See How to Apply 2018 Recruitment at Médecins du Monde (MdM)

See How to Apply 2018 Recruitment at Médecins du Monde (MdM).

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
: Maiduguri, Borno
Line Manager: Pharmacist
Length of contract: 1 months
Possibility for extension: yes
Starting date: ASAP

Job Tasks

Under the supervision of the Pharmacist the Drug Dispenser (within the emergency team) will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Respond to different crises identified by MdM needs assessment (epidemic and/or sudden mass displacement of population) as part of the emergency team.
  • Once an emergency situation has been stabilized, the drug dispenser along with the emergency team will be deployed to support the different MdM clinics in Maiduguri, Jere and Damboa LGAs.
  • Under the direction of the Emergency Team Leader, the drug dispenser is expected to:
    • Participate in Rapid needs Assessment missions
    • Respond to the health needs associated with population influx and communicable disease outbreak(s)
    • Provide free of charge healthcare/dispensing of drugs to the affected populations with respect MdM mandates and principles
    • Follow the various MdM guidelines (PHC, SRH, MHPSS, GBV and Nut) and seek support from superiors when needed
    • Work closely with existing MdM teams and other partners in the area
    • Make appropriate patient referrals to the specified health facilities
    • Collect, computerize and analyze weekly pharmacy data
    • Ensure the security of MdM properties and to keep his/her supervisor inform about the security situation
    • Attend and report the required meetings

Once an emergency has stabilized:

  • Under the supervision of the Emergency Team Leader or Medical Supervisor of specified camp, and technically under PharmaCo, the Drug 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 pharmacy data
    • Reporting and attendance to required meetings
    • Supporting existing MdM healthcare teams during emergencies
    • Filling personnel gaps where needed

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
  • 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
  • Calculate daily consumption for each item in order to anticipate any shortage
  • Do a weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Prepare drugs orders to MdM central 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 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

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
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Is responsible for the proper use and maintenance of assigned equipment
  • 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

Profile Required

  • Pharmacist Preferred
  • Nurse will Knowledge of dispensing will be consider
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English and Hausa
  • Flexibility
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition

Application Deadline 27th April, 2018.

Job Title: Roving Clinician
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Line reports: N/A
Length of contract: 6 months
Possibility for extension: yes
Starting date: ASAP

Job Tasks
Under the supervision of the Emergency Team Lead, the Roving Clinician (within the emergency team) will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Respond to different crises identified by MdM needs assessment (epidemic and/or sudden mass displacement of population) as part of the emergency team.
  • Once an emergency situation has been stabilised, the medical doctor along with the emergency team will be deployed to support the different MdM clinics in Maiduguri, Jere and Damboa LGAs.

Under the direction of the Emergency Team Leader, the clinician is expected to:

  • Participate in Rapid Needs Assessment
  • Respond to the health needs associated with population influx and communicable disease outbreak(s)
  • Provide free of charge healthcare to the affected populations with respect to MdM mandates and principles
  • Develop and comply with infection prevention control practices and the isolation needs required
  • Follow the various MdM healthcare guidelines (PHC, SRH, MHPSS, GBV and Nutrition) and seek support from superiors when needed
  • Work closely with existing MdM teams and other partners in the area
  • Make appropriate patient referrals to the specified health facilities
  • Collect, computerise and analyse weekly epidemiological data
  • Ensure the security of MdM properties and to keep his/her supervisor informed about the security situation
  • Attend and report the required meetings

Once an emergency has stablised, Under the supervision of the Emergency Team Lead or Medical Supervisor of specified camp, the roving clinician will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinic:

  • Provision of free of charge curative health consultations
  • Appropriate referral of mental health patients to MdM services
  • Compassionate and sensitive treatment of GBV survivors in accordance with MdM policy
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to required meetings
  • Supporting existing MdM healthcare teams during emergencies
  • Filling personnel gaps where needed
  • 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 leaving the MdM office
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene and waste management when performing curative health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before starting curative health consultations

