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Medical Doctor At Medecins Sans Frontieres

Date Posted: 14/Sep/2013
Deadline: 26/Sep/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Jigawa

Recruitment Notice

The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its project in Jahun:

(Open to qualified Doctors)

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

Job Description

  • Provide quality medical care for emergency obstetric and neonatal cases in the maternity and VVF cases in the wards in accordance to MSF protocols;
  • Assist the midwives to triage and manage patients presenting with high risk conditions related to pregnancy;
  • Be involved in all surgical procedures and post-operative surgical care, in accordance with MSF protocols
  • Provide consultations for post-natal patients and MSF staff as required;
  • Observe and respect the MSF Charter and adhere to work schedule as per roster and on-call requirements;
  • Treat the patient with respect, providing good quality care and ensuring privacy and confidentiality.

Required Skills and Conditions

  • Nigerian Medical Diploma with minimum of 2 years of active clinical experience since graduation;
  • Interest and/or experience in obstetrics;
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care;
  • Motivation, flexibility and capacity to work as a team and in emergency program;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa (preferably).

Work Location

  • Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria).


  • Unlimited contract duration starting October 2013.
  • 208 working hours per month and night on-call duty. 
  • Roster flexibility required. 

Method of Application
Submit your CV, copies of medical credentials, registration and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Administration Office in Jahun ("Application Box" at the Watchmen Desk).
Applications can be submitted in person or by email to: [email protected]

Deadline for the submission of applications: Thursday, 26th September 2013. 
Please make sure to submit your application by this date.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

Notice: No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process. MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.

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