Health Program Coordinator
Deadline: Sunday, 20 November 2022
Starting Date: As soon as possible
Employment: Full time Basis
Salary Range: $2000 – $2,500 monthly (dependent on competencies)
INARA provides life-altering medical care for children from conflict areas who have catastrophic injuries or illnesses and are unable to access treatment due to war. INARA steps in to fill the gaps in access to medical treatment when not provided by other institutions or non-profits, including financial assistance where needed.
The health program coordinator will be based in Beirut Lebanon and will manage the implementation of the program across Lebanon. The program health coordinator is expected to manage the day-to-day operation of a program that is designed to improve the physical and mental state of participants. And lead and map out the work with our partners and health centers such as hospitals, Labs, pharmacies, etc.
Case Management & Healthcare Coordination
- Manage and coordinate a team of Case Management Officers through effective group supervision, leadership, and individual casework coaching in order to deliver accountable and collaborative casework
- Ensure holistic oversight and management of the casework cycle from case initiation to case closure by providing sufficient guidance and technical support to the case team, and undertaking casework for complex cases when necessary
Advocate for the best interest of children with other members of the interdisciplinary team and within the healthcare institution to ensure children’s and families’ informed decision-making, consent, concordance with plans of care, and quality of life
- Facilitate case referrals to/from partner organizations and agencies, and assist families in understanding related policies, eligibility criteria, and financial/legal issues
- Ensure the implementation of common ethical and legal standards in social work in healthcare settings, and identify and build on protective and risk factors
- Identify child protection and SGBV concerns, and ensure that Child Protection principles are followed throughout all steps of casework
- Coordinate palliative care, including pain and symptom management, with medical staff
- Address family systems issues, including the impact of healthcare concerns, illness, and disease on family relationships; life cycles; and caregiving roles and support models.
- Provide intervention plans and/or referrals for cases related to grief, loss, and bereavement; depression, anxiety, substance use, and other mental health conditions; sexual health and concerns related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and roles. This should be taken into consideration according to the child’s stage of development.
- Provide counseling and behavioral change evidence-based intervention.
- Provide support to the mental health program team and ensure coordination between both programs.
Organizational Development & Administration
- Strengthen the organization’s monitoring and evaluation processes and tools, and provide support in evaluating the impact of programs
- Develop internal and institutional donors’ reports on the progress of programs and ensure that all reports, data, and accountability are delivered within timeframes
- Responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of case management plans for programs
- Contribute to policy and strategy development, and provide support in the development and implementation of new proposals and program
- Provide support in maintaining and developing the organization’s medical and humanitarian partnerships for enhanced collaborative work with other INGO, hospitals, local organizations etc..
- Ensure that case files are updated in a timely manner using the organization’s digital platforms
- request and expend weekly allocated cash advances, and review and approve relevant paperwork for the case team. Oversee that physical receipts and bills from treatment providers are maintained.
- Ensure financial and procurement procedures are applied when dealing with suppliers/contractors.
- Reports to the Country Manager on a regular basis through weekly catch ups.
- Requests approval for all payments from the Country Manager.
- Submit reports to donors on a quarterly and yearly basis.
- Located in Beirut, Lebanon the working environment will be a combination of both field and office-based work. There may be times when the position holder is required to work on the weekends or evenings and undertake other duties which are broadly in line with the above.
- A bachelor’s degree in social science or any relevant degree (medicine, pharmacy, nursing)
- At least 4 years of management experience in health projects and case management.
- Proficiency in English is required in addition to Arabic
- Excellent oral and written communication and reporting skills.
- Competence in Microsoft office, and data collection tools.
- Decision-making skills for acting on policies and strategies.
- Lebanese Citizenship is Required.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send your updated CV and a cover letter in English, detailing how you meet the responsibilities and requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Health Program Coordinator ” as the subject line. CV-only applications will not be considered, submitting a cover letter is required.
Please note that INARA does not cover any relocation costs for this post.