NGO Jobs in Kenya - International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Medical Officer In-Charge of Hospital - Kakuma
 
Sector: Health  

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type:Regular 

Employee Category: Full Time 

Job Purpose / Objective:
 The medical officer in- charge of the hospital will offer quality health care to all patients in the hospital and work closely, as the team leader with medical officers, clinical officers, nurses, staff in lab, pharmacy and health post to ensure quality health care services are offered to the beneficiaries.  
Key Responsibilities

Program management:
  • The Medical Officer In charge shall report to the Clinical Services Manager.
  • He/she will assist the Clinical Services Manager in daily hospital administration, maintaining of discipline and providing oversight in the day to day running of the hospital and the health posts.
  • He/ She will conduct surprise inspections of the Hospital and Health posts, ensuring discipline is maintained in all sections and submit a report to the Clinical Services Manager at least twice a month
  • He/ She is responsible for ensuring smooth delivery of quality health care to both the refugee and host community populations.
  • He/ She will be responsible in Liaison with the Nursing Officer In-charge for preparing quarterly budget estimates for the various hospital departments.
  • He/ She will be responsible for taking action on procurement of various hospital medical and surgical items in liaison with the Senior Pharmacist and the Nursing officer-in charge.       
  • He/ She will ensure proper functioning of special clinics in the hospital on weekly basis i.e. SOPC, GOPC, HRC, MOPC and POPC.
  • He/ She will coordinate in liaison with the CSM consultancy visits for the clinical services program to the camp
  • He/ She will coordinate in liaison with the CSM referrals of refugee patients as per UNHCR referral guidelines.
  • HE/ She will in liaison with the CSM be responsible for examining and certifying payment bills related to outside hospitals.
  • He/ She will conduct hospital rounds at least thrice a week and ensure proper cleanliness and decorum is maintained in the OPDs/IPDs/Wards and isolation centers.       
  • Ensure the hospital is running effectively in all the wards with adequate coverage by all cadres of health staff.
  • Attend to all emergencies, both medical and surgical at the hospital.
  • Manage and supervise all the staff in respective wards.
  • Ensure survivors with sexual assault cases are promptly attended in GBV support centre.
  • Ensure the medical- legal forms including P3 forms are well filled by clinicians and proper representation in the courts as may be required.
Human Resource:
  • He/ She will be responsible for preparing clinical officers and medical officers duty rotas, compensatory days awarding, making alternate postings and duty arrangements  to ensuring judicial deployment of clinicians
  • He/ She will provide direct supervision to the medical officers, Nursing officer-in-charge and clinical officers at the hospital. 
  • Handle disciplinary cases with support of the CSM and the HR. 
  • He/ She will plan and coordinate RnR and leave for medical officers and clinical officers
  • He/ She in liaison with the CSM and the Nursing officer-in-charge will be responsible for filling up vacant positions through the formal recruitment or promotions process to fulfil the requirements of the departments
  • He/ She will take lead in chairing the daily morning clinical staff meetings, mortality, morbidity and near-miss review audits; providing guidance, oversight and program updates as required.
  • Manage the Clinical Services Program in acting capacity when the CSM is not in office.
  • Coordinate and Participate the Continuous Medical Education (CME) for staff and give updates  on care of patients.
  • Chair the Quality Improvement Committee meetings and together with the CSM ensure the action points are followed and acted upon.
Program activities:
  • Conduct daily ward rounds in respective wards.
  • Be the doctor on call at the hospital on weekly basis, 24hrs 7 days as per the scheduled call list.
  • Carry out all emergency surgical/obstetric cases in theatre.
  • Properly document patient diagnosis, plans of treatment and care on patient files.
  • Attend and chair morning handover meetings and give feedback on patient care.
  • Carry out all elective surgical and gynecological cases twice a week in theatre.
  • Attend to all medical legal issues, fill P3 forms and attend court sessions.
  • Fill the referral forms for both emergency and elective referrals.
Reporting and Coordination:
  • Report to clinical Services Manager or his/her designate.
Others:
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Key Result Areas
  • Improved quality of care in the wards/hospital
  • Proper coverage and delivery of health services at the hospital departments.
  • Quality emergency obstetric care in maternity.
  • Prompt referral of patients.
  • Proper documentation of patient care.
  • Prompt management of outbreaks
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, (MBChB).
  • Registered with Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Minimum 3 yrs of working experience in a busy hospital.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in health staff management in a hospital set up.  
Required Experience & Competencies:
  • Be flexible, a team player and result oriented.
  • Be ready to work in challenging and multitasking environment.
  • Computer literacy in MS Windows, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, is desired.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. 

