Number of position: 1
Date needed 10/11/2019
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/SCOPE OF WORK
Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
1Treats patients by utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications; discussing progress toward goals with patients; providing instructions; monitoring effect of medications; supervising staff provision of services.
2Conduct weekly on job supervision at IMC field locations / affiliated health facilities to deliver individual and group supervision with doctors.
3Assures quality and safe service for patients and staff by enforcing policies, procedures, standards, rules, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations requirements, and legal regulations; participating in utilization reviews; remaining available for emergency consultations.
4Work with MHPSS trainer as a co-facilitator to conduct MhGAP training either in Libya or in Tunisia
5To ensure that the trained doctors are working within the framework of WHO mhGAP guidelines
6Provide individual counseling session with the severe cases that may need higher level of intervention
7Provide on call based psychiatric consultations and appropriate treatment to the cases with the trained doctors.
. 8Conduct awareness sessions with the parents once a month in each health facility for a target of 20 parents per session.
9Ensure the documentation of the visits, and provide a regular written update regarding activities conducted including all supervision forms.
10Ensures patient confidentiality
11Support the integration of mental health at the health facility level and providing feedback to clinic and IMC management.
12Support the integration of the MH services at different IMC MMUs and PH
13Support implementation and ensure the effectiveness of referral pathways to higher level specialized mental health care.
14Attend and participate regular country program and feedback meetings as scheduled
15Follow security protocols including: provide travel updates daily to security focal point and supervisor
16Follow up the supplies of psychotropic medications to the targeted health facilities
17Liaise with IMC Health Technical Unit MHPSS team
1Holds a degree in medicine with specialization in psychiatry and holds current license/registration to practice
2Has a minimum 3 years clinical skills and experience in mental health and/or management of MNS disorders.
3Skills and experience with administrative aspects of managing MNS disorders, including record keeping, follow-ups, and referral 4. Strong organizational and supervisory skills.
4Strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills
5Diplomatic and able to network and build good working relationships
6Able to provide feedback/reports regarding work -related activities
7A good command of verbal and written English OTHER
A good command of verbal and written English is required.
How To Apply
Email your CV and Cover letter to Libya-Recruitment@InternationalMedicalCorps.org indicating in the subject the position. Very Important, write the position title in the email subject before submitting
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