NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – IOM (Many Positions)

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
 
Position Title: Nurse 

2 Positions
 
Vacancy No:IOMKE/SVN/047/2016
 
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G4
 

Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, six months with possibility of extension
 
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
 
Closing Date: May 01, 2016 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. 

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
 
Context: Under the technical supervision of the Regional Health Assessments Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa, direct technical supervision of the National Health Migration Physician in charge of TB, and in coordination with the Head, Migration Health Assessment Center, the incumbent will work closely with government counterparts and partner agencies to develop and implement components of the MRF Nairobi Migrant Health Programme, with geographical focus on Kenya. 

The incumbent is assigned to different MHD Units in Nairobi such as – MHAC, UK Tuberculosis Program in Nairobi Hospital (UKTB), and the Transit Center (TC) and other locations within Nairobi as may be identified.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
  • Perform registration and daily observed Tuberculosis (TB) treatment for all TB patients at the IOM Migration Assessment Centre (MHAC) in Nairobi as per set procedures and consistent with the National TB program.
  • Support the daily running of the IOM DOT Clinic in Nairobi.
  • Assist in the timely follow up of tests and examinations for all patients on TB treatment in Nairobi.
  • Maintain and update the TB treatment work up Module on MiMOSA for all TB cases in Nairobi.
  • Authenticates the identity of patients prior to administration of treatment.
  • Record treatment in the necessary records and reporting tools including the TB4 register.
  • In coordination with the TB Unit In-Charge, requests and re-stocks required medical supplies and drugs and medicines.
  • Monitors and reports expiration dates of drugs and medicines including the emergency kit and refers to TB Unit In-Charge for disposal.
  • Compiles medical records, files, charts, X-ray films, laboratory results prior to Monthly clinical review of patients on TB treatment and prepares, install or sterilizes medical equipment needed for medical examination.
  • Takes vital signs, weight, visual acuity and perform color discrimination testing prior to monthly clinical review of patients on TB treatment.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information and collaborative relationship with patients, partners and health professionals.
  • Maintain an updated consolidated excel sheet summary of all Tb cases in Kenya.
  • In liaison with TB Unit In-charge, perform contact evaluation and defaulter tracing of all TB patients in the IOM DOT Clinic in Nairobi.
  • In liaison with the TB Unit In-Charge, allocate weight based treatment regimens ensuring appropriate regimens and dosages are administered in accordance to laid down Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in IOM and consistent with the National TB Program guidelines.
  • Help in filling out treatment completion certificates at the end of each patient’s treatment
  • Ensure general cleanliness of the TB DOT Clinic.
  • Support MHAC activities as and when needed or requested.
  • Assist in medical escort duties when needed or requested.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Required Qualifications and Experience
 
Education
  • Diploma in Nursing and registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya as a Registered Nurse with 2 years of relevant work experience or High-school Degree with four years of relevant work experience
Experience
  • Experience in clinical work.
  • At least three years in handling and following up medical documents as a senior staff.
  • Proven ability to coordinate work of others, within and outside IOM.
  • Work experience in an international organization preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Training and experience in TB, STDs, HIV/AIDS counseling and other communicable diseases is considered asset.
  • Working knowledge of Mimosa and other medical database systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
  • Computer literate on Microsoft word and excel
Languages
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.
Required Competencies
 
Behavioural
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
  • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

Position Title: Nurse (Mobile and Planning Unit)

2 Positions 

Vacancy No:IOMKE/SVN/048/2016
 
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G4
 
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, six months with possibility of extension
 
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
 
Closing Date: April 24, 2016
 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. 

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context: Under the overall supervision of the Head of Mobile and Follow up unit and the direct supervision of the Chief Nurse, the incumbent will be responsible for:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
  • Keeping regular checks on status of medical forms transmitted to Panel Physicians or IOM Offices in close co-ordination with the Head of Mobile and Follow up unit and the Chief Nurse.
  • Serving as focal point for all enquiries (outside MHAC Nairobi) regarding medical document status of USRP, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and other countries’ cases. In the locations where IOM MHD team is not present, ensures smooth transmission of medical forms and follow ups.
  • Assist in coordinating activities of the medical staff assigned to the Mobile and Planning unit to ensure all procedures are followed as per the MHD protocol.
  • In coordination with the data processing staff assigned to the unit / department, update MiMOSA on continuous basis.
  • Management of the on-hold files in the unit to ensure timely completion and transmission of file. This will involve follow up with laboratory staff, IOM doctors, panel physicians and other consultants to ensure results/reports are received on time.
  • Reception of medical deferrals/furtherance and other requests from JVA, High Commissions, and other agencies. Distribution of the same to IOM doctors and panel physicians in Kenya and the region. Updating MIMOSA with additional requests.
  • In coordination with MHDs in the region and Panel physicians, gather information on medical holds for USRP, Australia and Canada cases. Support preparation of relevant statistics of the unit in coordination with the data processing staff.
  • Participate in health assessment missions in the region and assist during mission preparations.
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Chief Nurse and Head of Mobile and  Planning Follow-up Unit.
Required Qualifications and Experience
 
