Medical Doctor at Medecins du Monde
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Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.

We are recruiting to to fill the position below:

Job Title: Mobile Clinic Medical Doctor

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: Medical supervisor

Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the medical supervisor, the Mobile Clinic Medical Doctor will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Provision of free of charge curative health consultations
  • Admission, weekly medical follow-up and discharge of the malnourished children in OTP program
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Tasks Description

  • Provision of free of charge curative health consultations
  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing curative health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before to start curative health consultations
  • Perform curative consultations:
    • Take a proper medical history including:
      • Reason for consultation
      • Duration of the illness or complaints
      • Main symptoms
      • Past medical history and treatment.
    • Perform a correct physical examination:
      • Inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation
      • Systematic checking of signs of severity
      • Diagnose and treat the diseases according to protocols in use (i.e. clinical guidelines)
      • Write the most important complaints, signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment on the patient’s registration form.
      • Explain the treatment to the patient
      • Give individual health education related to the patient’s disease
  • Manage emergency cases according to MdM protocols and regulation
  • Fill in the registration form for each patient, according to the diagnosis of the morbidity surveillance form
  • Check the immunization status for all EPI targeted children and referred the unvaccinated children to the vaccinator
  • Investigate any information regarding unusual health events or diseases outbreak, provided through any source
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Admission, weekly medical follow-up and discharge of the malnourished children in OTP program
  • Ensure that all the 6-59 months children have been screened (MUAC, H/W and edemas)
  • Admit new cases in OTP program according to the criteria’s of national nutrition protocol and give systematic treatment for SAM cases
  • Ensure weekly follow up of SAM cases and adapt RUTF doses
  • Discharge cases according to the criteria’s of national nutrition protocol
  • Refer complicated SAM cases to identified Stabilization Center
  • Fill in the specific OTP form
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Perform the daily data collection regarding curative consultations
  • Participate to the weekly computerization and analysis of the medical data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the trainings organized by MDM

Others:

  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
  • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to the setting up of the mobile clinics
  • Participate to weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field

Working Conditions
Because of the emergency relief nature of MDM’s work, working hours may be irregular and employees are expected to be flexible in their approach to working hours under emergency conditions.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2018.

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

Note: The above job description can be modified according to changes in MDM activities or in the context. It can be amended at any time after mutual consultation, in order to fit the requirements of the programs.

 

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Supervisor

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: Nutrition/Nurse Trainer
Supervises: Technical supervisor for Nutrition Programme Staff

Description

  • MDM provides CMAM services, including OTP, IYCF, Health Education and community engagement activities alongside all its health activities.
  • MDM is seeking a Nutrition Supervisor to oversee these activities under the supervision of the Nutrition/Nurse Trainer

Job Summary

  • As a key member of the Nutrition and Medical Programme team fully participates in key decision making for the Nutrition activities in the operation areas.
  • The primary functions of the Nutrition Supervisor is to provide technical supervision and overall day to day management of all Nutrition programming, and to participate in defining intervention priorities, develop necessary contacts and relationships with government, non-government, nutrition partners, donors and UN agencies at the state level.
  • Ensure that MDM programme is delivering the highest level of quality of nutrition services in line with national and international guideline.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Nutrition Supervisor will be responsible for the overall management of the day to day nutrition and nutrition integrated Programme activities at MDM field Sites
  • Provision of formal and on-the-job trainings to MDM Nutrition teams, including Community Mobilizers, Community Health Extension Workers, OTP Dispensers, OTP screeners and other MDM staff
  • Liaison with MoH, Nutrition Sector and UNICEF Nutrition Programme to ensure smooth running and coordination of the activities
  • Ensure all  communities are kept well informed of the programme,
  • Support the trainer on providing of ongoing training for SMoH staffs with special emphasis to develop ownership of the programme by SMoH staff and build their capacity to sustain the programme.
  • Liaise closely with Medical Supervisors in all MDM field sites to ensure smooth running of the activities and respond in a timely manner to any issues that arise
  • Ensure effective communication on the programme status to MDM Senior Management
  • Update the Nutrition Trainer on the implementation of the CMAM/IYCF-E and MNP on weekly basis.
  • Work with State MoH, and other officials to ensure all aspects of programme understood and agreed to implement the programme
  • Work closely with community mobilizers and community mobilizer supervisors on effective home visits (absentees, defaulters, non-respondents, transfers etc), sensitizations and active case findings.
  • Follow up management of stocks with the dispensers/pharmacists; monitor rates of consumption and ensure supplies are ordered in a timely manner
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams, including admission, discharge, non-responding, and transfer to and from the various components of the programme, all medical and nutritional protocols, and their application/OTP services.
  • Ensure the beneficiaries, caretakers and members of the community are treated respectfully at all times
  • Lead regular nutrition team management meetings
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Nurse/Nutrition trainer
  • Prepare monthly progress reports and statistic reports and an end of project final report for submission to the Nutrition trainer
  • Ensure all MDM supported HF are equipped with all necessary tools and materials (e.g. MUAC, scales, drugs, RUTF, counselling cards, referral guides),
  • Conduct follow up on referrals in line with MDM referral policy
  • Ensure the accurate collection of field data and submission to the M&E Officer, informing them of any challenges
  • To ensure stock cards are maintained for all items received, separated by donor and reconcile to all store documents in collaboration with the Pharmacists
  • To ensure assets are safe guarded and included on the monthly update of assets to Logistics
  • Assist in any other tasks when required
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to Health Program Coordinator
  • Participate in MDM internal meetings (medical, security)
  • Attend to external medical meetings (nutrition sector) in collaboration with Medical Coordinator or Health Program Coordinator or Nutrition Trainer request

Hierarchical links:

  • Line manager: Nutrition/Nurse Trainer
  • Technical manager: Health Program Coordinator.

Requirements
Essential:

  • Previous experience in CMAM, IYCF and MNP programs
  • Good experience of data collection, reporting and analysis
  • Excellent English and Hausa communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Excellent organizational, training and coaching skills in health/nutrition
  • Leadership, good management and ability to make decisions.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience as a nutrition supervisor
  • Education: a diploma or a university degree in a relevant discipline
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Able to prioritize and to be flexible
  • Ability to work under stressful situation
  • Problem solving ability
  • Excellent computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Pack.

Desirable:

  • Willingness to travel to Damboa to mentor and monitor activities
  • Previous experience with INGOs
  • Assessment and analytical skills
  • Ability to represent MDM in external and nutrition sector meetings will be of added value.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2018.

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