Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces
IRC is currently looking for a motivated medical professional who has a background in Clinical filed with substantive training experience in a curative and preventive healthcare setting. This position is based in the IRC Office in Sangklaburi. The Clinical Trainer will be responsible for organizing initial training for a cadre of medic and midwife students in Ban Don Yang and Tham Hin temporary shelters in Kanchanaburi and Ratchaburi province. Training courses will include management of common Primary Health Care diseases, common infectious diseases of public health concerns, common chronic diseases, medical emergencies, surgical emergencies, obstetric emergencies and pediatric emergencies in accordance with standard protocols observed in the hospitals in the refugee camps.
1. Conduct training assessment to identify level of knowledge of participants in order to design training method and training materials
2. Review the existing CCSDPT (Committee for Coordination of Services to Displaced Persons in Thailand) Medic Training curriculum and other IRC training Curriculums, suggest necessary change or inputs to meet with the camp context and participants training need assessment.
3. Develop and finalize training manual, materials, schedules, evaluation checklists and other necessary protocols based on the CCSDPT training curriculum for the training of medics in Ban Don Yang and midwifes in Tham Hin refugee camps.
4. Conduct training for participants namely camp base assistants – medic and midwife students based on the curriculum developed and the agreed timeline.
5. Prepare monthly and final reports to provide updates of the training to the Senior Health Coordinator and the Senior Clinical Managers.
6. Conduct evaluation checklist and final examination, analyses result of training and provide feedback to Senior Health Coordinators and Senior Clinical Managers
7. Upon completion of the training, coordinate with Sr. Clinical Managers and evaluate knowledge, skills and attitude of new medic students, so as to develop further training needs including on-the-job training
· Review training curriculums ( Medics, Midwifes and Nurses)
· Training needs assessment and training plan for medic and midwife students
· Progress report submitted on a monthly basis on the progress of the training
· Training package, which includes training materials and training manuals
· Feedback from the students and training evaluation results
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Senior Health Coordinator
Position directly supervises: None
Indirect Reporting: Filed Coordinator, Senior Clinical Managers.
Other Internal and/or external contacts:
Internal: Senior Clinical Managers (PHC, RCH), Laboratory Technical Officer, and Community Health Supervisor, Psychosocial team and Nurse
External: Camp Health Coordinator