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Ongoing Recruitment at Médecins du Monde, 25th May, 2018

May 25, 2018, 6:58 PM
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. We are recruiting to to fill the position below:     Job Title: Drug Dispenser Location: Damboa, Borno Line Manager: Medical Doctor Supervisor Length of contract: 6 months Possibility for extension: Yes Starting Date:  ASAP Job Tasks Under the supervision of the Medical Doctor Supervisor, the Drugs Dispenser will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
  • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
  • Distribution of drugs during the mobile clinics
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly drugs consumption
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
Tasks Description
  • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
  • Realize the pharmacy stock management (in/out) at the mobile clinic
  • Calculate daily consumption for each item in order to anticipate any shortage
  • Do a weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Prepare weekly drugs orders to MdM Damboa pharmacy with the assistance of the medical doctors and paramedics staff.
  • Distribution of drugs during the mobile clinics
  • Give the drugs according to the medical prescription.
  • Ask the medical doctor or the midwife to complete their prescription in case of incomplete information (dosage, duration…)
  • Indicate the name, presentation and dosage of the drugs on the dispensing bag.
  • Explain in local language to the patient how to take the treatment and make sure that the explanations have been understood.
  • Explain the potential side effects of a drug to the patient
  • Keeps a clean working place and insure waste produced in dispenser room (packaging, papers…) is removed every day.
  • Fill in the daily consumption form for each item
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly drugs consumption
  • Collect the daily mobile clinic consumption
  • Participate to the weekly computerization  and analysis of the drugs consumption
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to the pharmacist and team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM
Requirements
  • Pharmacist
  • Experience working in an INGO is an added advantage
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge about Damboa communities
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English, Marghi, Kanuri, Hausa
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
    Job Title: Nurse Locations: Maiduguri and Damboa, Borno Line Manager: Medical Doctor Supervisor Line reports: N/A Length of contract: 6 months Possibility for extension: yes Job Tasks Under the supervision of the Medical Doctor Supervisor, the Nurse will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
  • Realization of the patients triage and taking vital signs
  • Realization of paramedics acts including vaccination
  • Implementation of health education sessions
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
Tasks Description
  • Preparation of the medical site
  • Install the furniture and the material before the start of each mobile clinic
  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before starting the activities
  • Realization of the patients triage and taking vital signs
  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
  • Keep always the nurse tools clean and organized
  • Do the triage of the patients with the medical doctors and give an MDM number to the patients needing a medical consultation
  • Take weight, temperature and BP for all the patients who have been registered
  • Give deworming drugs to all the targeted children according to the protocol
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Identify medical emergencies and refer them immediately to the medical doctor
  • Realization of paramedics acts including vaccination
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing paramedics acts
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: hygiene, safe water, nutrition, immunization (explain vaccination importance to mothers and caregivers, explain immunization schedule, ensure that all mothers or caregivers have understood adverse event following Immunization), antenatal care, post-natal care, assisted delivery, family planning, ARI, diarrhea, malaria, cholera,
  • 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
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • 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
Profile Required
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or Registered Nurse
  • Experience with an INGO will be an added advantage
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • Flexibility
  • Team player.
    Job Title: Medical Supervisor Location: Damboa, Borno Line Manager: Health Program Coordinator Starting date: ASAP Length of contract: 6 months Job Tasks Under the supervision of the health Program Coordinator, the Medical Supervisor will be responsible for the following main activities:
  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of one of MDMs field clinics
  • Act as focal point for the clinic in the field
  • Providing technical and operational support to mobile clinic staff and/or OTP staff
  • Management and leadership of Clinic team
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data
  • Supporting the development of coherent project implementation strategy
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Manage Community Health Workers
  • Liaise with medical trainers to ensure the delivery of quality SRH, CMAM, PHC services to the target population
Tasks Description
  • Providing technical support to mobile clinic staff
  • Train MC staff on medical protocols including hygiene protocols
  • Ensure use and respect of medical protocols through observation and supervision of medical and paramedics staff
  • Implement regular on-the-job trainings and supportive supervision according to a weekly/monthly schedule
  • Train and supervise CHW working in mobile clinic areas
  • Establish mechanisms of providing regular weekly/monthly feedback on statistics and health activities to Clinic Staff