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Psychiatrist Consultant - Hagadera
 
Sector: Health

Location: Kenya

Employee Type: Consultant

Employee Category: Not Applicable

Term of Reference for psychiatrist Consultant 

Introduction: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides health services in Hagadera and Kambioos, at Dadaab Refugee Camp since January 2009. 

It operates 1 camp hospital and 5 health posts in the community with a total population of 134,787 (105,095 Hagadera, 17,048 Kambioos and 12,644 host community).

In its programming the IRC has 5 main programs which include Health, Nutrition, Protection, HIV/AIDS and a Gender Based Violence program that are all headed by a manager who in turn report to the Field Coordinator.

The IRC plans to have a consultant psychiatrist to help in diagnosis and management of psychiatric conditions within the Dadaab camp population. This is a one-time consultancy planned to take place in early October 2016.

Objective of the consultancy.
  • To provide consultation services to the psychiatric patients both on regular follow up and new patients in Dadaab Complex.
  • To provide consultation services to the inpatient psychiatric patients
  • To develop plan of management all patients reviewed
  • To report on the consultation
Expected outcome: All the booked patients with psychiatric conditions will be attended by the specialist and treatment initiated.

Tasks to be performed

In liaison with the Health Manager, the consultant will be required to:
  • Conduct special clinics and reviews for patients with psychiatric conditions within the Dadaab complex with the help of the mental health officers and assistance.
  • Develop plan of management for the screened patients with assistance of the mental health officers.
  • To help with emergencies related with psychiatric condition when called upon
  • Prepare and submit a report and summaries of patients seen and operated to Health Manager.
IRC role
  • IRC in conjunction with other health implementing partners will provide the list of the patients to be reviewed.
  • IRC with other health implementing partners will organize the transport and movement around the Dadaab camp complex.
  • IRC will provide transport for the consultant psychiatrist to and fro dadaab after the consultancy.
  • IRC will provide accommodation to the consultant
Consultancy Venue
  • IRC Hagadera hospital
  • KRCS hospital in IFO2
  • IRK Hospital in IFO
  • MSF hospital in dagahley
Duration of consultancy: The consultancy is expected to last for 5 days from 10th to 14th October, 2016.

Terms of payment and Utility:
  • The IRC will facilitate transport of the consultant to and from Nairobi.
  • The IRC will provide accommodation for the consultant at IRC compound.
  • The consultant will pay for his/her meals at IRC Hagadera cafeteria.
  • Payments will be made after submission of the training report to the Health Manager.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. 

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.  
 
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Obstetric and Gynecologist Consultant - Hagadera
 
Sector: Health 

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type: Consultant 

Employee Category: Not Applicable
 
Term of Reference for Obstetric and Gynecologist Consultant

Introduction: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides health services in Hagadera and Kambioos, at Dadaab Refugee Camp since January 2009. 

It operates 1 camp hospital and 5 health posts in the community with a total population of 134,787 (105,095 Hagadera, 17,048 Kambioos and 12,644 host community).

The IRC has 5 main programs which include Health, Nutrition, Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS, Women Empowerment and protection program that are all headed by a manager who in turn report to the Field Coordinator.

The IRC plans to have obstetric and gynecologist consultant to review and operate the patients with obstetric gynecological conditions that are booked for the specialized obstetric and gynaecologist in Dadaab camps.

Objective of the consultancy: To prepare and operate on the previous pending cases within the Dadaab camps; review the  operated patients next day; provide obstetric and Gynecological consultation services to maternity patient with obstetric complications and review patients in GOPC.

