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  • Posted on: 25 July, 2016 Deadline: 4 August, 2016
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  • 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.

    Medical Doctor - Jigawa

     

    Main Purpose

    • Provide medical care to patients he/she consults within the departments (maternity, ICU/NICU, VVF), according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients’ health conditions.
    • Is involved in surgical procedures in accordance with MSF protocols, initially assisting then becoming increasingly independent as experience is gained.

    Job Description

    • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention.
    • Participate to the roster to carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols:
    • Guides the midwifes in triage
    • Manage complicated and emergency pregnancies and deliveries in pre-delivery and delivery room, participate to birth resuscitation when needed
    • Ensure that every patient is examined in ICU and IPD and that hospitalization’s form are up to date.
    • Consult follow-up patients
    • Replace VVF and Neonatal doctors when needed.
    • During night duty, is responsible of all the admissions and deteriorating patients, in all the units (maternity, ICU, IPD, neonatal unit, VVF unit), prepare the morning round in pre delivery and ICU
    • Participate to the procedures in OT under the responsibility of the OBGyn
    • Call the OBGyn and/or anesthetist Dr on call when needed
    • Ensure that the MTL is involved in the validation process for referral to other facilities and prepare the referral letter and documentation accordingly
    • Participate to staff health clinic and knows the procedure in case of accidental exposure to blood
    • Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have
    • Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards.
    • Works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team and supports ongoing training, in coordination with the medical activity manager and medical team leader.
    • Participate to the monthly maternal and neonatal morbi-mortality review and others medical m
    • Ensures professional confidentiality is respected.
    • Exercises vigilance and informs the MTL in the event of medical error.
    • Performs any other duties as required by the medical activity manager or medical team leader.

    Required Skills and Conditions

    • Nigerian Medical Diploma with minimum of 2 years of active clinical experience since graduation;
    • Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care;
    • Motivation, flexibility and capacity to work as a team ;
    • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa (preferably).

    Work Location

    • Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria).

    Contract

    • Unlimited contract duration starting as soon as possible.
    • 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

    Application

    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-abuja-recruitment@paris.msf.org

    Nursing Team Supervisors

     

    Main Purpose

    • Plan, organize, and evaluate the activities concerning his/her field of action (Paediatrics IPD,E.R and ICU) and the team associated, according to MSF values, policies and protocols and universal health standards, in order to warrant the quality and continuity of the health care and the development of the plan of action.

    Job Description

    • Carry out the functions and tasks associated to his/her speciality, i.e. perform as a nurse, whenever required or needed, in order to optimize the resources, contributing with his/her knowledge and experience.
    • Implement all the protocols and hygiene procedures, and supervise his/her team follow the same standards, in order to warrant the quality of the care and service in his/her speciality.
    • Organize and coordinate the activities of his/her team (week’s schedule, annual leave, absences, etc.), evaluate their performance and define and ensure the needs for training of staff, in order to ensure the coverage of the human resources needs and maintain high standards of quality.
    • Carry out and/or supervise the ( decentralized) pharmacy and medical equipment management (drugs orders, follow-up of the stock, storage conditions, inventories, follow-up of expired drugs and their destruction, drugs consumption, etc.) in his or her department, in order to satisfy the needs of material with efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Carry-out and/or coordinate administrative (exit-paper, transfer-paper, etc.), information and data collection (patient files, forms, statistics, etc.) tasks, and elaborate regular reporting, in order to have updated and reliable information about the day-to-day activity in the project, output/ outcome and support decision-taking.
    • Give feedback/ reports to medical focal point..

    Requirements

    Education:

    • Nurse diploma essential

    Experience:

    • Licensed Nurse.
    • Essential 2 years of previous experience having worked in MSF or other NGO’s and in developing countries is desirable

    Languages:

    • English, Hausa and or Kanuri

    Knowledge:

    • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
    • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

    Competences:

    • People Management
    • Commitment
    • Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, stress management

    Work Location

    • Borno state (Nigeria).

