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17-442: Volunteer - Doctor HRU
Country:Dominica
Department:Global Strategies
  
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:
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 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
• Train and support community health workers and International Medical Corps staff on Primary Health Care and MCH activities
• Identify and treat SGBV incidents
• 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’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. 

Qualifications:
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum medical degree; preferably with a Master’s in Public Health.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience required; of which 1-2 years should be of developing country experience or resource deprived environment
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience in overseas programs relating to primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and communicable diseases.
• Must be able to deploy to emergencies on short notice
• Previous NGO experience.
• Will have excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
• Will have excellent self-motivation skills.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.
• Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations.
• Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively.
• Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources.