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Job Vacancies at Médecins du Monde, Wednesday 15, November 2017
« on: November 14, 2017, 07:09:31 AM »
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.

MIDWIFE
 
Line Manager: Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor
Line reports: NoneLength of contract: 6 months
Possibility for extension: YES
Position: 2
For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organization committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organization do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.
MdM currently works in 46 countries across all continents where it focuses on 4 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, combating HIV and reducing the harm and risks associated with drug use, crises and conflicts.

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
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, ---feeding 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

PROFILE REQUIRED:

Certify 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

MEDICAL DOCTOR

Line Manager: Medical Doctor Supervisor
Line reports: N/A
Length of contract: 6 months
Possibility for extension: YES
For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organization committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organization do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.
MdM currently works in 46 countries across all continents where it focuses on 4 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, combating HIV and reducing the harm and risks associated with drug use, crises and conflicts.

JOB TASKS
Under the supervision of the Medical Doctor 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 programCollection, 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 officeFollow 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 casesEnsure 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

PROFILE REQUIRED:
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

MEDICAL SUPERVISOR

SupervisorLine Manager: Health Program Coordinator
Length of contract: 6 months
Possibility for extension: YES
For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organization committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organization do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.
MdM currently works in 46 countries across all continents where it focuses on 4 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, combating HIV and reducing the harm and risks associated with drug use, crises and conflicts.

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

I. 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…)

PROFILE REQUIRED:
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

TO APPLY
To apply, please submit: a two page curriculum vitae, three work-related references and one page cover letter, in One Document explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above. If possible, please send all the above in one document – MS Word or PDF. Also, write the job title and your name in the subject line. Send to recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net

Only applications by email will be considered
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
We are unable to accept phone calls.
Information:
Starting date: ASAP
Place of office: Maiduguri
We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
Please notice that 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.
MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

DUE DATE: 19 November, 2017

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