Education
  • Diploma in Nursing and registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya as a Registered Nurse with minimum of 4 years work experience in Clinical Nursing
Experience
  • Mature individual, able to work independently, effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds at all levels.
  • Capable of working under stressful and difficult conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
  • raining and experience in TB, STDs, other communicable diseases and migration health is considered an asset.
  • Previous work experience with an international organization and NGOs dealing with refugees would be strong advantage.
  • Computer literate on Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
Languages
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.
Required Competencies
 
Behavioural
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
  • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

Position Title: Nurse II 

(4 Positions)
 
Vacancy No:IOMKE/SVN/045/2016
 
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G4
 
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, nine months with possibility of extension
 
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
 
Closing Date: April 24, 2016
 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
 
Context: Under the overall supervision of the Head, Migration Health Assessment Center, and under the direct supervision of the Chief Nurse at the IOM Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC), the incumbent will be responsible for performing required routine clinical tasks / procedures in connection with the health assessment and treatment to ensure that identified refugees and migrants are medically fit to migrate in accordance with the medical/health requirements of the receiving countries. 

The incumbent is assigned to different MHD units in Nairobi such as – MHAC, UK Tuberculosis Program and the Transit Center (TC) and other locations within Nairobi as may be identified.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
  • Performs routine clinical tasks required by the Migration Health Physician during Migration Health Assessments, in particular: taking and recording medical history, performing anthropometrics, visual acuity and vital signs measurements.
  • Compiles medical records, files, charts, X-ray films, decoded laboratory results prior to physical examination for doctor’s use.
  • Authenticates the identity of refugee/migrant, as may be requested, prior to clinical or radiology examinations.
  • Assists and provides directions to clients of medical facilities – i.e.: doctor’s office, lab, radiology offices.
  • As a duty Nurse, triage, coordinates work and ensure client flow during physical examination
  • Assists the MHP during actual physical examinations.
  • Administers prescriptions/recommendations ordered by the Migration Health Physicians, including application of appropriate treatment.
  • Prepares, install or sterilizes medical equipment needed for medical examination.
  • Monitors and reports expiration dates of drugs and medicines and refers to the Pharmacist for disposal.
  • Performs pre-departure medical checks, surveillance and administers treatment, including vaccination jabs as required for travelling refugees/migrants
  • Prepares a report on therapeutic procedures administered to migrants, in accordance with the requirements of resettlement countries
  • Monitors progress of medical cases and implements follow-up procedure; arrange further examination and health counseling as may be required.
  • Participates in field missions, in out of duty stations and acts as nurse escort of medical cases.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information and collaborative relationship with clients, partners and health professionals.
  • Prepares monthly reports
  • Provide health orientation/information education to individual patients or groups of refugees
  • Assists in the preparation of health certificates in coordination with the Data Processing Assistants
  • Administer first aid treatment as may be necessary
  • Identify and inform Head of MHAC Nairobi of infectious diseases and administer preventive action as soon as possible.
  • Date entry of client/applicant information for both UKTB Global Software if he/she is assigned in UKTB and Mimosa at MHAC
  • Prepare, sign and issue certificates to UK applicants when she/he is assigned in UKTB
  • Raising Payment Coupons for additional tests/treatment as requested by the MHP.
  • Administer vaccinations to applicants according to the requirements/indications of the respective resettlement countries and maintain cold chain.
  • Under the supervision of head of UKTB refers cases/applicants for additional TB investigations and/or treatment and counseling when it is required
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Required Qualifications and Experience
 
Education
  • Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution with valid Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) Practice License as a Registered Nurse.
Experience
  • Minimum of 4 years work experience in Clinical Nursing.
  • Mature individual, able to work independently, effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds at all levels.
  • Capable of working under stressful and difficult conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
  • Training and experience in TB, STDs, other communicable diseases and migration health is considered an asset.
  • Previous work experience with an international organization and NGOs dealing with refugees would be strong advantage.
  • Computer literate on Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
Languages
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.
Required Competencies
 
Behavioural
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
  • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.