Expected outcome
  • All pending previous cases recommended for surgery from the previous visit are operated.
  • Maternity staffs receive mentorship management of maternal condition as per the current Guidelines.
  • All the booked patients with obstetric and gynecological conditions will be attended by the specialist and treatment initiated and all cases requiring surgical interventions will be operated.                                                               
Tasks to be performed

In liaison with the RH/HIV and Health managers, the specialist’s consultant will be required to:
  • Conduct special clinics and reviews for patients with obstetric and gynecological surgical conditions.
  • Conduct ward rounds with maternity team (MOs and Nurses) at maternity.
  • Called upon by the MOs to review complicated maternal condition.
  • Conduct surgical operations for the screened patients with assistance of the medical officers.
  • Review all post-operative patients before he embarks on operation booked for that day.
  • Prepare and submit a report and summaries of patients seen and operated to health Manager.
IRC role
  • IRC in conjunction with other health implementing partners will provide the list of the patients to be reviewed.
  • IRC with other health implementing partners will organize the transport and movement around the Dadaab camp complex.
  • IRC will provide transport for the consultant cardiologist from Nairobi and back after the consultancy.
  • IRC will provide accommodation to the consultant
  • The IRC will ensure the theatre staffs; drugs and other medical supplies required for operation are available for the consultant to conduct surgeries within the specific camps hospital.               
Consultancy Venue
  • IRC Hagadera hospital
  • KRCS hospital in IFO2
  • IRK Hospital in IFO
  • MSF hospital in dagahley
Duration of Consultancy: The consultancy is expected to last for 5 days from 10th to 14th October, 2016.

Terms of payment and Utility:
  • The IRC will facilitate transport of the obstetric and gynecologist to and from Dadaab.
  • The IRC will cater for accommodation for the general surgeon during the period of the consultancy.
  • The consultant will pay for his meals at IRC cafeteria during the period.
  • Payments for consultancy will be made after submission of the surgical report to the RH/HIV and Health Manager.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  

International allowances are not available for this position.

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.  

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Women Protection & Empowerment Program Manager - Kakuma
 
Sector: Women's Protection and Empowerment 

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type: Regular 

Employee Category: Full Time
 
Job Purpose / Objective: The WPE Manager will be the focal point for IRC’s GBV program in Kakuma Refugee camp. 

With technical support from the WPE Coordinator and WPE Technical Unit, the WPE Manager will be responsible for implementing the GBV program in Kakuma refugee camp in ensuring that the goals and objectives of the program are met.  

She will provide technical and line management oversight to the field-based staff of WPE. 

The position reports to the Senior Field Coordinator in Kakuma.

