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Medical Vacancy Job at Médecins Sans Frontières
« on: Jan 04, 2016, 05:31 PM »
Job Title: Medical Vacancy

Company: Médecins Sans Frontières

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 2 years

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety  

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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.

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Main Purpose: – Contribute to increase MSF capacity to react timely to emergencies (disease outbreak, natural disaster and violence) in Nigeria, especially in the identify states – To achieve these objectives implement an internal monitoring/surveillance system, active networking at both federal and state levels with various actors (government, NGO, community etc) – Timely propose appropriate action plan for the emergency and formulate an implementation strategy – Provide medical support to the other MSF project in Nigeria – Provide outpatient and/or inpatient 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. Provide best possible care before, during and after surgery in the OT in accordance with MSF protocols;

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Job Description: – Follow up of MSF emergencies activity (Disease surveillance, outbreak investigation and data collection) and the definition of objectives:

. – Collaborate in the development of a contact network with the State epidemiologists and DSNO at State level of epidemiology surveillance, others agencies involved in the surveillance (WHO/UNICEF….) or emergency preparedness and local communities; and on need basis with the FMOH – On continuous basis, do web-based updates and further research on the national politics and policy of surveillance and management of epidemics (meetings, reports, article) – Collect and compile epidemiological data (meetings, reports, articles), analyse and realize monthly, quarter and annual report proposed to Emergency team Coordinator: – Organize and analyze the epidemiology data, medical emergency reports and medical assessment.

Ensure a qualitative and comprehensive data and report archiving process – Implementing an internal surveillance system for Northern States of the country prone to seasonal epidemics, which includes collection of second-hand information through formal and informal networking and, when possible collection of first-hand information field evaluation so as to complement, verify or assess health situation – Following up on main indicators collected and making proposal accordingly – Perform regular monthly field visits to achieve the above objectives in collaboration with the coordination team and submit proposal to coordination team

. – Man-made and natural disaster ; response to violence; floods

. – Participate in creation and/or update of a comprehensive health structure mapping on each structure level on continuous basis do web-based updates and further research on the national politics and policy of surveillance and management of epidemics (meetings, reports, article) – Carry out exploratory missions to achieve the above objectives in collaboration with the coordination team and submit proposal to coordination team.

. – Response proposal and activity implementation – Based on the results of the investigations, propose an appropriate medical response to the Emergency team – Coordinator/medical coordinator – Eventually be involved in the implementation of the response and the direct clinical management of patient – Support to other MSF Activities in Nigeria – More generally, the Emergency team doctor, can be involved in other tasks including:

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Support to the projects: – Carrying out some medical activities and maintaining links with the fields and desk/technical department – Replace members of the field team if needed – Work in other MSF program in order to cumulate experience. – Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols – Pharmacy management: In collaboration with the country pharmacist

. – Participate in stock inventory process – Prepare the medical boxes for the exploratory mission; Anticipate and report needs to the Coordinator – Get proficient with cold-chain management as per MSF standards; Responsible for cold-chain management on the field – Responsible for collecting and filing consumption and donation forms on the field

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Requires Skills and Conditions:

Education:

• Medical Doctor Degree. Diploma in Tropical Medicine is a plus

• NYSC Certificate or Discharge certificate.

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Experience:

• 2 year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training). Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Public Health , general practice, general medicine or minor surgery

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Languages:

• Mission language essential. Hausa language desirable.

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Knowledge:

• Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

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Work Location: – Abuja with 80% of working time on the field.

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Contract: – Unlimited contract duration starting as soon as possible.Flexibility required.

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