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Medical Teams International is hiring a Health Advisor (global, remote): Apply!!

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Salary Range: Please note the typical Hiring Range is US$21,751 to $23,998 per year for this fixed-term, part-time position of 10 hours per week (0.25 FTE). Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity.

Closing date: 28 Mar 2024

JOB SUMMARY

The Health Advisor position contributes to the calling of Medical Teams International through the provision of leadership and technical support to Medical Teams direct health services and health systems strengthening portfolios. The Health Advisor collaborates with the current team of Health Advisors to ensure technical quality in the design, development, and implementation of health programs in protracted humanitarian response projects and large-scale natural disasters and complex emergencies. This position strengthens organizational and staff capacity to design and implement high quality health interventions.

In addition, the Health Advisor provides medical expertise and guidance to interventions and to medical personnel to ensure the highest standards of care within medical programs, regular and adequate drug and medical product supplies, and to monitor and evaluate medical activities. The Health Advisor will coordinate regularly with other health and community health advisors to ensure efficient and effective integration of both community and health facility level activities across the care continuum within each community. The Health Advisor will focus a large portion of time on technical oversight and support for strategic humanitarian health programs.

Because of the amount of time allocated to this position (10 hours/week) and the potential breadth and scope of the activities, prioritization of tasks will be planned by the full-time Health Advisors in consultation with the Chief of International Programs so that the Technical Team effectively meets the organization’s quality assurance needs. No specific country portfolio will be assigned to this position.

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:

  • Clinical Degree (doctor, nurse, nurse practitioner, physicians assistant).
  • Master’s degree in Public Health.
  • Valid Driver License.
  • Valid Passport.

EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED:

  • Minimum 6-8 years’ progressive responsibility in implementing international humanitarian programs.
  • Minimum 6-8 years’ senior management related to primary, maternal and child health, reproductive health, and communicable diseases in humanitarian or development programming, with at least two years in a humanitarian context at an NGO.
  • Prior experience living and working in a humanitarian context and addressing infectious disease outbreaks.
  • Prior experience working in global health, including partnering with stakeholders, fundraising with diverse humanitarian donors; and designing, implementing, and evaluating health programs in resource poor settings or refugee context.

How to apply

Interested in this Health Advisor Part-Time position? APPLY HERE

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