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Medical Doctor - Independent Contractor

Zarqa (Jordan)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Zarqa (Jordan)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Medical Doctor
  • Closing Date:

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The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives, founded in at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over countries and U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
Since, IRC has worked with refugees and other vulnerable populations in JordanIRC’s programs in Jordan focuses on urban interventions in the north that address gender-based violence specifically violence against women and girls for Syrian refugees and host community members as well as reproductive health care to Syrian refugees through two clinics based in Ramtha and Mafraq and a primary health care facility in Zaatari refugee camp and three SRH clinics at Azraq refugee Camp.

SCOPE OF WORK:

GPs work in reproductive health clinics at IRC in Azraq camp, 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 gynecologists, general practitioners, midwives, health visitors, counsellors and administrative support staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The medical doctor (GP) will be responsible for performing the following specific activities:

•Taking detailed obstetric and gynecological history from the patients accessing the IRC reproductive health clinics for receiving services in Azraq camp

•Conduct detailed gynecological and obstetric examination of patients according to the nature of the presenting complaints

• Provide clinical care for and treat women during prenatal, natal, and postnatal periods referred by the midwives and as per the services available at the IRC reproductive health clinics

•Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, family planning methods and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury related to gynecological and obstetric issues

•Further screen the high risk obstetric and gynecological cases referred by midwives, confirm the diagnosis and refer the cases to the available hospital in the camp for receiving the required treatment

•Applied international case definition and disease outbreak criteria in the workplace.

•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.

•Meeting targets set by the IRC and international criteria for specific treatments.

•Provide technical guidance to the midwives deployed at the IRC reproductive health clinics in order to ensure good quality of reproductive health services provided to the beneficiaries

•Keeping detailed records of all patients and the treatments they receive.

•Managing resources to handle targets as effectively as possible, for example, using the SRH protocols, MOH protocols, and Referral Service.

•Keeping up to date with medical developments and guidelines, new drugs, treatments.

•Having a good medical knowledge and experience on SRH services, including (ANC, PNC, FP, PAC, General gynecological problems, GBV cases)

•IUD insertion and removal, Implanon insertion and removal, in addition to counselling of different family planning methods.

•Perform Obstetrics and Gynecological examination, including but not limited to, speculum examination, pelvic examination, basic Obstetrics & Gynecological U\S scanning.

•     Provide the service of Clinical management of Rape cases (CMR) when needed.


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