Job Description

Vacancy Announcement Obstetrician /Gynecologist- Re-advertised Candidates who applied before do not need to re- apply. Vacancy Announcement Number: JF/98/2019 Contract Status: Fixed-Term Appointment for 3 years including 1 year probation period, with the possibility of further extension, subject to the availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need. Benefits: Grade L8, Monthly Salary JD 1,752.500 Fils. Plus SOA 15% of the basic salary, Other benefits include Provident Fund contribution (15% of basic salary paid by the Agency) and medical insurance. Dependency benefits are subject to eligibility. Department: Health Duty Station: All Areas Issue Date: 07 November 2019 Deadline for Applications: 20 November 2019 UNRWA is committed to achieving Gender Parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women. UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities. Place in the Organisation The incumbent of this post is responsible to the Field Family Health Officer and provides technical guidance to all medical staff on maternal health. Primary Duties and Responsibilities In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent: •   Is responsible for examination, management and follow-up of high-risk pregnancies and other women with special needs referred to him/her by the Health Centre Medical Officers and provides feedback to the referring Medical Officers on management plans with respect to such women; •   Examines and treats all women with gynaecological and/or obstetrical problems referred to him/her by the Health Centre Medical Officers according to a rotating work schedule prepared by the Chief, Field Health Programme and provides feedback on the outcome of care; •   Maintains close Coordination with hospitals in order to ensure feedback on high-risk pregnancies referred for delivery or special care; •   Plans and directs the in-service training of medical and nursing staff on safe reproductive health practices and insertion of intra-uterine devices; •   Participates in the organization and conduct of Health Services research relevant to maternal health; •   Performs such other duties as may be required MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS •   A university degree in medicine from a recognized university including an internship of at least twelve-month duration; •   An advanced degree in obstetrics and gynaecology specialty; •   A valid license to practice medicine as obstetrics and Gynecology in Jordan •   A minimum of six years' experience in gynaecology and obstetrics after obtaining the university degree in medicine. •   Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic. Competencies •   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in a team environment and with people of diverse backgrounds, culture and nationalities; •   Strong personality, tactfulness, patience and dedication; •   Demonstrated ability to organize and implement training programmes and to develop staff; •   Ability to work under pressure and cope with heavy workload.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: •      The incumbent is required to travel frequently in the field and area of operations; •      Possession of a valid driving license in the country of duty station. Other Information: This vacancy is an area staff post and open for local staff residing in the duty station of the post; candidates applying from outside the duty station are eligible for appointment if they have a valid work permit. The Agency cannot support for the issuance of the residency / work permit for the selected candidate, and will not provide coverage for relocation costs.• EQUIVALENCY: When the minimum requirements are not fully met, the concerned Director may exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience. NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination. How to Apply Applicants are required to register at by creating a personal profile and completing an UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited Educational Institutions. Only applications received through will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your Personal History Profile is accurate, candidates shortlisted for test or interview will only be contacted by e-mail. No follow up phone calls will be made. The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process (application, testing, interviewing, etc). The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts. For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews, please visit:" General Information UNRWA encourages applications from qualified and experienced women. UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.• This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for Human Rights, for diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non- smoking work environment. The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description. On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of International Human Rights law or international humanitarian law. Date of issue: 07 November 2019
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