Medical Doctor, In-Patient/+or Outpatient Department Delegate (IPD/OPD MD) – (Anticipatory Recruitment)

Do you want to make a difference? Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society (CRCS) is a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world. The Canadian Red Cross – International Operations is seeking experienced In-Patient / +or Outpatient Department Medical Doctor professionals to join our Emergency Response Unit (ERU) delegate register! When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, rather you are applying for a position on the ERU register, to be called upon for future emergency deployments, as and when the need for your professional skillset is required. As opportunities become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment. Background: An ERU is composed of trained personnel (whom we call delegates) and state-of-the-art equipment ready to deploy at short notice nationally or internationally, to some of the most remote regions of the world, providing medical and healthcare aid to anyone affected by disasters and emergencies. ERUs may augment, or temporarily replace damaged or inaccessible local infrastructure with logistical, communication, administrative, clean water and sanitation support. This opportunity means that if you are selected to be part of the ERU In-Patient / +or Outpatient Department Medical Doctor register, your application will be reviewed on a rolling-basis, and should you meet the role qualifications, we will contact you accordingly once there is a direct requirement for your profile and start you on the path of deploying with us as a delegate! To deploy with us on national or international missions as an ERU In-Patient / +or Outpatient Department Medical Doctor delegate, you must have:Academic qualification in medicine with specialization in general medicine, family medicine, internal medicine or other appropriate specialty areaCurrent Professional Registration (registered and in good standing) in Canada or the United States of AmericaMinimum 3 years professional clinical experienceExperience administering basic wound care and delivery of in-patient care to post-operative patientsExperience managing uncomplicated deliveries in the absence of maternal/child health specialistExperience managing and supporting other staff and/or students in professional fieldExperience living and working in a cultural context other than their ownProfessional experience working in low resource, humanitarian or disaster contextsExperience administering basic wound care and delivery of in-patient care to post-operative patientsProfessional experience in: tropical medicine, emergency/disaster medicine, outbreak management, obstetrics, pediatrics, rural and remote medicine or other relevant areas is an assetPreferred experience in medical support to early rehabilitation in acute settingsPrevious international experience in a humanitarian contextFluency in EnglishAvailability to deploy on short notice—48-72 hours and on unaccompanied missions of 4-6 weeksExcellent physical & mental health with the ability to complete and maintain a thorough medical screening and receive medical clearance prior to departure in the fieldCompletion of mandatory online courses and in-person training as required upon selection and onboardingSuccessful completion of Vulnerable Sector criminal record and professional reference checks You will stand out if you have:Fluency in additional languages (French, Spanish, Arabic & Mandarin are major assets)Experience working in an emergency contextExperience living/working in hardship and/or low-resource environmentsInternational driving license OR experience driving standard transmissionFirst Aid/CPR certificationPrevious experience working/volunteering with the Red Cross or Red Crescent MovementProfessional experience in: tropical medicine, emergency/disaster medicine, outbreak management, obstetrics, pediatrics, rural and remote medicine or other relevantProfessional certification or post-graduate qualification in emergency medicine, tropical medicine, humanitarian affairs or other relevant field Experience in medical support to early rehabilitation in acute settingsSkills in training, facilitation, coaching and development of staff and volunteers What we offer our delegates:Competitive pay and benefits packageTravel, accommodation, medical & insurance coverage when deployingPre-deployment and recurring training programs and professional development events in Canada and abroadAnd much more! See the list here: Want to foresee how you will make a difference? Visit our following websites below to get a glimpse of what we do, aspire to be one of our many current delegates, locate where we deploy, and much more! If you have what we are looking for and looking to make a difference, we invite you to submit your CV.