Author Topic: Medical Doctor - Jigawa Job at Medecins Sans Frontieres - MSFF  (Read 565 times)


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Job Title: Medical Doctor

Job Location: Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria).

Organisation: Medecins Sans Frontieres


•   Médecins Sans Frontieres 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.

Job Description:

•   Provide quality medical care for emergency obstetric and neonatal cases in the maternity and VVF cases in the wards in accordance to MSF protocols;

•   Assist the midwives to triage and manage patients presenting with high risk conditions related to pregnancy;

•   Be involved in all surgical procedures and post-operative surgical care, in accordance with MSF protocols

•   Provide consultations for post-natal patients and MSF staff as required;

•   Observe and respect the MSF Charter and adhere to work schedule as per roster and on-call requirements;

•   Treat the patient with respect, providing good quality care and ensuring privacy and confidentiality.

Required Skills and Conditions:

•   Nigerian Medical Diploma with minimum of 2 years of active clinical experience since graduation;

•   Interest and/or experience in obstetrics;

•   Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care;

•   Motivation, flexibility and capacity to work as a team and in emergency program;

•   Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa (preferably).


•   Unlimited contract duration starting September 2012.

•   208 working hours per month and night on-call duty.  Roster flexibility required.  

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of medical credentials, registration and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Administration Office in Jahun (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk).

Applications can be submitted in person or online.

Deadline for the submission of applications: Friday, August 10th, 2012.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

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