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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Stabilization Centre Doctor at The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Stabilization Center Doctor - Askira
Requisition ID: req5099
Location: Nigeria
Sector: Health
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work
The Stabilization Doctor will be responsible for running day to day activities of Askira stabilization centre and he/she reports to the stabilization center manager and works closely with the Health and Nutrition Manager of Adamawa state for Day to day administrative issues.
The stabilization center Doctor ensures the implementation of a quality clinical care of children admitted to the center in accordance with National and international standards.
The Medical Doctor will identify gaps in SC and take the necessary steps to address those gaps.
He/she provides technical oversight assistance in planning, implementing, and monitoring of high impact intervention and provides support in system strengthening and promotion of childhood nutrition, with special focus to the most vulnerable and unreached populations groups.
He/she will directly supervise clinical staff and ensure staff maintain high professionalism throughout.
The stabilization Doctor will ensure quality of services in the stabilization center CMAM PROGRAMME through strengthening capacities on the clinical management of SAM and facilitating integration of services related to newborn and child health. With the support of the Nutrition coordinator and stabilization center manager.
The stabilization center Doctor will oversee night coverage activities/services provided to admitted cases (and caregivers) at the stabilization center and will generally be responsible for documentation and stock management of commodities, medicines/consumables and data tools.

Medical degree (MBBS:MB, Bch) from a recognized/accredited university in Nigeria and registered with Nigeria Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Dentist on board and have a valid practice license
At least three years post-graduation experience
Previous experience with other local and International NGO’S
Experience inn Nutrition in community based programs
Training and experience on treatment of acute malnutrition
Advocacy and logistics experience
Fluency in English, Hausa spoken and written, Kanuri added advantage
Experience in managing Nutrition program in complex emergencies
Excellent management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to live under pressure in an unstable security environment
Excellent computer skills MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, Epi- info/SPSS outlook and the internet

Work Environment:
The position will be based in ASKIRA, BORNO state, Nigeria but managed from Mubi in Adamawa due to accessibity challenges. The situation in northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location. This is a national position.

Competitive Monthly salary,
Health Insurance Coverage for Family,
Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should

Click Here To Apply Online

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