Entry Level Orthopedic Officer US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee

 

Job Title:    Orthopedic Officer (Entry
Level Job Placements)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.

 

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Medical Officer,
the Orthopedic Officer will provide holistic orthopedic services; assessment,
diagnosis and treatment of in patients and out patients who suffer from
muscular and/or skeletal injuries.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Interview
patients to get information on their medical history

·       
Do
ordinary and specialized diagnosis of orthopedic cases

·       
Carry
out required procedures to re-fix broken/fractured bones

·       
Prescribe
necessary drugs that will help patients in their recovery process

·       
Supervision
and assignment of duties to nurses and other medical staff within the
department

·       
Monitor
the healing process of patients and advising accordingly where need arises

·       
Work in
collaboration with the surgeon and other medical professionals to provide
additional or specialized medical care

·       
Educate
relatives of patients on ways by which they can support them through recovery

·       
Make
arrangement for after-surgery rehabilitation plans that will help patients’
healing process

·       
Order
for blood tests for patients in a bid to check for any sort of degenerative
bone condition

·       
Perform
diagnosis and examination of fractures or bone deformities in order to
determine which mode of treatment will be proper

·       
Study
patients’ medical history so as to be able to determine patterns in the injury
or disorder

·       
Attend
medical programs and courses to enhance professional abilities.

·       
Any
other duty assigned by the supervisor

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee Orthopedic Officer job
must hold a Diploma in Orthopedics or its equivalent from a recognized
Institution

·       
Registered
with and licensed by the Allied Health Professionals’ Council

·       
A
minimum of two years of working experience (Post qualification) in a hospital
setup is an added advantage

·       
Knowledge
of methods and equipment used in orthopedic treatment

·       
Must
possess excellent communication skills

·       
Must
have good interpersonal skills to be able to get along with patients with ease

·       
Must
possess good analytical and problem-solving abilities

·       
Ability
to multitask is very important

·       
Must be
flexible in carrying out his/her duties

·       
Good
team player

 

Please note: This
position is open only to Ugandan nationals.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

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
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.

 

Deadline: 31st December 2020

 

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