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Employer: The Oda Foundation Nepal
Position: Medical Officer & Municipality Health Advisor
Type: Full time
Requirements: Required: Medical Graduation from an institution recognized by Nepal Medical Council with valid registration in the Nepal Medical Council | Preferred: Medical Graduate with Public Health - Experience / Post-Graduate Qualification
Experience: Minimum two years of practice
The Oda Foundation, in tandem with local leaders, private partners and government support, develops integrative community development solutions for some of Nepal's most geographically isolated communities. Headquartered in the district of Kalikot, the foundation has concentrated healthcare and education initiatives while providing additional community needs as they are identified.
Medical Officer & Municipality Health Advisor – Kalikot
The Oda Foundation Medical Officer & Municipality Health Advisor is a position made possible by the collaboration of The Oda Foundation and Mahabai Gaunpalika. This public private partnership approach to enhancing access to, and quality of, healthcare in Mahabai Gaunpalika will be of utmost importance.
a. Medical Officer
The Oda Foundation Medical Officer will be responsible for overseeing the OPD and on-call duties within our clinic being upgraded to a 15-bedded hospital. She or he will work closely with our medical team to provide the highest possible quality of care to patients on a daily basis. This individual will also work closely with other Oda Foundation departments to ensure an integrative approach is taken to healthcare. The Medical Officer will hold the highest level of formal medical education among our medical team and thus will be expected to take on a teaching role during CMEs and whenever applicable.
b. Municipality Health Advisor
The Medical Officer is an integral part of our healthcare efforts and is therefore expected to engage in healthcare solutions that go beyond the Oda clinic walls – collaborating with other Oda Foundation community initiatives and local government partners to achieve the most sustainable and successful outcome. This will include being involved in our effort to unite municipality-wide healthcare efforts by providing medical consultation to all junior medical professionals stationed at various health posts throughout the municipality, as well as involving them in medical educational programs held at the Oda Foundation.
This position will require managerial and relationship building skills. This individual will be required to engage in meetings with community members, government officials, and other key stakeholders of the region. We are looking for someone who understands that quality healthcare requires proper skills in the clinic, as well as active engagement with the community.
Duties and Responsibilities of the employee
Key responsibilities include:
Competence to demonstrate
While the MO will serve as the technical expert and will hold the key command in medical case management, the MO shall report to the Clinic Manager who is equipped with knowledge and experience of working in the rural setting of Mahabai Rural Municipality and continues to serve as the Management In-Charge.
Salary and benefits
Please submit a cover letter, resume and relevant medical documents to [email protected]
Applications shall be considered at rolling basis.