Job ID

Job Title
Staff Health Officer

To work for
ICRC | International Committee of the Red Cross



Field of Work

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

• Assess the living conditions, promote general hygiene standards
• Evaluate the available medical structures and quality of services provided; identify and monitor services for the referral and treatment of ICRC staff.
• Comply guidelines and procedures to be followed during the medical evacuation of personnel from the field or out of the country.
• Collect accurate and reliable data on illnesses, accidents and absenteeism, with a view to providing statistics on illnesses and the medical risks taken by all staff.
• Review medical invoices for anonymization and approval of medical expenses.
• Keep the medical files of the Staff members confidential and medical documents are processed properly.
• Provide advice and support to ICRC staff with health problems.
• Ready and available to respond to medical emergencies and inquiries from the staff 24/7

• Medical doctor.
• Very good command of English and Arabic.
• Computer proficiency.
• Three years' clinical experience.
• Experience in mental health and stress management, is an asset
• Knowledge of public health, is an asset

Specific Vacancy Requirements
Location: Tartous
Contract Duration: One-year limited contract
Deadline for applying: September 26, 2022

Salary and Benefits
What We Offer:

• Rewarding work in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
• The opportunity to promote humanitarian values and to alleviate suffering
• Attractive social benefits

We are looking for:

• Professionalism and exceptional interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team and establish and manage productive internal and external relationships at all levels of the organization.
• Ability to influence stakeholders to come to best practice solutions and decision making
• Strong customer service orientation and planning, organization, priority setting and negotiation skills to manage multiple files with competing priorities.
• Superior time management skills and ability to deal with ambiguity and reprioritize tasks in response to unexpected changes in priorities/requests.
• Aptitude for projecting a positive image of the ICRC as a humanitarian employer of choice
• Ability to proactively embrace and drive positive transformational change and to take smart risks that improve performance
• Respect for confidentiality.
• Handle stress and workload.

About us
Permanently present in Syria since 1967, the ICRC is a neutral, impartial, and independent organization with an exclusively humanitarian mission. The ICRC works closely with and supports the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) to meet food, water, and health needs of people affected by the fighting in both emergencies and to help them start rebuilding their lives. They work together to raise awareness about risks from mines and other explosive remnants. The ICRC works to restore links between families who have been separated by the conflict and migration, visits a number of prisons, promotes respect for international humanitarian law. The ICRC also provides advice and support to local authorities and forensics practitioners in managing human remains with respect and dignity. The ICRC's operation in Syria is its largest in the world, with over 650 staff working in its offices in Damascus, Aleppo, Hama, Hassakeh, Homs, and Tartous.

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Posted On
Sep 12, 2022

Expiry Date
Sep 27, 2022

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