On-call Nurse at International Organization for Migration

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 direct supervision of the Nurse and overall supervision of Project Officer in Emergency and Post-Crisis Unit, the Nurse will be responsible for implementation of medical service support to vulnerable migrants temporarily detained and stranded in Thailand.


  • In coordination with the Project Staff, provide regular medical assistance to vulnerable migrants temporarily detained in Immigration Detention Centers, Shelters for Children and Families, Welfare Protection Centers for Victims of Trafficking, and other ad hoc locations in Thailand;
  • In coordination with the Project Staff, governmental medical personnel and local hospital representatives, ensure that the referral and treatment of urgent medical cases are addressed;
  • Keep track of all relevant health data in IOM standard forms and/or database and ensure the continued diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of urgent medical cases in coordination with the Project Staff;
  • Provide technical advice to the Project Staff and recommendations on the implementation of medical care support to project’s beneficiaries in accordance to IOM guidelines;
  • Provide medical reports and result of services provided to the beneficiaries, including medical needs assessment and pre/post- evaluation; and
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.



  • Thai national;
  • University degree of nursing


  • At least 3 years of clinical experience; sound technical skills. Work in an English-speaking environment with clients from varied cultures is an advantage. Knowledge of communicable diseases, especially tuberculosis, is an advantage.
  • Experience working with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization with a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.


  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from various cultures and professional backgrounds.
  • Through understanding of concepts of client-friendly services, confidentiality and good bedside manner.
  • Computer/software literate, especially MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, E-mail and Internet)


  • Fluency in English and Thai is required.



  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain 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

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.


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 neighboring 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 neighboring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to the IOM Bangkok Human Resources Unit at e-mail bkkrecruitment@iom.int by August 25, 2022 at the latest.

Kindly indicate the reference code CFCV035/2022 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 which can be downloaded from https://thailand.iom.int/sites/g/files/tmzbdl1371/files/documents/IOM%20Personal%20History%20Form%20with%20Declaration.xls

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period:

From 12.08.2022 to 25.08.2022

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