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Staff Health Officer
 Duty Station: Al Junaina
 Closing Date: 19 June 2024


    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral and independent organization striving to protect and assist the victims of war and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to fill the position of Staff Health Officer in AL Junaina.


    Staff Health Officer 1 is the focal point for all matters relating to the health of ICRC staff in the delegation. In line with ICRC staff health strategy and in collaboration with medical personnel on the spot, s/he promotes and maintains the physical and mental health of ICRC staff. S/He implements the staff health strategy in seven identified domains: 1. Staff health policy;2. Prevention; 3. Health care and medical emergencies; 4. Stress management and crisis situations; 5. Health insurances; 6. Management of medical information; 7. Monitoring, assessment and feedback

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Carries out health briefings for all new ICRC staff.
  • Assesses and supervises living conditions in Al Junaina and WSD sub-sites, promotes general hygiene standards (e.g. housing, use of mosquito nets, water filters, hygiene standards of cooks and cleaners, nutritional advice).
  • Evaluates the medical structures available and quality of services provided; identifies and monitors services for the referral and treatment of ICRC staff.
  • Provides advice and support to ICRC staff with health problems.
  • Provides advice on the medical needs of ICRC staff during transportation and coordinates medical evacuations from field. Liaises with the Staff Health Centre of Expertise (RH_COE_SAN) at ICRC headquarters and coordinates at local level in case of the repatriation of personnel out of the country.
  • Compiles guidelines and procedures to be followed during the medical evacuation of personnel from the field or out of the country.
  •  Implements and supervises staff health policies and the ICRC HIV/AIDS programme (where applicable) at all sites under responsibility (delegation/sub-delegations).
  • Implements and follows up on ICRC stress policy.
  • Collects accurate and reliable data on illnesses, accidents and absenteeism, with a view to providing statistics on illnesses and the medical risks taken by all ICRC staff.
  • Reviews medical invoices for anonymization and approval of medical expenses.
  • Reports to delegation/sub delegation management and provides feedback and recommendations on issues related to the staff's health.
  • Carries out defusing and creates peer support groups following critical incidents in the field; follows up if further intervention is required.
  • Monitors national health risks, diseases outbreak, natural disasters, and national response and reports to the sub delegation Management and provides the necessary recommendations.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Medical doctor(master degree in medicine) or registered nurse
  • Fluent knowledge of English and Arabic.
  • Minimum three years of clinical experience.
  • Experience in mental health and stress management.
  • Experience in medical evacuation and transportation.
  • Experience in tropical health and Public health

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates are requested to submit their complete files only in English(CV, motivation letter and certificate) on Sudanjob.net website before Wednesday,19 June 2024 at 04 pm.
  • We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Female candidates are encouraged to apply

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