    Application

    Submit your CV, copies of diplomas, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Maiduguri (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk).

    Applications can be submitted in person or by email to:  msff-abuja-recruitment@paris.msf.org

    Medical Doctors - Borno - 5 positions

     

    Main Purpose

    • Provide inpatient and or outpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.

    Job Description

    • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols.
    • Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood.
    • Follow up the evolution of the hospitalized/IDP patients, through daily ward rounds , consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following MSF protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors- and informing their family about the patient’s evolution.
    • Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards.
    • Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.
    • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care.
    • Knows and ensures all MSF medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected.
    • Directly participating in shifts, rotations, emergencies and on calls if necessary.

    Requirements

    Education:

    • Fully Licensed Medical Doctor (MBBS, MBBch).
    • Desirable diploma in Tropical Medicine

    Experience:

    • 2 year experience MINIMUM as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (including internship). Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Paediatrics, Public Health, A&E, infectious diseases, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.

    Languages:

    • Mission language essential (ENGLISH)
    • Local language desirable (HAUSA,KANURI)

    Knowledge:

    • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

    Competences:

    • People Management
    • Commitment
    • Flexibility
    • Results
    • Teamwork

    Work Location

    • Maiduguri, Borno state (Nigeria).

    Contract

    • 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

    Application

    Submit your updated CV, copies of diplomas, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Maiduguri (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk).

    Applications can be submitted in person or by email to: msff-abuja-recruitment@paris.msf.org

    Mechanic

     

    Job Profile

    • Perform maintenance and repair of MSF vehicles to ensure they are in perfect condition for their use, in particular:
      • Ensure vehicles services are done on time. Do all types of services to all vehicles (i.e. mini A, medium B and full C, and special services referred in logbook when possible). Test all vehicles after each service is concluded and before it is handed back to its driver.
      • Perform maintenance according to the instructions in the logbook.
      • Keep record of vehicle’s driver remarks, and carry out repairs if needed.
      • In the case of a breakdown, make a diagnosis, inform to the line manager and after approval carry out any repairs needed.
      • Carry out repair works of other mechanical equipment. Fill in service, repair or vehicle log book.
      • Together with the Supply Supervisor manage the stock of consumable items, filling in the stock cards, carrying out a physical stock inventory, making any orders necessary for renewing the stock, avoiding any shortage and ensuring security stocks.
      • Be responsible of the equipment and tools, checking they are correctly and safely used, maintaining and renewing them when necessary, keeping the inventory updated. Support the evaluation of external workshops for eventual sub-contracting as well as light and heavy vehicle renting.
      • Follow up the validity of all documents (annual inspections, insurance or any other required documents) and report the line manager if any document is missing or needs to be soon renewed.
      • Report to the line manager any problem related to MSF
      • Assist in briefing or training of drivers regarding vehicle services and maintenance.

    Working Conditions

    • Fixed-term contract with probation period
    • Candidates must be flexible with working hours

    Location

    • Borno

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Essential diploma on mechanics or related studies
    • MSF experience desirable or at least one years’ experience  in a similar post out of MSF
    • English spoken and written and local language desirable
    • Good knowledge of Maiduguri
    • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
    • Ability to react quickly and manage stress to stay calm in all situations
    • Reliability, service-oriented, respect of confidentiality and capacity to work in a team
    • Essential driving license for vehicles

    Application

    Send motivation letter with updated CV and other relevant documents (copy of driving licence, education certificates, work certificate, Valid identification etc) to:

    MSF OFFICE (N0 80 Benue Road, Old GRA, Maiduguri Borno State)

    Or by email to: msff-abuja-recruitment@paris.msf.org

    Deadline:  Completed applications must be received by 4th August 2016 at 5:00pm

    Logistics Supervisor

     

