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Medical Doctor ( Afghan National Only)

Lashkargah | Helmand

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Lashkargah | Helmand
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Medical Doctor
  • Closing Date:

General Duties

  • She/he will be responsible for the management of the IRC’s Basic Health Center and the provision of health care services. The medical doctor will implement and take charge of the daily clinical care activities. They will also ensure the delivery of high-quality services to the clients and catchment population.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide direct clinical care, working closely with the other clinical staff to ensure the delivery of high quality comprehensive primary healthcare services.
  • Manage medical, pediatric, and obstetric emergencies presenting to the facility, ensuring appropriate handover and referral as needed
  • Ensure all patient consultations and treatments are appropriately recorded.
  • Oversee the provision of quality care within the health clinic, ensuring consultations and treatments are in line with clinical protocols, guidelines, and best practices
  • Provide health and hygiene promotion to patients and caregivers
  • Ensure appropriate infection prevention and control measures are in place at the facility and monitor staff adherence.
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected, and that all consultations are conducted in a dignified and respectful manner

  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Provide medical support and mentorship to other health facilitystaff, providing on-the-job training where needed.
  • Support the Health Manager to organize regular meetings with local committees and strengthening the community relationship.
  • Responsible for the overall technical and administrative oversight of Health clinic services  
  • Oversee the training of community volunteers to provide health promotion, community mobilization and awareness raising.
  • Ensure regular inventory and consumption tracking of medical drugs and supplies.
  • Work with relevant staff to ensure prompt requesting of medical drugs and supplies.

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with local communities, local government agencies.
  • Hold meetings with local communities and represent the program in local stakeholder meetings.

  • Ensure all patient consultations are documented and patient records completed.
  • Assist and supervise medical staff in maintaining facility registers and other data collection tools, ensuring accurate and timely recording of information.
  • Assist and supervise medical staff in weekly/ monthly/ quarterly collection, compilation and reporting of data.
  • Submit reports in a timely manner.
  • Ensure non-disclosure of any information whatsoever about practices and IRC activities to any other person or organization without permission, except in the normal performance of the service.
  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs.

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.