Staff Health Officer

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • Location
    Yangon, Myanmar
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 12

Position description

The ICRC Human Resource Department is looking for a Staff Health Officer to be based in its Yangon office. The ICRC HR Department is looking for a Staff Health Officer to be based in Yangon office. In close cooperation with the Staff Health Manager, the Staff Health Officer will mainly be responsible to implement all ICRC staff health activities at various subsites in Myanmar and act as Health Focal point for all matters relating to the health of ICRC staff in the Myanmar Delegation.

Start date: as soon as possible

Duties and Responsibilities

  • As a Staff Health Officer, you will respond to COVID-19 related emergency activities including medical evacuation and coordinate with Heads of subsites regarding identification/surveillance of COVID-19 cases.
  • You will also liaise with MOHS in all COVID-19 related activities including but not limited to information gathering, quarantine, management of cases, RT-PCR testing, medical evacuation
  • You will advise staff on appropriate preventive health measures and ethical use of medicines through health education seminars or presentations.
  • You will support and advice to the Finance & Administration Manager on medical issues and monitoring of accredited medical specialists and hospitals all over Myanmar. This should then be regularly shared with the YAN Staff Health Manager.
  • It is your duty to carry out individual/collective health briefing for all new staff arriving in the delegation and you will collect accurate and reliable data pertaining to illness, accidents and absenteeism, with a view to providing statistics on illnesses and the medical risks taken by staff members.
  • Furthermore, you will evaluate medical structures and quality of services provided, identify and monitor services for referral and treatment of staff members.
  • Finally, you will participate as a key player in the staff First Aid Program and contribute technical support during fir aid continuous professional development sessions.

About you

To be successful as the Staff Health Officer in the Human Resource Department, you should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following characteristics:

  • It is required to have a university degree in Medicine or Doctor of medicine.
  • At least 3 years or clinical experience or working in a hospital or NGO
  • Should have experiences in mental health, stress management, medical evacuation and transportation.
  • Communication skills should be excellent, and you should be fluent in written and spoken English as well as Myanmar language.
  • Your computer skill should be proficient.
  • Previous ICRC experience is also a strong asset.


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