Global Medical Director

Last Mile Health

About the organization

At Last Mile Health, we go as far as it takes for our patients. Are you a medical professional looking to use your years of experience working in resource limited settings to guide and develop clinical strategy and programming for a growing global health non-profit committed to increasing health access and equity? If so, then you may be a great fit for the Global Medical Director at Last Mile Health.


What You'll Do

-Develop and execute Last Mile Health’s global clinical strategy which includes designing and evaluating clinical excellence programs
-Support country-based programs and in-country medical directors to strengthen a continuum of care and referral to other parts of the health system
-Collaborate with Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) leadership to review and evaluate clinical key performance indicators on a quarterly basis and strengthen collaboration with the Programs teams and maximize clinical impact
-Lead technical staff in creating project workplans and developing annual objectives with a monitoring and evaluation framework to measure clinical impact
-Oversee development of all clinical protocols, including those for staff health and risk management as pertains to health, and ensure that protocols are reviewed semi-annually
-Advise Global Operations Team in prioritization and selection of all medical supplies and commodities to execute programmatic activities
-Conduct field observation and synthesize both data reports and feedback from clinical staff to develop routine updates on successes and challenges in patient care and to support communications about this work
-Identify, cultivate, and support partnerships with academic, medical, and technical partners to support and strengthen LMH’s clinical programs


What You'll Bring

-MD degree with prior clinical and programmatic experience
-Prior work experience in resource-limited settings, with a strong preference for those who have experience in Liberia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sierra Leone, or Uganda
-Demonstrated success in managing clinical projects and supervising teams across multiple sites, including developing and managing strategies, work plans, performance metrics, and budgets
-Excellent communication and organizational skills
-Ability to work independently and take initiative in a high performing and fast-paced work environment
-Strong commitment to health equity, clinical quality, and social justice
-Embodied sensitivity and a diplomatic mindset to serve diverse country programs

You'll Impress Us If

-Deep knowledge of rural primary health care systems within the public sector of low and middle-income countries
-Prior experience with written and/or spoken advocacy for health equity and justice

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