Graduate and Experienced Positions at Medecins Sans Frontieres [4 Positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

Graduate and Experienced Positions at Medecins Sans Frontieres [4 Positions]

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18 Jul, 2016

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Administrative Jobs in Nigeria, Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria

Medecins 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.

We are recruiting to fill the following graduate and experienced positions below:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location:
Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Job Field: Administration / Secretarial   Graduate Jobs / Internships

Job Descriptions

  • Manage the administrative files of the staff with confidentiality and according to the MSF Internal Regulation;
  • Assist the Field Administrator with contracts, leaves or any other HR request;
  • Calculate accurately the payroll monthly for both MSF and MoH staff collaborating on the project;
  • Manage, register and archive the accounting of the mission according to MSF protocols as well as the budget;
  • Process the payment of suppliers after verification and approval from the Field Administrator in collaboration with Logistics Department.
  • Implement cash management procedures in order to ensure the highest control and security, and ensure cash availability.
  • Enter data into the HR database and personal files and keep them up-to-date in order to facilitate HR processes management(collects, records and updates the staff individual files: individual information sheets, copy of signed contracts, amendments, records of leaves, absences, overtime, etc. then enter all the data into Homere software).
  • Other Administrative Duties as may be required.

Requirements

  • Degree in Business Administration and/or Accounting;
  • Computer skills and good faculty to learn new software;
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and interest in health care;
  • High motivation, flexibility, quick learning and team working;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa.

Application Closing Date
18th July 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Borno (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk) via: [email protected]

 

Job Title: Nutrition Nurse Supervisor
Location:
Borno
Job TypeFull Time
Job Field Medical / Health
Contract: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

Job Descriptions

  • Schedules and organizes all nutrition related activities, its organization design and sizing as well as its associated budget in order to efficiently maintain the continuity of the nutritional  healthcare at the standard quality levels.
  • Supervise, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training, evaluation, development and communication) of the nutrition staff of the project in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, improve people capabilities and skills.
  • Supervise the implementation of the nutritional program according to MSF protocols, standards. This includes:
    • Draw up outpatients activity planning,
    • Follow up the evolution of patients and discuss the problem cases taking part in the medical assistant’s round, and install referral system
    • Check that medical and nutrition prescriptions are carried out.
    • Check the diffusion, knowledge and application of medical, nutritional and anthropometric protocols.
    • Supervise nursing care and hygiene circumstances.
    • Checking the food’s quality.
    • Ensure that mothers are well informed about the functioning of the centre, the state and evolution of their child: their tasks (help with cleaning, feeding their child, etc)
    • Supervises, in cooperation with the pharmacist and project medical referent, the management of the pharmacy, ensuring reception and storage of orders, preparing new orders when required, supervising expiration terms and consumption patterns, in order to ensure, a rationale use as well as pharmacy stock levels are permanently updated and above minimum safety point.
    • Ensure correct nutritional data collection (registers, nutritional forms, morbidity forms), compile weekly and monthly statistics for the outpatients unit, report this information to the line manager and provide feedback on the results to the team. In these sense, this function includes all kind of nutritional information that nutritional supervisor has in his /her hands.

Requirements

  • Education: Nurse qualification. Desirable with a nutritionist diploma
  • Experience: Minimum 2 year experience as nut nurse.
  • Languages: English language essential and local language
  • Competences: Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, stress management

Application Closing Date
18th July 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Borno (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk) via: [email protected]

 

Job Title: Nutrition Nurse
Location:
Borno
Job TypeFull Time
Job Field: Medical / Health
Contract: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required

Main Purpose

  • Provide nursing care, treatment and follow-up for children suffering from severe malnutrition, according to MSF TFP (ITFC/ATFC/SFP) protocols, universal hygienic standards and other procedures, in order to ensure a good delivery of care and improve their nutritional conditions.

