Action Against hunger
Medical Officer-Temporary Position
Action Against hunger
Posted date 8th July, 2024 Last date to apply 15th July, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Sukkur
Category Development Sector
Salary 209638
Type Contractual Positions 2
Experience 2 years
Status Closed

Relevant Experience:

MBBS from a recognized University/Institute with valid PMC registration and minimum experience of 1-2 years.Experience in closely working with DOH and Tehsil/District HQ Hospitals and at health facility level is advantageous.

Job Description:

The Doctor will be responsible for management of daily patient load, general physical examination, history, diagnosis, writing prescriptions and advising patients. The medical officer will be analysing the disease trend/medicine consumption and preparation of medicine requisition

Mission 1: Ensure the Quality Clinical Care at Healthcare Facilities

The Doctor is responsible for:

  • Collect a complete past medical history and ongoing complains.
    • Responding to patients’ medical problems by referring to their history, carrying out diagnosis, treatment, counseling, and referral, where necessary.
    • Evaluate a patient’s symptoms and determine the most appropriate course of treatment to address them.
    • Ordering lab tests and interpreting the test results as per need.
    • Prescribe medications as per treatment protocol and inform patients of all possible risks, complications and interference with other medications they may be taking.
    • Assess mental health status with particular attention to anxiety and depression; behavioral disorders; somatic disorders; functional complaints; psychotic disorders.
      • Maintain regularly updated patient medical records that document all evaluations, medications, treatments, allergies, test results and other records.
      • Supervise Lady Health Visitors, Dispensers to ensure full compliance with regulations and make sure that the current care program is as effective as possible
      • Consult patients on topics such as proper nutrition, fitness and hygiene to assist them in making informed decisions and taking good care of their health
      • Promoting health education in conjunction with other health professionals.
      • Meeting targets set by the government for specified treatments,
      • Discussing and evaluating new pharmaceutical products with pharmaceutical representatives.
      • Keeping up-to-date with medical developments, treatment, and medication.

Mission 2: Reporting, monitoring and evaluation

The Doctor is responsible for:

  • In collaboration with Health & Nutrition Officer, and PM, conduct regular  review meetings – (on program outcomes and supervision)
  • Report operational bullet-point as part of the monthly activity report for  SPM to follow up on capacity building, key activity issues, including recommendations
  • Ensure capitalization and learning of program documentation, case studies and success stories in collaboration with Health & Nutrition Officer and SPM.
  • Contribute to the setting of a standard monitoring and evaluation databases for programs, in close collaboration with the PM, MEAL department.

Mission 3: Network and coordinate with the relevant sectors:

The Doctor is responsible to:

  • Establish good Relationship with the Health care facility staff and the Hospital Admin, DHO office.
  • Establish a network with the other actors in the working area (I/NGOs and DOH)
  • Respond and coordinate properly with Health & Nutrition Officer representing ACF.
  • Establish a good understanding of the program within the community.
  • Establish good coordination with patients coming for health services.

Mission 4: Additional Tasks:

The Doctor is responsible for:

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • Inform ACF Health & Nutrition Officer and Project Manager any Technical problems encountered related CMAM/CMAMI Program.

Mission 5: Ensure compliance with ACFs gender equality, child protection sensitivity and safeguarding policies

  • Read and ensure a full understanding of ACFs Gender, Child Protection and other safeguarding policies  
  • Implement all work related activities with a gender, inclusion and child protection lens
  • Help build an inclusive office environment where people do not feel disadvantaged or judged according to their gender or limited due to manageable disability

 Disclaimer: Please note that this position is subject to the approval and successful initiation of the future project associated with it. The recruitment process, including the selection of candidates, is being conducted in anticipation of the project's approval. However, the final decision about placing the job offer is subject to the obtaining and commencement of the future project.

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