Position Title:
National Medical Officer 

2 Positions
 
Vacancy No:IOMKE/SVN/044/2016
 
Duty Station: Dadaab, Kenya
 
Classification: General Service Staff, Grade NO-A
 
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, nine months with possibility of extension
 
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
 
Closing Date: April 24, 2016
 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. 

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context: Under the overall supervision of the Regional Health Assessments Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa and the direct supervision of the National Medical Officer (Dadaab sub-office) and administratively reporting to the Head of Sub-Office - Dadaab, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical support for the migration health assessment activities undertaken by the Migration Health Division.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
  • Perform migration health assessments (medical exams) and completes related medical documentation of migrants referred for migration health assessment in accordance with the resettlement countries’ technical instructions and the IOM Migration Health Assessment Guidelines;
  • Provide technical supervision and monitoring of IOM health personnel to ensure that the following activities are performed in accordance with the technical requirements of the resettlement countries such as: medical case registration, migration health assessments, medical forms transmission, medical treatment and follow-up programs, data processing and management, pre-embarkation medical examination and report;
  • Refer patients to specialists for treatment as maybe required;
  • Administer treatment and immunizations as per the receiving countries’ requirements;
  • Perform pre-departure and pre-embarkation medical checks on all refugee migrants departing under IOM auspices, making sure they are fit to travel;
  • Ensure timely, accurate and complete reporting of all activities on the pre-departure (examinations, treatment, immunization), as per IOM standards and as per the country of resettlement requirements;
  • Manage the inventory and replenishment of stocks of basic health supplies, equipment and other items assigned to the resettlement programme;
  • Implement quality control standards and ensures confidentiality of individual health information;
  • Assist in the analysis and technical elaboration of data gathered from the migration health assessment;
  • Coordinate with the local/national health authorities, physicians, hospitals and laboratories, as needed;
  • Inform and consult with the Regional Health Assessments Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa and the National Medical Officer on migration health issues and proposes corrective and adjustment measures;
  • Assist in the preparation, and implementation of research activities related to the migration health, tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases;
  • Provide healthcare advice to IOM staff in the sub-office;
  • Undertake duty travel and medical escorting activities, be ready for relocation of duty station to remote areas or refuge camps if needed.
  • Perform any other duties that may be required from time to time.
Required Qualifications and Experience
 
Education
  • Degree in Medicine – MBChB;
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years continuous professional working experience preferably with experience in migration health, immigration medical assessments, epidemiology and/or international public health;
  • Health sector experience in Africa;
  • Training / experience in Paediatrics, Internal Medicine or Infectious Diseases is an advantage.
Languages
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.
Required Competencies
 
Behavioural
  • Accountability - Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings
  • Client Orientation - Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients
  • Continuous Learning - Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area
  • Communication - Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures
  • Creativity and Initiative - Expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones
  • Leadership and Negotiation - Articulates vision to motivate colleagues and follows through with commitments
  • Performance Management - Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Planning and Organizing - Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members
  • Professionalism - Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Teamwork - Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team
  • Technological Awareness - Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work
  • Resource Mobilization - Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs

Position Title:National Medical Officer
 
Vacancy No:IOMKE/SVN/043/2016

Duty Station: Kakuma, Kenya
 
Classification: General Service Staff, Grade NO-A
 
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, nine months with possibility of extension
 
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
 
Closing Date: April 24, 2016
 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. 

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context: Under the overall supervision of the Regional Health Assessments Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa and the direct supervision of the National Medical Officer (Kakuma sub-office) and administratively reporting to the Head of Sub-Office - Kakuma, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical support for the migration health assessment activities undertaken by the Migration Health Division.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
  • Perform migration health assessments (medical exams) and completes related medical documentation of migrants referred for migration health assessment in accordance with the resettlement countries’ technical instructions and the IOM Migration Health Assessment Guidelines;
  • Provide technical supervision and monitoring of IOM health personnel to ensure that the following activities are performed in accordance with the technical requirements of the resettlement countries such as: medical case registration, migration health assessments, medical forms transmission, medical treatment and follow-up programs, data processing and management, pre-embarkation medical examination and report;
  • Refer patients to specialists for treatment as maybe required;
  • Administer treatment and immunizations as per the receiving countries’ requirements;
  • Perform pre-departure and pre-embarkation medical checks on all refugee migrants departing under IOM auspices, making sure they are fit to travel;
  • Ensure timely, accurate and complete reporting of all activities on the pre-departure (examinations, treatment, immunization), as per IOM standards and as per the country of resettlement requirements;
  • Manage the inventory and replenishment of stocks of basic health supplies, equipment and other items assigned to the resettlement programme;
  • Implement quality control standards and ensures confidentiality of individual health information;
  • Assist in the analysis and technical elaboration of data gathered from the migration health assessment;
  • Coordinate with the local/national health authorities, physicians, hospitals and laboratories, as needed;
  • Inform and consult with the Regional Health Assessments Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa and the National Medical Officer on migration health issues and proposes corrective and adjustment measures;
  • Assist in the preparation, and implementation of research activities related to the migration health, tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases;
  • Provide healthcare advice to IOM staff in the sub-office;
  • Undertake duty travel and medical escorting activities, be ready for relocation of duty station to remote areas or refuge camps if needed.
  • Perform any other duties that may be required from time to time.
Required Qualifications and Experience

