Position: Referral Assistant (1 position)
Duty Station: Chiang Mai
Contract Duration: 1 year initially (with possibility to extend)
Salary range: 20,000 Thb/month (plus benefits)
Main Responsibilities/Duties (summary)
Serve as an interpreter and translator for the patients and their relatives and Thai hospital staff to obtain proper medical treatment at Thai hospitals.
Support referral Supervisor to organize consultations for the patients at the Thai referral hospitals (OPD, IPD, lab, X-ray, etcetera).
Function as contact person for patients and their relatives/caretakers during their stay in Chiang Mai
Scheduled stand-by (on mobile phone), alternating with the Referral Supervisor, for emergency referrals.
Buying medicine and supplies for the patients and assist them to understand doctors’ instructions and prescriptions.
Tracking all documentation of patients at referral hospitals and share with the referral supervisor (birth certificates, death certificates, prescriptions, lab results, etcetera).
Communicate with referral supervisor on all issues of referral patients coming from the temporary shelters.
Arrange transportation of patients by driving MI car from patient house to Thai hospitals in Mae Sariang
Collect data and information related to patient food cost and stay period and signatures for the patient house for monthly reporting.
Minimum grade 12th graduate. Preferably with nursing assistant certificate or similar qualification.
Work experience in hospital setting or volunteer in relevant position.
Work experience with vulnerable population groups.
Experienced in translating medical terminology in Thai/Karen language
Good computer skills, Microsoft Office
Valid Thai driving license for car.
Ability to communicate fluently in Sgaw Karen language is a must/ Burmese language is considered as an advantage
Earliest starting date: 1 November 2021
Deadline for Application: 20 October 2021
Application content: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of educational certificates, references
Submit to: Malteser International, 234 Moo 12, Laeng Phanit Road, Ban Kad, Mae Sariang district, Mae Hong Son province, 58110.
Or submit by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to high workload only short-listed candidates will be notified for further processing.
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