Specialist-Psychiatrist

Job Description

Title: Specialist-Psychiatrist

Company Name: Enroute International Limited

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Completed advanced medical degree from an accredited academic institution with Post-graduate specialization in Psychiatry (MD/FCPS or equivalent degree)

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide specialized consultation and treatment to the patients suffering from severe and common psychiatric, mental and emotional disorders paying special attention to the cultural context
∎ Contribute as a member of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Team to supervision and support to national psychologists and counsellors
∎ Ensure that guidelines and psychotropic medications and drug list are available in the project
∎ Evaluate psychiatric services available in-country, including possibilities for psychiatric hospitalisation, and the quality of those services
∎ Establish collaboration/communication with other medical specialties in order to achieve a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care
∎ Train and supervise MHPSS staff, Medical Officers and other relevant staff in the diagnosis and treatment of severe and common mental health disorders according to MoH&FW, IOM and other standard guidelines
∎ Manage referred cases of psychiatric disorders from Forcedly Displaced Myanmar National (FDMN) camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf and take necessary measure for further referral to higher level centre.
∎ Assessment of clients' needs, abilities or behaviour using a variety of methods, including clinical interviews, behaviour analysis, I.Q assessments, Psycho-diagnostic assessment, Neuropsychological assessment and Specific learning disability assessment.
∎ Maintain the highest regard for patient dignity and observe the precepts of the Medical Ethics on Rights for patients.
∎ Lead and guide disability assessment in the camps, analyse data and recommend accordingly for programme development/changes
∎ Formulate and Plan for psychological intervention and psycho-social rehabilitation by using different theoretical approaches/models to treat various mental health problems of children, adolescents and adults.
∎ Guide and supervise national psychologists in conducting individual psychotherapy sessions, Behaviour Modification, Family therapy and Crisis intervention.
∎ Advise the programme on engaging community health care providers through outreach health programmes for community-based MHPSS interventions, coordinate with Health NGO partners and volunteers and support them in skill developments
∎ Maintain proper data regarding consultations, treatments, and follow-ups and regularly submit the DHIS2 and other systems for the purpose of monitoring the provision of care
∎ Support the existing health sector coordination mechanisms and liaise with health sector stakeholders to contribute to
∎ addressing the unmet needs in mental health,
∎ optimizing the allocation of available resources,
∎ developing clinical protocols, guidelines and standards.
∎ Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Experience with cognitive behavioural techniques and counselling
∎ IT skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
∎ Fluency in Bengali and English
∎ Flexible and able to manage stress
∎ Ability to train others
∎ Strong communication, 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.
∎ At least five years of work experience in the relevant fields
∎ Previous experience in international organization is an advantage. Knowledge and experience in relevant fields with working in the field of migration, disaster, medical emergency will be added as advantage
∎ Ability to works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, and beneficiaries
∎ Familiar with MS Office package
∎ Experience in capacity building activities is an advantage
∎ The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:
∎ Accountability, Client Orientation, Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity and Initiative, Leadership and Negotiation, Performance Management, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Teamwork, Technological Awareness, Resource Mobilization

Salary:
∎ Monthly gross salary for this position is BDT 285,426.83.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 30 Jan 2023

Company Information:
∎ 15 Jan 2023
∎ Enroute International Limited
∎ Business : A leading consulting firm with certified and an experienced business team working closely with national and international strategic partners. emc is unique to provide a complete solution through managing business growth.

Category: Medical/Pharma

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