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Date : 2 Jun 2014
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OPEN TO INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
Position Title Health Care Worker (Nurse)
Organizational Unit Labour Migration and Vulnerable Migrant Unit
Duty Station Songkhla province, Thailand
Classification General Service Staff, Ungraded (THB 40,000/ month)
Type of Appointment Special All-Inclusive Contract (01 July-31 October 2014)
Closing Date 16 June 2014
Reference Code THVN No.024/2014
Organizational Context and Scope:
In coordination with the field staff in Songkhla, the project team in Bangkok, the Chief Nurse and Chief Medical Officer in Bangkok, and under the overall supervision of the Project Manager, the successful candidate will implement and coordinate emergency health care support for Rohingya detained in Thailand at Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs) and Shelters for Children & Families in Songkhla Province.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
The successful candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:
1. Support existing Immigration Bureau (IB) and Provincial Public Health Office (PHO) medical personnel at the IDCs and Shelters to conduct health check-ups for the Rohingya detainees, as well as screening for communicable and non-communicable diseases among new arrivals.
2. Ensure that the referral and treatment of urgent medical cases is addressed by identifying the available facilities and procedures, in coordination with the IB and PHO medical personnel and local hospital representatives.
3. Liaise with the IB and PHO medical personnel and local hospital representatives to ensure the continued diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of urgent medical cases among the Rohingya in temporary detention.
4. In coordination with the IB and PHO medical personnel, ensure the continued and systematic provision of medication.
5. In coordination with the IB and PHO medical personnel, establish and regularly update individual case files.
6. In coordination with the IB and PHO medical personnel, implement the treatment of minor conditions among the Rohingya detainee population.
7. Ensure surveillance for communicable diseases and the timely notification of IB and PHO medical personnel for identified cases, including cooperation and participation in outbreak response.
8. In coordination with the IB and PHO medical personnel, conduct monitoring on infection control measures.
9. Provide regular updates on the support provided (number of patients, diagnosis, treatments, follow up / results, etc.) to the IOM Thailand Country Office project staff, including updates on any issues affecting or related to the implementation of the support.
10. Report regularly to the IOM Thailand Country Office project staff regarding the material and service needs of the Rohingya in detention, with a particular focus on medical needs, but also including food assistance, water and sanitation, hygiene, shelter and non-food items.
• Thai National;
• University Degree in nursing;
• Valid license to practice medicine;
• At least two years of clinical experience;
• Valid driver’s license and ability to travel;
• Strong organizational and time management skills;
• Ability to work in a multi‐cultural environment and respect diversity;
• Team work oriented but with a capacity to work independently;
• Good writing and communication skills;
• Computer literate;
• Very good command of Thai and English;
• Knowledge of Burmese or other languages spoken by minority groups from Myanmar is a strong asset.
1. The tenure of staff members holding a fixed term or a regular contract will remain unchanged.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and CV along with a duly completed IOM Personal History Form (which may be downloaded from http://th.iom.int) to the IOM Bangkok Human Resources Unit via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org by 16 June 2014. Kindly indicate the reference code THVN No.024/2014 followed by your full name in the subject line.
Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.