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.
When catastrophe hits, International Medical Corps is often one of
the first humanitarian aid organizations on the scene providing rapid and
effective aid that saves lives, reduces suffering, and promotes self-reliance.
International Medical Corps: provides safe, timely, effective,
efficient, equitable and patient centered care; offers needs-based response
according to the context and type of Sudden Onset Disaster and/or outbreak in
the affected nation: adopts a human rights-based approach to their response; ensures
they are accessible to all sections of the population affected by the SOD
and/or outbreak particularly the vulnerable; and treats patients in a medically
ethical manner consistent with the World Medical Association Medical Ethics
International Medical Corps is accountable to: patients and
communities; host government, Ministry of Health; our organization and donors. International
Medical Corps commits to a coordinated response under the national health
emergency management authorities. International Medical Corps collaborates with
the national health system, the cluster and the humanitarian community.
Selected personnel are on standby to deploy to a crisis within 48
hours. Personnel may deploy to new areas of operation or lend support to
International Medical Corps teams already on the ground. International Medical
Corps maintains a roster of volunteers and staff who have completed
pre-deployment paperwork, orientation and training. The roster is updated on a regular
basis. Through this expression of interest, applicants maintain professional
profiles with International Medical Corps so that information is complete and
readily available for an emergency response deployment.
This position will support International Medical Corp emergency
response delivering outpatient clinical care to disaster effected populations.
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.
Staffing and International Volunteer Management
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.
At least Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Psychology and/or in a relevant field of study, preferable with an advanced degree
Five years’ relevant experience in Human Resources in a non-governmental organization, of which at least two year within an emergency response or resource deprived environment or an equivalent combination of experience