3 Medical Doctor Job Vacancies At Médecins Sans Frontières

The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) is recruiting for its project in Borno:

3 Medical Doctors

Open To Qualified Doctors

Context

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.

Job Description

  • General practitioner with interest in maternal health
  • Team leader and management skills
  • Flexibility to work in a mixed MOH and MSF environment
  • Daily medical care of all the patients at the VVF-centre including selection of patients, pre-and postoperative care, preparation for discharge, referrals and follow-up
  • Supervising physiotherapy and counseling activities
  • Quality control of the care given: adherence to medical protocols, registration of complications, leading morbidity and mortality meeting
  • Supervising data collection, data analysis and regular reporting
  • Organizing proper care for the inoperable/incurable patients through partnerships with other organizations
  • Initiating, and leading operational research in the field of vvf (after proper training provided by MSF)
  • Leads outreach activities including active recruitment of patients
  • Liaison between MSF and the National fistula program of Nigeria
  • 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 1 year of active clinical experience since graduation;
  • General practitioner with interest in maternal health
  • Team leader and management skills
  • Flexibility to work in a mixed MOH and MSF environment
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and patient care;
  • Motivation, flexibility and capacity to work as a team and in emergency program;
  • Preferably female, from Northern Nigeria and speaking one or more local languages

Work Location

  • Maiduguri, Borno State (Nigeria).

Contract

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

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of nursing qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Plot 82, Kolo Road, Gatimari Behind Lagos House, Old GRA Maiduguri (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk).

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to: [email protected]

Deadline for the submission of applications: 6th June 2015.

Please make sure to submit your application by this date.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

Notice: No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.

MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.

 

Closing Date: 06/06/2015

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