Key Responsibilities

Program Management
  • Ensure that the profile of the program and staff are maintained at the appropriate level and WPE staffs’ performance is managed in line with IRC practices and policies. The position line manages six GBV officers in Kakuma Refugee camp
  • Provide ongoing leadership to the team and oversee implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met.
  • Provide ongoing support to staff and partners through training and guidance to ensure programming meets GBV best practice and guiding principles that prioritizes the security of beneficiaries and staff.
  • Oversee the expansion of adolescent girls and women’s empowerment programming including women’s centre activities and work to achieve sustainable and community-owned management mechanisms for these.
  • Leading ongoing GBV assessments to guide GBV programming in IRC Kakuma operations
  • Lead in the implementation of IRC’s Kakuma GBV strategy to meet the needs of GBV survivors.
  • Strengthen support mechanisms to ensure survivors can access services in a timely manner.
  • Support the development of strategic partnerships with other implementing partners on GBV programming in Kakuma.
Grant Management
  • Ensure adequate monitoring systems are in place which can be used to demonstrate project impacts and inform ongoing program design.
  • Manage and oversee all GBV grants in line with IRC policies and practices; develop and maintain work, spending and procurement plans for multiple projects. Participate actively in all WPE Grant Opening, Mid-Term and Closing meetings.
  • Ensure that all internal and donor reporting requirements are met and that reports are of a high quality and submitted on time.
  • In coordination with WPE Coordinator, DDP, Grants Unit and HQ Technical Unit, play a leading role in the development of proposals and budgets
Capacity building
  • Lead the team in designing and overseeing implementation of staff training plans for national and refugee team members in collaboration
  • Provide technical guidance on GBV trainings including basic counseling, CCSAS (clinical care of sexual assault survivors), GBV basics and key GBV resources for partners, community members, and service providers.
  • Work closely with the health team managers (clinical services, Nutrition, Community health and HIV) to ensure that staff are well trained on GBV and support to survivors
  • Mentor the GBV officers on improving their capabilities in report writing, data analysis and proposal writing
Coordination and Networking
  • Work with partners, government, and other NGOs and UN agencies to establish appropriate systems to ensure survivors can access services in a timely and confidential manner.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders– including community leaders, NGOs, UN agencies, and other IRC team members (especially HIV, and clinical services) to enhance multi-agency and multi sectoral cooperation and coordination.
  • Participate in Kakuma level coordination meetings to represent the program
  • Ensure GBV response and prevention is incorporated into other sectors and humanitarian activities, through trainings, advocacy and other mentoring or support.
  • Lead on the development of advocacy materials and campaigns at the camp, county and national level to ensure the needs of women and girls are addressed in Kakuma refugee camp.
Partnership
  • Coordinate review meetings with the GBV implementing partners on a regular basis
  • Oversee sharing of technical expertise on GBV response and prevention and best practices
  • Coordinate and organize regular GBV coordination meetings with the GBV working group and community leaders
Administration
  • Recruit national staff in conjunction with Human Resources Department and maintain updated job descriptions, conduct interviews, orient new staff to the IRC and the GBV program.
  • Supervise GBV staff directly, as well as interns and consultants as needed.
  • Ensure Performance Management System documentation is in place and followed up regularly.
  • Ensure timely submission of payrolls, cash forecasts and purchase requests
  • Oversee inventory/asset management
  • Recommend and implement a capacity building plan for project staff.
  • Ensure GBV staff understands and follows IRC and donor Policies and Procedures.
Others
  • Fulfill any other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Respect the code of conduct and policies of the IRC and the standards of the GBV team
  • Adhere and uphold the IRC Way core values (integrity, accountability and service) at the respective areas of work.
Key Result Areas

The WPE Kenya program goal is to enhance survivor’s utilization of quality services responsive to their needs and strengthen community-based structures and solutions to better protect women and girls, promote their empowerment to access opportunities, services, and support. 

The GBV Manager will coordinate the team towards achieving the following program objectives:-
  • To improve survivors’ access to timely, holistic and quality case management
  • Strengthened engagement with communities to act in the best interests of women and girls
  • Invest in social and economic opportunities for women and girls to promote their wellbeing
  • Leverage partnerships and experience to advocate for priorities of women and girls
Required Qualifications:
  • MA/S or equivalent in social science, humanities or related degree
  • 3 years program management experience, including at least 1 year in a humanitarian context with GBV focus
Required Experience & Competencies:
  • Good interpersonal and team building skills
  • Community education/training experience desirable
  • Ability to live and work under pressure in an unstable security environment
  • Experience in proposal writing is preferred
  • Fluency in English. Somali language preference
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. 

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. 

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online 

Finance Assistant - Kakuma
 
Sector: Finance 

Location: Kenya  

Employee Type:Regular 

Employee Category: Full Time
 
Job Summary: Finance Assistant will be responsible for ensuring IRC systems and procedures of internal controls are followed when committing financial transactions in Kakuma and ensuring there is enough cash to implement the program activities. 
Responsibilities:
  • Maintain petty cash at the set limit ensuring no cash shortage at all times.
  • Ensure that all cash payments are fully supported and are authorized at set limits as per IRC Kenya delineation chart before disbursement.
  • Prepare the petty cash upload spreadsheet to upload stage ready for review by Finance Officer before submission to Nairobi Finance
  • Monitor and track cash advanced to program and support staff on a monthly basis ensuring that liquidation reports are prepared and correction journals raised ready for review by finance officer
  • Incentives payments after receiving correctly coded and approved incentives staff payrolls from finance officer
  • Perform supervised petty cash counts every Friday
  • Ensure that all cash received is duly receipted, coded and promptly banked
  • Prepare all check disbursement vouchers. Ensure the payment is fully supported and duly authorized per the authorized delineation chart before writing the check
  • Ensure that once checks are signed they are collected by vendors and signed for proper identification of the person collecting and details indicated in the checks release register
  • Assist in preparation of bank reconciliation statement on a monthly basis for Kakuma bank account
  • Rubber stamping ‘paid’ on all such documents once checks and cash vouchers are signed before filing
  • Maintain an organized and well documented (all files must be labeled properly and visibly) and sequential filing system for all cash and cheque disbursement vouchers. Ensure that files with original documentations are sent to Nairobi on a monthly basis and duplicate files are maintained for field use.
  • Act as a bank agent for Kakuma bank account.
  • Carrying out finance officer duties in his/her absence.
  • To represent finance in weekly tender committee meetings when nominated to do so
  • Be receptive to the training IRC will give to develop your technical and professional competence
  • Be adaptable and flexible with a view to taking on board new tasks and new assignments in due course
  • To act at all times in accordance with US and Kenyan Law and Standard accounting practice.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
Required Qualifications:
  • O’ Level
  • CPA II qualification
  • At least three years offinance and accounting experience in a similar post
  • Knowledge of fund accounting, procurement and financial management of US and UN cooperative agreements.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Supportive personnel management style and ability to work in and as a team
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Fluency in Turkana/Somali will be an added advantage
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.  