  • Plan and implement thematic capacity building or specific trainings according to the identified needs for MC staff and/or OTP staff
  • Participate in establishing/improving referral system
  • Supervise drugs stock management in mobile clinics and OTP
  • Work in close collaboration with the MDM medical trainers to ensure comprehensive on-the-job training for each of the specialities: SRH, PHC, EPI, Nutrition, LAB,
  • Oversee and support the implementation of best practices introduced by trainers and HPC
  • Operational Management of Clinic team
  • Act as focal point for liaison with community leaders and representatives in clinic area of operation
  • Lead on coordination with other actors, including UN, INGO and GoN, in clinic area of operation
  • Provide regular, timely updates to Health Programme Coordinator
  • Organize the weekly schedule of the Clinic team to ensure the smooth running of the activities
  • Ensure that Clinic medical and paramedics staff respect their assigned tasks
  • Provide strong leadership to ensure Clinic staff understand and work according to MdM principles
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data
  • Ensure the implementation of data collection protocols, working closely with the database officer and HPC
  • Ensure accurate collection of MC/OTP data
  • Monitor the drugs consumption by establishing/maintaining mechanisms of consumption record and inform the Health Program Coordinator and Pharmacist in case of any unusual consumption, or stock shortages
  • Identify and rectify gaps or weaknesses in medical activities by using monitoring and supervision tools
  • Ensure rapid communication of suspect communicable disease to HPC
  • Developing coherent project implementation strategy
  • Assist in preparing and implementing operational action plan for MC and/or OT component in collaboration with MdM coordination team
  • Assist in the implementation of the project activities in collaboration with MdM coordination team
  • Assist MdM Health Program Coordinator and MdM medical coordinator in preparing data collection tools as well as medical and paramedics protocols
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to the Health Program Coordinator
  • Compile epidemiological reports for inclusion in medical reports or any other relevant reports
  • Support the pharmacist to compile drug consumption report per month
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
Requirements
  • Medical Doctor
  • Experience in similar position for at least 3 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
    Job Title: Medical Doctor Location: Damboa, Borno Line Manager: Health Program Coordinator Length of contract: 6 months Possibility for extension: Yes Starting Date:  ASAP Job Tasks Under the supervision of the Medical Supervisor, the Mobile Clinic 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)
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Requirements
  • Medical Doctor
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
    Job Title: Gender Base Violence Supervisor Location: Borno Line Manager: Health Program Coordinator Starting date: ASAP Length of contract: 6 months Possibility for extension: yes Job Tasks
  • He/she will support the definition MDM strategy regarding GBV, under the leadership of the GBV Coordinator.
Tasks Description Organization, coordination and supervision of GBV activities:
  • Carry out a mapping of all actors responding to GBV and develop a strong network to foster information exchange and synergies.
  • Conduct trainings on various aspects of GBV such as survivor centred approach and informed consent to healthcare workers and MDM staff
  • Coordinate with other actors to ensure safe referral for GBV Survivors.
  • Identify a national partner, formalize the partnership (MoU) for the implementation of the “sensitization / awareness raising” component and provide technical support.
  • Supervise the implementation of GBV activities, in close collaboration with the medical department and other GBV actors.
  • Actively participate to coordination efforts with GBV actors (ex: GBV sub cluster).
  • Ensure the quality of activities through regular monitoring and technical support, data collection and management, and provide guidance in case of difficulties.
  • Coordinate the definition of the communication strategy and communication mediums (radio, press, posters, leaflets…)
  • Coordinate the community mobilization activities in close collaboration with our partner, GBV actors as well as other stakeholders (ex: community leaders …)
  • Ensure the capitalization of MDM GBV component implementation.
Human Resource, Capacity Building / Training:
  • Identify the capacity building needs of the medical team in general, MDM partner related to GBV and provide trainings.
  • Provide technical support to MDM partner for the good implementation of the “sensitization / awareness raising” component or any relevant topic related to MDM GBV strategy.
  • Collaborates with the medical team and particularly the sexual and reproductive health department of MdM to set up trainings and supervision of the activities and the quality of the medical care for victims of GBV.
  • Collaborate with the Mental Health and Psychosocial Coordinator in order to define and implement psychosocial care of GBV survivors
Advocacy:
  • Take part, if necessary, with the MDM team, partners or other actors to advocacy activities.
  • Reporting, information management, coordination / representation:
    • Increase and enhance program monitoring and evaluation, and determining impact, wherever possible, including the use of standard indicators
    • Share to the general coordinator and the medical team any difficulties met in the field and propose solutions or adjustments.
    • Participate to internal MDM meetings
    • Participate to the GBV sub sectors meetings and actively contribute to coordination efforts.
    • If needed, participate to meetings with the State Ministry of Health or other stakeholders involved in GBV.
    • Contribute to MDM monthly report and bimonthly sitrep.
    • Contribute to the preparation of new proposals or reports to donors.
