Title: Medical Assistant
Company Name: Gonoshasthaya Kendra, Cox's Bazar
Job Location: Cox's Bazar
Employment Status: Full-time
∎ Diploma in Medical Assistant (MATS) with BMDC Registrations from any reputed MATS/ Institute.
∎ At least 2 year(s)
∎ Job Location: Cox`s Bazar
∎ Starting date of Job: July-01, 2022
∎ Duration: 4 Months
∎ Reporting to: Clinic Manager
∎ BACKGROUND OF GONOSHASTHAYA KENDRA AND THE PROJECT:
∎ Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GK) is a National NGO. GK registered as a Public Charitable Trust in 1972 and started with two visions (a) "the fate of the poor decides fate of the country, and (b) "development of the country depends on development of women."
∎ GK has been active in responding to all significant natural disasters in Bangladesh since 1972 through the mobilization of its own and foreign resources. GK provided food aid, lifesaving medicine and treatments in its operational Upazila during flood of 1987, 1988, 2000, Tornado: 1989, Cyclone and tidal surge: 1985 1991, 1994, Cyclone SIDR 2007, Cyclone AILA 2009 in its operational areas.
∎ GK has experienced partnership with several UN agencies, INGOs, such as UNDP, UNHCR, WFP, WHO, World Bank, European Union, UNHCR, Christian Aid, Action Aid, We Social Movement, French Support Committee, Save the Children, Plan Bangladesh, Medico International and many others.
∎ GK is managing 43 health centers in 19 districts, two hospitals of 250 beds, the largest dialysis center in Bangladesh where 100 people could be treated simultaneously. GK is running one University, Medical College, Dental College, Medical Technical School, Pharmaceutical Industry and a Vocational training school providing short, long and customized courses for distressed women. GK has awarded numerous national and international awards for its work on health and disaster response.
∎ Gonoshasthaya Kendra Bangladesh and its partner Malteser International are two humanitarian organizations in Bangladesh that have been working on emergency programs since September 2017, post-emergency and development. GK is currently implementing a project funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and Malteser International (MI) of "Improving the health and nutritional situation of refugees in Cox`s Bazaar and contributing to the peaceful coexistence of refugee and host communities". The goal of this project is to improve the health, nutrition, and psychosocial status of refugees while assisting host communities through health education in community level.
∎ Actively participates as a team member to ensure good collaboration, communication and implementation of GKs humanitarian project
∎ Provide quality curative health consultations following right procedure (history taking, medical examination, lab investigations, proper diagnosis and medical prescription) Collect and report beneficiaries related data on a daily basis.
∎ Refer patients to appropriate health facility when treatment cannot be provided at the health facility consent with medical Doctor. According to appropriate referral pathway
∎ Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.
∎ Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
∎ Prepare all the necessary material and equipment before starting consultation
∎ Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
∎ Respect the Gonoshasthaya Kendra's Internal Regulations, Terms and Conditions of Engagement and procedures of all departments and agree to contribute for successful collaboration
∎ Represents GK vis-à-vis local communities, authorities, UN agencies and other humanitarian organizations in a professional manner, upholding GK's good standing
∎ Ensure that all the 6-59 months' children, pregnant/lactating women and elderly persons 60 and older have been screened for malnutrition (MUAC, weight for height, edema and other complications) and referred according to GK guidelines
∎ Perform daily data collection regarding epidemiological data and consultations/services provided according to the templates provided
∎ Carefully investigate any unusual health events or suspected serious communicable diseases provided through any source and report according to established protocol
∎ Manage emergency medical cases according to GK protocols and referral guidelines
∎ Do all medical and nutrition referrals according to referral protocols.
∎ Check the immunization status for all EPI targeted children and pregnant women and refer the unvaccinated children and pregnant women to a facility providing vaccinations
∎ Perform daily update to reporting board in health facilities
∎ Participation emergency patient's management
∎ Actively participate in maintain in IPC
∎ Provide health education in patient waiting area, maintain proper triage.
∎ Only females are allowed to apply
∎ Minimum 2 (Two) Years of working Experience in I/NGOs with Humanitarian and Development Sectors.
∎ Good command in English, especially in analytical writing and speaking;
∎ Ability to demonstrate values, core purpose and principles of humanitarian work;
∎ Ability to receive and provide feedback and updates to achieve improved results;
∎ Ability to work under pressure with Self-awareness, cultural sensitivity, respect to diversity, flexibility and adaptability;
∎ Ability to make time to learn from experience and feedback, and apply the lessons to a new situation;
∎ Ability to document lessons learned and apply them to future projects;
∎ experience in writing reports, concept notes, proposals, meeting minutes, data spread sheet, presentation.
∎ Good communication skills
∎ Ability to cope with stress working in camp environment
∎ Good command of Chitagonian/Rohingya language and Bangla. English language skills an asset.
∎ Flexibility to perform other tasks and take initiative when required.
∎ According to experience
Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.
Application Deadline: 24 Jun 2022
∎ 18 Jun 2022
∎ Gonoshasthaya Kendra, Cox's Bazar
∎ Address : 40/ A, Mukti Jodda Shoroni, Saimon Road, Baharchara, Cox's Bazar.
∎ Web : www.gkcox.org