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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Ramtha | Jordan
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Medical Doctor
  • Closing Date:

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Medical Doctor - Ramtha

Ramtha | Jordan

Requisition ID: req1841

Job Title: Medical Doctor - Ramtha

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Jordan-Ramtha

Job Description

GPs work in primary care at IRC clinics, which means they are the first point of contact for patients needing medical attention. As a GP, you'll see patients in your clinic. You'll examine the patient, assess their situation and decide what action to take at highest quality in accordance with national and international laws and standers. You'll also be involved in running the practice. You might do this alone or in partnership with other GPs. You'll often work in a team that includes practice nurses, health visitors, midwives, counsellors and administrative support staff.

Major Responsibilities: The medical doctor (Gp) will be responsible for performing the following specific activities;

  • Responding to medical/health problems presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, Investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate;
  • Applied international case definition and disease outbreak criteria in the work place.
  • Maintaining confidentiality and impartiality;
  • Commissioning healthcare by liaising with medical professionals in the community and Other NGOS;
  • Promoting health education in conjunction with other health professionals;
  • Organizing preventative medical programs for individual patients;
  • Meeting targets set by the IRC and international criteria for specific treatments.
  • Keeping detailed records of all patients and the treatments they receive
  • Managing resources to handle targets as effectively as possible, for example, using the NCD criteria and Referral Service;
  • Have basic abilities for work, such as maintaining patients' records using specific packages;
  • Keeping up to date with medical developments, new drugs, treatments and medications, including complementary medicine;
  • Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities.
  • Maintaining NCD management criteria.
  •  will be a part of medical team to see female patients

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Senior Health Officer
Position directly supervises:

Indirect Reporting: Deputy Health Manager
Other Internal and/or external contacts

Internal: Senior Health Operation Officer, Medical doctors, nurses and other health staff deployed at the health facility

External: None


Education: Bachelor degree

Work Experience: A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate with colleagues, families, etc
  • Awareness and appreciation of the patient and the ability to empathise with and treat others with dignity and respect
  • An awareness of patient safety at all times
  • An interest in others and their wellbeing
  • Emotional balance, patience, tact and calm
  • Ability to work fast, accurately and make quick decisions.
  • Committed to helping refugees and working within IRC policies

Language Skills: Fluent in Arabic, a very good English language

Certificates or Licenses: certificate of general practice doctor for the bachelor degre

Working Environment: The IRC is providing Primary health Care services to the Syrian Refugees and vulnerable Jordanian communities in Mafraq and Ramtha through fixed clinics and mobile clinics and health care delivery at the primary level in Zatari refugee camp. This position will be primarily based in any IRC health facility which can be based at Mafraq and Irbid health facilities or at the IRC field office when required. The security situation in the IRC intervention areas is generally calm and the security department of IRC shares regular security updates to keep the management and staff informed about the new developments.


The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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