United Nations IOM Jobs – Migration Health Physician at International Organization for Migration

ob Title: Migration Health Physician

Organisation: International Organization for Migration
(IOM )
Grade: NO-A
Reports to: Head of IOM Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC) 
Vacancy No: VN 10/05/013
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Summary: The incumbent will be responsible
for performing required routine clinical tasks/procedures in connection with
the migration health assessment and treatment; to ensure that identified
refugees and migrants are medically fit to migrate in accordance with the
predefined medical requirements of the receiving countries.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Perform
    migration health assessment and complete related medical documentation of
    migrants approved for migration in accordance with the resettlement
    country’s Medical Examination Guidelines/Protocols for Immigrants and the
    IOM Migration Health Assessment Guidelines.
  • Coordinating
    and ensuring appropriate documentation of Biodata and Registration of all
    Migrants presenting or presented for Migration health assessment including
    appropriate monitoring and storage of all biodata under strict
    confidentiality code of conduct
  • Participate
    in following activities that are performed in accordance with the
    technical requirements of the resettlement countries : Medical treatment
    and follow up programs and Pre-embarkation medical examination of
    departing refugees.
  • Contribute
    to the analysis and technical elaboration of data gathered from the
    migration health assessment.
  • Assist
    the Head of MHAC in coordinating with the local/national health
    authorities, physicians, hospitals and laboratories as needed.
  • Assist
    the head of IOM MAHC in Kampala in the preparation, design, analysis and
    implementation of activities related to the migration health, tuberculosis
    and sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Assist
    in developing potential health and migration projects/programmes for the
    Mission.
  • Perform
    such other related duties that may be assigned by the direct supervisor
 Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • University
    degree in Medicine and Surgery
  • Up
    to 3 years of professional experience
  • Registered
    with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioner’s Board.
  • Paediatric
    or Infectious diseases experience is an added advantage.
  • Prior
    involvement or demonstrated knowledge in Migration Health / Travel
    medicine
  • Experience
    in migration health, migration medical assessments, epidemiology and/or
    international public health
  • Experience
    of working with international humanitarian organizations, in a
    multi-cultural setting is an advantage
  • Ugandan
    nationals with a good knowledge of, and experience in, the culture and
    traditions of their country;
  • Proficiency
    in the working language of the field office and the local language(s).
  • Ability
    and willingness to work in difficult areas/situations
Languages: Working knowledge of English.
How to Apply:
All Interested applicants should send a
cover letter and CV detailing previous relevant work experience to IOM HR
department at: hruganda@iom.int
Deadline: 17th
June, 2013

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