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Senior Medical Officer - Dhusamareeb Regional Hospital (IRC)
« on: March 07, 2015, 11:31:23 PM »
JOB TITLE: Senior Medical Officer
LOCATION: Dhusamareeb Regional Hospital

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 and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

The IRC has been working in Somalia since 2006, providing essential services to conflict and disaster affected communities. The IRC has been operational in Central Somalia (Mudug and Galgaduud), Mogadishu and Puntland regions implementing interventions in the areas of livelihood, WASH, GBV, Governance, protection and primary health reaching out to more than 250,000 conflict and drought affected Somalis.


The Senior Medical Officer will be working under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator with a dotted reporting technical line to the Senior Health Manager. He/She will be directly responsible for overseeing adequate and effective implementation of the Health Program in Dhusamareeb Hospital, which mainly consists of provision of preventive and curative services, centered on offering lifesaving out-patient and emergency department services that include emergency surgery, clinical care for sexual assault survivors, laboratory and pharmacy, provision of essential medical equipment’s drug supplies and ambulance services.


· Degree in Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution
· A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity, able to work under stress as the situation may dictate
· Must be registered with the Directorate of Health (DoH) or Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Somali Federal Government and allowed to practice in Somalia
· At least two years experience in working with an INGO
· Relevant training and experience in supervising staff
· Experience in health program management
· Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
· Good report writing and communication skills
· Proficiency in computer especially in EXCEL and MS WORD is a MUST

Full description of this position and application details can be viewed through our website

Somali Nationals are encouraged to apply
International allowances are not available for this position

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