Medical Supervisor (Teknaf Base)

Job Description

Title: Medical Supervisor (Teknaf Base)

Company Name: Terre des hommes

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(MBBS)
∎ Desirable specialization or training in Tropical Medicine or related studies
∎ Skills Required: Management and Leadership, Strategic Planning, Teamworking skills

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): NGO ( Health), PHCC, Team management

Job Context:
∎ About Terre des hommes:
∎ Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is the leading Swiss INGO focusing on child rights. It is active in more than 30 countries with development and emergency projects. Tdh interventions are focused on the three programs: Health, Migration and Access to Justice particularly for vulnerable children. Tdh Foundation has a transversal approach towards Child Protection programming and it cuts across all the thematic areas while also has been considered as one of the key value propositions in its business model. The Child Protection expertise within Tdh Foundation aims to develop high quality, evidence-based knowledge and know-how adapted to fragile contexts, conflict zones, and development to improve the protection of children`s rights and their right to protection from all forms of violence (art 19, 34 CRC) in collaboration with and in support of the three core programs. The Tdh Foundation global strategy 2021-2024 specifies that they will have demonstrated that rights-based participation, empowerment, and active involvement of children and communities in defining and implementing responses are essential to improve child protection.
∎ Context:
∎ Tdh is working in Bangladesh since 1974, with operations in Kurigram district, Dhaka district and Cox Bazaar district. Currently, Tdh is implementing programs on Health, Access to Justice (social cohesion and conflict resolution) and Migration, integrated by the transversal expertise of WASH and Child protection. Tdh interventions in Bangladesh are both in development and emergency context.
∎ Following the massive displacement of more than 800,000 people into Bangladesh since the end of August 2017, Tdh has put in place an important emergency response plan to provide relief to the Rohingya refugees, notably on Health, WASH, Child Protection and Social cohesion. Alongside, Tdh is implementing the CLARISSA project in Dhaka slums aiming to build a strong evidence base and generate innovative solutions to the worst forms of child labour (WFCL) and will explore how to take these solutions to scale.
∎ Tdh in Bangladesh has started the process of integration of emergency and development approaches and aims to capitalize on its institutional learning for further programme expansion and to create critical pathways for evidence-based advocacy.
∎ Purpose of the post:
∎ Defining, coordinating and monitoring the medical activities under his/her responsibility according to PHC protocols, standards and procedures in order to ensure the delivery of quality medical care for patients and their communities as well as to improve the health condition of the target population

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Coordinating, assessing and supervising the proper functioning of the medical activities for all patient presentations, according to PHC protocols, standards and procedures and through the correct compilation and analysis of medical data regarding patients' health conditions.
∎ Participating in the definition of annual planning for the project and in the follow-up of the programs/project. Supervising and ensuring that medical activities objectives under his/her responsibility are achieved, immediately reporting to the PHC manager any problem arising in the service
∎ Checking all administrative procedures related to patients' follow-up (individual card filling, registers, paper exit, discharge, transfers ...) are carried out correctly and according to Tdh procedures.
∎ Ensuring efficient pharmacy management and monitoring the rational use of medications. In coordination with other PHC supervisors and PHC management supervising appropriate use of medical devices and anticipating future needs. Preparing the medical orders needed to implement the medical activities under his/her responsibility, and identifying and reporting to the PHC manager, non-medical support needs (material, infrastructure, transport, etc.)
∎ Coordinating and monitoring the daily working plan of the team under his/her responsibility (absent personnel, vacations, tracking leaves etc). Participating in shifts and replacing a doctor, if necessary
∎ Planning and supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to improve staff capabilities and to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
∎ Participating in and gathering data for the monthly reports according to guidelines
∎ Supervision of medical doctors and assistants related to medical issues
∎ Reporting to Health Activity Coordinator and PHC Manager changes in patient flow that requires immediate or planned action.
∎ Report to Health Activity Coordinator and PHC Manager any challenges related to misbehaviour of staff under his direct supervision
∎ Report to Health Activity Coordinator and PHC Manager any major cases of patient dissatisfaction
∎ Report to PHC Manager any adverse events occurring in the PHC, within 24 hours of the event occurring
∎ Support training, help in identifying specific training needs. Arrange training plans in cooperation with PHC Manager
∎ Encouraging and facilitating medical discussions including mortality reviews, as part of capacity building and case management of MDs and MAs.
∎ If needed readjusting tasks between MDs and MAs as required according to staffing levels and patient demand.
∎ Participate in making monthly roster with Health National Coordinator and PHC Manager, making sure shifts are equally distributed
∎ Support the PHC Manager on issues related to national staff health and IPC activities.
∎ Take full responsibility in cooperation with the PHC Manager in relation to the psychiatric care of both patients and the medical team.
∎ This list of activities is not exhaustive and additional activities may be requested by Tdh management according to the needs of the PHC.
∎ Accept other responsibilities as assigned by the Line Manager

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Essential 2-year working experience related to the diploma/degree and previous experience with NGOs in the field
∎ Experience in team management
∎ Languages: Essential mission language, local language desirable
∎ Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 116000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Health Insurance

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 Aug 2022

Company Information:
∎ 8 Aug 2022
∎ Terre des hommes
∎ Business : Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an International Non-Profit Private Organization operating in Bangladesh since 1974 in the fields of Child Protection, Healthcare, Nutrition, Emergency Relief, Water/Sanitation and Hygiene.

Category: NGO/Development

: Tdh is committed to Gender balance & inclusion and these will be important selection criteria. We strongly encourage applicants from the Teknaf sub-district and Cox's Bazar district.Tdh and Tdh employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies.Fully complies with Tdh's Global Code of Conduct and systematically reports any breach to the Code through the whistle-blowing procedure: raises awareness within the Foundation on abuse and violence and the rights deriving therefrom, respecting the rights and dignity of children, members of the communities and our own Staff.Commits to respecting Risk Management Policies including:Safeguarding Policies (Child Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and the Directive on Staff Misconduct at the Workplace), Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities Policies.Commits to reducing the risk of abuse and harm by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children and the communities in which we intervene.Gender Equality & Equal OpportunityWe are committed to narrowing the gender gap in all positions. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.We offer exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children. Are you interested to join our committed team to face this challenge?

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