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Senior Medical Team Leader

Wadi

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Wadi
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Requisition ID: req51894

Job Title: Senior Medical Team Leader

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Sabha, Libya

Work Arrangement:

Job Description

Job Overview/Summary:
The Senior MTL (Snr. MTL)  S/he is based in Sabha and will act as a focal point for the ACCESS program in Sabha and Wadi Alshati Baladiya. S/he will report directly to the Health Manager based in Sabha. S/he will be responsible for coordination with the Health Cluster and health authorities (DHO and PHCI) to conduct an in-depth Organizational Capacity Assessment (OCA) of each of the targeted health facilities. S/he will work closely with the DHO and health facility staff to develop unique health facility improvement plans and prioritized action plans that address gaps identified during the needs assessment and are aligned with the DHO priorities. Leveraging learning from the supervision toolkit pilot developed by IRC in collaboration with the PHCI and funded by the EU, the (Snr. MTL) will work closely with the DHO and targeted health facilities to adapt the ESP tools, select and train mentors on their utilization, and provide supervision and mentorship during the ESP roll-out. S/he will regularly review the aggregated data of services supervision and mentorship reports to improve the quality of provided services and tailor capacity building and training plans. In coordination with the PHCI, and relevant departments at MoH, S/he will organize training in leadership and management including training in HR management, pharmaceutical and supply chain management, DHIS-2, and quality service improvement to all targeted PHCCs based on ESP quality of care tools. S/he will be responsible for monitoring the mobile medical activities and the follow-up of the partnership with MoH in the South (Sabha /Alsahtie). The senior MTL is responsible for managing the recruitment of the medical staff for the mobile teams in addition to following up with the referral facilities and ensuring continuity of care for acute and emergency cases.
S/he will work closely with the supply chain department, with Sabha and Tripoli pharmacist officer – warehouse and assist in preparing and reviewing medication supplements’ lists and ensure receiving the required medications with the right
specifications from suppliers. Moreover, the Snr. MTL will support in all staff training/teaching orientation programs.
Major Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Senior Health Manager, the Snr. MTL is responsible on:
Manage the recruitment, appointment, and ongoing employment of all positions whom under his supervision.
Conduct regular field visits to follow up on the implementation of a project work plan.
Support quality control of the ESP and mobile medical activities, through close monitoring of data and ongoing performance analysis of programmatic action.
Review and enhance field visit processes to facilitate the medical staff’s work.
Conduct monthly meetings with clinic staff to review progress, conduct on track, and off-track assessments, and submit reports to the health manager
In coordination with the health manager and senior HIMS, develop and or revise data collection, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting tools as necessary and according to needs.
Establishment of an effective referral system to public hospitals and private clinics, ensuring continuity of care for acute and emergency cases.
Compile reports and submit weekly/monthly technical reports to senior health manager
Acting as “Referral Focal Point”, provide expert advice on referred cases, follow up with the referred facilities, and ensure continuity of care for acute and emergency cases for the different IRC’s projects.
Develop relationships with referral sites in the area to foster coordination and collaboration and follow up on referral cases.
Effectively analyses issues and solutions and presents options to the Health Manager.
Responsible for medical team development and capacity-building programs.
Assist in preparing and reviewing medication supplements lists and ensure receiving the required medications with the right specifications from suppliers.
Conduct the required assessments to meet the ongoing variable project requirements.
Assist other medical team members whenever needed.
Attend scheduled program meetings.
Provide general guidance to other medical team members.
Assist in a recommendation of processes on new assignments
To ensure that all IRC policies and procedures are carried out both in office and field.
To be involved in any staff training/teaching orientation programs as required, and to take an active interest in other organizational activities.
To attend such training programmes/courses as are available and necessary to keep up to date and further existing knowledge.
Report any condition or progress to the health manager.
Ensure that all staff, program, or other issues are quickly and properly addressed, raising them to the senior health manager as needed.
To ensure that the IRC’s image is projected in the appropriate way.
To undertake any specific duties as delegated by the senior Health manager.
Due to the nature of this position there will be a requirement to undertake duties which may initially appear to be outside the remit of this job description and may involve additional working hours.
Represents IRC at coordination meetings, as designated by the health Manager.

Staff management
The senior MTL will not directly supervise staff. But, oversee and provide technical support to the mobile medical teams and clinical mentors from MoH staff.

Professional Standards
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Sabha/ Health Manager.

Working Environment:  This position will be based in the IRC field office in  Sabha and cover Wadi Alshati Baladiya in the South of  Libya with frequent visits to the field sites. 

Qualifications

Job Requirements:
University degree in Medicine & Surgery or related topics.
Public health specialized training is an advantage.
Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in health/medical fields, preferably in the NGO sector or UN agencies.
At least two years’ experience in logistical or administrative works.
Fluent in Arabic and English (Writing, Speaking, and Listening).
Computer literate with significant experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point).
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and possess stamina to work under pressure.
Oriented to the health systems in Libya.

Desirable Profile:
Excellent negotiation skills.
Strong skills in building capacities, coaching and mentoring others.
Willingness to work beyond working hours (on call services).
Self-directed, able to independently set priorities and solve problems with minimal guidance
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
Strong organization and time management skills.
Good knowledge about medical supplies, equipment and drugs.



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The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, 

 

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