The clinician will:
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 and conditions 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 need

In addition, the roving clinician will:

  • 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
  • Ensure that all the 6-59 months children have been screened (MUAC, H/W and edemas)
  • Admit new cases into the OTP 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, computerisation and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Perform the daily data collection regarding the emergency response and when supporting MdM clinics the curative consultations
  • Participate in the weekly computerisation and analysis of the medical data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare the weekly activities report to submit to the emergency team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security etc.)
  • Participate in all the trainings organised by MDM

Others:

  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of the emergency medical team and MDM clinics
  • Participate in 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

Requirements

  • Candidate should be a Community Health Officer (CHO)
  • 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 and Hausa
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

 

Job Title: Mental Health Psycho-social Support Counsellor
Location
: Borno
Line Manager: Emergency Team Lead/Mental Health Coordinator
Length of contract: 1 months
Possibility for extension: yes

Job Tasks

Under the supervision of the Emergency Team Lead/Mental Health Coordinator, the Mental Health Psychosocial Support Counsellor (within the emergency team) will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Respond to different crises identified by MdM needs assessment (epidemic and/or sudden mass displacement of population) as part of the emergency team.
  • Once an emergency situation has been stabilised, the Mental health Psychosocial Support Counsellor, along with the emergency team, will be deployed to support the different MdM clinics in Maiduguri, Jere and Damboa LGAs.
  • 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 the specified location
    • 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 specified location
  • Deliver individual and group counselling sessions to identified clients through MDM Clinics, in line with the MdM integrated approach
  • Develop psychosocial activities; community mobilization, awareness raising, creation of family support group, working on family links etc.
  • Support MH Coordinator 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 Coordination 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 (Emergency Team Lead/ Mental Health Coordinator)
  • Report to Emergency Team Lead/ Mental Health Coordinator on a monthly basis regarding mental health activities- 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 and contribute to team meetings
  • Contribute in preparing emergency plans with the MDM-F team to adjust MDM-F activities and medical resources to the needs in Nigeria.
  • Take part in advocacy and communication activities under the supervision of his/her supervisor.
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the Emergency Team Lead and Mental Health Coordinator.

Behaviour:

  • To behave with self-restraint at all times and respect the dignity of the beneficiaries.
  • Work as part of a team and participate in the required activities.
  • To believe in concepts of equality, human rights, neutrality and impartiality
  • Demonstrate motivation at work
  • Demonstrate willingness to improve own knowledge and skills by participating in any capacity building activities
  • Respect each team member’s position, work and specialty
  • Adapt to special situations or demands from emergency team leader
  • Ability to receive feedback and willingness to improve own capacities

Others:

  • As the MHPSS focal point in the emergency team, the roving counsellor will be responsible for:
  • Implementing MHPSS project activities with partner organisations in emergency setting by preparing and implementing action and training plans, supervision sessions, field visits, training materials, and monitoring and evaluation of activities
  • Reporting MHPSS needs and identifying gaps in the emergency response and existing MdM clinics
  • Draft MH integration plans and materials for SRH Project; provide trainings, supervision and reports as needed.
  • Prepare MHPSS Reports for Advocacy Uses.
  • Draft EPP/ MH integration training plans and materials; provide training and supervision as needed.

Profile Required

  • Psychologist
  • 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 and Hausa
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

Job Title: Medical Doctor (Emergency Team)
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Line Manager: Health Program Coordinator
Line reports: N/A
Length of contract: 1 month
Possibility for extension: yes
Starting date:  ASAP

Job Tasks
Under the supervision of the team leader, the Medical Doctor (within the emergency team) will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Respond to different crises identified by MdM needs assessment (epidemic and/or sudden mass displacement of population) as part of the emergency team.
  • Once an emergency situation has been stabilised, the medical doctor along with the emergency team will be deployed to support the different MdM clinics in Maiduguri, Jere and Damboa LGAs.

