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 under-served communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest 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.
International Medical Corps is responding to COVID-19 outbreak in 30 countries across the world. In response to this pandemic,International Medical Corps has implemented an agency-wide approach to scale up activities in the missions by providing necessary technical guidance, resources and operational support. Aligned with the global Strategic Response plan, International Medical Corps teams are engaged in screening of patients for COVID-19, enhancing infection prevention and control measures, provision of personal protective equipment,training of front-line healthcare staff, management of active COVID-19 patients,provision of WASH related services and continuity of existing non-COVID-19 operations.Additionally, our country missions are taking decisive action to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 by supporting health authorities through the procurement and provision of supplies and equipment; enhancing our current health activities in-country to address COVID-19 specific screening and triage needs, and developing and implementing IPC training programs.
The Senior Emergency Health Advisor will be part of a multidisciplinary team and will closely work with the Technical Unit comprising of health, MHPSS,Protection and Nutrition experts to support emergency response programs across the globe. S/he will provide support to the country teams in aligning COVID-19 proposals inline with International Medical Corps’s operational strategy and provide technical oversight to issues and challenges arising during the project’s cycle. The Health Advisor is expected to travel when needed in order to intensify direct technical assistance to the field teams and related projects within their portfolio. S/he also plays a technical leadership role in specific thematic areas of public health that will include for example; normative guidance,representation and results management
The Senior Emergency Health Advisor works collaboratively with the Emergency Response and Technical unit to continuously improve program quality through: developing and contributing to technical documentation, providing onsite and virtual technical assistance, assisting with resource mobilization and proposal development,support to partnership building, and strategic and operational planning. We are seeking health professionals with good writing skills and a significant background in emergency, transitional and development contexts for this position.
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.
Technical Program Support
Capacity Building and Mentorship
Representation and Reporting
Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
Code of Conduct
It 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.
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