Location: United States of America (Washington DC)
Closing date: 13 Mar 2008
Job Description

International Medical Corps is a global non-profit health care organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. We operate training and health care programs in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. We provide medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, IMC rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

We offer a very competitive benefits package that includes Cigna Health Care for medical, dental, and vision coverage. Also, we pay your insurance premiums each month, saving you $450/month and a yearly total of $5400.

After 2 years with IMC, we enroll you in a Mutual of America Pension Plan in which we contribute the equivalent of 10.5% of your monthly salary into a pension fund, pre-tax, IN ADDITION to your salary.

*Apply online at www.imcworldwide.org

Location: Washington DC


* Ensure continuous improvement of RH quality of care in clinical and community-based settings;
* Provide leadership in the design of service delivery models/systems to accelerate service expansion and to ensure technical quality of care;
* Review and/or evaluate training curricula in reproductive health according to latest WHO recommendations;
* Assist IMC training needs assessments, pre-testing of new curricula, training follow-up and training evaluation;
* Assist IMC programs to develop, review, adopt and disseminate guidelines, standards of practice, protocols and other tools to improve the quality of care in clinical and non-clinical settings;
* Assist IMC programs in areas such as improving safe motherhood including Post-abortion care and Emergency Obstetrical Care, family planning, gender issues, quality of care and supervision;
* Develop and implement a strategy for gender and gender based violence (GBV) mainstreaming and integration into IMC's current PHC activities;
* Assist IMC programs to increase capacity of appropriate services to survivors, participate in the development of protocols for medical care and referral of victims and survivors;
* Disseminate best practices to IMC programs, and at regional and international professional meetings and conferences;
* Participate in development, preparation, and dissemination/publication of related technical papers, documents, and materials;
* Develop, implement, and replicate innovative strategies to link family planning (FP) with other health services, such as MCH, safe motherhood, and STI/HIV/AIDS prevention and care, in collaboration with other IMC staff;
* Respond to issues, concerns, questions from field staff on reproductive health and gender matters;
* Participate in the management (including the hiring, supervision and evaluation)of reproductive health and gender field staff in conjunction with the Country Director, the Medical Director, and/or the Program Coordinator;
* Business development as suggested by Senior Management;
* Travel 30% of the time;
* Serve as IMC focal point on gender and gender-based violence, including providing input to project proposals, commenting on organizational policy and guidelines, representing IMC in external foras, task forces, etc. as instructed by Senior Management;
* Other duties as required.


* Clinical degree required, physician, nurse-midwife or nurse practitioner with Masters (or other advanced degree) in Public Health or related field.
* Minimum of 5 years technical expertise in quality assurance and provider competency through government, NGO or private commercial channels, including clinical and community-based services;
* Minimum of 3 years clinical experience with RH, SGBV, or STI, or family planning services;
* Minimum of 3 years working in a developing country and prior experience in humanitarian response;
* Expertise in training such as curriculum development, conducting training needs assessment, facilitating training, training follow-up and evaluation;
* Familiarity with international guidelines on gender and gender-based violence;
* Demonstrated experience in technical aspects of GBV programming;
* Proven success in complex coordination functions;
* Demonstrated creativity, ability to apply innovative thinking and problem solving skills;
* Fluency in written and spoken English, and French or Arabic;
* Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Vacancies Contact
*Apply online at www.imcworldwide.org