Medical News, Health Advice, Latest Medical and Health Jobs, Hospital Jobs, Internship Vacancies, N.G.O Jobs, e.t.c

Adverts

Ads

About Medical Nigeria

Medical Nigeria is one of the favorite top Medical and Health blogs in Nigeria with focus on health advice, medical tips and Job vacancies. It is a Nigerian Health blog where you can learn about your health.

The blog covers topics on medical and health issues including providing up to date relevant Job vacancies across the country.

Rich e-media information for Medical Doctors, Consultants, Medical Laboratory Scientists, Pharmacists, Radiographers, Nurses, Mid-Wives, Health Extension Workers, Dental Officers, Nutrition Officers, Medical Laboratory Technicians e.t.c.

You can always find a spot for yourself here!

Frequently, other science related vacancies are also included for Science Oriented Graduates visiting this site.

Browse through our Archives for relevant gist.

I welcome you once again.


Eniola Adewale

MedicalNigeria.com




Newsletter

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Roving Clinician at Medecins Du Monde

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care. 

We are recruiting to to fill the position below:

Job Title: Roving Clinician

Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Line reports: N/A
Length of contract: 6 months
Possibility for extension: yes
Starting date: ASAP

Job Tasks
Under the supervision of the Emergency Team Lead, the Roving Clinician (within the emergency team) will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
  • Respond to different crises identified by MdM needs assessment (epidemic and/or sudden mass displacement of population) as part of the emergency team.
  • Once an emergency situation has been stabilised, the medical doctor along with the emergency team will be deployed to support the different MdM clinics in Maiduguri, Jere and Damboa LGAs.
Under the direction of the Emergency Team Leader, the clinician is expected to:
  • Participate in Rapid Needs Assessment
  • Respond to the health needs associated with population influx and communicable disease outbreak(s)
  • Provide free of charge healthcare to the affected populations with respect to MdM mandates and principles
  • Develop and comply with infection prevention control practices and the isolation needs required
  • Follow the various MdM healthcare guidelines (PHC, SRH, MHPSS, GBV and Nutrition) and seek support from superiors when needed
  • Work closely with existing MdM teams and other partners in the area
  • Make appropriate patient referrals to the specified health facilities
  • Collect, computerise and analyse weekly epidemiological data
  • Ensure the security of MdM properties and to keep his/her supervisor informed about the security situation
  • Attend and report the required meetings
Once an emergency has stablised, Under the supervision of the Emergency Team Lead or Medical Supervisor of specified camp, the roving clinician will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinic:
  • Provision of free of charge curative health consultations
  • Appropriate referral of mental health patients to MdM services
  • Compassionate and sensitive treatment of GBV survivors in accordance with MdM policy
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to required meetings
  • Supporting existing MdM healthcare teams during emergencies
  • Filling personnel gaps where needed
  • 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 leaving the MdM office
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene and waste management when performing curative health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before starting curative health consultations
The clinician will:
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 and conditions 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 need
In addition, the roving clinician will:
  • 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
  • Ensure that all the 6-59 months children have been screened (MUAC, H/W and edemas)
  • Admit new cases into the OTP according to the criteria 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 of national nutrition protocol
  • Refer complicated SAM cases to identified Stabilization Center
  • Fill in the specific OTP form
  • Collection, computerisation and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Perform the daily data collection regarding the emergency response and when supporting MdM clinics the curative consultations
  • Participate in the weekly computerisation and analysis of the medical data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare the weekly activities report to submit to the emergency team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security etc.)
  • Participate in all the trainings organised by MDM
Others:
  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of the emergency medical team and MDM clinics
  • Participate in 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
Requirements
  • Candidate should be a Community Health Officer (CHO)
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English and Hausa
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
Application Closing Date
27th April, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a two page Curriculum Vitae, three work-related references and one page cover letter, in One Document explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above. If possible, please send all the above in one document - MS Word or PDF. Also, write the job title and your name in the subject line to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net

Note
  • Only applications by email will be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
  • Please notice that if you have not heard from MdM within 2 weeks, you should presume you were not short listed for this position. However, MdM thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.
  • MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Step By Step Mini Importation Business Guide Exposed!!!

Learn How to Make Money Importing Cheap Products For N300-N1,000 and Reselling for Upto N10,000 in Nigeria.

Call/WhatsApp====> 07038844295

Copyright: Written permissions are needed before contents in MedicalNigeria.com may be used. Powered by Blogger.