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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.

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Deadline: 8 February, 2019

Medical Trainer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Borno
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare

SUPERVISOR: Health Program Coordinator

Technical Link: Pharmacist, Database Officer, MDM trainers, Medical Supervisors

Duration: 5 Months with possibility of extension

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Essential Duties

The Medical Doctor trainer is responsible for overseeing the quality and technical aspects of the Doctors and CHO consultations and other medical activities as needed, through formal and on-the-job training and supervision, and other methods agreed with HPC.

All technical training and support have to be based following National guidelines and / or other guidelines suggested by the Medco, Health Program Coordinator and/or Medical Advisor from HQ.

Technical supervision

  • Identify needs of trainings for all healthcare staff, with a focus on Doctors and CHOs, on topics within the realm of Primary Health Care
  • Ensure Formal and Informal trainings to the doctors and CHOs to address identified gaps in capacity
  • Work in close collaboration with other MdM trainers to implement trainings according technical needs in each medical activity
  • Organize/Participate to triage activities in the clinic in collaboration with expatriate midwife(s) and nurse/nutritionist
  • Oversee the quality of the doctors and CHOs activities: consultation, prescription, diagnosis and data collection   through provision of technical support and on-the-job training
  • Implement and supervise formal trainings for doctors, nurses, clinical health officers, community mobilisers, and others as needed
  • Conduct trainings and follow up for all health care workers on key health messaging, including Community Mobilisers, Crowd Controllers, Registers etc, in collaboration with the Nurse and Midwife trainers
  • Conduct trainings and follow up for community health volunteers on all aspects of health promotion, including Community Mobilisers, Crowd Controllers, Registers etc, in collaboration with the Nurse and Midwife trainers
  • Ensure direct care to patients when necessary
  • Support the referral of medical cases under supervision of the medical supervisor in accordance with the MDM referral guidelines
  • Organize the weekly activities schedule in collaboration with the other trainers
  • Adhere to the MDM procedures for management of pharmaceuticals in the field
  • Monito the quality of the prescriptions given by the clinic doctors closely to ensure quality and accuracy, in collaboration with MdM medical team
  • Ensure appropriate treatment according to the protocols are followed at MCs and Health Facilities. This includes quality of medical care dispensed.
  • Use evidence and learning from health program to advocate for beneficiaries’ priorities

Participate in reporting activities and communication

  • Compile and computerize Doctors and CHO data for inclusion in medical reports or any other relevant reports
  • Report number of training activities and medical staff trained per week to the Health Program Coordinator and Medco
  • Prepare a weekly activity report to submit to Health Program Coordinator
  • Participate to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Attend to external medical meetings upon Medical Coordinator or Health Program Coordinator request
  • Follow up medical issues and sharing of information with Health Program Coordinator
  • Coordinate with Medical Supervisor to conduct field activities in a harmonised way
  • This list of activities is not exhaustive and may change depending on the situation.

Hierarchical links

  • Line of management: He/she works inside the project’s HR organizational chart. (See related document)
  • Line manager: Health Program Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Essential Bachelor’s University Degree in Medicine and Surgery, Tropical Medicine or related studies from an accredited university.
  • Master’s degree in relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years of relevant professional work experience, previous experience in MdM is a plus but not a must.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of Kanuri and Hausa Languages will be an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
  • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, power point presentation etc.)
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
  • Manages effectively his own time as well as flexible and available to work over time when needed
  • Willing to be deployed to the newly liberated local government areas.

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Mobile Clinic Medical Doctor

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Borno
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare

SUPERVISOR: Team Leader

Duty Station: Maiduguri and Damboa

DURATION: 5 MONTHS WITH POSSIBILITY OF EXTENTION

STATUS: FULL TIME

START DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under the supervision of the team leader, 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 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 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 activity 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

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

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Essential Bachelor’s University Degree in Medicine and Surgery from an accredited university.
  • Two years of relevant professional work experience, including in a developing country, in public health and nutrition.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Good command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Kanuri and Hausa Languages will be an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
  • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, power point presentation etc.)
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
  • Manages effectively his own time as well as flexible and available to work over time when needed
  • Willing to be deployed to the newly liberated local government areas.

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Nurse

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Borno
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare

SUPERVISOR :Medical Supervisor

Location :Maiduguri

Line Reports: Medical Supervisor

STATUS: FULL TIME

DURATION : 5 MONTHS WITH POSSIBLITY OF EXTENSION

STARTING DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

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

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution
  • At least 2 years post qualifying experience in a similar environment/context
  • Possession of a valid practicing certificate.
  • Diploma in Nutrition will be an additional advantage
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency is an added advantage.
  • Good command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Kanuri and Hausa Languages will be an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
  • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, power point presentation etc.)
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
  • Manages effectively his own time as well as flexible and available to work over time when needed
  • Willing to be deployed to the newly liberated local government areas.

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Medecins Du Monde career website on docs.google.com to apply

 

 

 

 

 

 

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