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 underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest 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.
Under the direct supervision of the MHPSS Director, the psychologist, will work to deliver evidence-based psychological interventions to IDPs, returnees and host communities in various locations, including Ninewa (and maybe Salaheddine). The selected candidate will work with existing case management teams including case managers, officers and psychiatrists using the designated venue as agreed upon with the directorate of health in the various abovementioned governorates in Iraq. In addition, s/he will work towards building the capacity of MHPSS staff towards better identification of psychological distress among the population providing on-going support to MHPSS case management teams using IMC models.
This position is pending funding approval.
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