Medical Coordinator (Nurse/Doctor) , Iraq

Location: Erbil, Kurdistan ( travel to Dohuk Governorate and project sites in Nineveh Governorate) Iraq
Closing date: 25 Sep 2016

Starting date of mission: 1st October 2016
Minimum duration of mission: 6 months

Job dimension:
Responsible for the overall medical (surgical) content of programme in Kurdistan - Iraq. Functionally manages medical / technical aspects at programme level and advises the national Project Manager on technical medical issues and management of surgical teams.

This includes:
Providing medical leadership and direction in the mission.
Defining and developing CDE surgical policies and standards into implementation strategies.
Safe-guarding medical ethics and the quality of surgical programming (ie relevance, effectiveness, safety, accessibility and appropriateness, as well as “best practice” clinical management of patients).
Assisting in the assessment and development of new CDE humanitarian surgical programmes within Iraq / regionally.
Management and analysis of surgical project data in conjunction with Project Manager.

Requirements:
Professional Training:

Medical qualification (Medical doctor or Nurse)
Specialisation in surgery or anaesthesia an advantage.

Working experience:Preferably 18-24 months international NGO field experience in at least two different humanitarian emergency contexts.
Experience in management of medical programmes and supervision of national medical staff.
Knowledge of clinical topics relevant to surgical care i.e. infection control, sterilisation techniques, post-operative infections, blood transfusion etc.
Experience in developing policies/plans beyond the operational aspects of projects.

Specific Skills:
Computer literacy: WORD, Excel, SPSS and/or statistical software
Good written skills, with proven ability in report writing (medical reports, assessment reports etc).
Excellent communication skills; ability to motivate and lead medical colleagues
Excellent clinical skills and ability to mentor/coach medical staff
Coaching and supervision experience very advantageous; management/team leadership experience a definite plus.
Experience of working in insecure environments or complex emergency contexts.

Linguistic competence:Fluent in English (spoken, reading and writing);
Arabic or Kurdish language skills are an advantage


How To Apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter to François Dupaquier at xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxx.org

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