Medical Officer

Job Description

Title: Medical Officer

Company Name: Relief International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ MBBS preferably with MPH or equivalent preferred and registered by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC).

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ As a member of the medical team, assist in implementing healthcare activities to remote communities as well as take part in health screening of the vulnerable populations
∎ Duty Station: Ukhiya - ITC or Ukhiya (Camp)
∎ Report To: Clinic Supervisor or Medical in - charge
∎ Expected Start Date: At Earliest
∎ Contract length: Up to December 31, 2021 (With possibility of Extension subject to funding, program needs and performance of incumbent)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Diagnose patients through physical examination and patient history.
∎ Review laboratory reports and advise for additional investigations or referrals as may be required depending on the clinical condition.
∎ Prescribe medicine as required to optimize the clinical condition and provide necessary information and counselling to the patient or affected family members as well as organize follow up of the patients where necessary.
∎ Facilitate referrals and assisted transportation of critical cases to functioning secondary health facilities or hospitals when required in accordance with organization mandate and procedures directly or through health partners.
∎ Enter medical information and other details into health databases while maintaining confidentiality.
∎ Assist Clinic Supervisor in identifying priority health needs including regular disease outbreak monitoring and reporting to the Govt. health authorities.
∎ Capacity building of other clinical staff including nurses and midwives.
∎ Take part in training opportunities.
∎ Work as the in charge on night duties in the IPD.
∎ Perform other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor or medical coordinator.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
∎ Minimum two years of experience for candidates holding a first level university degree.
∎ Experience in clinical care of patients in IPD/OPD.
∎ Knowledge and experience with working in the field, public health sector and in medical emergencies
∎ Experience with refugee health will be an advantage.
∎ Ability to work effectively under pressure in hardship situations and harmoniously within a team of colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
∎ Previous experience with an NGO
∎ Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
∎ Proficient in the English language.
∎ OBGYN specialty is preferred; female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
∎ Excellent interpersonal, communication skills required, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues and partners

∎ As per RI National Pay Scale Policy in Bangladesh

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
∎ 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: 23 Sep 2021

Company Information:
∎ 7 Sep 2021
∎ Relief International
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: Apt- D2, House- 39 (Sheltech Sunshine), Road-37, Gulshan-2, Dhaka- 1212 I Bangladesh.
∎ 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 132 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