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Nutrition Nurse - Hagadera

Sector:
 Health

Location: Kenya

Employee Type:Regular

Employee Category: Full Time 

Job purpose / objective: 
To implement and monitor the nutrition project interventions aimed at contributing to improved children wellbeing outcomes within the operation area. 
Key  Responsibilities:

Programming
  • Ensure quality and timely identification and treatment of medical complications associated with malnutrition in SC/OTP/SFP in liaison with the clinical services program.
  • Give drug regimen for children in the SC, OTP and SFP programs.
  • Provide treatment services to malnourished children at the Stabilization center
  • Ensure nutrition indicators at SC, OTP and SFP meet SPHERE standards
  • Supervise and coordinate the strict patient management of children in the Outpatient therapeutic feeding and supplementary feeding programs.
  • Participate in daily ward rounds in the SC ward with the medical team.
  • Train the nutrition team in case detection and home-based care.
  • Mentor the nutrition assistant staff to manage patients with acute malnutrition as per protocol.
  • Train and mentor IRC staff and other key stakeholders in GMP, IYCF, MNDC, IMAM; especially the OTP and SC staff.
  • Ensure the establishment of nutrition monitoring activities and train health staff in case detection and referral system.
  • Participate in the conduction of studies and surveys.
  • Participate in the delivery of trainings for health staff and in capacity building.
  • Improvement of the MIYCN program in the camp.
  • Ensure timely reporting in accordance with set deadlines.
  • Improve the provision of quality nutrition counseling in the hospital SC and Comprehensive care Clinic (CCC) and other entry points in the health programme in liaison with relevant IRC sectors.
  • Plan and Conduct continuous monitoring of the OTP and SC patient management through quality of care (QoC) assessments.
  • Participate in program strategic planning and roll-out of new program areas in liaison with key stakeholders and cooperating partners.
  • Adhere and uphold IRC code of conduct at respective work area.
Supervision and leadership
  • Directly supervise nutrition assistants in OTP/SFP programs.
  • Supervise and work in strict collaboration with the nutrition team in the screening activities of severely malnourished children.
  • Identify training gaps for the incentive staff and beneficiaries within nutrition program and communicate the same to the program manager.
Networking and coordination
  • Ensure proper communication, coordination and harmonization of tools with the different stakeholders involved in food/nutrition activities.
  • Develop and coordinate the adherence and reporting of nutrition education sessions as per developed annual plan.
  • In collaboration with the Nutrition Manager and the logistics officer follow-up food provision.
  • Create appropriate linkages and referral for nutrition activities.
  • Work closely with other health programs in spirit of integration for maximum output.
  • Attend all program implementation meetings.
Required qualification:
  • Diploma in nursing.
  • Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Must possess at least three (3) years experience in implementing nutrition related activities in a busy community set up.
  • S/He must possess ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative programmed data.
  • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
  • MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills
  • Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions.
Required experience:
  • Qualification in nursing as KRCHN
  • Addition nutrition training in CMAM/IMAM and MIYCN is an added advantage.
  • Strong communication skills, oral, written and presentation.
  • Previous experience in Arid and Semi Arid Lands of Kenya
  • Previous experience working in insecure contexts
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations.
  • Strong background in humanitarian projects.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, E- mail, out look
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. 

