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Medical Doctor At Medecins Du Monde (MdM)

Date Posted: 27/Sep/2019
Deadline: 11/Oct/2019

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care. MdM operating in Nigeria, Borno state since October 2016.

Medical Doctor

Location: Damboa, Borno
Supervisor :Medical Supervisor
Line Reports :None

Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of Medical Supervisor, the Medical Doctor will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Provision of free of charge curative health consultations
  • Admission, weekly medical follow-up and discharge of the malnourished children in OTP program
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Tasks Description

  • Provision of free of charge curative health consultations
  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing curative health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before to start curative health consultations
  • Perform curative consultations:

Take a proper medical history including:

  • Reason for consultation
  • Duration of the illness or complaints
  • Main symptoms
  • Past medical history and treatment.
  • Perform a correct physical examination:
  • Inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation
  • Systematic checking of signs of severity                              
  • Diagnose and treat the diseases according to protocols in use (i.e. clinical guidelines)

Requirements

  • Qualified and registered national Medical Doctor from a recognized university with a valid practicing license from Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).
  • Work experience:
  • At least 2 years of progressive work experience with similar role as a Mobile clinic physician.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the INGO systems and structure.
  • Previous work with humanitarian organizations is added plus.

Skills:

  • Language skills: Good command in English and in local Dialects: Hausa and Kanuri
  • Computer skills: Proficient user of MS Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

Other Required Skills:

  • Commitment to MDM values and principles
  • Strong motivation to help people in need
  • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
  • Understanding and capacity of integration into the local environment
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities
  • Well organized and hard working
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Understanding of the context of the area
  • Honest and reliable

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in one single attachment via email to: [email protected] using the "Job Title and Location" as the subject of the mail.

Method of Application

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