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 areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high 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.
IMC has been working in Cameroon providing life-saving services since 2008, initially responding to a large influx of Central African Republic (CAR) refugees into the country. IMC has responded to multiple crises including Cholera Outbreaks and floods in the Far North region, the large influx of new CAR refugees in Adamaoua, East and North regions since 2014 due to increased violence in the CAR, and also the recent Nigerian Refugees crisis, caused by Boko Haram attacks in the Far North Region. Since 2015, IMC is implementing a community surveillance project for the prevention of cholera in two divisions namely in health districts in Mayo Tsanaga and 2 health districts in Logone & Chari with funding from CDC Atlanta.
IMC, with support from its donors, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, ECHO, CDC, BPRM, UNHCR and WFP, is implementing programs in Health and Nutrition in Minawao camp hosting around 58,000 Nigerian refugees and in Off-sites targeting IDPs and host communities. IMC provides to targeted beneficiaries a comprehensive primary health care package including Reproductive health, HIV and Nutrition services. IMC runs to health posts in Minawa camp and provide support to two Medical Centers and one health center in off-sites.
The role oversees IMC’s response in assigned Field Sites and is responsible for timely and high-quality program implementation and support. He/she will provide supervision and leadership to all health related technical staff at the field site (in collaboration with Program Director and support of the Field Coordinator), ensuring adherence to agreed work plans, procurement plans, spending plans and indicators tracking sheets. The Health Coordinator report to Field Coordinator and works in close coordination with Logistics Officer, Finance Manager, M&E Officer at field level, as well as technical staff to ensure that programmatic and operational strategies are implemented at the field site.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive:
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