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. 

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online 

Cardiologist Consultant - Hagadera

Sector
: Health

Location: Kenya

Employee Type:Consultant

Employee Category: Not Applicable
Term of Reference for Cardiologist Consultant 

Introduction: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides health services in Hagadera and Kambioos, at Dadaab Refugee Camp since January 2009. 


It operates 1 camp hospital and 5 health posts in the community with a total population of 134,787 (105,095 Hagadera, 17,048 Kambioos and 12,644 host community).

In its programming the IRC has 5 main programs which include Health, Nutrition, Protection, HIV/AIDS and a Gender Based Violence program that are all headed by a manager who in turn report to the Field Coordinator.

The IRC plans to have a consultant cardiologist to help in diagnosis and management of cardiac conditions within the Dadaab camp population. 

This is a two time consultancy planned to take place in late September and early December 2016.

Objective of the consultancy
  • To screen patients with suspected cardiac conditions, both pediatrics and adult
  • To perform Echocardiography of the pre-screened patients
  • To develop plan of management for the cardiac patients both medically and surgically
  • To report on the consultancy
Expected outcome: The patients awaiting cardiologist will be reviewed. 

Their diagnosis confirmed through use of echocardiogram, proper plan of management drawn up for them and a report of the findings compiled to help with further management. 

The report will include recommendation of further management; medically or surgically.

Tasks to be performed


In liaison with the Health Manager, the cardiologist consultant will be required to:
  • Review patients already in the cardiologist waiting list.
  • Perform echocardiogram to confirm some the cardiac conditions.
  • Develop plan of management for the reviewed patients
  • Prepare and submit a report of the patient reviewed with recommendations for patients both surgically and medically to the health manager.
IRC role
  • IRC in conjunction with other health implementing partners will provide the list of the patients to be reviewed.
  • IRC with other health implementing partners will organize the transport and movement around the Dadaab camp complex.
  • IRC will provide transport for the consultant cardiologist from Nairobi and back after the consultancy.
  • IRC will provide accommodation to the consultant cardiologist
Consultancy Venue
  • IRC Hagadera hospital
  • KRCS hospital in IFO2
  • IRK Hospital in IFO
  • MSF hospital in Dagahley
Duration of consultancy
  • The first consultancy is expected to last for 4 days from 26th to 29th September, 2016.
  • The second consultancy will last for 4 days from 5th to 8th December 2016.
Terms of payment and Utility:
  • The IRC will facilitate transport of the consultant to and from Nairobi.
  • The IRC will provide accommodation for the consultant at IRC compound.
  • The consultant will pay for his/her meals at IRC Hagadera cafeteria.
  • Payments will be made after submission of the training report to the Health Manager.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.  

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online 

ENT Surgeon Consultant - Hagadera
 
Sector: Nutrition

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type:Consultant 

Employee Category: Not Applicable
 
Term of Reference for ENT Surgeon Consultant 

Introduction: 
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides health services in Hagadera and Kambioos, at Dadaab Refugee Camp since January 2009. 

It operates 1 camp hospital and 5 health posts in the community with a total population of 134,787 (105,095 Hagadera, 17,048 Kambioos and 12,644 host community).

In its programming the IRC has 5 main programs which include Health, Nutrition, Protection, HIV/AIDS and a Gender Based Violence program that are all headed by a manager who in turn report to the Field Coordinator.

The IRC plans to have a consultant ENT surgeon to help in diagnosis and management of ENT conditions within the Dadaab camp population. 

This is a two time consultancy planned to take place in late September and mid November 2016.

Objective of the consultancy
  • To provide consultation services to booked patients with surgical conditions in Dadaab Complex.
  • To provide surgical operations for all patients reviewed and prepared for operations at the hospitals main theatre in the camps
  • To report on the consultation
Expected outcome: All the booked patients with ENT surgical conditions will be attended by the specialist and treatment initiated and all cases requiring surgical interventions will be operated.

