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  • Posted: Sep 5, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 19, 2019
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    ERT Medical Doctor

    Main Responsibilities

    • Under the supervision of Deputy ERT Team Lead , the ERT 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

    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

    • Qualified and registered national Medical Doctor from a recognized university with a valid practicing license from Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

    Work experience:

    • At least 2 years of progressive work experience with similar role as a Mobile clinic physician.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the INGO systems and structure.
    • Previous work with humanitarian organizations is added plus.

    Skills:

    • Language skills: Good command in English and in local Dialects: Hausa and Kanuri
    • Computer skills: Proficient user of MS Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

    Other required skills:

    • Commitment to MDM values and principles
    • Strong motivation to help people in need
    • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
    • Understanding and capacity of integration into the local environment
    • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities
    • Well organized and hard working
    • Able to manage stress and pressure
    • Understanding of the context of the area
    • Honest and reliable
    • Female candidates are encouraged to apply

    Method of Application

    Candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in one single attachment via email to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net using the "Job Title and Location" as the subject of the mail.

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