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Medecins Sans Frontieres Recruitment (5 Positions)

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25 Jul, 2016

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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 vacant positions below:

Job Title: Nursing Team Supervisor
Location:
Borno

Main Purpose

  • Plan, organize, and evaluate the activities concerning his/her field of action (Paediatrics IPD,E.R and ICU) and the team associated, according to MSF values, policies and protocols and universal health standards, in order to warrant the quality and continuity of the health care and the development of the plan of action.

Job Description

  • Carry out the functions and tasks associated to his/her speciality, i.e. perform as a nurse, whenever required or needed, in order to optimize the resources, contributing with his/her knowledge and experience.
  • Implement all the protocols and hygiene procedures, and supervise his/her team follow the same standards, in order to warrant the quality of the care and service in his/her speciality.
  • Organize and coordinate the activities of his/her team (week’s schedule, annual leave, absences, etc.), evaluate their performance and define and ensure the needs for training of staff, in order to ensure the coverage of the human resources needs and maintain high standards of quality.
  • Carry out and/or supervise the ( decentralized) pharmacy and medical equipment management (drugs orders, follow-up of the stock, storage conditions, inventories, follow-up of expired drugs and their destruction, drugs consumption, etc.) in his or her department, in order to satisfy the needs of material with efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Carry-out and/or coordinate administrative (exit-paper, transfer-paper, etc.), information and data collection (patient files, forms, statistics, etc.) tasks, and elaborate regular reporting, in order to have updated and reliable information about the day-to-day activity in the project, output/ outcome and support decision-taking.
  • Give feedback/ reports to medical focal point..

Requirements
Education:

  • Nurse diploma essential

Experience:

  • Licensed Nurse.
  • Essential 2 years of previous experience having worked in MSF or other NGO’s and in developing countries is desirable

Languages:

  • English, Hausa and or Kanuri

Knowledge:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

Competences:

  • People Management
  • Commitment
  • Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, stress management

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

 

Job Title: Mechanic
Location:
Borno

Job Profile

  • Perform maintenance and repair of MSF vehicles to ensure they are in perfect condition for their use, in particular:
  • Ensure vehicles services are done on time. Do all types of services to all vehicles (i.e. mini A, medium B and full C, and special services referred in logbook when possible). Test all vehicles after each service is concluded and before it is handed back to its driver.
  • Perform maintenance according to the instructions in the logbook.
  • Keep record of vehicle’s driver remarks, and carry out repairs if needed.
  • In the case of a breakdown, make a diagnosis, inform to the line manager and after approval carry out any repairs needed.
  • Carry out repair works of other mechanical equipment. Fill in service, repair or vehicle log book.
  • Together with the Supply Supervisor manage the stock of consumable items, filling in the stock cards, carrying out a physical stock inventory, making any orders necessary for renewing the stock, avoiding any shortage and ensuring security stocks.
  • Be responsible of the equipment and tools, checking they are correctly and safely used, maintaining and renewing them when necessary, keeping the inventory updated. Support the evaluation of external workshops for eventual sub-contracting as well as light and heavy vehicle renting.
  • Follow up the validity of all documents (annual inspections, insurance or any other required documents) and report the line manager if any document is missing or needs to be soon renewed.
  • Report to the line manager any problem related to MSF
  • Assist in briefing or training of drivers regarding vehicle services and maintenance.

Working Conditions:

  • Fixed-term contract with probation period
  • Candidates must be flexible with working hours

Skills and Qualifications

  • Essential diploma on mechanics or related studies
  • MSF experience desirable or at least one years’ experience  in a similar post out of MSF
  • English spoken and written and local language desirable
  • Good knowledge of Maiduguri
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Ability to react quickly and manage stress to stay calm in all situations
  • Reliability, service-oriented, respect of confidentiality and capacity to work in a team
  • Essential driving license for vehicles

Application Deadline: 4th August 2016.

 

Job Title: Logistics Supervisor
Location:
Borno (Maimusari, Gwange, Bolori…)

Job Profile

  • Monitor maintenance activities of infrastructures, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards.
  • Ensure the check and follow-up of facilities under the line manager supervision.
  • Carrying out daily visits to the facilities, reporting any anomalies or problems to the line manager.
  • Evaluating rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work in accordance with instructions given by his supervisor, and accounting to him/her on progress
  • Checking that premises observe security norms (fire extinguishers present, electrical installations earthed, etc.).
  • Monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices
  • Planning together with the line manager required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standards
  • Coordinate and lead the logistics team under his/her responsibility, in particular:
  • Defining each person’s tasks, supervising them on a daily basis and checking the quality of their work (punctuality, rigour, quality, etc.).
  • Drawing up working schedules for logistics teams for each department or facility.
  • Organising and leading meetings of the team under his supervision.
  • Attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities.
  • Collect logistics orders coming from health facilities,
  • Draw up and follow up orders according to the procedures in force.
  • Provide technical support to the specialized technician, watchman
  • Ensure reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of material before its shipment.
  • Manage and follow up orders, namely

Skills and Qualifications

  • Essential Secondary Education and Formal Technical Training
  • MSF experience desirable or at least one years’ experience in a similar post out of MSF
  • English spoken and written and local language desirable
  • Good knowledge of Maiduguri
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Ability to react quick and manage stress to stay calm in all situations
  • Reliability, service-oriented, respect of confidentiality and capacity to work in a team

Working Conditions

  • Fixed-term contract with probation period
  • Candidates must be flexible with working hours

Application Deadline: 4th August, 2016 at 5:00pm

 

Job Title: Specialized Technician
Location: Borno (Maimusari, Gwange, Bolori…)

Job Profile

  • Do all necessary repair, maintenance and construction work according to his/her specialization (i.e. plumbing, electricity, carpentry, boreholes, radios, computers, etc?)
  • Perform any needed tests after any repair or maintenance.
  • Work in collaboration with other specialized technicians and workers, if necessary.
  • Ensure that there are adequate stocks of consumables and materials for minor repairs and manage those stocks; place orders in good time.
  • Keep specialized technician working area clean and tidy.
  • Look after all equipment and tools provided.
  • Ensure correct use of extinguishers as well as know where they are located.
  • Ensure that all record sheets and books related to logistical maintenance are always completed.
  • Prepare needed reports before and after any repair or required maintenance.
  • Ensure that line manager is informed of any problems that might be linked to MSF
  • Make suggestions regarding any repair or maintenance work needed in MSF
  • Assist logistics department for any relative work needed.
  • Immediately inform the line manager of any problems that arise in the course of the work, particularly with regard to damage, loss, theft or attempted break-ins.

Working Conditions:

  • Fixed-term contract with probation period
  • Candidates must be flexible with working hours

Skills and Qualifications

  • Essential secondary education and formal technical training
  • MSF experience desirable or at least one years’ experience in a similar post out of MSF
  • English spoken and written and local language desirable
  • Good knowledge of Maiduguri
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Ability to react quickly and manage stress to stay calm in all situations
  • Reliability, service-oriented, respect of confidentiality and capacity to work in a team

Application Deadline: 4th August, 2016.

 

Job Title: Medical Doctor
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno
Contract: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.
Slot: 5

Main Purpose

  • Provide inpatient and or outpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.

Job Description

  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis 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 ward rounds , 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.
  • 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. www.justjobsng.com
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Directly participating in shifts, rotations, emergencies and on calls if necessary.

Requirements
Education:

  • Fully Licensed Medical Doctor (MBBS, MBBch).
  • Desirable Diploma in Tropical Medicine

Experience:

  • 2 year experience MINIMUM as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (including internship). Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Paediatrics, Public Health, A&E, infectious diseases, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.

Languages:

  • Mission language essential (ENGLISH)
  • Local language desirable (HAUSA,KANURI)

Knowledge:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

Competences:

  • People Management
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Results
  • Teamwork

Application Deadline: 4th August 2016.

 

How To Apply
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) 
Or
Email to: [email protected]

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