Emergency Medical Coordinator – ReliefWeb

To be considered for this role: Due to operational requirements and business needs, the successful candidate will need to work from a location within the time zones of UTC-9 to UTC-3.5.
The Emergency Medical Coordinator supports the Humanitarian Response Team (HRT) in three functional areas of 1) preparing for potential emergencies, 2) assessing potential health needs in emergency responses, and 3) responding to emergencies and providing technical health coordination and expertise to the response. This includes overseeing technical quality, coordination with other health actors, community engagement and accountability for Medical Teams International’s humanitarian responses.
When in a deployed role, the position manages health personnel in the program’s field site(s). Medical Teams utilizes international clinical volunteers in some responses; this role would be responsible for ensuring the appropriate engagement of these volunteers and oversight of national health staff. The Emergency Medical Coordinator may represent Medical Teams with relevant governments, donors, health response actors, the international community and local partners. This position contributes to the response strategy, develops concept notes, assists with development of full proposals, and liaises with in-country donor representatives.
The Emergency Medical Coordinator facilitates and leads critical elements of the trauma first aid curriculum at Medical Teams’ Hostile Environment Awareness Training and Humanitarian Principles course.
Medical Teams International Calling:
Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare For Responses
Respond
Support Responses While Not Deployed
Other Duties:
EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
Required:
Preferred:
EXPERIENCE
Required:
Preferred:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Knowledge:
Skills:
Abilities:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to:
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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