Multiple Vacancy For Nurses and Doctors At Supervisor at Medecins Sans Frotieres.

Multiple Vacancies For Nurses, Midwives and Doctors at Medecins Sans Frotieres. Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

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Medical Doctor Supervisor at Medecins Sans Frotieres Holland

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Doctor Supervisor

Location: Anka – Zamfara
Job Type: Indefinite Period

Main Objective and Responsibility of the Position

  • 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 / beneficiary’s health conditions.
  • Assist management of the medical activities in the hospital

Description of the Responsibilities/Activities

  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose 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 visits , 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.
  • 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.
  • Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary.
  • 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.
  • ZSHCP is project with activities in pediatric ward of the Anka General Hospital with 95 beds (additional 40 beds in malaria peak or during outbreaks), nutrition program, seasonal malaria response, outpatient mobile clinic in IDP camp and outreach activities focused on prevention and treatment of lead poisoning. Due to the dynamic and volatile security context, the outreach activities and most of the Ambulatory Therapeutic Feeding Centers are being managed remotely. The main morbidities here include Malnutrition, Malaria and Infectious Diseases.
  • The medical doctor supervisor will be working in the project in close collaboration with the Medical Activities Manager (MAM), MD pediatrician and the national staff doctors to ensure quality medical services primarily in the inpatient department. Providing administrative support to the MAM.

Communication/coordination:

  • Ensure to transmit relevant information coming from project leadership to medical doctor team and ensuring adherence to MSF standard practices and policies. Likewise, be a focal person for representation of all medical doctors in meetings to raise professional medical challenges and concerns coming from medical doctors including proposed solutions.
  • Follow up with the team of medical doctors on the adherence to latest protocols and guidelines or advice coming from relevant MSF referents.
  • Support MAM for the supervision of the medical doctors in the hospital and report any key challenges and concerns and discuss with MAM.
  • Assist MAM in training needs assessment of medical doctors and where needed provide or assist in providing relevant trainings on different issues to medical staff.

Referrals:

  • Coordinate all referrals and their follow up including referrals made to AGH from different outreach sites and from AGH to Gusau. Once decided by physicians for the case to refer ensure to liaise with different departments to implement the referral as per policy.
  • Collect systematically data for referrals and document. After follow up of the patients in the referral hospitals provide feedback to treating physicians who have referred the case,
  • Identify weaknesses in referral system and discuss with MAM and propose solutions for improvement.

Staff planning:

  • Responsible for staff planning for MDs (rosters, leaves etc.) and ensure that gaps are covered.
  • Arrange the monthly roster of the medical doctors, coordinate and monitor the daily working plan of the team in correlation with MAM (absent personnel, vacations, tracking leaves …).
  • Replaces a doctor if necessary and participates in shifts.
  • Identify work load (increase/decrease) in different departments or areas and discuss options with MAM for efficient use of resources.

Data management and reporting:

  • MD supervisor follows up on day-to-day quality data collection in the appropriate way in the paediatric ward of Anka General Hospital and communicates challenges on data to MAM. (S)/he effectively contributes to monthly reporting in terms of understanding context and contributing this to the narrative for the hospital of the various departments – vaccination, IPD and ITFC, analysis of inpatient mortality and ensure all deaths are timely encoded in the HIS.
  • Participates in the monthly reports according to guidelines (i.e. mortality/morbidity review, referral review etc.)
  • ZSHCP is project with activities in pediatric ward of the Anka General Hospital with 95 beds (additional 40 beds in malaria peak or during outbreaks), nutrition program, seasonal malaria response, outpatient mobile clinic in IDP camp and outreach activities focused on prevention and treatment of lead poisoning.
  • Due to the dynamic and volatile security context, the outreach activities and most of the Ambulatory Therapeutic Feeding Centers are being managed remotely. The main morbidities here include Malnutrition, Malaria and Infectious Diseases.

Drug/medical supply management:

  • Analyses the hospital consumption weekly and presents this to the MD pediatrician for action, prepare the Medical order, participate in the TSR analysis and deeply involved in the forecasting exercise.

Staff health:

  • First responsible for national staff health, following up on absences and leave days up to 3 days.

Vaccination:

  • Collaborate with MTL and MoH for facilitating immunization activities for an understandable coverage. Ensures patients visiting MSF clinics are vaccinated and report this in the Medical report on weekly or monthly basis.

Other activities:

  • Actively participate in project strategy meetings and plans
  • Support and participate actively in disease outbreak investigations/ surveillance at the project site.
  • Participle in disease outbreak response in the mission when called upon.
  • Replace/cover Medical Activities Manager (MAM) when necessary together with the MD pediatrician.

Requirements (Qualifications)

  • Education: Medical Doctor diploma Desirable diploma in Tropical Medicine. NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  • Experience: 2-year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work, desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Public Health, Obs. and Gynae, Pediatrics, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.
  • Languages: Mission language and local language essential
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

Competencies:

  • People Management
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Results
  • Teamwork

Application Closing Date
29th June, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter, Latest CV, and photocopies of all necessary credentials with telephone contact details (daytime) in an envelope (specify on the envelope – Application for the post of Medical Doctor Supervisor–Anka Project) to any of the addresses below:
ANKA Sokoto Abuja,
The Project Coordinator,
Medecins Sans Frontieres Holland,
Gidanwire along Bagega Road,
Anka – Zamfara State.

