International Medical Corps is a ‘first-responder’
both to natural and man-made disasters and has a 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. Notwithstanding, the mandate and programming
choices of International Medical Corps require staff with a high degree of
resilience, sound judgment, the ability to move fast, and the willingness to
travel and work in unstable situations and harsh conditions.
Scope of Work:
In the wake of significant disasters in the Caribbean
and Latin America, International Medical Corps is responding with support to
disaster-affected populations private, donor, and institutional funding. This
position will work towards developing, monitoring, and strengthening
relationships with key sub- recipients, vendors, governmental and
intergovernmental institutions, and donors implement International Medical
Corps’ response strategy.
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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation
• Conduct initial needs assessments and determine areas of assistance
• Examine, diagnose and treat patients in the out patients clinic according to the guidelines and available protocols
• Monitor and coordinate emergency program activities assigned for the project
• Identify prevalent epidemic diseases in the camp and set up appropriate strategies to be implemented in case of epidemics and other health needs
• Act upon suspected or confirmed communicable diseases according to the protocols and inform the Medical director
• Anticipate changing needs and emergencies
• Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
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’ anddonor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.