Job Requirements
Title Medical Coordinator (IMC)
Role Identify and train local mental health officers and refugee staff/volunteers
Category Health Care
Location Yaounde
Company cameroonjobs, Vacancies [ - - ] ( Posted on 08/10/2017, 08:31:25 PM)
Experience 2 to 5 Years
Educational Qualification Doctorate - Phd
Skills Experience
Salary - -
Career Level Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full Time
 
Description
Actively lead or participate in coordination mechanisms in the area (e.g. Health, general coordination, potential MHPSS coordination group) and advocate for principles of IASC MHPSS guidelines.

Identify and train local mental health officers and refugee staff/volunteers in community outreach, mental health case management, follow-up and mental health promotion

Provide training in the identification and non-pharmacological management of priority mental health condition to general health staff in line with WHO mhGAP Intervention Guidelines in coordination with project MHPSS coordinator (psychiatrist)

Engage trained staff and volunteers in on the job mentoring and supervision

Provide mental health and psychosocial support services along with health staff as needed

Ensure completion and analysis of pre post knowledge tests and on the job supervision checklists.

Support collection and reporting of mental health project data including documentation for reporting and patient outcomes (e.g. functioning, satisfaction with services)

Provide training in other MHPSS topics as appropriate, depending on identified needs (e.g. key aspects of psychological first aid and relevant aspects of IASC guidelines) to IMC and staff from other agencies

Implement social and recreational activities (e.g. youth friendly activities)

Assist with the development of new proposals

Assist with hiring of national staff as needed

Implement the project in line with IMC and global MHPSS standards and guidelines and closely coordinate with IMCs Health Technical Unit Global Mental Health Advisor for development and review of training materials and reports.

Represent IMC in MHPSS related meetings and coordination groups.

Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org
 
 
 
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