Program Officer, Asia Programs

Country: United States of America Organization: Freedom House Closing date: 14 Jul 2021 Freedom House is a non-partisan non-governmental organization that monitors, strengthens, and defends human rights and democracy worldwide through programs that support civic activists, research, and advocacy. Freedom House is seeking to add a new Program Officer to our Asia Programs team. This is an opportunity for a rising professional in international program management to further develop their expertise in designing and implementing programs in the Asia region. The Program Officer will provide critical support to several projects, including tracking and managing diverse tasks and deliverables, responding to the needs of field-based staff, drafting reports and other communications, drafting language for subgrants and contracts, and tracking and managing project finances. The PO serves as the key liaison between field staff and the leadership of the Asia team as well as FH’s finance team. The

Psychiatrists to join pool of CAMINO for international projects (Minimum availability of 6 months)

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Closing date: 1 Jul 2021

ABOUT MSF

Doctors Without Borders MSF, is an international humanitarian medical organization that
contributes its help to populations in precarious situation and victims of natural or natural disasters human rights and armed conflicts, without discrimination based on race, religion or political ideology.

MSF is present in more than 72 countries, with about 465 projects underway. We have
more than 6.3 million partners and collaborators around the world and we are backed by more than 40 years of experience in medical and humanitarian action. MSF's work was recognized by the Nobel Prize
de la Paz in 1999.

CAMINO is the Central American and México Integrated Offices

CAN I APPLY FOR A SPECIFIC POST IN A SPECIFIC COUNTRY?

It is rare that MSF advertises job openings for specific countries or projects.

Instead, in order to be able to respond to medical emergencies, MSF recruits applicants into different professional reserve lists, (also referred to as “pools”) throughout the year. Candidates within the pool will be matched to a specific position in a specific country based on their skill set, competencies, technical experience and background.

When applying to join our pool, you can indicate any geographic preferences you may have. However, in accordance with the MSF Charter, providing assistance to populations in distress must take priority over geographical preferences. As a candidate, you must be flexible and willing to work wherever your skills are most needed. Therefore, it is not always possible to fulfil specific country requests. MSF expects candidates to be flexible about where they work so that we can meet the needs of the field. However, if you have special skills, speak additional languages or have restrictions, those will be taken into consideration for each placement.

OBJECTIVE OF THIS POSITION

Collaborate with the MSF medical team for the integration of psychiatric treatment in basic health care services in order to guarantee the treatment of patients who
suffer from common or serious psychiatric disorders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Offers treatment to patients suffering from common and serious psychiatric disorders paying specific attention to the cultural context.
  • Offers training and supervision to national and international medical personnel (doctors and nurses) on the diagnosis and treatment of serious or common mental health disorders according to MSF guidelines.
  • Participate as a member of the mental health team when present and offer supervision and support to national psychologists and counselors.
  • Ensures that psychotropic medications and guidelines on the standard drug list of MSF are available in the project.
  • Ensures the collection of adequate information on treatment and follow-up in order to monitor the provision of care.
  • Evaluates the psychiatric services available in the country including the possibilities of psychiatric hospitalization and the quality of these services.
  • Build a relationship with MoH and explore the sustainability of psychiatric treatment.
  • Establishes a collaboration / communication with medical specialists of the project in order to achieve a multidisciplinary approach to patient care

PROFILE AND REQUIREMENTS

Education and Training: Medical degree, specialized training in psychiatry.
Experience:

  • Recent clinical experience (at least six months within the last 24 months)
  • Experience in training and supervision
  • Experience with cognitive behavioural techniques and counselling

Languages: Minimum B2 English and the mission's working language (French or Spanish).
Knowledge: IT skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Competencies

  • Available for a minimum of six months
  • Commitment to MSF’s work and values
  • Strong team player
  • Willingness to work in all kinds of contexts worldwide, including unstable areas
  • Adaptable and able to work in a multicultural team
  • Flexible and able to manage stress
  • Self-driven with a solution-oriented approach
  • Ability to train others

POSITION CONDITIONS

  • Work Venue: Where mission needs require
  • Salary: To discuss during early recruitment process
  • Start: Depending on the needs of the mission
  • Duration: Minimum 6 months
  • Working day: Full time

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY

Please send CV and motivation letter IN ENGLISH + availability date and for how long you're available for.

In the subject of the mail, please write: "Psychiatrist for International Projects" and send to:

reclutamiento@mexico.msf.org

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The vacancy will remain open until the right person is found.

* ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT
** ONLY PRE-SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW



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