Through a project anticipated to be funded by ECHO for 6 months, International Medical Corps seek to prevent and reduce excess mortality and morbidity of Refugees and vulnerable host populations through health and nutrition interventions in the Gore health district. IMC will support health centers in terms of therapeutic nutrition program (CMAM approach), including outpatients therapeutic programs (OTP), supplementary feeding program (SFP), as well as the primary health care (including reproductive health) in those health centers and the Stabilization Centre set in the Gore district hospital. As part of the implementing team, a Medical Advisor is required to oversee the implementation of the intervention. He will be mainly in charge of capacity building and will ensure that the intervention respect international and national guidelines and standards.
The Medical Advisor’s prime responsibilities are to provide hands-on care and upgrade the skills and knowledge of local counter parts and/or community health workers in the areas of medical practices. He/she is under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator and will also be in functional line with the medical director. To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to accomplish each of the essential functions listed below: