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.
Background International Medical Corps is currently implementing approximately 10 programs across nine sites in South Sudan. Through nearly 16 health facilities in urban and rural areas, International Medical Corps provides basic health care and integrated service provision, from preventative care to emergency surgery. To address South Sudan’s acute health worker shortage, and foster self-reliance, International Medical Corps trains health professionals and community volunteers. Also, IMC is implementing nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and GBV and public health interventions in South Sudan.
IMC South Sudan is implementing an Integrated Health and Nutrition Services in Aburoch County Upper Nile State. The project is funded by DFID. The grant supports interventions of compressive and integrated primary health care services (PHC) including sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and TB, nutrition, non-communicable diseases, mental health and psychosocial support services and robust community-based disease prevention and health promotion activities targeting mainly refugees and adjacent host community residing around the three camps. The project end date will be June 2019 with possibilities of receiving new funding.
Job PurposeThe EVD preparedness Manager is primarily responsible for implementation and management of the Ebola preparedness project in jubek – Juba south Sudan. He/she will work in collaboration with the senior management team and Ebola technical coordinator. The Ebola preparedness Manger will be based in Juba , he /she will be responsible for the technical case management activities at the IDU run by International Medical Corps’ ,to ensure the highest standards of IPC WASH & surveillance , ensure programs are in line with internationally (WHO) ,national SOP to response to EVD outbreak.
The EVD preparedness manager will work alongside the IMC health team as a support in complete preparedness and subsequent response if need be of an eventual Ebola outbreak.
A team player with a proven track record of initiative, he/she will ensure the constant running of the IDU, supervision of supported health facility and assess the level of implementation of IPC measures, ensure facilitate capacity building of health workers, coaching and mentoring.
He/she will contribute in developing and implementing health management information system (HMIS) and to monitor the progress and incorporate lessons within the Ebola preparedness program. He/she will help organize regular Visit to IDU , supportive supervision and review meetings to assess progress, issues and undertake steps for further improvement .
Main ResponsibilitiesTo 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.
Code of ConductIt is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.
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