The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
Since 2007, IRC has worked with refugees and other vulnerable populations in Jordan. IRC’s programs in Jordan focuses on urban interventions in the north that address gender-based violence specifically violence against women and girls for Syrian refugees and host community members as well as reproductive health care to Syrian refugees through two clinics based in Ramtha and Mafraq and a primary health care facility in Zaatari refugee camp. Since January 2013, IRC also carries out Child Protection programs in Syrian refugee camps, providing specialized services for the identification, support and protection of unaccompanied children (UAC) and other children at risk.
Job Overview/Summary: The position will be responsible for maintaining the data related to the health services at the IRC Zaatari health facility using the standard IRC health data collection tools and HIS.
Major Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the senior health Officer for Zaatari and working in close collaboration with the clinical staff in the health facility, the data entry receptionist will be responsible for performing the following duties:
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Senior Health Officer for Zaatari
Position directly supervises: none
Indirect Reporting: Health Program Manager
Other Internal and/or external contacts.
Internal: Clinical staff at the health facility
Education: Bachelor degree in information technology or related field
Work Experience: at least one years working experience on similar position
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
Language Skills: Fluent in Arabic
Certificates or Licenses: none
Working Environment: The IRC is providing Primary health Care services to the Syrian Refugees and vulnerable Jordanian communities in Mafraq and Ramtha through fixed clinics and mobile clinics and a Primary Health Care facility in Zaatari refugee camp. This position will be primarily based in the IRC health facility in Zaatari refugee camp but will also provide the required services in Mafraq and mobile fixed and mobile clinics as and when needed. The security situation in the IRC intervention areas is generally calm and the security department of IRC shares regular security updates to keep the management and staff informed about the new developments.
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.