28 January 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is looking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced Ukrainian professional for the position of National Medical Officer with its Head Office in Kyiv. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.
NOTE: This is a short-term assignment; expected duration of appointment/assignment is for no longer than 5 month 29 days, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission. Confirmation of post grade is pending completion of classification review.
The National Medical Officer will be responsible for ensuring adequacy of health care for OSCE Mission members and making determinations as to the need for medical evacuations. The incumbent will actively participate in negotiations with suitable health care providers; will liaise with the OSCE Health Insurance Provider, as needed, to resolve administrative issues; will treat minor illnesses and refer employees to qualified local or foreign providers for more complex care; and provide health information and recommendation to all Mission Members. More specifically the incumbent will:
Provide medical consultancy services to OSCE Staff to include prescription and dispensing of medicines, make referrals to local hospitals, clinics or specialists and determine in emergency medical situations, based on his/her knowledge of the adequacy of locally available facilities, all medical evacuation requirements;
Refer staff to outside specialists as necessary; follow-up with outside specialists.
Participate in addressing work environment and occupational health issues.
Monitor and evaluate the adequacy and standards of the medical services being provided by the local doctors within Ukraine as well as their professional competence.
Advise and consult with the local doctors and doctors outside Ukraine regarding medical related subjects, second opinions, referrals, medical evacuation, etc.
Certification of sick leave requests of all staff. This involves review of medical documentation for verification of sick leave duration and, as and if required, liaising with practioners (local and out of country), clinics, laboratories, hospitals and like facilities.
Manage day-to-day mission medical support operations by ensuring availability of supplies and proper functioning of medical equipment.
Disseminate updated medical data and information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other such agencies on the prevention and control of infectious diseases, immunisation and other related medical subjects.
Recommend appropriate training programs implemented to maintain and develop the medical capabilities (e.g. health education, HIV/AIDS prevention, first aid and CPR), use of defibrillators.
Co-ordinate and collaborate with UN, International and Local NGOs, on matters relating to their medical programs.
Attend medical conferences, meetings, and congresses etc., required for updating in various medical- fields in order to maintain the highest standards of health care and also for extension of medical licence (through achieving CME credits).
Perform other tasks as assigned.
Citizenship of Ukraine;
A first-level university degree in Medicine; residency in one of the medical specialities, preferable general/internal medicine;
At least two years of progressive clinical experience in the medical field with knowledge of Public health and Primary Health Care;
Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications and good knowledge of relevant medical databases;
Holding a valid driving license;
Professional fluency in Ukrainian, Russian and English languages, both written and oral;
Experience in working with international organisations;
Experience in management and supervisory position within the medical field;
Discretion and sound judgment in applying expertise to address complex and/or sensitive issues;
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines;
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 1,691.00 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
How To Apply
For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at http://www.osce.org/employment/43284. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link.
Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
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