Education
  • Degree in Medicine – MBChB;
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years continuous professional working experience preferably with experience in migration health, immigration medical assessments, epidemiology and/or international public health;
  • Health sector experience in Africa;
  • Training/experience in Paediatrics, Internal Medicine or Infectious Diseases is an advantage.
Languages
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.
Required Competencies
 
Behavioural
  • Accountability - Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings
  • Client Orientation - Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients
  • Continuous Learning - Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area
  • Communication - Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures
  • Creativity and Initiative - Expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones
  • Leadership and Negotiation - Articulates vision to motivate colleagues and follows through with commitments
  • Performance Management - Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Planning and Organizing - Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members
  • Professionalism - Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Teamwork - Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team
  • Technological Awareness - Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work
  • Resource Mobilization - Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs

Position Title:Senior Nurse (TB Unit)
 
Vacancy No:IOMKE/SVN/046/2016
 
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G5
 
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, six months with possibility of extension
 
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
 
Closing Date: May 01, 2016
 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context: Under the technical supervision of the Regional Migration Health Assessment Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa, direct supervision of the National Health Migration Physician in charge of TB, and in coordination with the Head, Migration Health Assessment Center, the incumbent will work closely with government counterparts and partner agencies to develop and implement components of the MRF Nairobi Migrant Health Programme, with geographical focus on Kenya. 

The incumbent is assigned to different MHD Units in Nairobi such as – MHAC, UK Tuberculosis Program in Nairobi Hospital (UKTB), and the Transit Center (TC) and other locations within Nairobi as may be identified.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
  • Perform registration and daily observed Tuberculosis (TB) treatment for all TB patients at the IOM Migration assessment centre (MHAC) in Nairobi as per set procedures and consistent with the National TB Programme.
  • In-Charge of the daily running of the IOM DOT Clinic in Nairobi, supervise other nurses and staff working in the DOT clinics including evaluation of performance.
  • Allocate weight based treatment regimens ensuring appropriate regimens and dosages are administered in accordance to laid down Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in IOM and consistent with the National TB Program guidelines.
  • Supervise the DOT TB clinic in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kakuma and Dadaab ensuring appropriate regimens and dosages are administered in accordance to laid down Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in IOM and consistent with the National TB Program guidelines.
  • Ensure timely follow up tests and examinations are done for all patients on TB treatment in Nairobi and other locations by timely schedules and referrals and guide other DOT administrators on appropriate timely follow ups.
  • Technically guide and help to establish, streamline and coordinate DOT TB Clinics in other parts of the region.
  • Train the DOT administrators in all IOM DOT clinics in Kenya and the region on DOT procedures including accurate and complete documentation and reporting of TB clinic reports.
  • Maintain and update Mimosa treatment and work up module for the cases in Nairobi and liaise with Daprofo for information and update of cases outside Nairobi.
  • Maintain an updated consolidated excel sheet summary of all the TB cases in Kenya and regions reporting cases to Nairobi TB unit.
  • In coordination with the Data Processing and follow up unit (Daprofo) provide relevant periodic TB clinics related reports, both for IOM and the National TB programmes.
  • In coordination with the Kenya Division of Leprosy, TB and Lung Disease (DLTLD) organize for periodic TB related training and updates for other DOT administrators in Kenya and recommend such appropriate DOT administrators in the region.
  • Perform contact evaluation, contact management for all Tb contacts and defaulter tracing for all TB patients in the IOM DOT Clinics and train/assist all other DOT administrators on the principles and procedures for doing this, within Kenya and the region.
  • Co-ordinate with Programme Support and Administration Unit (PSAU) and Procurement unit in relation to purchases for the DOT Clinics including food items for Nutritional support as well as purchase of Extra TB drugs not provided by the division.
  • Order and collect TB drugs from the DLTLD and send back required drug usage and stocks to them.
  • Fill out treatment completion certificates at the end of each patient’s treatment.
  • Maintenance and confidentiality of information, collaborative relationship with clients, partners and health professionals
  • In coordination with the Medical Officer In charge of TB, establish standard TB DOT Clinics as per the IOM’s IPC guidelines.
  • Support MHAC activities as and when needed or requested.
  • Assist in medical escort duties when needed or requested.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Required Qualifications and Experience
 
