Vacancies at Médecins du Monde, 19th 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 vacant position below:

Job Title: Mobile Clinic Nurse
Damboa, Borno
Starting Date: ASAP
Main Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Team Leader, the Mobile Clinic Nurse will
be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the
quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Realization of paramedics acts including vaccination
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data

Task Descriptions

  • Install the furniture and the material before the start of each mobile clinic
  • Realization of the patients triage and taking vital signs
  • Keep always the nurse tools clean and organized
  • Take weight, temperature and BP for all the patients who have been registered
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Realization of paramedics acts including vaccination
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing paramedics acts
  • Do injections according to necessity and/or prescription
  • Ensure the cleaning and sterilisation of dressing material on a daily basis
  • Check the immunization status of the children and proceed to proper immunization of targeted children according to EPI calendar
  • Evaluate the right quantity of vaccines and consumables  per day
  • Ensure that cool chain are maintained[MR1]
  • Collect data in link with vaccination activities and submit to the nurse or [MR2] team leader
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Perform the daily data collection regarding paramedics acts
  • Participate to the weekly computerization  and analysis of the paramedics data
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to Team Leader
  • Realize malaria rapid diagnostic tests according to necessity and/or prescription
  • Urine dipstick tests to the patients according to necessity and/or prescription
  • Haemoglobin test according to prescription
  • Make dressings according to MdM protocols
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM
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  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
  • Is responsible for the proper use and maintenance of assigned equipment
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
  • Because 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.
  • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to  the setting up of the mobile clinics
  • Participate to the weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy

Job Title: Driver
Damboa, Borno
Supervisor: Logistic Officer
Main Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the logistic officer, and in technical
    link with the Logistic coordinator, the Driver is in charge of driving
    MdM vehicles according to the MdM procedures, and assisting the
    logistics team for maintenance of the office/guesthouse/warehouse and
    loading/unloading goods and material into the cars.

Task Descriptions

  • Driving vehicles and passenger safety and security of transported materials/equipment’s :
  • Following MDM driving Regulation
  • Adapting his/her behavior and driving to assure passengers’
    security, MDM equipment and the rest of road/street users (drivers,
    pedestrians, etc.).
  • Always drive according to the Nigerian circulation code and respecting speed limits
  • Always wearing safety belt while driving and ensuring all passengers do the same
  • Maintenance of the vehicle
  • Checking on a regular basis the vehicle’s motor, oil level, breaks liquid, air pressure of wheels, wind shield liquid, etc.
  • Alerting direct supervisor in case of technical problem or need for maintenance
  • Organizing or if possible carrying out of any necessary maintenance after validation of direct supervisor
  • Ensuring the vehicle is clean on the inside and outside
  • Ensuring having a valid driving license and always have it ready for any eventual inspection
  • Ensuring that all necessary documents are valid and renewed
    before the expiration date (yearly road safety check, registration of
    main drivers with the Rental Company, etc.)
  • Ensuring all necessary equipment and material is present in the
    vehicle and in good condition (tools, spare wheel, airlift, belts,
    ropes, etc.)
  • Refilling the fuel tank each time the tank is at half of its capacity
  • Remaining stand-by in the office in between movements
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Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Realize small purchases following the orders of the logistics officer
  • Fill a logbook with kilometers and fuel consumption he does
  • Report any security related issues to the supervisor
  • Supporting operational organization of field trips
  • Maintaining full confidentiality for all work-related information
  • Supporting the team for manual tasks (load/unload the vehicle)
  • Participate in internal work meetings and inform MdM team on log issues


  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the logistics officer
  • Respect MdM rules and regulations including driver’s rules


  • 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.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some test and interviews.
  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letter via email to:
Either in person, deliver to MDM Office


Application Deadline: 26th May, 2017.

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