Medical Doctors Recruitment at Médecins Sans Frontières March 2014 (msff-jahun-admin@paris.msf.org)


The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its project in Jigawa State:

Context
Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

Job Title: Medical Doctors (2 Positions)

Required Skills and Conditions

Nigerian Medical Diploma with minimum of 1 year of active clinical experience since graduation;
General practitioner with interest in maternal health
Team leader and management skills
Flexibility to work in a mixed MOH and MSF environment
Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care;
Motivation, flexibility and capacity to work as a team and in emergency program;
Preferably female, from Northern Nigeria and speaking one or more local languages


Job Description

General practitioner with interest in maternal health
Team leader and management skills
Flexibility to work in a mixed MOH and MSF environment
Daily medical care of all the patients at the VVF-centre including selection of patients, pre-and postoperative care, preparation for discharge, referrals and follow-up
Supervising physiotherapy and counseling activities
Quality control of the care given: adherence to medical protocols, registration of complications, leading morbidity and mortality meeting
Supervising data collection, data analysis and regular reporting
Organizing proper care for the inoperable/incurable patients through partnerships with other organizations
Initiating, and leading operational research in the field of vvf (after proper training provided by MSF)
Leads outreach activities including active recruitment of patients
Liaison between MSF and the National fistula program of Nigeria
Observe and respect the MSF Charter and adhere to work schedule as per roster and on-call requirements;
Treat the patient with respect, providing good quality care and ensuring privacy and confidentiality.


Work Location
Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria).
Contract

Unlimited contract duration starting as soon as possible in April, 2014.
208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of nursing qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Jahun ("Application Box" at the Watchmen Desk).
Applications can be submitted in person or by email to: msff-jahun-admin@paris.msf.org

Deadline: March 25th, 2014.


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