Medical Officer

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This is a P-3 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education.

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The salary for this job should be between 119,588 USD and 156,591 USD.

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The international rate of 74,649 USD, with an additional 60.2% at this the location, applies.

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Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) with duty station in Juba, in the Medical Section and under the Service Delivery Pillar of the Mission Support Division. The Medical Officer will report to the Chief Medical Officer.

Responsibilities Under the general supervision of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Medical Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

CLINICAL DUTIES: - Undertakes day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. walk-in clinic, emergencies, - Undertake day-to-day occupational health duties: pre-placement and periodic medical examinations prepare UN staff for travelling providing immunizations, malaria prophylaxis, travel kits, etc. - Refers staff to outside specialists as necessary. - Follows-up with outside specialists. - Provides health education and health promotion programs. - Participates in addressing work environment and occupational health issues. - Attends to medical Duty Calls after working hours.

MEDICO ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES: - Liaises with UN-Military Medical Units in the mission and host-nation medical facilities. - Follows the United Nations established policies and procedures regarding medical clearances, sick leave and medical evacuations/repatriations. - Participates in drafting and implementation of business continuity and crises preparedness plans for the duty station/mission. - Deputizes for a more senior Medical Officer during his/her absence.

SUPERVISORY ADMINISTRATION: - Manages day-to-day mission medical support operations by ensuring availability of medical supplies and proper functioning of medical equipment. - Ensures appropriate training programs are implemented in order to maintain and develop the medical capabilities (e.g. health education, first aid and CPR).

GENERAL: - Performs other related duties as required.

Competencies - PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of clinical, occupational and tropical/travel medicine. Formal training in CPR and, preferably in BCLS and ACLS or equivalent emergency medical care. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

  • TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

  • PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

    Education Doctorate (MD) or equivalent in medicine, including residency/internship in one of the medical specialties, preferably internal medicine.

    Work Experience A minimum of 5 years of clinical experience including 2 years of combined clinical and management experiences required in international environment Two (2) years experience as an emergency physician in a hospital setting is required. Experience in Peacekeeping missions, humanitarian relief operations, military or similar environments is desirable. Proficiency in Electronic Medical Record Systems is desirable.

    Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

    Assessment Previously rostered candidates are not subject to any further assessment and as such, will not be invited for such an assessment.

    Special Notice This "Recruit from Roster" job opening is only open to roster applicants who are already placed on pre-approved rosters, following a review by a United Nations Central Review Body. Only roster applicants who were placed on rosters with similar functions at the same level are considered to be eligible candidates. Eligible applicants receive an email inviting them to apply. Rostered applicants are encouraged to apply only if they are interested and available to take up the position at the duty station/s specified in the Job Opening. Applying to this job opening carries an expectation to accept the offer, if selected.

    United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

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