Medical Officer/MMT Supervisor

As a head of a medical team, assist in implementing healthcare activities to remote communities as well as take part in health screening of the vulnerable populations through:

  • Diagnose patients through physical examination and patient history.
  • Review laboratory reports and advise for additional investigations or referrals as may be required depending on the clinical condition.
  • Prescribe medicine as required to optimize the clinical condition and provide necessary information and counselling to the patient or affected family members as well as organize follow up of the patients where necessary.
  • Facilitate referrals and assisted transportation of critical cases to functioning secondary health facilities or hospitals when required in accordance with organization mandate and procedures directly or through health partners.
  • Maintain close coordination with partner NGOs and provide technical support to the field colleagues and their activities.
  • Ensure medical logistics /equipment through daily checklist to ensure that all medical kits are ready and fully stocked, with all medical supplies organized, listed, and within the expiration period.
  • Undertake regular duty travel and assist the Health Coordinator in planning and completion of field activities competently in order to ensure a well-organized and quality health care delivery service with special attention to the vulnerable populations.
  • Enter medical information and other details into health databases with maintaining confidentiality.
  • Liaise and coordinate with local Government and health authorities and other stakeholders with a view to strengthening of health care delivery systems in camps, settlements and host community.
  • Assist Health Coordinator in project monitoring and identifying priority health needs and other activities including but not limited to regular disease outbreak monitoring and reporting to the Govt. health authorities, take part in health awareness campaign, etc.
  • Take part in coordination meetings, workshops, training events and conferences as requested.
  • Perform such other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor. 

Desired Education:

  • Completed advance university degree from an accredited academic institution in Medicine as a Medical Doctor
  • Job Requirements:
  • Three years or five years of experience for candidates holding a first level university degree.
  • Experience in health related programmes.
  • Knowledge and experience with working in the field, public health sector and in medical emergencies Experience with refugee health will be added as advantage.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in hardship situations and harmoniously within a team of colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
  • Previous experience in development project at an international organization is an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in the English language.

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

The position is based in Cox’sbazar. Please send your Application Letter, CV and at least 3 References to hrcxb@ri.org or submit your application to our Cox’s Bazar Office address at White House (5th Floor), In front of Police line, Kolatoli Cox’sbazar-4700 on or before 20th January, 2019. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so candidates are encouraged to apply early. A decision may be finalized before the deadline.

You may check our website at www.ri.org to know about our organization.