Others:
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building for local organizations
  • Strong understanding of gender, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against women arid girls
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and facilitating trainings and workshops tailored for individuals from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds; understanding of appropriate evaluation approaches, metrics, and tools to determine the effectiveness of the training in meeting target objectives - essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comply with MdM policies and practice with respect to code of conduct, safety and security and other relevant policies and procedures.
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Science, Social Work,  Public Health, Gender Studies, or other related field
  • 3 - 5 years professional experience in social services sector experience working with international non government organizations in sectors focusing on gender, women's empowerment, and/or violence prevention
  • Demonstrated experience of working with communities
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building
  • Strong understanding of gender, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against women arid girls
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating trainings and workshops tailored for individuals from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonnel and communication skills
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, and email
  • Languages: Hausa and English, other local languages an advantage
  • Team player
    Job Title: Midwife Location: Damboa, Borno Line Manager: Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor Length of contract: 6 months Possibility for extension: Yes Starting Date: ASAP Job Tasks Under the supervision of the Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor, the Midwife 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 reproductive health consultations
  • Implementation of health education sessions
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
Tasks Description
  • 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.
  • Perform family planning consultations and counseling according to protocol
  • Give systematic prophylactic treatments to pregnant women
  • Refer to the female medical doctor all pregnant women with a pathology associated to the pregnancy
  • Verify the tetanus vaccination of each pregnant woman
  • 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, assisted delivery, family planning, at-risk pregnancies, breastfeeding and weaning
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • 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
Requirements
  • Certified Midwife
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
    Job Title: Mental Health Psycho-social Support Counsellor Location: Borno Line Manager: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Supervisor Starting date: ASAP Length of contract: 6 months Possibility for extension: yes Job Tasks Under the supervision of Mental Health Supervisor, the Mental health Psychosocial Support Counsellor will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
  • Contribute to the implementation of the overall mental health and psychosocial support strategies, activities and resources in Damboa.
  • Facilitate the delivery of a quality mental health & psychosocial support (MHPSS) for individuals and their communities as well as to improve Communities mental health and psychosocial well-being.
  • Contribute to the integration of MHPSS component into existing and new programs according to HQ Mental Health Strategy
Tasks Description Programming:
  • Supervise and provide technical follow-up to MdM MHPSS staff in Maiduguri
  • Deliver one-on-one (Individual) and group counselling sessions to identified clients through MDM Clinics, and in line with MDM integrated approach
  • Develop psychosocial activities; community mobilization, awareness raising, creation of family support group, working on family links etc.
  • Support MH Coord in delivering training, workshops etc as outlined in the project.
  • Support in the creation of materials including publicity documents, workshops contents.
  • Engage with the community to deliver and promote MDM MHPSS project activities in the designated locations.
  • Assist in writing monthly, quarterly, annual reports, monitoring and evaluation activity and progress reports of project activities including monthly reporting to the MHPSS Coordinator.
  • On request support MH Coord in specific tasks
  • Maintain a positive image of MDM at all times and in all circumstances.
Reporting:
  • Contribute to weekly / monthly activities reports to line manager (Mental Health Supervisor)
  • Report to the direct supervisor monthly (mental health activities report to be sent in the first week of the month).
Security:
  • Apply and respect MDM security rules in the mission.
Obligations:
  • Maintain good socio-professional relationships with national and international partners.
  • Attend team meetings and to give qualitative input.
  • If necessary, contribute in preparing emergency plans with the MDM-F team to adjust MDM-F activities and medical resources to the needs.
  • Take part in advocacy and communication activities under the supervision of his/her supervisor.
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the Mental Health Supervisor and Mental Health Coordinator.
Others:
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the Supervisor
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem
Requirements
  • Be Educated to Degree level in Psychology, Counselling, Social Sciences, Community Development or related field from a recognized institution
  • Minimum 2 years post-qualification experience in related work within an INGO or organization similar setting.
  • Experience in MHPSS project implementation within an INGO setting
  • Good knowledge of counseling and community mobilization methods and tools
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good spoken and written Kanuri , with at least one other local language: Hausa and Marghi,
  • Good communicator with proven organizational skills
  • Previous experience in TOT
  • Ability to work harmoniously in a team setting
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends when necessary
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft word, Power Point and Excel)
    How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should submit a two page Curriculum Vitae, three work-related References and one page Cover Letter, in One Document -MS Word or PDF explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net Write the "Job Title and Your Name" in the subject line.   Application Deadline 3rd June, 2018.   Note
  • Only applications by email will be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
  • If you have not heard from MdM within 2 weeks, you should presume you were not short listed for this position. However, MdM thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.

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