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Position titleMedical Doctors - Epidemic Response
Place of performanceSomalia
Apply by31/05/2020
Start date01/05/2020
Durationup to 7 months (@21.75days/month)
QualificationBachelor's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related field..
Sector experienceMinimum of 2 years of demonstrable relevant Humanitarian Aid experience and/or minimum of 2 years of demonstrable relevant Project Management experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 2 year of experience in Africa (desirable).
LanguageFluency in English is essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
Our client is seeking an experienced, Medical Doctors - Epidemic Response with a good bedside manner to join our client’s growing healthcare team. In this position, you will be diagnosing, educating & treating patients, providing them with the best care available. As part of the medical team, you will administer medications, educate patients on their health & provide treatment plans for patients with infectious health issues.
Role objectives
  • Provide physical, mental & emotional care for patients.
  • Develop, coordination & implementation of our client’s epidemic preparedness & response activities in Somalia.
  • Strengthen epidemic preparedness & response capacity of staff at national, provincial & field locations.
  • Perform diagnostic tests & blood work to obtain information about patients’ medical conditions.
  • Support & actively engage in all platforms for epidemic preparedness & response, including the preparedness working group.
  • Recommend specialists to patients who need additional medical attention.
  • Coordinate closely with internal & external partners including the World Health Organisation, Centres for Disease Control & Prevention, the COVID-19 response team & others to promote & ensure harmonisation of preparedness activities.
  • Counsel & educate patients on hygiene, diet & disease prevention.
  • Develop / adapt health facility, point of entry & referral system assessments tools & lead assessments in priority provinces & health zones.
  • Document patient medical history, record notes to update medical conditions.
  • Participate in research & further educational opportunities.
  • Coordinate & provide training's for our client national health staff on emergency preparedness & response.
  • Perform CPR or other emergency measures if needed.
    Project reporting
    This position reports to the Migration Health Coordinator.
    Key competencies- Bachelor’s Degree in Epidemiology or Public Health, or a related field.
    - Doctor of Medicine from an accredited school.
    - 3 to 4 years of residency program completion.
    - Board certification & licensed to work in the country.
    - Ability to multitask, prioritise & manage time efficiently.
    - Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
    - Encouraging to medical team & patients, able to mentor & lead.
    Team management
    This role has team coordination & supervision responsibilities.
    Further information
    Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.