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Category: NGO/Development

Medical Assistant - Reproductive Health (IWC)

International Rescue Committee (IRC)



Job Context
  • The Reproductive Health Medical Assistant(MA) will support the implementation of the IRC`s SRH programs in 3 Integrated Women Centre in the Rohingya Refugee Camp.
  • The MA will ensure the delivery of high quality sexual and reproductive healthcare services in facilities through the monitoring and mentorship of midwives located in the IWC.
  • She will be responsible for programmatic, operational, financial, and staffing aspects for the health team, as well as representation with key actors in the field including the Ministry of Health, UN agencies and other NGOs. They will report to the Senior Reproductive Health Manager and will directly supervise Midwife.
  • Country: Bangladesh
  • Work Location: Ukhiya and Teknaf
  • Reporting To: Reproductive Health(RH) Manager
  • Department: Health/ IWC
  • Expected Start Date: May 01,2019
  • Contract length: Up to April 30, 2020 (with possibility of Extension subject to funding, program needs and performance of incumbent)
Job Responsibilities
  • Mentor midwives in the IWC on the following areas of RH:
  • Counselling and provision of Family Planning
  • Clinical Care for Sexual Assault Survivors
  • Syndromic treatment of STIs
  • Menstrual regulation
  • ANC and PNC
  • Provision of basic first aid for intimate partner violence.
  • Delivery of hygiene promotion, health education and patient/care giver counselling.
  • Ensure adherence to infection prevention and control measures.
  • Ensure accurate recording of information in the registers, and timely completion of summary reports.
  • Ensure clinic areas are appropriately stocked with essential equipment and supplies.
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected, and that all consultations are conducted in a dignified and respectful manner.
  • Prepare program work plans in coordination with the RH Manager.
  • Ensure that the health program is implemented in line with the IRC principles: promoting and protecting rights, participation, capacity building, partnership and holistic programming.
  • Work closely with other IRC programs present in the same location, such as Women's Protection and Empowerment, Integrated Community Case Management, and integrate program components to the extent possible.
  • Staff Supervision & Development:
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and provide guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Provide nursing/medical support and mentorship to other staff, providing on-the-job training where needed.
  • Project Management:
  • Support community volunteers to provide health promotion, community mobilization and awareness raising.
  • Ensure regular inventory and consumption tracking of medical drugs and supplies.
  • Work with relevant staff to ensure prompt requesting of medical drugs and supplies.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with local communities, local government agencies and other implementing partners.
  • Monitoring & Reporting:
  • Ensure all patient consultations are documented and patient records completed.
  • Assist and supervise medical staff in maintaining facility registers and other data collection tools, ensuring accurate and timely recording of information.
  • Assist and supervise medical staff in daily collection, compilation and reporting of data.
  • Submit daily reports in a timely manner.
  • Other Duties:
  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC security focal person and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs.
Employment Status


Educational Requirements
  • Qualified Nurse with a Nursing diploma/certificate or Qualified Paramedic with Paramedic diploma/certificate
Experience Requirements
  • At least 2 year(s)
Additional Requirements
  • Age at least 24 years
  • Only females are allowed to apply
  • At least 2 years clinical Paramedic experience in emergency and Maternal and Child Health Care.
  • Previous experience and training in sexual gender-based violence and clinical care for sexual assault survivors (desirable)
  • Registered with local Paramedic Council.
  • Ability to lead, train, supervise and facilitate other medical staff and community health workers in their respective tasks.
  • Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment.
  • Skills to provide sensitive and appropriate medical counselling.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure in a stressful environment, displaying patience, compassion and diplomacy.
  • Ability to be innovative, flexible, adaptive, and willingness to work in challenging situations.
  • Ability to live in challenging conditions and ability to work under difficult, high pressure situations
  • People who is familiar with local culture and local dialects will get preference.
Job Location

Cox's Bazar (Teknaf, Ukhia)

    Tk. 45000 (Monthly)
Compensation & Other Benefits
  • Mobile bill, Medical allowance, Weekly 2 holidays
  • Two Bonus in a year Equivalent to Two Basic Salary.
Job Source Online Job Posting

Read Before Apply

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply
''IRC is an equal opportunity employer''

Apply Procedure

Application Deadline : February 28, 2019
Company Information
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Address : Apartment A4, 4th Floor, Navana Miru, House 4, Road 96, Gulshan 2, Dhaka Web : Business : The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution or natural disaster. The IRC is currently working in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities where it resettles refugees and helps them become self-sufficient. The President of the International Rescue Committee is former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband.

Consisting of first responders, humanitarian relief workers, international development experts, health care providers, and educators, the IRC has assisted millions of people around the world since its founding in 1933.
Job Summary

Published on: Feb 11, 2019

Vacancy:  Undefined

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 2 year(s)

Gender: Only females are allowed to apply

Age: Age at least 24 years

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf, Ukhia)

Salary: Tk. 45000 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2019

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