Medical Coordinator

Employer:Women and Health Alliance International
Location: Jordan
Closing date: 30 Apr 2017


He/she (hereafter referred to as « he ») answers to: Field Coordinator

He collaborates with the medical staff, the administrative staff, and with the Field Coordinator


Key responsabilities
Ensure that control and safety procedures are in place and documented,

Ensure that standards of patient care and all appropriate protocols are in place and being implemented,

Ensure that all staff have been provided with appropriate training on infection control and risk reduction management and that on the job, training is ongoing and part of day to day practice,

Infection Control equipment is in place and being used appropriately by all clinical staff,

Ensure that all logistics, supplies are in place and that appropriate supply chain is in place,

Provide training and de-briefing for all staff,

Provide direct clinical care as required based on patient need and patient load,

Provide technical support, including waste disposal, water supply and infection control parameters and provide support to Technical staff in managing this,

Ensure that any possible risk exposure by staff to possible infection is dealt with promptly.

Other Duties

Plan the need in activities, coordinate and ensure a good course of those activities in accordance WAHA International policies, evaluate these activities on a regular basis

Support the team supervisor to ensure patient safety and quality of care

Be able to step into the medical work if needed (in and outpatient)

Ensure via supervision all administrative tasks related to patients (exit-paper, transfer-paper …etc) are in order

Coordinate and help implement new components of the medical activities if needed

Ensure that new components are well supervised and protocols are used

Daily management of his/her team: ensure monthly roster, annual leave, absences…etc are followed by the supervisor

Team management: problem solving and conflict resolution among the team

Indirect supervision of all international medical team member in the project via supervisor

Support the training nurse in identify needs for training and define strategy accordingly, and ensure staff training

Ensure evaluation of the staff

Participate in the evaluation of the national or international staff if requested

Participate in staff recruitment process

Ensure staff health for international team is follow up and reported to coordinator

Pharmacy and medical equipment management

Responsible for the pharmacy, supervising store keeper in close cooperation with coordinator.

Support the emergency orders process according to the need and consumption, give your direct input especially on medical needs outside of consumption figures

Interaction with other section, at field level, to prevent rupture in the project and help out if there is the need

Supervise and/or carry out pharmacy and medical equipment management: drugs orders, follow-up of the stock, storage conditions, inventories, follow-up of expired drugs and their destruction, drugs consumption related to his part of the project

Monitoring, analysis and reporting

Participate in the development of the plan of action, budget revision

Actively monitor and report medical activities (statistics, reports) and analyse those

In charge of the data collection of the project and ensuring tools are in place and adapted in case of need

Ensure external reporting as needed

Report immediately to the technical referent any problem arising in the service, especially the loss/ robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines.

Conduct and/or support assessments in the area and ensure reports

English is required
Language skills in Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, and/or French are highly appreciated
Previous humanitarian experience preferred
Previous relevant medical experience,


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