Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare. MSF-Spain has the following vacant position:
Position: Medical Doctors
Reference No.: 14_DY16
Place of Work: Damaturu LGA in Kokarita Health Clinic
Salary: As per the MSF salary scale (national contract)
Responsibilities and Tasks
Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols.
Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood.
Follow up the evolution of the hospitalized/IDP patients, through daily visits , consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following MSF protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors- and informing their family about the patient’s evolution.
Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards.
Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care.
Knows and ensures all MSF medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected.
Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary.
The responsibilities mentioned above are not exhaustive and other work can be required according to the needs of the mission.
Mobility is requested from MSF staff, including short term assignments from their usual place of work
Medical Doctor diploma Desirable diploma in Tropical Medicine
2 year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training).
Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Public Health , obs and gynae, paediatrics, AE, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.
Local languages essential, mission language desirable.
Essential computer literacy (word, excel).
Method of Application:
All potential job applicants should send their CV and motivation letter either by email to:
Or in person to MSF Office in Yakubu Bello House near Yobe Scholars Academy in Jerusalem.
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 12th February, 2016
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