    Job Profile

    • Monitor maintenance activities of infrastructures, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards.
    • Ensure the check and follow-up of facilities under the line manager supervision.
      • Carrying out daily visits to the facilities, reporting any anomalies or problems to the line manager.
      • Evaluating rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work in accordance with instructions given by his supervisor, and accounting to him/her on progress
      • Checking that premises observe security norms (fire extinguishers present, electrical installations earthed, etc.).
      • Monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices
    • Planning together with the line manager required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standards
    • Coordinate and lead the logistics team under his/her responsibility, in particular:
    • Defining each person’s tasks, supervising them on a daily basis and checking the quality of their work (punctuality, rigour, quality, etc.).
    • Drawing up working schedules for logistics teams for each department or facility.
    • Organising and leading meetings of the team under his supervision.
    • Attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities.
    • Collect logistics orders coming from health facilities,
    • Draw up and follow up orders according to the procedures in force.
    • Provide technical support to the specialized technician, watchman
    • Ensure reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of material before its shipment.
    • Manage and follow up orders, namely

    Working Conditions

    • Fixed-term contract with probation period
    • Candidates must be flexible with working hours

    Location

    • Borno (Maimusari, Gwange, Bolori…)

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Essential secondary education and formal technical training
    • MSF experience desirable or at least one years’ experience in a similar post out of MSF
    • English spoken and written and local language desirable
    • Good knowledge of Maiduguri
    • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
    • Ability to react quick and manage stress to stay calm in all situations
    • Reliability, service-oriented, respect of confidentiality and capacity to work in a team

    Application

    Send motivation letter with updated CV and other relevant documents (copy of driving license, education certificates, work certificate, etc) to:

    MSF OFFICE (N0 80 Benue Road, Old GRA, Maiduguri Borno State)

    Or by email to: msff-abuja-recruitment@paris.msf.org

    Please clearly indicate on application the position title. And note that letters, CVs and any documentation included in application packet will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview or test.

    Deadline:  Completed applications must be received by 4th August, 2016 at 5:00pm

    Specialized Technician

     

    Job Profile

    • Do all necessary repair, maintenance and construction work according to his/her specialization (i.e. plumbing, electricity, carpentry, boreholes, radios, computers, etc?)
    • Perform any needed tests after any repair or maintenance.
    • Work in collaboration with other specialized technicians and workers, if necessary.
    • Ensure that there are adequate stocks of consumables and materials for minor repairs and manage those stocks; place orders in good time.
    • Keep specialized technician working area clean and tidy.
    • Look after all equipment and tools provided.
    • Ensure correct use of extinguishers as well as know where they are located.
    • Ensure that all record sheets and books related to logistical maintenance are always completed.
    • Prepare needed reports before and after any repair or required maintenance.
    • Ensure that line manager is informed of any problems that might be linked to MSF
    • Make suggestions regarding any repair or maintenance work needed in MSF
    • Assist logistics department for any relative work needed.
    • Immediately inform the line manager of any problems that arise in the course of the work, particularly with regard to damage, loss, theft or attempted break-ins.

    Working Conditions

    • Fixed-term contract with probation period
    • Candidates must be flexible with working hours

    Location

    • Borno (Maimusari, Gwange, Bolori…)

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Essential secondary education and formal technical training
    • MSF experience desirable or at least one years’ experience in a similar post out of MSF
    • English spoken and written and local language desirable
    • Good knowledge of Maiduguri
    • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
    • Ability to react quickly and manage stress to stay calm in all situations
    • Reliability, service-oriented, respect of confidentiality and capacity to work in a team

    Method of Application

    Send motivation letter with updated CV and other relevant documents (copy of driving license, education certificates, work certificate, valid identification etc) to:

    MSF OFFICE (N0 80 Benue Road, Old GRA, Maiduguri Borno State)

    Or by email to: msff-abuja-recruitment@paris.msf.org

    Deadline:  Completed applications must be received by 4th August, 2016 at 5:00pm

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