Deadline: 28 May 2022
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Trauma Care Specialist in Kyiv, Ukraine. The duration of this post is 6 months.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Trauma Care Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Support the Country Office with needs assessments and liaise with technical units in determining the needs of the affected populations in regard to emergency and trauma care including referral pathways.
- Provide technical advice on all issues related to trauma care, critically reviewing, analysing and using evidence-based data for setting up or adapting standards, tools, interventions and approaches.
- Revise and develop new systems and procedures related to emergency triage, mass casualty management and, if needed, provide technical expertise on adjustments based on existing capabilities.
- Assess capacities and gaps in regard to trauma care and management at hospital levels as well as pre-hospital system to ensure best outcomes for injured patients.
- Provide technical advice and guidance on the design and formation of front line responders, medical personnel including specialized cadre based on identified gaps.
- Suggest improvements of emergency and trauma care at health facilities including components included in the Minimum Service Package (MSP) adopted in the country
- Contribute to maintaining an overview of the health-related situation in the country, analyse and synthesise incoming data from health facilities to inform operational decision, ensure that updates are provided on a regular and timely basis to all levels of the response.
- Provide technical advice to the procurement and logistics team in the specification and quantity estimations supplies, medications and other essential/critical items.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced level University degree in medicine with specialization in surgery or another closely related field from an accredited/recognized institute.
- At least 7 year’s of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, working in disasters and resource scarce contexts and/or conducting Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) trainings and/or similar area.
- Additional professional training/specialization in hospital management, training & education, and/or other related area.
- Strong technical skills and expertise in the field of trauma care
- Strong technical skills working in disasters and in resource scarce contexts,
- Concrete skills in teaching and training in the field of trauma care, such as Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) trainings and/or similar areas
- Exceptional communication skills
- Knowledge of WHO, the UN System or NGO work in the field of response relief and/or of their practices and procedures as related to the work.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.