Medical Doctor (Mobile Team)

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Baghlan Full Time 313
Date Posted:Jan 25, 2022
Reference:BAG/01/22/001
Closing Date:Feb 3, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:1 year(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Agha Khan Foundation:

Founded:

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a non-denominational international development agency established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and East Africa. Created as a private, non-profit foundation under Swiss law, it has branches and independent affiliates in 19 countries. 

 AKF seeks to provide sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and ill health. In Afghanistan, AKF works with rural communities in mountainous, remote or resource poor areas to improve quality of life in the areas of natural resource management, market development, governance, education and health. 

The Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan (AKF (Afg)) is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of international, private, non-denominational development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people in some of the poorest parts of the developing world. The Network’s organizations have individual mandates that range from the fields of health and education to architecture, rural development and promotion of private-sector enterprise and institutions that seek to empower communities and individuals, usually in disadvantaged circumstances, to improve living conditions and opportunities.  

 

At present, it is seeking an exceptional individual to fill the position of Health & Nutrition Vaccinator (Mobile Team), Health Program (PATRIP Luxembourg Project) at its Regional Program Office Baghlan – Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

The incumbent in this position is responsible to have out reaches to the targeted underserved areas to diagnose and treat the patients attending mobile health care services as well as to manage and supervise the implementation of health and nutrition services by mobile health team. In addition, the medical doctor will produce the required reports of the project on daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual bases and submit to the regional coordinator.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To diagnose and treat the patients attending mobile health team for seeking health and nutrition services.
  • To provide in service training and technical support to the mobile health team staff.
  • Refer the patients with critical cases to the nearby health facilities.
  • Monitoring and supervision of mobile health team.
  • Develop the annual plan and submit to regional coordinator for further process and approval.
  • Actively participation in EPI, TB and nutrition interventions and other community-based health interventions.
  • To properly develop and enter the treatment history of the patients in standard templates of the MoPH.
  • To compile the standard MoPH templates for developing of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.
  • To have close coordination with the community elders and related health facilities in implementation of the mobile health services.
  • To produce the requests for the required drugs and equipment for mobile health services.
  • To manage the overall services, deliver by the staff of mobile health and nutrition team in targeted areas.
  • To develop standard schedule for the provision of mobile health and nutrition services in the targeted areas.
  • Comply with AKF policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Respect the target communities’ cultures, traditions, and costumes.
  • Respect all AKF policies, rules and regulations and practice accordingly.

Occasional Significant Duties

  • To do any other job-related task, with the field of competence, as line manager may request.

Decision-Making & Authorities

  • Appraise the relevant staff under the direct supervision.

Job Requirement:

Required Qualifications and Experiences

  • Graduated from Recognized Medical University (MD), specialization will be preferred.
  • At least 4 Years’ experience in BPHS health care services as MD (Clinic In charge).
  • Ability to communicate effectively in local languages verbally and in writing.
  • Be able to work under pressure with tight deadline.
  • Good computer knowledge of MS Office Packages.
  • Very good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team to undertake tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong Communication, Problem Solving, Teamwork, and coordination Skills.
  • Willingness to live, work and travel in conflict areas.

Required Core Competencies

  • Attention to details & Technical Skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Accountability.
  • Writing, Reading and strong listening Skills.
  • Creativity, Initiative, and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Effective medical practitioner skills and self-confident.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Baghlan
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