16 May 2017

Medical Doctor, Damboa

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Job Description

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Doctor

Location: Damboa
Starting date: ASAP

Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the team leader, the 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
Task Descriptions
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
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letter via email to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net
Or
Either in person, deliver to MDM Office

Note
We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
Our process of selection include some interviews.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contactedBecause 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.
This 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.
Made in English in two original copies, one for the employee and one for MDM, in Maiduguri

Job Categories: Medical & Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria.

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