Education
  • Degree in Nursing and registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya as a Registered Nurse with three years of relevant work experience or a high-school diploma with five years of experience.
Experience
  • Experience in clinical work.
  • At least three years in handling and following up medical documents as a senior staff.
  • Proven ability to coordinate work of others, within and outside IOM.
  • Work experience in an international organization preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Training and experience in TB, STDs, HIV/AIDS counselling and other communicable diseases is considered asset.
  • Working knowledge of Mimosa and other medical database systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
  • Computer literate on Microsoft word and excel
Languages
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.
Required Competencies
 
Behavioural
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
  • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

Vacancy No:National Medical Officer 

4 Positions
 
Ref:IOMKE/SVN/042/2016
 
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Classification: General Service Staff, Grade NO-A
 
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, nine months with possibility of extension
 
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
 
Closing Date: April 24, 2016
 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. 

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context: Under the overall supervision of the Regional Health Assessments Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa and the direct supervision of the Head of Migration Health Assessment Center, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical support for the migration health assessment activities undertaken by the Migration Health Division.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1.       Perform migration health assessments (medical exams) and completes related medical documentation of migrants referred for migration health assessment in accordance with the resettlement countries’ technical instructions and the IOM Migration Health Assessment Guidelines;
2.       Provide technical supervision and monitoring of IOM health personnel to ensure that the following activities are performed in accordance with the technical requirements of the resettlement countries such as: medical case registration, migration health assessments, medical forms transmission, medical treatment and follow-up programs, data processing and management, pre-embarkation medical examination and report;
3.       Refer patients to specialists for treatment as maybe required;
4.       Administer treatment and immunizations as per the receiving countries’ requirements;
5.       Perform pre-departure and pre-embarkation medical checks on all refugee migrants departing under IOM auspices, making sure they are fit to travel;
6.       Ensure timely, accurate and complete reporting of all activities on the pre-departure (examinations, treatment, immunization), as per IOM standards and as per the country of resettlement requirements;
7.       Implement quality control standards and ensures confidentiality of individual health information;
8.      Assist in the analysis and technical elaboration of data gathered from the migration health assessment;
9.       Coordinate with the local/national health authorities, physicians, hospitals and laboratories, as needed;
10.   Inform and consult with the Regional Health Assessments Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa and the Head, Migration Health Assessment Center on migration health issues and proposes corrective and adjustment measures;
11.    Assist in the preparation, and implementation of research activities related to the migration health, tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases;
12.    Provide healthcare advice to IOM staff in the sub-office;
13.    Undertake duty travel and medical escorting activities, be ready for relocation of duty station to remote areas or refuge camps if needed.
14.    Perform any other duties that may be required from time to time.
Required Qualifications and Experience
 
Education
  • Degree in Medicine – MBChB;
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years continuous professional working experience preferably with experience in migration health, immigration medical assessments, epidemiology and/or international public health;
  • Health sector experience in Africa;
  • Training/experience in Paediatrics, Internal Medicine or Infectious Diseases is an advantage.
Languages
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.
Required Competencies
 
Behavioural
  • Accountability - Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings
  • Client Orientation - Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients
  • Continuous Learning - Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area
  • Communication - Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures
  • Creativity and Initiative - Expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones
  • Leadership and Negotiation - Articulates vision to motivate colleagues and follows through with commitments
  • Performance Management - Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Planning and Organizing - Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members
  • Professionalism - Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Teamwork - Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team
  • Technological Awareness - Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work
  • Resource Mobilization - Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs
Other
 
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. 

In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply:
 
Submit cover letter and CV, including daytime telephone and e-mail contact to:

International Organization for Migration (IOM), 
Human Resources Department, 
P.O. Box 55040 - 00200, 
Nairobi, Kenya 

or send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int.

Closing Date: 24 April, 2016

Only Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.

NOTE
 

NO FEE: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, process or training). IOM does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank details.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.

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