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Clinician – Aboriginal Team
Take Two is a state-wide service, established to provide high quality therapeutic services to children and young people who have suffered significant abuse or neglect and are clients of Child Protection. Take Two is a registered health care provider
This role is designed to provide cultural input to support the Take Two Program and to provide culturally appropriate clinical services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. The role involves direct work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients, consultation (to Take Two teams and to other services), training, and developing relationships with ACCOs. The role is based at Eaglemont, and focuses specifically on the Western Metro, Grampians and Barwon South-West regions (these regional responsibilities can be negotiated within the team).
The successful applicant will have a strong knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and strong links with community, and will preferably be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. The successful applicant will ideally have an appropriate tertiary qualification in a relevant field.
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Clinical Nurse Consultant: Diabetes Educator
Brisbane , Australia
Purpose of the Role The Clinical Nurse Consultant is a registered nurse at senior clinician level with advanced knowledge and clinical practice in the speciality of diabetic conditions within Community, Indigenous and Subacute Services. The Clinical Nurse Consultant provides clinical and professional leadership and is responsible to support the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of specialist chronic disease diabetes care and the delivery of quality clinical care.
Antimicrobial Resistance Consultant (Pharmaceutical Sciences)
multiple, Middle East
The Objective of the Pandemic and Epidemic and Pandemic Disease Unit (PED) in the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO) is to prevent and control pandemic and epidemic prone diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) through working with the EMR Member States in the filed of global health security and the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) as a priority. The Antimicrobial Resistance program in EMRO aims to provide sound technical support to the national authorities in implementing the Global Action Plan on AMR through: i) Mapping their AMR systems and response capacities and developing and implementing their inclusive National Action Plans ii) contributing to the global knowledge on AMR by establishing integrated AMR surveillance, iii) sustained capacity strengthening along with knowledge and awareness raising activities, and iv)ensuring availability of and access to strategic guidance for detection, verification, risk assessment, communication and public health response to public health emergencies due to AMR that might constitute national, regional and international public health concern in the EMR countries.
Description of duties:
Under the guidance of the AMR Program Manager, and supervision of Regional Advisor PED/EMRO, the consultant will perform the following functions in the countries of the Region:
– Assess the capacities available in the country for addressing AMR in the field of pharmaceutical sciences using WHO tools and standards
– Develop scientific reports on analysis of the assessment results at the country level including strategic recommendations
– Support the national authorities to develop a National Inclusive Action Plan on AMR (NAP) in line with the Global Action Plan on AMR and national context using WHO tools and frameworks
– Provide technical backup to the AMR activities at the country level in related field
The required deliverables are:
– Comprehensive report on the results of capacity assessment and gap analysis at the country level including challenges and recommendations for implementation of the NAP
– Draft NAP with a timeline for the period 2016-2020
EBOLA OUTBREAK RESPONSE AND HEALTH SYSTEMS RECOVERY – INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (IPC)
itle: EBOLA OUTBREAK RESPONSE AND HEALTH SYSTEMS RECOVERY - INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (IPC) Grade: P level Contract type: Temporary appointment Duration of contract: Minimum 2 months, with possibility for extension Date: 26 November 2015 Application Deadline: 30 June 2016 (112 day(s) until closing deadline) Currently accepting applications Duty Station: Multiple duty stations Organization unit: AF Africa (AF) / AFRO Africa Regional Office (AF/RGO) Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone (including district level)
The purpose of the position is to support activities to strengthen critical capacities in countries with regard to IPC. The incumbent will provide specific IPC technical support and advice to one of the three countries most affected by the outbreak, with the aim to get to zero Ebola cases (in Guinea and Sierra Leone), to support decommissioning of Ebola facilities, and with a specific focus on establishing effective IPC systems and programmes in the context of health-system recovery. In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, and under the supervision of the WHO Country Representative, the WHO National Lead for IPC and other WHO leaders as appropriate, the incumbent will perform the following activities:
1. In coordination with the Ebola Outbreak Response Team (where appropriate) and the National IPC lead, manage IPC priorities and activities in line with WHO IPC guidelines within the overall outbreak response and/or in the context of national plans for health systems recovery.
2. Assess IPC capacities and practices in hospitals and health-care facilities throughout the country, in particular in the areas still affected by the outbreak. Identify needs for further assessment, based on this revision.
3. Review and improve IPC measures implemented in Ebola facilities, and advise on best approaches for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections in health-care settings
4. Review training needs for country capacity building, and based on this assessment, provide technical support for training in IPC for staff at national, district and facility level as needed.
5. Report to the Ministry of Health and the WHO country office on findings and activities, and advise on effective and feasible IPC activities with regard to getting to zero cases, decommissioning of Ebola facilities, and focusing on recovery of health care services.
6. Provide guidance and technical input to develop IPC policies, tools, training materials, and to identify resources and equipment needed at national, provincial and district level in order to ensure adequate prevention and preparedness for response.
7. Support the Ministry of Health in monitoring, evaluating and documenting IPC activities linked to outbreak response, to decommissioning of Ebola facilities and to health-systems recovery.
8. Other duties as required by the supervisors.
Logistician – Construction
Medecins Sans Frontieres Australia
Do you have experience as a construction site foreperson or in building services coordination? Are you qualified in Civil Engineering, Building Design or Architecture? Do you want to challenge yourself professionally and become a vital member of the Médecins Sans Frontières field team? Join us as a Médecins Sans Frontières Logistician. The Role: Around 2,500 international personnel contribute to a global team of close to 30,000 Médecins Sans Frontières field staff who provide emergency medical care in more than 60 countries each year. Australian and New Zealander professionals fill more than 150 field positions annually. Your role could be: Using your engineering and trade skills to assist in site planning and construction Working with suppliers to negotiate and procure building materials Managing project budgets, contracts and completing regular reporting You may also be responsible for interacting with local authorities and other organisations, and overseeing the implementation of project security protocols. Being able to manage large numbers of national staff is another important element of this essential role. Recruitment is open year-round. Working to deliver medical aid overseas requires a serious commitment. We are looking for people who have taken their time to consider what it might be like and are prepared for a significant challenge. Please ensure you carefully consider all of the criteria and information available on the website before applying. More details about this role: http://www.msf.org.au/join-our-team/work-overseas/who-we-need/logisticians.
Employer: Medecins Sans Frontieres Australia
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: International Aid & Development, Operations & Risk Management, Project Management, Recycling & Waste Management, Trades & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Job posted on: 19 February, 2016.
Applications close: 01 April, 2016.