Paediatrician – Malaria Peak Season at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – France

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Paediatrician – Malaria Peak Season

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Context

  • 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.

Job Description

  • Applying medical knowledge and skills to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of children, ensuring integrated new-born and paediatric care through Emergency, OPD, and IPD services in New-borns and cases of malnutrition. Prescribing the necessary treatment, respecting MSF protocols.
  • Collaborating closely with the different department of the hospital (e.g. Maternity), Knowing and ensuring all updated MSF medical protocols and universal precautions are followed and implemented, reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control.
  • As an expert in paediatrics, proposing strategy (modification on current new-born and paediatric care management) and implementing them after validation of Operation and Paediatric Advisor.
  • Ensuring on-going new-born and paediatric training (formal and bedside) of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the new-born and paediatric quality of care. Reviewing and discussing selected complicated cases or mistakes and giving technical input.
  • Keeping patients and their families informed of the illness and the treatment to follow, checking that they have been understood. Ensuring professional autonomy and confidentiality are respected and a good attitude and proper bedside manner towards the patient and their care takers and the rest of the medical team.
  • Following up the evolution of the hospitalized/IDP patients through daily visits, 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.
  • Monitoring the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material and addresses the list of the missing item for new-born and paediatric activities. Providing inputs about general organization of the different paediatric wards, including the admission, transfer and discharge criteria.
  • Checking and controlling the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and taking care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assuring general compliance with standing hygiene standards.

Requirements

  • Medical Doctor Diploma & Pediatrics qualification. (Consultant Pediatrician)
  • 3 years experience working as Pediatrician
  • Preferred, experience in Pediatric ICU
  • Language used & desirable: Kanuri – Hausa – English

Conditions

  • Work Location: Maiduguri – Gwange Hospital
  • Contract: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required. Start ASAP.

Remuneration

  • Monthly Gross salary of N960,000 plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Application Deadline
5th July, 2020.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
And
Submit their CV, qualifications and a Cover Letter with contact details to the MSF Administration Office by email: msff-abuja-recrutiment@paris.msf.org

Note

  • Please make sure to submit your application on or before the deadline
  • 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.

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