Published on: August 9, 2022

Pallium India invites applications to the post of Regional Coordinator – South India.

Job Location: Trivandrum, Kerala.

Qualification: MBA / MSW / MPH

Experience: 5 to 7 years’ experience in coordination in health care sector.
Working in an NGO Environment with a regional set-up preferred.
Exposure to palliative care & services is an advantage.

Reports to: Department Head

Remuneration: As per standards

Travelling:  Domestic, 50%

Desired Skills
  • Excellent coordination  and analytical skill
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Administratively self-supporting
  • Planning & leadership  skills
  • Ability to work flexibly (with tact and diplomacy)
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Excellent skills in MS Office/ERP

Job Profile:
  • Work for integration of palliative care in the health system and medical and nursing education at regional level.
  • Facilitate training programs for doctors, nurses and allied staff; organize workshops and sensitization sessions on palliative care and opioids availability for relevant stakeholders.
  • Work with public and private medical institutions to set up palliative care programs including in-patient care, out-patient care and home-care.
  • Understand the unique strengths and challenges of the territories under their purview and work with State Facilitation team to initiate and implement palliative care projects with a focus on community engagement and mobilization.
  • Develop a regional action plan for palliative care advancement; submit to Head – State Facilitation and thereafter implement the approved action plan.
  • Liaison with NHM – NCD, government and private hospital officials.
  • Undertake any other relevant tasks for the advancement of palliative care at the national and state levels.
  • Establish connections with local journalists, media personnel, public health advocates and health activists and explore ways to advance palliative care
  • Explore new opportunities to improve community participation in palliative care with local religious and charitable organizations, student’s initiatives, retired professionals and self-help groups.
  • Organize/facilitate training programs, workshops and sensitization sessions on palliative care service delivery and opioid availability for relevant stakeholders
  • Advocate to bring about necessary, balanced and rational changes in law and policies for the advancement of palliative care.
  • Document, write reports, concept notes and proposals and undertake research to contribute to Pallium India’s learning process and fund raising.

How to apply: 

Send your detailed CV to: career@palliumindia.org

In case of queries, write to: career@palliumindia.org

For other openings at different locations, please visit our Careers page.

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