Job Title: Migration Health Nurse – UNGO Jobs

Country: Thailand
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 2 May 2022

Position Title : Migration Health Nurse

Duty Station : Mae Sot, Thailand

Classification : General Service (G5, THB 74,905.75 / month)

Type of Appointment : One Year Fixed-Term,

Initial 12 months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 02 May 2022

Reference Code : VN021/2022

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.


Under the overall supervision of the Chief Migration Health Officer (CMHO) and the direct supervision of the Migration Health Officer (MHO), with close coordination with the IOM Head of Office in Mae Sot, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities in relation to the Migration Health Division (MHD) in Mae Sot, Thailand.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Perform daily nursing activities to implement the Global Fund (GF) for Tuberculosis (TB)

project activities in Mae La refugees camp including but not limited to:

a. Medical examinations,

i Such as checking vital signs, weight, height, visual acuity;

ii Blood, urine or sputum collection as required;

b. Imaging;

c. Laboratory testing;

d. TB management;

e. Treatment and referrals;

f. Documentation, certification and information transmission; and,

g. Other technical areas as may be required.

  1. Provide information and detailed explanations to the migrants and/or refugees in relation to:

• Active TB case finding and,

• Treatments and referrals.

  1. Ensure proper identification and follow-up by:

• Comprehensive history taking;

• Accurate and thorough Biodata collection;

• Ensuring ID verification for each step of active TB case finding process; and,

• Keeping a register of applicants who undergo health investigations and testing.

  1. Follow and implement the TB screening and management check list and SOP’s and maintain

standard universal precautions within MHD.

  1. Verify samples of sputum, blood or others are properly transported to the laboratory or

previously designated location.

  1. Maintain and monitor the MHD equipment and supplies stock for GF TB project.

  2. Provide pre and/or post counselling to migrants or refugees on TB or relevant health

education, prevention and management as appropriate.

  1. Prepare administrative reports and program updates as necessary.

  2. Support the planning and execution of mobile mission in Mae La camp.

  3. Maintain collaborative relationships with various partners to facilitate the follow up and

relevant information sharing. Partners include internal IOM departments, other health providers, panel physicians, embassies other UN agencies or NGO’s and others as applicable.

  1. Collect statistical information and share with the MHO or CMHO as per preset and agreed

upon format.

  1. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience


Nursing Degree with a minimum of five years relevant clinical experience and a valid license to practice nursing in Thailand


  • Excellent technical skills in TB screening and management.
  • Training or working experience in the areas of Tuberculosis management, communicable diseases, laboratory testing or public health is an advantage.
  • Computer literacy required: MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Access)


  • Knowledge of inventory and stock management.

  • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming.


  • Required: Fluency in English and Thai

  • Desirable: Working Knowledge of Burmese


The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

· Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

· Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

· Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

· Teamwork: Establishes strong relationships with colleagues and partners; relates well to people at all levels.

· Delivering results: Shows understanding of own role and responsibilities in relation to expected results

· Managing and sharing knowledge: Shares knowledge and learning willingly, and proactively seeks to learn from the experiences of others

· Accountability: Accepts and gives constructive criticism;

· acknowledges and corrects mistakes and apply lessons learned for improvement

· Communication: Adapts communication to the recipient’s needs, asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation. Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable. Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply:

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications along with a duly completed IOM Personal History Form to the IOM Bangkok Human Resources Unit at e-mail by 02 May 2022 at the latest.

The form can be downloaded from Kindly indicate the reference code VN021/2022 followed by your full name in the subject line.**

Applications should include: a) a cover letter, indicating the dates of availability; b) a curriculum vitae; c) a duly completed IOM Personal History Form .

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period: 14.04.2022 – 02.05.2022