International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
BACKGROUND TO THE ASSIGNMENT:
Following the disastrous 2017 and 2018 Atlantic hurricane seasons International Medical Corps has been requested by impacted health departments, healthcare coalitions, and health center facilities to leverage its experience internationally managing health and medical disasters to provide preparedness training to health care staff in communities recovering from disasters such as Hurricanes Maria, Florence, and Michael. The training program aims to strengthen the capacity of health department and medical facility personnel to prepare for health hazards in a manner that improves overall coordination and response to the needs of affected populations.
PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The lead instructor will work in coordination with the Domestic Training Officer and Program Director to tailor training curriculum and deliver training to Primary Care Health Centers in North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Florida and USVI.
SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The Lead Instructor will be responsible for the following:
Curriculum review and tailoring to local context
Conduct curriculum delivery
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT DELIVERABLES
The Lead instructor will tailor curriculum delivery for the audience by determining which training modules will be presented and ensure any local context considerations are included based on conversations coordinated by the Domestic Training Officer in conjunction with feedback from the local training host entity.
The Domestic Training Officer will support the travel coordination and local movement of the Instructor, along with facilitation of partner introductions.
The Domestic Training Officer will manage the overall training implementation and work with the Program Coordinator to ensure training delivery environment and materials are prepared.
The Instructor will present the curriculum to the audience and utilize electronic and printed materials provided by International Medical Corps. The Lead Instructor is responsible for coordinating the delivery of individual curriculum modules by guest presenters when available. Guest Presenters will be managed by the Domestic Training Officer.
Training evaluation, feedback, and after action discussions will be facilitated by the Domestic Training Officer. The Instructor is responsible for providing written and/or verbal feedback on training session management, curriculum content and delivery methodology, and reporting of participant feedback.
The program is currently scheduled to deliver trainings in North Carolina, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands from April through November of 2019.
Code of Conduct
All Consultants are required to adhered to and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal consultancy opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.