Tasks to be performed

In liaison with the Health Manager, the ENT surgeon consultant will be required to:
  • Conduct special clinics and reviews for patients with surgical conditions.
  • Conduct surgical operations for the screened patients with assistance of the medical officers.
  • Review all post-operative patients before he embarks on operation booked for that day.
  • To help with emergencies related with ENT condition when called upon
  • Prepare and submit a report and summaries of patients seen and operated to Health Manager.
  • To help with emergencies related with ENT condition when called upon
IRC role
  • IRC in conjunction with other health implementing partners will provide the list of the patients to be reviewed.
  • IRC with other health implementing partners will organize the transport and movement around the Dadaab camp complex.
  • IRC will provide transport for the consultant ENT surgeon from Nairobi and back after the consultancy.
  • IRC will provide accommodation to the consultant
Consultancy Venue
  • IRC Hagadera hospital
  • KRCS hospital in IFO2
  • IRK Hospital in IFO
  • MSF hospital in Dagahaley
Duration of consultancy
  • The first consultancy is expected to last for 5 days from 26th to 30th September, 2016.
  • The second consultancy will last for 5 days from 14th to 18th November 2016.
Terms of payment and Utility:
  • The IRC will facilitate transport of the consultant to and from Nairobi.
  • The IRC will provide accommodation for the consultant at IRC compound.
  • The consultant will pay for his/her meals at IRC Hagadera cafeteria.
  • Payments will be made after submission of the training report to the Health Manager.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.  
 
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online 


Consultant General Surgeon - Hagadera
 
Sector: Health 

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type:Consultant 

Employee Category: Not Applicable
 
Term of Reference for Consultant General Surgeon

Introduction: 
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides health services in Hagadera and Kambioos, at Dadaab Refugee Camp since January 2009.

It operates 1 camp hospital and 5 health posts in the community with a total population of 134,787 (105,095 Hagadera, 17,048 Kambioos and 12,644 host community).

The IRC has 5 main programs which include Health, Nutrition, Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS, Women Empowerment and protection program that are all headed by a manager who in turn report to the Field Coordinator. 

The IRC operates 1 hospital that is supported by an equipped theatre for emergencies and elective surgical cases from both camps.

The IRC plans to have a general surgical consultant to review and operate the patients with surgical conditions that are booked for the specialized surgical operations in Dadaab complex

The general surgeon must have experience working in Dadaab.

Objective of the consultancy
  • To provide consultation services to booked patients with surgical conditions at the IRC Hagadera Hospital.
  • To provide surgical operations for all patients reviewed and prepared for operations at IRC hospital main theatre.
Expected outcome: All the booked patients with surgical conditions will be attended by the specialist and treatment initiated and all cases requiring surgical interventions will be operated.

Tasks to be performed
In liaison with the Health Manager, the specialist’s consultant will be required to:
  • Conduct special clinics and reviews for patients with surgical conditions.
  • Conduct surgical operations for the screened patients with assistance of the medical officers.
  • Review all post-operative patients before he embarks on operation booked for that day.
  • Prepare and submit a report and summaries of patients seen and operated to Health Manager.
IRC Role
  • The IRC will ensure the list of the booked patients with surgical conditions is available for General surgeon’s review at Hagadera hospital.
  • IRC will provide transport of the general surgeon to and from Dadaab after the consultancy.
  • The IRC will ensure the theatre staffs; drugs and other medical supplies required for operation are available for the surgeon to conduct surgeries within the specific camp hospital.                
Consultancy Venue
  • IRC Hagadera hospital
  • KRCS hospital in IFO2
  • IRK Hospital in IFO
  • MSF hospital in Dagahaley
Duration of consultancy
  • The consultancy is expected to last for 5 days from 24th to 28th October, 2016.
  • The second consultancy for 5 days to start on 12th Dec to 16th December 2016.
Terms of payment and Utility:
  • The IRC will facilitate transport of the general surgeon to and fro Dadaab.
  • The IRC will cater for accommodation for the general surgeon during the period of the consultancy.
  • The consultant will pay for his meals at IRC cafeteria during the period.
  • Payments for consultancy will be made after submission of the surgical report to the Health Manager.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  

International allowances are not available for this position. 

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.  

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online
 
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If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Talent Acquisitions at IRC.Recruitment@rescue.org. As required by law, the IRC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability.

Disclaimer: Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request  for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: IRCKenya@rescue.org or report to the nearest police.

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