Ended Internal Medicine Specialist
Position: Internal Medicine Specialist
Reports to: Program manager
Duration: Till September 30, 2019, renewable based on fund availability and performance
ABOUT ADRA: The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is an independent, humanitarian agency established for the specific purpose of providing individual and community development and disaster relief. ADRA Yemen pursue a mission of changing the world by uplifting one life at a time. ADRA International serves 142 countries and was present in Yemen since 1995. It has more than 1200 aid workers serving in Yemen making it one of the biggest ADRA operations in the world. Its programs are supported by USAID, OFDA, The Japan Platform, DANIDA, German Foreign Office, German Humanitarian Aid, Sida, UNOCHA, UNHCR, WHO, WFP and DFID. It has presence in 14 Governorates in Yemen responding to all areas of humanitarian sectors. ADRA Yemen is undertaking programs in Yemen in the fields of health, child protection, education, women's protection and empowerment, NFI and food distribution, cash assistance, and livelihoods programming. Our work in these challenging settings gives rise to some of the most pressing issues facing contemporary humanitarian action, including questions of access, security, funding and coordination.
internal medicine physicians, use nonsurgical approaches to treat medical conditions that affect adults. They Examines adult patients to ensure proper injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Requests necessary tests, and follow-up visits, and refers patients to specialists, as necessary.
The Internal medicine specialist will be responsible but not limited to:
- Provide basic health care (examination and basic treatment) to patients attending the Kamran Hospital and field.
- Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
- Perform field visits to follow-up on patients identified by Camp Management
- Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
- Manage and treat common health problems, such as infections, influenza and pneumonia, as well as serious, chronic, and complex illnesses, in adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
- Have a good understanding of ADRA policies and procedures and apply to daily work
- Keep accurate records of individual cases including name, age, diagnosis, recommendations and follow-up action required.
- Submit individual case records to the Project Manager on a weekly basis
- Report any emergency cases directly to the program manager for immediate action
- Establish strategic relationships with beneficiaries, their leaders and spokespeople
- Working with other doctors as part of a team, either in the same department or within other specifies.
- Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
- Treat internal disorders, such as hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, and problems of the lung, brain, kidney, and gastrointestinal tract.
- Promoting health education.
- Perform other relevant duties and responsibilities required and requested by the program manager or his representative
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D)
- Three years’ previous experience as a Doctor.
- Ability to work long hours, often under pressure
- Good practical skills
- Ability to solve problems
- Effective decision-making skills
- Communication skills, compassion and a good bedside manner
- The deadline for receiving applications is Wednesday, April 17, 2019
- Interested candidates are requested to submit their application by CLICKING HERE
- Only short listed candidates will be contacted
- Submit only one application per position
- Females are encouraged to apply.