Job Descriptions

  • Implement and follow at all times the universal hygiene standards, security rules and other protocols and procedures regarding nursing and children nutrition matters.
  • Ensure proper functioning of the Therapeutic Program. This includes:
    • Daily collect the number of new admissions and exits and to check the attendance
    • Calculate the quantity of food needed for the day based on the number of children registered
    • Ensure triage of patients in waiting areas, detecting the priority acute cases, carrying out first aid care when necessary and referring them to the doctor if necessary.
    • Carry-out all patient’s related tasks for the admission, weighing and measuring the children, identifying the degree and types of malnutrition, administration (patient card, register,..) etc.
    • Ensure that medical and nutritional care is properly delivered to the patients and to daily follow the evolution of the patients.
    • Carry-out consultations to children and their parents, undertaking a complete clinical examination of children, looking for associated pathologies, drawing up nutritional surveillance forms and milk cards, providing required vaccination, etc.
    • Carry-out surveillance and follow-up of patients’ medical and nutritional evolution, identifying possible emergency situations arising and keeping doctors informed if necessary.
    • Provide advice and inform children’s families about everything concerning the hospitalization, participate in the health education of the mothers and/or treatment process.
    • Control all pharmacy, food, and medical equipment (carrying out inventories, checking its quality and its functioning, storage conditions, doing follow-up of expired drugs, etc.).
    • Carry-out and supervise administrative procedures and documents (fill in patients files, forms, statistics, etc.), ensure an appropriate written/oral handover, and report any problematic situations and cases arising.

Requirements

  • Education: Nursing diploma with nutritional training essential (OND/BA/B.Sc/HND).
  • Experience: Previous experience required. Experience in MSF or other NGO’s and /or in developing countries desirable.
  • Languages: English language essential. Local language desirable.
  • Knowledge: Desirable computer literacy (Word, Excel)
  • Competences: Results, teamwork, commitment, flexibility, service.

Application Closing Date
18th July 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Borno (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk) via: [email protected]

Note

  • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
  • 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.

 

Job Title: Epidemiologist
Location:
Nigeria

Job Description

  • Define, implement and follow up epidemiological activities, ensuring the proper implementation of protocols, the development of appropriate methodology and the quality of studies to identify risk factors for diseases and determining optimal treatment approaches to clinical practice and for preventive medicine to be used in the missions.
  • Define, schedule and organize, in close collaboration with other medical team members, the annual epidemiological activity plan as well as its associated budget in order to improve early detection of risk factors to better define treatment approaches and preventive practices.
  • Lead the implementation of the protocols and epidemiological methodology, ensuring all related staff follows them in order to improve research efficiency
  • Supervise, according to annual plan, epidemiological research activity ensuring: that contacts with community groups and authorities are aligned with the objectives of the research that the population participating in the research is properly informed reporting on the progress of data collection, on ongoing analysis of research or on any issue causing delay is done in order to achieve epidemiological goals on time.
  • Advise the MSF medical team on epidemiological matters that arise in the course of their activity research, and, when necessary, design and implement epidemiological tools and data collection to meet new epidemiological needs.
  • Ensure, in coordination with logistics department, that national or international shipment of laboratory samples acquired for research purposes is done within datelines and according to protocols, following security rules and keeping conditions needed for the sample
  • Supervise data filing procedures ensuring that all epidemiology software tools are properly used and are updated regularly, in order to ensure full data traceability and availability
  • Plan and supervise, in close coordination with the HR department and the MSF vision, policies and values, the associated processes (job description, recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal/external communication) of the epidemiological staff in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, improve people technical capabilities, contribution and their commitment to MSF values.
  • Supervises, in close coordination with the logistic manager, that research equipment and material is properly maintained and stock level is above minimum point in order to ensure availability and research activity continuity. Organize and/or assist medical staff in preparing epidemiological reports related to health facilities and to researched areas and participate in operational monthly reports

Requirements

  • Essential, medical or nursing related diploma. Desirable specialization or training in tropical diseases.
  • Desirable Degree (or Masters) in Epidemiology or Public Health with extensive training in statistics and epidemiology
  • Essential working experience of at least two years in nursing activities related jobs
  • Desirable working experience with MSF or other NGOs
  • Desirable working experience in developing countries
  • Mission working language essential, local language desirable.
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet)
  • People Management
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Results
  • Teamwork

Application Closing Date
24th July, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and cover motivation letter under the reference “EPINIGERIA” to: [email protected]

Note:

  • Please submit your CV and cover letter in ONE file and name the file with your LAST NAME
  • Replies will only be sent to short-listed candidates.

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