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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 21, 2024
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    Medecins Du Monde - For more than 30 years, Medecins Du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation 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. Tho...
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    Medical Supervisor- Damboa

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

    Under the supervision of the health Program Manager , 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

    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 paramedic’s 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 head medical supervisor
    • 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…)

    OTHERS:

    • Establish good relationship with the different stakeholders in order to have a smooth implementation of MdM project
    • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
    • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
    • Perform other additional duties on request of the Health Program Manager and coordination team

    Sex

    Indifferent

     

     

    Humanitarian experience

    Yes

    Nationality

    National

     

     

    Emergency experience

    Yes

    Languages

    English

    Fluent

     

     

    Management experience

    Yes

    Hausa

    Other local languages

    advantage

     

     

    Computer skills

    Yes – Good Knowledge of window environment (word, excel…)

     

     

     

     

    Driver license

    Not compulsory

    Skills required:

    • Medical Doctor or any relevant experience in public health and project management
    • Significant experience in similar positions
    • Experience in supervising health facilities
    • Experience in health system strengthening project
    • Experience in program cycle management and budget follow up
    • Experience in outbreak management and emergency response
    • Ability to have a global overview of a program (not only on medical plan)
    • Ability to analyze an epidemiological context and propose relevant interventions
    • Ability to take quick decisions according to the context in coordination with the team
    • Ability to manage and motivate a team
    • Knowledge of the Maiduguri context

    Personal skills required:

    • Ability to manage a team and work in an international team
    • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, capacity to take initiatives
    • Organizational skills 
    • Good writing and communication skills
    • Ability to manage priorities
    • Team spirit
    • Interest for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law
    • Respectful of the traditions and local culture
    • Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions (climate, cultural context, promiscuity, isolation)

    DISCLAIMER: Please note that MdM does not engage in or accept bribes in exchange for job opportunities. Any attempts to offer or accept bribes will result in immediate disqualification from the recruitment process."

    Due to the nature of this role we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and the role might be filled and closed before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV  and cover letter in the same document to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net using the position as subject. using the position as subject of email.

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