Medical Assistant

Job Description

Title: Medical Assistant

Company Name: Relief International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Medical Assistant Diploma from any recognized Institution (MAATS) and Recognized & registered by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC).

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Reporting to: Medical in Charge
∎ Duty Station: Ukhiya-ITC
∎ Department: Health
∎ Expected Start Date: ASAP
∎ Contract length: Up to December 31, 2021.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Conduct physical examinations to the patients as required
∎ Ensure proper infection prevention procedure is maintained.
∎ Write medical prescriptions are properly written with history and present conditions
∎ Ensure proper drugs provision and the communicate instructions with the patients so they can understand treatment regimen
∎ Provide general health services to the patients
∎ Ensure clinical set up are well organized and clean
∎ Ensure that the medicines are kept in the store in a proper way having proper ventilation
∎ Maintain medicine stock register and provide medicine to patients, ensure all patients have appropriate medicine.
∎ Submit monthly report about the clinical clients to RI Medical in charge and Disease Surveillance Officers
∎ Maintain confidentiality and security of client information at all times
∎ Ensure the proper application of all monitoring tools use for monitoring clinical activities
∎ Ensure confidentiality is maintained for all clients
∎ Fill out the drug register regularly and review drug stock
∎ IPC Management
∎ Ensure proper donning and doffing of PPE items.
∎ Monitor triage, early recognition and source control
∎ Supervise instrument processing
∎ Monitor waste management in the hospital.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Previous experience in international organization is an advantage. Knowledge and experience with working in the field of refugee health care will be added as advantage.
∎ Effectively applies knowledge on clinical skills, bedside manner, infection control, administering medication, phlebotomy, maintenance etc.
∎ Adequate practical knowledge on handling child delivery and its complications.
∎ Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, and beneficiaries.

∎ As per RI National Pay Scale Policy in Bangladesh

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
∎ Salary Review: Yearly
∎ Two festival bonuses in a year equivalent to one Gross salary.
∎ Severance (8.33% of the monthly Gross salary) goes with the monthly release of the salary

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 28 Jul 2021

Company Information:
∎ 15 Jul 2021
∎ Relief International
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House: 451 , Road: 8 West, DOHS Baridhara, Dhaka-1206; Head Quarter: 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1280 Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Relief International, headquartered in USA, is a leading international non-government organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International (RI) has been working in Bangladesh since 2004, implementing programs covering emergency response, health, economic opportunity, trafficking in persons, gender equality and youth empowerment. RI has been present in Cox’s Bazar since 2014 where it was implementing a trafficking in persons project in Ukhiya and Teknaf supporting old caseload refugees as well as host communities prior to the large-scale influx. Since 2017, RI has scaled up its operations in Cox’s Bazar to support the emergency response by providing integrated, multi-sectoral programming for refugee and host communities, covering health services, including a 144- bed COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Center in Ukhiya, child protection, SGBV, complimentary food and livelihoods opportunities to support social cohesion. Relief International is currently implementing a large scale refugee response program in Cox`s Bazar in Bangladesh in collaboration with multiple partners including UNHCR, WFP, USAID.RI maintains a country office in Dhaka with multiple field offices in Cox`s Bazar.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach which we call the RI Way emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

Category: NGO/Development