Organization : International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 22 Nov 2017
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Deadline : 4 / December / 2017
Job Title: Senior Clinical Manager
Location: Ratchaburi, Thailand
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces.
IRC provides primary health care and environmental health services in several refugee camps in Thailand. Primary health care services work to maintain low morbidity and mortality rates, while increasing the capacity of refugee-trained health care workers to provide curative and preventive treatment. IRC and community-based partner organizations also lead provision of clinical services in the camps, including reproductive health services and neonatal care. Clinical services include out-patient department (OPD) and in-patient department (IPD) care; laboratories supporting IPD/OPD and reproductive health clinics; pharmacy services for essential drugs; community health education, and mental health care. Environmental health services aim to create a healthy living environment for refugees living in the camps through the provision of quality water and sanitation facilities, leading efforts to improve access to chlorinated water, sanitation, and hygiene in the camps.
Under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator, the Senior Clinical Manager is responsible for provision of clinical consultations of complicated cases, decisions on referrals, planning and organizing refresher trainings for clinical, reproductive and child health (RCH) and other refugee health workers, and monitoring of clinical services to improve / maintain the quality of clinical services provided by the refugee health workers in Tham Hin temporary shelter (refugee camp). The Senior Clinical Manager will provide supervision, on-going coaching, and technical support to Clinical Manager, Senior Pharmacy Supervisor, Senior Reproductive and Child Health Officer, Laboratory/HIS Supervisor, Senior Environmental Health Supervisor, and Referral Officer. He/she will develop/monitor assigned budgets, spending plan, and approval of program expenses according to authorization schedule in order to ensure donors obligations. In addition, the Senior Clinical Manger will assist in disease surveillance activities, outbreak investigation and response, on-time data verification of Health Information System (HIS) reporting as necessary. In addition, the Senior Clinical Manager will provide supervision of the Clinical Manager (based in Ratchaburi) and oversight of health services and activities in Ban Don Yang temporary shelter (refugee camp) in Ratchaburi province. The Senior Clinical Manager also provides technical support to the IRC’s overall health program in coordination and collaboration with the Senior Health Coordinator (based in Mae Sot.)
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Field Coordinator
Education: Bachelor of Medicine-Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Doctor of Medicine (MD). Master of Public Health (MPH) or higher degree in related field a plus but not essential.
Work Experience: Minimum 5 years working experience, of which at least two years in clinical care, care of pregnant women and delivery, and training of health staff, preferably in a primary care setting. Previous work experience in reproductive health in a refugee setting or in developing country is a plus.
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
Language Skills: Fluency in English. Burmese, Thai, or Karen is a plus.
Working Environment: The position will be based in the IRC office in Ratchaburi, with frequent and regular travel to the refugee camps (Than Hin and Ban Don Yang), and the Thailand-Myanmar border area.
HOW TO APPLY:
Application letter and most recent CV in English stating qualifications and experience should be submitted to the IRC Human Resources Department at Thailand.HR@rescue.org
All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned. The IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.
APPLICATION DEADLINE : 4 December 2017
Contact : Thailand.firstname.lastname@example.org