Or
Human Resources Coordinator,
Médecins Sans Frontieres – Holland
No. 26 Agaie Road, Behind State CID,
Sokoto State.

Or
The Human Resource Coordinator
No. 11, First Avenue, Gwarinpa,
Abuja.

Or
For digital applications, you can send through: zamfara-admin@oca.msf.org

Note: MSF is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity within the organization

Nurse at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Switzerland – 7 Openings

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nurse (Nigerian Nationals – Local Position)

Location: Ngala, Borno
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Place of Recruitment: Gambaru
Slot: 7

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population:

  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures. Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment. Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit
  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
  • Sending material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration
  • Participating in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorisation, etc.)
  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • Essential recognized Nurse diploma. Desirable Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Desirable 2 years of previous experience and previous experience in other NGOТs
  • Valid license in Nursing
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application to MSF Switzerland Office in Gambaru with your name and the position stated boldly on your envelope as “NURSE  NGALA”
Or
Email your application to; msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com

Applications must be in English and include:

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Updated contact details and a copy of Nigerian Identification Card
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.

Midwife Supervisor at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – Switzerland

Job Title: Midwife Supervisor (Nigerian Nationals – Local Position)

Location: Ngala, Borno
Place of Recruitment: Gambaru
Type of Contract: Fixed Term

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Supervising the clinical activities and guaranteeing the quality of midwifery care in the department, according to MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards in order to provide a high quality Mother and Child Health (MCH) care to the population:
  • Supervising, supporting and evaluating the team under his/her responsibility particularly midwives, midwife assistants and other related staff in her team such as Hygiene agents. Planning and organizing their work (areas, days, absences, visits, holidays, etc) and coaching them in their work with special focus in following all appropriate protocols and procedures
  • Ensuring team work and a professional relationship between maternity and other departments.
  • Supervising the clinical activities in all the maternity departments and activities such as ante-natal consultations, delivery and after delivery follow up, post-natal consultations, family planning consultations, new-born vaccinations and liaising with the Medical Doctor about the patients who need special care times, visiting hours, etc.
  • Ensuring that the staff on duty knows, implements and follows at all times the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control in the medical premises ensuring high standards of hygiene in the working environment
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained, cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols, reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service.
  • Being responsible for the department-related pharmacy activities (stock and consumption monitoring) as well as maintenance of the medical equipment
  • Being responsible for ensuring that all the administrative procedures, patientsТ data and documents are filled in correctly and registered for compiling monthly reports reflecting the activity in the department.
  • In certain contexts, being responsible for ensuring that the maternity staff is able to identify, receive and provide care to the victims of the SGBV in collaboration with the Obs & Gyne MD and following the protocols

Minimum requirements

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree in Nursing & Midwifery or Diploma in Midwifery
  • Valid license for midwifery
  • Desirable 2 years of previous experience and previous experience in other NGOТs
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Or send your application with your name and the position stated boldly on your envelope as “Midwife Supervisor – Ngala” to:
MSF Switzerland Office in Gambaru,
Borno State.

Applications must be in English and include:

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Updated contact details and a copy of Nigerian Identification Card
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.

Nurse – Pool at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Spain

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Nurse – Pool

Code: MT03100
Locations: Pulka & Gwoza LGA, Borno
Reports To: Nurse Team Supervisor
Report To (functional): Nursing Activity Manager
Area: Medical & Paramedical
Working Hours: 48 per week
No of Places: One (01)
Contract Duration: N/A
Level: 5

Main Purpose
Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.

Accountabilities

  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures.
  • Assists the doctors during their daily rounds and keeps them informed of the progress of each patient
  • Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment.
  • Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit.
  • Ensures triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration)
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.), ensuring an appropriate written/oral handover, and reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise. Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed.
  • Participating in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorisation, etc.)
  • Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Fol-lowing the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures
  • Participating in msf strategies of staff development (in ensuring teamwork and adherence to trainings, meetings)
  • Ensuring all rapid test ( RDT, HB, Glucose …) requested by doctors are done in the ward without delay , and participating in urine test , stools sample collection by filling the lab form and submit the form immediately to the laboratory. All this in a very good collaboration with lab team and update the file of the patient accordingly.
  • Ensuring a good, quality of waste management in the unit furthermore waste segregation and ensure that all the team members are respecting that related to the guideline and posters on the wall.
  • Carry out his job with respect to MSF principles and patient confidentiality.

Requirements

  • Education: Essential recognized nurse degree/diploma
  • Desirable Bachelor in Science of Nursing Experience
  • Desirable 2 years of previous experience and previous experience in other NGO’s
  • Demonstrable experience in supervising and training others in a team setting Languages English and Hausa essential.

Competencies:

  • Results and Quality Orientation L1
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L1
  • Behavioural Flexibility L1
  • Commitment to MSF Principles L1
  • Stress Management L2

Salary

  • 3,014,622 NGN per annum (Basic salary + 13th Month) As per the MSF salary scale (National contract)

Application Closing Date
27th June, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
  • Applications are non-returnable. Do not submit original certificates or credentials
  • MSF Encourages Women and People with Disability Status to Apply

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  1. Is interesting but jobs around kaduna and Abuja.

  2. Am interested but needs job within kebbi state.

  3. I’m interested in jobs around Abuja

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