The Medical Director is primarily responsible for technical design vision, strategy, design, implementation and management of the health programs at national level. The Medical Director will work in collaboration with the senior management team and health teams in the field to deliver high-quality health services to the targeted beneficiaries. The Medical Director will make frequent visits to the field sites to ensure the highest standards of service delivery. S (he) will ensure high-quality clinical services in all IMC-supported health facilities. S/he will monitor service quality, ensure that all staff are trained and well-supported, pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies are properly managed, and apply clinical-level data to national-level quality improvement efforts. The Medical Director will represent IMC in the national Health Cluster, Health Forum and other technical working groups.
The Medical Director role is to bring both a general thematic and CO perspective to the program design and activities in-country. The Medical Director will not only provide has extensive program design and field experience in a specific thematic area (preferably within a Medical Organization such as MSF, MDM, IMC) but has been trained to understand general thematic needs and to coordinate and provide support to programs accordingly.
As coordinator and focal point expertise in reporting and technical support chains, the Medical Director serves as a competent link between countries thematic. The Medical Director purpose is to help facilitate synergistic and well-advised programs that bring better outcomes for beneficiaries, the CO, HQ, and donors.
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