Under the direction of the Emergency Team Leader, the medical doctor is expected to:

  • Participate in Rapid Needs Assessment.
  • Respond to the health needs associated with population influx and communicable disease outbreak(s)
  • Provide free of charge healthcare to the affected populations with respect to MdM mandates and principles
  • Develop and comply with infection prevention control practices and the isolation needs required
  • Follow the various MdM healthcare guidelines (PHC, SRH, MHPSS, GBV and Nutrition) and seek support from superiors when needed
  • Work closely with existing MdM teams and other partners in the area
  • Make appropriate patient referrals to the specified health facilities
  • Collect, computerise and analyse weekly epidemiological data
  • Ensure the security of MdM properties and to keep his/her supervisor informed about the security situation
  • Attend and report the required meetings

Once an emergency has stabilized, Under the supervision of the Emergency Team Lead or Medical Supervisor of specified camp, 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
  • Appropriate referral of mental health patients to MdM services
  • Compassionate and sensitive treatment of GBV survivors in accordance with MdM policy
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to required meetings
  • Supporting existing MdM healthcare teams during emergencies
  • Filling personnel gaps where needed
  • The emergency team medical doctor must be willing to travel and relocate at short notice within 72 hrs

Task 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 and waste management when performing curative health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before starting curative health consultations

The medical doctor will:

  • 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 and conditions 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 need

In addition, the medical doctor will:

  • 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
  • Ensure that all the 6-59 months children have been screened (MUAC, H/W and edemas)
  • Admit new cases into the OTP 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 the emergency response and when supporting MdM clinics the curative consultations
  • Participate in the weekly computerisation and analysis of the medical data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare the weekly activities report to submit to the emergency team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security etc.)
  • Participate in all the trainings organised by MDM

Others:

  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of the emergency medical team and  MDM clinics
  • Participate in 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

Requirements

  • Candidate should be a 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 and Hausa
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

 

 

Job Title: Roving Midwife
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Line Manager: Health Program Coordinator
Line reports: N/A
Length of contract: 6 months
Possibility for extension: yes
Starting date: ASAP

Job Tasks
Under the supervision of the team leader, the Roving MidWife (within the emergency team) will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Respond to different crises identified by MdM needs assessment (epidemic and/or sudden mass displacement of population) as part of the emergency team.
  • Once an emergency situation has been stabilised, the medical doctor along with the emergency team will be deployed to support the different MdM clinics in Maiduguri, Jere and Damboa LGAs.

Under the direction of the Emergency Team Leader, the roving midwife is expected to:

  • Participate in Rapid Needs Assessment.
  • Respond to the health needs associated with population influx and communicable disease outbreak(s)
  • Provide free of charge healthcare to the affected populations with respect to MdM mandates and principles
  • Develop and comply with infection prevention control practices and the isolation needs required
  • Follow the relevant MdM healthcare guidelines (PHC, SRH, MHPSS, GBV and Nutrition) and seek support from superiors when needed
  • Work closely with existing MdM teams and other partners in the area
  • Make appropriate patient referrals to the specified health facilities
  • Collect, computerise and analyse weekly epidemiological data
  • Ensure the security of MdM properties and to keep his/her supervisor informed about the security situation
  • Attend and report the required meetings

Once an emergency has stablised:

  • Under the supervision of the Emergency Team Lead or Medical Supervisor of specified camp, the roving midwife will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics such as:
  • 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

Task 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 detail 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, computerisation 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 weekly activities report to submit to the team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security)
  • Participate in all the trainings organised 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

Requirements

  • Candidate should be a Certified Midwife
  • 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 and Hausa
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

 

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.netPlease write the “Job Title and your Name” in the subject line.

 

Application Deadline 27th April, 2018.

 

Note

  • Only applications by email will be considered
  • 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.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.

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