Job Opportunity in Jordan as a Medical Doctor in Za'tari Camp

Job Opportunity in Jordan as a Medical Doctor in Za'tari Camp

Jordan 28 Nov 2020
International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee

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28 Nov 2020
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IRC provides a job opportunity in Jordan to work as a medical doctor in Za'tari Camp. GPs work in primary care at IRC in Zatari camp, which means they are the first point of contact for patients needing medical attention. As a GP, you'll see patients in your clinic. You'll examine the patient, assess their situation and decide what action to take at highest quality in accordance with national and international laws and standers. You'll often work in a team that includes practice nurses, health visitors, midwives, counselors and administrative support staff.


You must have:

  • Bachelor degree in medicine.
  • Approximately 3 to 6 years of relevant experience.
  • The required demonstrated skills and competencies which include:
  1. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate with colleagues, families, etc.
  2. Awareness and appreciation of the patient and the ability to empathize with and treat others with dignity and respect.
  3. An awareness of patient safety at all times.
  4. An interest in others and their well-being.
  5. Emotional balance, patience, tact and calm.
  6. Ability to work fast, accurately and make quick decisions.
  7. Committed to helping refugees and working within IRC policies.
  8. Be fluent in Arabic.
  9. Certificate of general practice doctor for the bachelor degree.
  10. This job description can be modified at any time according to changes in the IRC activities or in the context.
  11. This position will be primarily based in the IRC health facility in Zaatari refugee camp but can be based at Mafraq and Irbid health facilities or at the IRC field office when required. The security situation in the IRC intervention areas is generally calm and the security department of IRC shares regular security updates to keep the management and staff informed about the new developments.

Your Responsibilities: 

The medical doctor (GP) will be responsible for performing the following specific activities:

  • Responding to medical/health problems presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate.
  • Applied international case definition and disease outbreak criteria in the work place.
  • Maintaining confidentiality and impartiality.
  • Commissioning healthcare by liaising with medical professionals in the community and other NGOS.
  • Promoting health education in conjunction with other health professionals.
  • Organizing preventative medical programs for individual patients.
  • Meeting targets set by the IRC and international criteria for specific treatments.
  • Keeping detailed records of all patients and the treatments they receive.
  • Managing resources to handle targets as effectively as possible, for example, using the NCD criteria and referral service.
  • Maintaining patients' records using specific packages.
  • keeping up to date with medical developments, new drugs, treatments and medications, including complementary medicine.
  • Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities.
  • Maintaining NCD management criteria.

About IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, it restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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