Migration Health Physician Job Careers – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Job Grade: NO-A
Reports to: Chief Medical
Officer
Ref: SVN: 03/10/016
About Us:
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), established in
1951, is the leading international intergovernmental organization dealing with
migration.  IOM works to help ensure the
orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation
on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to
migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need,
including refugees and internally displaced people.
Job Summary: The Migration
Health Physician will mainly be responsible for performing required routine
clinical tasks/procedures in connection with the migration health assessment
and treatment; to ensure that identified refugees and migrants are medically
fit to migrate in accordance with the predefined medical requirements of the receiving
countries. The incumbent shall perform the following essential functions:
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
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The incumbent will carry out migration health
assessment and complete related medical documentation of migrants approved for
migration in accordance with the resettlement country’s Medical Examination
Guidelines/Protocols for Immigrants and the IOM Migration Health Assessment
Guidelines.
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Responsible for coordinating and ensuring
appropriate documentation of  Biodata and
Registration of all Migrants presenting or presented for Migration health
assessment including appropriate monitoring and storage of all bio-data under
strict confidentiality code of conduct,
·        
Actively participate in following  activities that are performed in accordance
with the technical requirements of the resettlement countries:
o   Medical
treatment and follow up programs
o   Pre-embarkation
medical examination of departing refugees.
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Actively contribute to the analysis and
technical elaboration of data gathered from the migration health assessment.
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Support the Head of MHAC in coordinating with
the local/national health authorities, physicians, hospitals and laboratories
as needed.
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The jobholder will also support the Head of IOM
MAHC in Kampala in the preparation, design, analysis and implementation of
activities related to the migration health, tuberculosis and sexually
transmitted diseases.
·        
Offer technical support in developing potential
health and migration projects/programmes for the Mission.
·        
Perform such other related duties that may be
assigned by the direct supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The ideal candidate for the International
Organization for Migration IOM Migration Health Physician job opportunity
should hold a University degree in Medicine and Surgery
·        
At least three years of professional experience
·        
The applicant must be registered with Uganda
Medical and Dental Practitioner’s Board.
·        
Paediatric or Infectious diseases experience is
an added advantage.
·        
Prior involvement or demonstrated knowledge in
Migration Health / Travel medicine
·        
Previous exposure and experience in migration
health, migration medical assessments, epidemiology and/or international public
health
·        
Experience of working with international
humanitarian organizations, in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage
·        
Nationals with a good knowledge of, and
experience in, the culture and traditions of their country;
·        
Proficiency in the working language of the field
office and the local language(s).
·        
Ability and willingness to work in difficult
areas/situations
·        
Languages: English fluency. Swahili
is desired
Personal Competencies:
Behavioral Competencies:
Accountability:
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Accepts and gives constructive criticism
·        
Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and
policies
·        
Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements
for outputs
·        
Monitors own work to correct errors
·        
Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and
for any shortcomings
Client Orientation:
·        
Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients
of own work
·        
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships
with clients
·        
Identifies and monitors changes in the needs of
clients, including donors, governments, and project beneficiaries
·        
Keeps clients informed of developments and
setbacks
Continuous Learning:
·        
Contributes to colleagues’ learning
·        
Demonstrates interest in improving relevant
skills
·        
Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills
relevant to other functional areas
·        
Keeps abreast of developments in own
professional area
Communication:
·        
Actively shares relevant information
·        
Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback
on, changing priorities and procedures
·        
Writes clearly and effectively, adjusting
wording to the intended audience
·        
Listens effectively and communicates clearly,
adapting delivery to the audience
Creativity and Initiative:
·        
Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes
or services
·        
Expands responsibilities while maintaining
existing ones
·        
Persuades others to consider new ideas
·        
Proactively develops new ways to resolve
problems
Leadership and Negotiation:
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Convinces others to share resources
·        
Actively identifies opportunities for and
promotes organizational change
·        
Presents goals as shared interests
·        
Articulates vision to motivate colleagues and
follow through
Performance Management:
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Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
·        
Identifies ways for their staff to develop their
abilities and careers
·        
Provides fair, accurate, timely, and
constructive staff evaluations
·        
Uses staff evaluations appropriately in
recruitment and other relevant HR procedures
·        
Holds directly reporting managers accountable for
providing fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
Planning and Organizing:
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Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with
agreed priorities for self and others
·        
Identifies priority activities and assignments
for self and others
·        
Organizes and documents work to allow for
planned and unplanned handovers
·        
Identifies risks and makes contingency plans
·        
Adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals
·        
Allocates appropriate times and resources for
own work and that of team members
Professionalism:
·        
Masters subject matter related to
responsibilities
·        
Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks
central to responsibilities
·        
Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives,
and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation
·        
Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of
challenges and stress
·        
Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity
·        
Works effectively with people from different
cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts
·        
Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core
mandate and migration solutions
Teamwork:
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Actively contributes to an effective, collegial,
and agreeable team environment
·        
Contributes to, and follows team objectives
·        
Gives credit where credit is due
·        
Seeks input and feedback from others
·        
Delegates tasks and responsibilities as
appropriate
·        
Actively supports and implements final group
decisions
·        
Takes joint responsibility for team’s work
Technological Awareness:
·        
Learns about developments in available
technology
·        
Proactively identifies and advocates for
cost-efficient technology solutions
·        
Understands applicability and limitation of
technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work
Resource Mobilisation: Establishes realistic resource
requirements to meet IOM needs
Technical Competencies:
·        
Effectively applies knowledge of health issues
in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level
·        
Maintains confidentiality and discretion in
appropriate areas of work
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated resumes, evidence of previous works and three references electronically
to hruganda@iom.int
NOTE:
·        
Please include the POSITION TITLE in the subject
line of the email and ensure to send your attachments as one document in PDF
and the title of your attachment should be your full names
·        
If you receive a notification of non-delivery of
your email, please forward your application to iomkampala@iom.int
Deadline: 3rd
November, 2016

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