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Friday, January 25, 2019

Vacancy for Medical Coordinator Support at Medecins Sans Frontieres

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, international organisation. The organisation is made up mainly of doctors and health sector workers and is also open to all other professions which might help in achieving its aims.
Médecins Sans Frontières provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict. They do so irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Coordinator Support
Location: Abuja

Main Purpose
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{Dr. Gold}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.)

Medecins Sans Frontieres
MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities
Coach, train and motivate the teams in different project of Nigeria -OCA mission in order to align all field staff with MSF values and ethics, and ensuring their capability to carry out their job achieving MSF quality standards:
Ensuring proper induction of all MSF Staff.
Carrying out medical briefings and debriefings.
Identifying training needs for medical staff.
Identifying personnel showing potential.
Supervising and carrying out technical evaluations.
Promoting strict follow-up of MSF values and ethics by all staff and identifying any possible issue regarding this matter.
Any other task or responsibilities can be added by the supervisor according to the need identified.
Focal point of the HIS and medical data base of the mission, update the database, ensure quality of data collection, analysis and report , train the MTLs and MAMs to ensure quality.
Focal point for AMR ,monitor the implementation, meet with the staff to address challenges that might occur, ensure each month projects are supplied effectively with RUTF, milk and resomal , on request of the Medical coordinator the medco Support will be focal point for other agreement signed.
Carry-out administrative (inventory and management of the medical operational library, archiving of data and medical reports, etc.), information gathering and data collection tasks, and elaborate regular reporting, in order to have updated and reliable information about the day-to-day activity in the project and support decision-taking
On the request of the Medical Coordinator, carries out extra tasks (one-off reinforcement for a field team, participation in an evaluation, etc.).

Medical Doctor Diploma. Specialization or training in tropical disease, desirable.
Essential: working experience in developing countries.
Desirable: working experience in MSF or other NGO’s.
Mission language essential
Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
People Management and Development L2
Commitment to MSF principles L2
Behavioural Flexibility L3
Results and Quality Orientation L3
Teamwork and Cooperation L3

Application Closing Date
27th January, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application Letters, latest CV and photocopies of all necessary credentials with telephone contact details (daytime) in an envelope (specify on the envelope – Application for the post of Medical Coordinator Support) to:
[email protected]
The Human Resource Coordinator,
No. 11 First Avenue,
To Our project offices in Zamfara, Sokoto, Benue States.

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