and to relocate at short notice.

 Work closely with all members of the health team to provide the highest possible quality of care for beneficiaries.

 Treat all beneficiaries and their relatives with respect and dignity.

 Maintain confidentiality for all beneficiaries.


▪ Has a good working understanding of organization treatment protocols and policies.

▪ Assists in coordination of ordering and delivery of assistive devices.

▪ Assist PC with the monitoring and evaluation of the program collecting beneficiary feedback to ensure the quality of program is maintained.

▪ Collect weekly and monthly reports to meet the reporting requirements and deadlines set by organization, Health Committee, WHO/UN agencies and Donors. Send these reports to HPC.

▪ Regularly communicates with the HPC and HPM to relay general flow, success, and challenges of the program.

▪ Is responsible for coordination at the ground level of getting beneficiaries to/from appointments.

Staff Management –

 Not a supervisory role

Security –

 Adhere to organization security management plan

 Report any security incidents or concerns to HPM or security personnel immediately

Communication and Coordination –

▪ Interpret as necessary between Arabic / Local language and English for the HPM and other organization staff.

▪ Coordinate and Liaise with members of the organization health management team and organization Operations Team to ensure all objectives of the health program are met.

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