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 for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
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 provide overall leadership and work towards developing, monitoring, and strengthening relationships with key sub-recipients, vendors, governmental and intergovernmental institutions, and donors implement International Medical Corps’ response strategy. In addition to being IMC’s overall representative in the programing area, we are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
This position is specific to Puerto Rico, where the individual will be working independently. This position may extend to the regional area as necessary.
Security (If Security Officer has not been deployed)
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. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
How to apply:
To officially begin the application process, qualified candidates please go to our career page http://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/careers.aspx and complete the online employment application form.