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Background on IRC

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over countries and U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Since 2007, IRC has worked with refugees and other vulnerable populations in Jordan focusing on urban and camp interventions addressing health, protection, economic development, and early childhood development for Syrian refugees and host communities. IRC through its health program has been providing essential Primary and Reproductive Health (RH) services to Syrian refugees and vulnerable host communities in Jordan.

Job Overview/Summary: the Gynecologist position is based at the IRC Zaatari camp facility/RH clinic, where the primary responsibility is to deliver high-quality clinical care to patients experiencing obstetric and gynecological issues. The role also involves facilitating referrals for patients requiring hospital care within the camp.

OB-GYN Responsibilities:

1- Responding to medical/health problems presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment, and referral as appropriate.

2- 2- Performing a wide range of tests, including pelvic, and breast exams as well as proper use of ultrasound.

3- 3- Diagnosing and prescribing treatments for disorders and diseases.

4- 4- Conducting routine check-ups on patients.

5- 5- Monitoring and treating expectant mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum.

6- 6- Educating patients about disease prevention and detection, and reproductive health.

7- 7- Keeping up to date with current practices and innovations

8- 8- Applied international case definition and disease outbreak criteria in the workplace.

9- 9- maintaining confidentiality and impartiality.

110- Organizing preventative medical programmers for individual patients.

1111- meeting targets set by the IRC and international criteria for specific treatments

1212- Keeping detailed records of all patients and the treatments they receive

1313- keeping up to date with medical developments, new drugs, treatments, and medications, including complementary medicine.

1414- Maintaining a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities

1515- Maintaining and following high-quality IPC measures and protocols.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to Health Manager

Position directly reports :none.

Other Internal and/or external contacts.

Internal: Senior Health Officer, Medical doctors, nurses, and other health staff deployed at the health facility

External: MOH, UNHCR, UNFPA, and other health care providers in the Zaatari refugee camp


Job Requirements: Education:

Doctor of Medicine.

Five years of OB-GYN residency.

Board certification

Experience practicing medicine.

Expert diagnostic skills.

Work Experience: Approximately 2- 4 years of relevant experience,

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: 1-Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate with colleagues, families, etc. 2-Awareness and appreciation of the patient and the ability to empathize with and treat others with dignity and respect 3-An awareness of patient safety at all times 4-An interest in others and their wellbeing 5-Emotional balance, patience, tact and calm 6-Ability to work fast, accurately and make quick decisions. 7-Committed to helping refugees and working within IRC policies 8-Language Skills: Fluent in Arabic Certificates or Licenses: certificate degree Doctor of Medicine.

Four years of OB-GYN residency.

Board certification.

This job description can be modified at any time according to changes in the IRC activities or in the context.

Working Environment:

-The position is based in the Zaatari camp.

-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 implements policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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