Friday, April 23, 2010

Vacancy - Migration Health Physician in Mataram (SVN/ID10/2010/012)

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Indonesia is looking for
Migration Health Physician according to the terms of reference below.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to <> not later than 29
April 2010 indicating the reference code below as subject. All
candidates are requested to specify their availability date in the
application form. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be

Reference No : SVN/ID10/2010/012

Position Title : Migration Health Physician

Duty Station : Mataram

Classification : Employee, Grade 7

Type of contract : Special All Inclusive

Duration of contract : Three months initial contract,
with possibility of extension

General Functions:

Under the overall administrative supervision of the Programme
Coordinator for Indonesia and the technical guidance of the Senior
Migration Health Physician, the Migration Health Physician will provide;
health assistance, including psychosocial and mental health assistance
for Irregular Migrant's Programme beneficiaries endorsed to IOM by
the Indonesian Government and supervise and manage the Migration health
team in the respective sub office.

The Migration Health Physician is expected to carry out his/her duties
in accordance with strictest moral and ethical standards and with due
respect for gender and socio-cultural differences of the migrants. In
particular he/she will be responsible for:

1. Managing and supervising the provision of general medical care and
psychosocial services to migrants endorsed to IOM for assistance by the
Government of Indonesia in Mataram.
2. Conducting the initial medical examination and care of each
migrant registered under the management and care of IOM; while
establishing mechanisms to adhere to confidentiality of medical
information. When necessary, organize and facilitate the national/local
deployment of a Medical Team to conduct initial medical examination and
care of migrants in coordination with Senior Migration Health Physician
and operations colleagues.
3. Undertake health needs assessments of the migrant population with
attention to health determinants and provide guidance to IOM operational
and Health staff to assure provisions to meet those needs; maintain an
ongoing monitoring system to assure adequacy of such service provisions.
4. Identify, advocate and define on special care needs for
individuals/groups and liaise with relevant actors to facilitate the
service provisions, including guiding and monitoring of service
provisions by IOM staff.
5. Identify locally available health resources for curative care at
different levels including for medical emergencies; establish a
documented cost system for health care provisions for migrants in
coordination with the Head of Office, Finance officers and Health Unit
in Jakarta.
6. Ensure that an efficient response for emergency medical events are
in place and carry out periodic drills to check functionality of the
7. Provide primary level preventive and curative care consultations
for migrants in Mataram on a regular basis as prescheduled and informed
to the migrants and other relevant actors and establish a transparent,
confidentiality assured feedback system to receive beneficiary feedback
on the services provided.
8. Ensuring the completion of pre-departure medical check up for
fitness to travel for migrants who are willing to return home
voluntarily and for migrants travelling under the auspices of IOM as
requested and provide recommendations and support for their journey
based on the IOM Medical escort Guidelines.
9. Monitoring and ensuring the proper storage, maintenance and
procurement of basic medical equipments and supplies for the IOM
Migration Health Clinic including Emergency Medical Kits, Medical
Escorts Kits, Mobile Migration Health Assessment Kits and others.
10. Gathering, managing, analysis and reporting of health and
psychosocial data on migrants.
11. Writing, reviewing (reports of team members), consolidating and
submitting individual case reports, monthly progress and statistical
reports and their timely submission to the Senior Migration Health
12. Undertake other duties as assigned by Senior Migration Health

Desirable qualifications:

Registered Physician in Indonesia. University Degree in Medicine with
at least five years clinical experience in General Practice and/or
Family Medicine. Previous work experience dealing with the health
management and care of vulnerable groups; delivery of public health
services , TB program , STI and reproductive health services and/or HIV/
AIDS programming are distinct advantages. Proven capacity to develop
and supervise quality control/assurance mechanisms in medical
activities. Understanding of biostatistics and basic research concepts.

Excellent communication and negotiation skills, personal commitment,
efficiency and flexibility. Experience in working with government
institutions is preferable. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Awareness of gender issues. Ability to work effectively and
harmoniously in a team with colleagues from varied cultures and
professional backgrounds. Willingness to travel and to work under
difficult conditions. High commitment to the duty assigned.

Good level of computer literacy and fluency in oral and written English

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