Medical Doctor (MD)

Medical Doctor (MD)

Two (2) Positions
Location : Padang Pariaman District, Agam District,West Sumatera
Contract Period : Three (3) months

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through medical relief and health care training programs. Our mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide.

We are currently looking for a dynamic and proactive Medical Doctor who wants to be part of our Padang Emergency Response Team.

RESPONSIBILITIES
:

Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population
Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
Work together with nurses engaged in specialty activities and procedures, as appropriate.
Ensure that all pre-deployment preparations area up to date (e.g equipment, vaccinations, etc) to ensure a rapid and smooth deployments to the site of an emergency
Manage the daily operations at the field.
As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Provide technical support and program guidance to IMC program coordinator
Work with program coordinator in developing educational and training program in health related area.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES :

Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care. Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
Ability to observe, assesses, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress. Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Ability to work in a high pressure and challenging situation

REQUIRED CONDITIONS:

Medical Doctor.
Good working knowledge of English language (both written and spoken);
Prior work experience in NGO is an advantage
Strong interpersonal and communication skill.
Computer Literacy ( Word, Excel, email )
If you would like to find out more about this interesting opportunity please email your confidential cover letter, resume to Triashtra Lakshmi at email tlakshmi@imcworldwide.org at the latest 16th October 2009.

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