02 October, 2018

Medical coordinator vacancy at Médecins Sans Frontières

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Coordinator - Support

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Supporting the Medical Coordinator through delegated tasks and responsibilities including administrative tasks related to the coordination of work, ensuring good relationships with local and national authorities and ensuring adequate program management in the projects, according to MSF protocols, (para) medical standards, rules of hygiene and the standard precautions in order to ensure the delivery of quality medical care for patients and their communities as well as to improve the health conditions of the targeted population

Monitoring, supervising and evaluating the implementation of medical activities in the project, visiting projects according to preset schedule and participating in defining the human resources needs, materials and techniques. 

Assisting in the implementation of MSF protocols, (para) medical standards, the rules of hygiene and universal precautions in service.

Assisting in the collection of information on national health policy (meetings, reports, articles, etc.), collecting and participating in the analysis of epidemiological data (meetings, reports, articles, etc.) from the projects

Ensuring medical follow up of patients (treatment, improvement) in collaboration with the medical referent of the health structure and overseeing all medical expenses associated with the patient, in collaboration with the supervisors.

Organize the administrative and medical information (reports, ongoing treatments), the discharge of patients and return to their homes

Supporting and supervising the project teams and participating in the management of the medical team in the capital (recruitment, training, monitoring their work, vacation planning, assessments, etc.). 

Participating in briefings and debriefings of the (para) medical team members and promoting communication and active participation in the development of the project

Applying the employee health policy and participating in the evaluation of hospital structures that can serve as reference structures for national and international staff. 

Participating in the medical monitoring of MSF personnel and overseeing all medical expenses associated with various consultations and hospitalizations in collaboration with the line manager

Participating in the management of the central pharmacy, advising and guiding the logistics team in the mission of drug stock management. 

Organizing the start-up, inventory and management of operational medical library according to the classification plan

Participating in the data collection and management from the projects as well as preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and organizing data archiving and medical reports in the project

Performing other duties at the request of Medco (exceptional strengthening of a field team, involvement in evaluations, etc.)

Minimum Requirements

Essential Medical Doctor Diploma; registration with the relevant Medical Council

Essential: English, desired: Hausa, Kanuri

Demonstrable experience in supervising and training others in a team setting

Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service.

Application Closing Date
11th October, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications (including the below documents) to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com with "Medical Coordinator Support" as the subject of the mail.

Applications must be in English and include:
Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and Diplomas mentioned in the CV.

Updated contact details and ID
Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.

Click on the email address above to apply