Specialist - General Surgery

Job Description

Title: Specialist - General Surgery

Company Name: Enroute International Limited

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Completed university degree in Medical science (MBBS) with post-graduate qualification (FCPS/MS/MCPS) and/or at least one-year post-graduation training (PGT) on General Surgery or its relevant branch from an accredited academic institution.
∎ Good in written communication in English and Bangla
∎ Computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Power Point
∎ Strong Interpersonal skills

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ For Reputed NGO (IOM)
∎ Due to the urgent requirement to fill in the position, we will review applications on a rolling basis within the mentioned period. If you consider yourself suitable, please apply at your earliest
∎ Under the direct supervision of the National Programme Officer (NPO) and overall guidance of Emergency Health Coordinator in Cox`s Bazar, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the providing health support services to the beneficiaries/patients particularly; establishing and supporting surgical operations inclusive of General Surgical and general orthopaedic and obstetric cases at Upazila Health Complex (UHC). S/he will also have functional relation with and accountability to the in-charge of the Upazila Health Complex (UHC) of respective upazila (Ukhiya and Teknaf).
∎ Willing to work anywhere in Cox`s bazar (Teknaf & Ukhiya)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ 1. The incumbent will work as a team member with clinical and administrative staff and specialist doctors in managing General Surgery cases, surgical intervention of gynaecological and obstetric and other manageable cases at upazila levels. As such s/he will -
∎ a.Examine patients and make diagnoses to determine the need for surgery.
∎ b.Review patient medical history and plan the best procedure for treatment.
∎ c.Evaluate and advise patients on the risk involved with having surgery.
∎ d.Perform surgical procedures to prevent or correct injury, disease, deformities and patient function while adhering to regulatory and ethical protocols.
∎ e.Follow established surgical techniques during surgery.
∎ f.Prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatment and procedures.
∎ 2.Ensure sterility in the operating room, and all equipment and instruments with assistance and engaging other team members/OT staff/specialist, RMO, UHFPO
∎ 3.Direct and coordinate activities of hospital staff for proper patient care.
∎ 4.Oversee all treatment prior to and post-surgery and identify associated risks.
∎ 5.Maintain the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the Medical Ethics on Rights for patients.
∎ 6.Plan and execute disease/illness prevention and health promotion programs.
∎ 7.Coordinate follow up meetings with patients and monitor health condition after surgery or treatment.
∎ 8.Carries out daily ward rounds for admitted surgical/emergency patients including post-operative cases, with the support of other medical doctors, and health professionals working in the health complex
∎ 9.Performs USGs and X-ray interpretation for referred cases including surgical cases, pregnant women with complications
∎ 10.Provides on-the-job training to other health staff and junior doctors on; improved management practices and other quality best practices with the aim of improving patients' treatment outcomes
∎ 11.Supervises and mentors nurses, medical students and other mid-level healthcare professionals;
∎ 12.Support health information management systems both for the MOHFW as well as IOM project; this should include but not limited to documentation and reporting of maternal and new-borne morbidity and mortality information.
∎ 13.Always being available to attend surgical emergencies by being the first on-call if required.
∎ 14.Participates actively in existing health sector coordination mechanisms and liaises with health sector stakeholders to contribute to
∎ i.addressing the unmet needs in managing surgical cases
∎ ii.optimizing the allocation of available resources,
∎ iii.developing clinical protocols, guidelines and standards;
∎ 15.Assists to prepare periodic reports and other requests for information as required
∎ 16.Support the schedules and maintenance of medical equipment, surgical suite (theatre), including operating, wash-up, waiting rooms, and anaesthetic and sterilizing equipment.
∎ 17.Liaises and coordinates with local Government and health authorities and other stakeholders with a view to strengthening of health care delivery systems
∎ 18.Assists the National Programme Officer in project monitoring and identifying priority health needs and other activities including but not limited to regular disease outbreak monitoring and reporting to the health authorities and take part in health awareness campaign, etc.
∎ 19.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;
∎ 20.Inform the secondary referral center about the referred case with significant medical condition to ensure proper and timely patient handling at the referral center upon arrival.
∎ 21.Undertake regular duty travel and assist the National Programme Officer in planning and completion of field activities competently in order to ensure a well-organized and quality health care delivery service with special attention to the vulnerable populations.
∎ 22.Enter medical information and other details into health databases with maintaining confidentiality. Also required to submit daily field trip report and necessary feedback to the National Programme Officer on a regular basis.
∎ 23.Performs such other relevant duties assign by the line manager and supervisor.
∎ Disclaimer: This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive and doesn't describe all functions required of this job. Other duties may be assigned by the Program Coordinator, DCoM appropriately based on needs and capacity.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least three years of experience in relevant areas of specialization, i.e.: at secondary to tertiary level with Operation Theatre (OT) providing surgical intervention
∎ Knowledge and experience with working in the field of public health will be an added advantage.
∎ Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills;
∎ Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills; courtesy, tact and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse cultural and national backgrounds;
∎ Well-developed skills in personal organization, priority setting, problem solving and writing; Strong client orientation and service approach with personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility, and drive for results;
∎ High degree of judgment and initiative; ability to work with a high degree of independence within assigned areas.
∎ Working experience in Cox's Bazar district and/or knowledge of the Forcedly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMNs) will be a plus
∎ Accountability, Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity and Initiative, Leadership and Negotiation, Performance Management, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Teamwork, Technological Awareness, Resource Mobilization.

Salary:
∎ BDT 3,32,381.00

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Insurance Coverage

Application Deadline: 21 Nov 2020

Company Information:
∎ 22 Oct 2020
∎ Enroute International Limited

Category: Medical/Pharma