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Deputy Chief Medical Officer
- Post-graduate education
- Medical, health
- Manager (team leader)
- Full Time
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The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is the UN Headquarters in Africa and the representative office of the Secretary-General. It supports programme implementation of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UNHABITAT) globally, as well as other UN offices in Kenya, by providing administrative, conference and information technology services. This post is located in the Joint Medical Services Unit, Human Resources and Management Service. Under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer.
·Develop and implement an occupational health and safety program for the UN compound in Gigiri, incorporating input from staff and management, key sections including facilities, security and senior management.
·Develop and implement an emergency medical preparedness system for the duty station in close liaison with the Security and Safety Services Service and the Business Continuity Services of UNON.
·Design and develop a system to ensure efficient services provision at the UN clinic
·Undertake day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. walk-in clinic, emergencies, pre-placement and periodic medical examinations, immunizations etc.
·Refers staff to outside specialists as necessary
·Follows-up with outside specialists
·Provides health education
·Organizes/Participates in addressing work environment and occupational health issues
·Advises Administration on medical standards for recruitment, sick leave, and medical evacuations as per United Nations policies and guidelines.
·Manages/Supports day-to-day operations.
·Deputizes for the Chief Medical Officer during his/her absence.
·Supervises UN Cares coordinator, medical officers, Staff counselor, UN Cares coordination officer, laboratory technicians and nurses; ensures availability of supplies and proper functioning of medical equipment.
·Ensures appropriate training programs are implemented in order to maintain and develop the medical capabilities (e.g. health education, HIV/AIDS prevention, first aid and CPR).
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: NairobiArea of work
: Medical, healthSeniority
: Manager (team leader)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Post-graduate educationRequired relevant work experience
: 7 yearsRequired skills
: Following care plans; Medication and prescription administration; Training delivery; Medicine; Work place safetyRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)