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Date Posted: 05/Apr/2014
Deadline: 10/Apr/2014

Medical Doctor & Midwives in Medecins Sans Frontieres

 

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

Position: 1 Medical Doctor

Open To Qualified Doctors

Context
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

  • General practitioner with interest in maternal health
  • Team leader and management skills
  • Flexibility to work in a mixed MOH and MSF environment
  • Daily medical care of all the patients at the VVF-centre including selection of patients, pre-and postoperative care, preparation for discharge, referrals and follow-up
  • Supervising physiotherapy and counselling activities
  • Quality control of the care given: adherence to medical protocols, registration of complications, leading morbidity and mortality meeting
  • Supervising data collection, data analysis and regular reporting 
  • Organizing proper care for the inoperable/incurable patients through partnerships with other organizations
  • Initiating, and leading operational research in the field of vvf (after proper training provided by MSF)
  • Leads outreach activities including active recruitment of patients 
  • Liaison between MSF and the National fistula program of Nigeria
  • 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 1 year of active clinical experience since graduation;
  • General practitioner with interest in maternal health
  • Team leader and management skills
  • Flexibility to work in a mixed MOH and MSF environment
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care; Motivation, flexibility and capacity to work as a team and in emergency program;
  • Preferably female, from Northern Nigeria and speaking one or more local languages

Work Location

  • Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria).

Contract

  • Unlimited contract duration starting as soon as possible
  • 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.  

 

Method of Application 
Submit your CV, copies of nursing qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ 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: 15th April, 2014.

Please make sure to submit your application by this date.

 

Position: Midwives

Open To Qualified Midwives

Job Description

  • Ensure all drugs, material and equipment are available at the beginning and end of the shift to enable work to be performed safely;
  • Maintain accurate data and record information in OPD register and/or patient charts at all times;
  • Document all care thoroughly and ensure continuity of care through handover;
  • Ensure health education on a regular basis to the inpatients;
  • Apply waste management protocols correctly (use Bin system correct);
  • Follow standard precautions and Procedure of Accidental Blood Exposure
  • Maintain the ward in a clean and hygienic state.

Required Skills and Conditions

  • Midwife qualification with minimum of 1 year of active clinical experience since graduation;
  • 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).

Contract

  • Full-time, unlimited contract duration starting as soon as possible.
  • 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, 10th April, 2014.

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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