Job Positions at Médecins du Monde, 16th May, 2017

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international
humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and
long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for
equal access to healthcare worldwide.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Medical Doctor
Location: Damboa
Starting date: ASAP
Main Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the team leader, the Medical Doctor
    will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure
    the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
  • Admission, weekly medical follow-up and discharge of the malnourished children in OTP program
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Provision of free of charge curative health consultations
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Task Descriptions

  • 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 
  • Investigate any information regarding unusual health events or diseases outbreak, provided through any source
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Admission, weekly medical follow-up and discharge of the malnourished children in OTP program
  • Ensure that all the 6-59 months children have been screened (MUAC, H/W and edemas)
  • Admit new cases in OTP program according to the criteria’s of
    national nutrition protocol and give systematic treatment for SAM cases
  • Ensure weekly follow up of SAM cases and adapt RUTF doses
  • Discharge cases according to the criteria’s of national nutrition protocol
  • Refer complicated SAM cases to identified Stabilization Center
  • Fill in the specific OTP form
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Perform the daily data collection regarding curative consultations
  • Participate to the weekly computerization  and analysis of the medical data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Diagnose and treat the diseases according to protocols in use (i.e. clinical guidelines)
  • Write the most important complaints, signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment on the patient’s registration form.
  • Explain the treatment to the patient
  • Give individual health education related to the patient’s disease
  • Manage emergency cases according to MdM protocols and regulation
  • Fill in the registration form for each patient, according to the diagnosis of the morbidity surveillance form
  • Check the immunization status for all EPI targeted children and referred the unvaccinated children to the vaccinator
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM
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Others:

  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
  • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to  the setting up of the mobile clinics
  • Participate to weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field

Job Title: Mobile Clinic Midwife
Location:
Damboa, Borno
Supervisor: Team Leader
Starting date: ASAP
Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Team Leader, the Mobile Clinic Midwife will be responsible for the following main activities:

  • Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultations
  • Implementation of health education sessions
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Task Descriptions

  • Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultations
  • Prepare all the material and equipment and ensure that everything is ready before starting the activities
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing reproductive health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before to start reproductive health consultations
  • Perform antenatal consultations according to the protocols , detect and mention all the risk factors
  • Perform postnatal consultations during the 6 weeks following the
    delivery, give appropriate treatment and refers to female medical
    doctor when needed.
  • Refer to the female medical doctor all pregnant women with a pathology associated to the pregnancy
  • Explain in details the treatment to the patient
  • Manage RH emergency cases with the assistance of the medical doctor according to MdM protocols and regulation
  • Fill in the reproductive health form for each patient
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Implementation of health education sessions
  • Give health education sessions to the patients in the different waiting areas
  • Spread main messages about health education for the following
    topics: immunization, antenatal care, post-natal care, assi
  • Perform family planning consultations and counseling according to protocol
  • Give systematic prophylactic treatments to pregnant women
  • sted
    delivery, family planning, at-risk pregnancies, breastfeeding and
    weaning
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Verify the tetanus vaccination of each pregnant woman
  • Perform the daily data collection regarding reproductive health consultations
  • Participate to the weekly computerization  and analysis of the reproductive health data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to the team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM
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Others:

  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
  • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to  the setting up of the mobile clinics
  • Participate to weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field

Note

  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some interviews.
  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contactedBecause of the
    emergency relief nature of MDM’s work, working hours may be irregular
    and employees are expected to be flexible in their approach to working
    hours under emergency conditions.
  • This job description can be modified according to changes in MDM
    activities or in the context. It can be amended at any time after
    mutual consultation, in order to fit the requirements of the programs.
  • Made in English in two original copies, one for the employee and one for MDM, in Maiduguri

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letter via email to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net
Or
Either in person, deliver to MDM Office

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