International Medical Corps (IMC) 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, IMC 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, IMC rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
The Anesthetist shall work as a part of the Surgical and Medical care team and help in performing surgeries. He/she is responsible for delivering anesthesia for both surgical and medical procedures. The Anesthetist cares for a patient before, during and after a medical procedure or surgery by performing a patient assessment, preparing the patient for anesthesia, administering and maintaining the anesthesia to ensure proper sedation and pain management, overseeing patient recovery from anesthesia and caring for the patient’s immediate post-operative needs.MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries Served by International Medical Corps.
Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
OTHER COMMENTS: International Medical Corps is a ‘first-responder’ both to natural, men-made and complex disasters having its mandate of working in remote locations. The organization has a comprehensive security management policy and plan in place and committed to do everything possible within its remit to ensure safety and security of its personnel. Notwithstanding, the mandate and programming choices of International Medical Corps require staff with high degree of resilience, decisive quality and ability to move fast. All need to work under precarious conditions involving stress and at times living and working with basic amenities.