International Organization for Migration (IOM) Indonesia is looking for
Migration Health Physician (Four Positions) according to the terms of reference
below. Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to
firstname.lastname@example.org later than28 September 2010 indicating the
reference code below as subject. All candidates are requested to specify their
availability date in the application form. Please note that only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.
Reference No : SVN/ID10/2010/052
Position Title : Migration Health Physician
Duty Station : Makassar, Kupang, Pontianak, Jimbaran,
Classification : Employee, Grade 7
Type of contract : Special All Inclusive
Duration of contract : Three months initial contract, with
possibility of extension
Under the overall administrative supervision of the Programme Coordinator for
Indonesia and the technical guidance of the Senior Migration Health Physician,
the Migration Health Physician will provide; health assistance, including
psychosocial and mental health assistance for Irregular Migrant’s Programme
beneficiaries endorsed to IOM by the Indonesian Government and supervise and
manage the Migration health team in the respective sub office.
The Migration Health Physician is expected to carry out his/her duties in
accordance with strictest moral and ethical standards and with due respect for
gender and socio-cultural differences of the migrants. In particular he/she
will be responsible for:
1. Managing and supervising the provision of general medical care and
psychosocial services to migrants endorsed to IOM for assistance by the
Government of Indonesia.
2. Conducting the initial medical examination and care of each migrant
registered under the management and care of IOM; while establishing mechanisms
to adhere to confidentiality of medical information. When necessary, organize
and facilitate the national/local deployment of a Medical Team to conduct
initial medical examination and care of migrants in coordination with Senior
Migration Health Physician and operations colleagues.
3. Undertake health needs assessments of the migrant population with attention
to health determinants and provide guidance to IOM operational and Health staff
to assure provisions to meet those needs; maintain an ongoing monitoring system
to assure adequacy of such service provisions.
4. Identify, advocate and define on special care needs for individuals/groups
and liaise with relevant actors to facilitate the service provisions, including
guiding and monitoring of service provisions by IOM staff.
5. Identify locally available health resources for curative care at different
levels including for medical emergencies; establish a documented cost system for
health care provisions for migrants in coordination with the Head of Office,
Finance officers and Health Unit in Jakarta.
1. Ensure that an efficient response for emergency medical events are in place
and carry out periodic drills to check functionality of the system.
2. Provide primary level preventive and curative care consultations for
migrants on a regular basis as prescheduled and informed to the migrants and
other relevant actors and establish a transparent, confidentiality assured
feedback system to receive beneficiary feedback on the services provided.
3. Ensuring the completion of pre-departure medical check up for fitness to
travel for migrants who are willing to return home voluntarily and for migrants
travelling under the auspices of IOM as requested and provide recommendations
and support for their journey based on the IOM Medical escort Guidelines.
4. Monitoring and ensuring the proper storage, maintenance and procurement of
basic medical equipments and supplies for the IOM Migration Health Clinic
including Emergency Medical Kits, Medical Escorts Kits, Mobile Migration Health
Assessment Kits and others.
5. Gathering, managing, analysis and reporting of health and psychosocial data
6. Writing, reviewing (reports of team members), consolidating and submitting
individual case reports, monthly progress and statistical reports and their
timely submission to the Senior Migration Health Physician.
7. Undertake other duties as assigned by Senior Migration Health Advisor.
Registered Physician in Indonesia. University Degree in Medicine with at least
five years clinical experience in General Practice and/or Family Medicine.
Previous work experience dealing with the health management and care of
vulnerable groups; delivery of public health services , TB program , STI and
reproductive health services and/or HIV/ AIDS programming are distinct
advantages. Proven capacity to develop and supervise quality control/assurance
mechanisms in medical activities. Understanding of biostatistics and basic
Excellent communication and negotiation skills, personal commitment, efficiency
and flexibility. Experience in working with government institutions is
preferable. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Awareness of gender
issues. Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team with colleagues
from varied cultures and professional backgrounds. Willingness to travel and to
work under difficult conditions. High commitment to the duty assigned.
Good level of computer literacy and fluency in oral and written English