Job Opportunity in Libya to Work as a Medical Team Leader at IRC

Job Opportunity in Libya to Work as a Medical Team Leader at IRC

Libya 14 juil. 2020
International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee

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Organisation à but non lucratif
Pays hôte
Date limite
14 juil. 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Financement d'opportunité
Financement complet
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

IRC requires a full time medical team leader in Tripoli, Libya. You will define, plan and monitor medical activities in the field in accordance with IRC protocols as well as coordinate human and material related resources needed in order to ensure the quality of care provided by IRC and coordinate, supervise, coach and support the medical team in Tripoli and related areas.


You must have:

  • University degree in medicine and surgery.
  • Public health specialized training is an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in health/medical fields, preferably in the NGO sector or UN agencies.
  • At least two years in experience in logistical or administrative works.
  • Be fluent in Arabic and English (writing, speaking, and listening skills).
  • Computer literate with significant experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point).
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and possess stamina to work under pressure.
  • Oriented to the health systems in Libya.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Strong skills in building the capacities, coaching and mentoring others.
  • Willingness to work beyond working hours (on call services).
  • Self-directed, able to independently set priorities and solve problems with minimal guidance
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Good knowledge about medical supplies, equipment and drugs.

Your Responsibilities:

You will define, implement and monitor medical activities in the field according to IRC project plan, standards and protocols under the supervision of health manager. This implies the following activities:

  1. Follow up day-to-day activities of the Mobile Health Teams (MHTs), this include collecting green lines (approvals), development and use of preparation checklists before departure to the field, maintain an open channel with field and/or safety & security coordinator during field visits.
  2. Coordinate and activate the medical teams when needed for any RaS operation or emergency needs.
  3. Be responsible for medical data collection and reporting to the HIMS officer, to ensure a proper monitoring of the program.
  4. Participate in the development of the project implementation and restoring plans.
  5. Participate in exploratory missions/ situation assessments and define medical operational priorities when needed.
  6. Ensure regular contact with supported detention centers and other local medical actors related to the MHT.
  7. Monitor activity in the different medical specialties, as well as providing technical support to medical personnel in the field through self-knowledge and policies to help IRC medical activities in the field. In this sense, includes monitoring and ensuring compliance with the protocols of IRC medical activities.
  8. Supervise hygiene and infection control in all IRC direct medical activities.
  9. Participate in immediate problem solving for any emerging issues during the field visits.
  10. Report any logistical, security or medical incidents according to IRC working SOPs.
  11. Participate in triaging of beneficiaries during field medical visits, especially when crowdedness affects the flow of work.
  12. Provide medical consultations to patients if needed.
  13. Referring the referral cases to the secondary healthcare facilities, call the ambulance services in cases of emergency for transportation when needed, following up on them as well as updating the supervisor regularly regarding their status.
  14. Any other responsibilities if assigned by your supervisor for the fulfillment of the program.
  15. Coordinate, supervise, coach and support medical team members’ performance to improve the medical components of the project and ensure compliance with IRC protocols and standards as well as MoH protocols.

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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