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20-200: Consultant - Training Development PPE
Country:Global
Department:Humanitarian Response
  
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 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.

1. BACKGROUND TO THE ASSIGNMENT:

As we approach the one-year mark for the COVID-19 pandemic, it is apparent that health care providers will be dependent on non-pharmaceutical interventions for the foreseeable future.  Ensuring the proper use of PPE during triage, screening, and other outpatient settings to prevent the transmission of disease from patients to healthcare providers is paramount to the ongoing safety of frontline workers.    

The project objective is to develop content for and to produce modules and supplemental materials to be recorded for online consumption on appropriate selection of PPE, donning, doffing, and other considerations for transmissible diseases within the outpatient setting (triage and clinical entry points). In addition, triage strategies, disease transmission and infection, prevention and control (IPC) as it relates to PPE utilization should be included.

2. PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

In collaboration with the Coastal Bend Health Education Center at Texas A&M University (subcontractor), the consultant will provide subject matter expertise to assist content development for a training on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) use in Outpatient Settings.

3. SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

  • Consultant will provide clinical and public health subject matter expertise to the subcontractor with respect to building content, conducting research and identifying evidence-based best practices to incorporate in the slide deck, instructor manual and participant manual.
  • Consultant will deliver the pilot virtual training with up to 15 clinical participants selected by subcontractor with the intent of gathering feedback to inform the final version of training materials.
  • Consultant will pre-record the training, providing narration of slide content, on a platform selected by IMC, that will be posted on IMC’s learning management system.
  • Consultant will participate in progress meetings with International Medical Corps Staff and subcontractors responsible for training development.
  • Consultant will complete post-training deliverables as described below.

 

4. DELIVERABLES DESCRIPTION:

  • Provide content-specific support to training developers by conducting research and identifying best practices relative to subject matter
  • Delivery of one pilot virtual training to 15 clinical participants as selected by subcontractor
  • Pre-recorded video, lending voice narration to final slide deck
  • Participate in weekly progress calls with International Medical Corps Staff and subcontractors responsible for training development.

5. FUTURE PHASES

This is a standalone assignment.

Code of Conduct

All Consultants are required to adhered to and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report 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 aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.

Qualifications:

Requirements

Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Nursing or other health related course, with an Advanced degree, preferably in Public Health

Experience

  • Clinical training in Infectious Diseases or Public Health
  • Demonstrated capacity in conducting training of trainers and other trainings, preferably in international settings
  • Experience working with an international NGO with involvement in implementing health projects
  • With excellent self-motivation, communications skills, both oral and written, and good interpersonal skills
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
  • Ability to relate to and motivate participants effectively

Equal Opportunity

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal consultancy opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.