JOB RECRUITMENT AT MEDECINS SANS FRONTIER (3 POSITIONS)

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. In Jahun, Jigawa State MSF France works with the MoH to in maternal and newborn health in the Jahun Government hospital and in some primary health care facilities.


We are recruiting to fill the position below:


1) Job Title: Qualitative Interviewer

Location: Jigawa
Job Type: Permanent position (Subject to probationary period)

Background

  • The AMoCo Study (Abortion-related Morbidity and mortality in Conflict-affected settings) aims to describe and estimate the burden of abortion-related complications, particularly near-miss complications and deaths, and their associated factors among women presenting for abortion-related complications in health facilities supported by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in African fragile and/or conflict-affected settings.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities (non-exhaustive list)

  • Implement the data collection of the qualitative interview component in compliance with the study protocol, and seek assistance from the Site Study Coordinator, when necessary
  • Ensure full implementation of Good Clinical Practices principles, especially the ethical principles;
  • Implement the procedures of women enrolment and informed consent for participation in the qualitative interview in compliance with the study protocol; and conduct in-person qualitative interviews needed.
  • Process all related data (written, recorded, electronic, online) in line with study protocol and rules;
  • Ensure all documents of the qualitative interview component are present and secured in the study site file and update them regularly, and;
  • Secure and maintain all data (written, recorded, electronic, online) and study equipment in line with study rules.
  • Assist with the organization and safety of the qualitative interview component (informed consents, records, notes, written and electronic transcripts, etc.);
  • Facilitate the logistics of clients and ensure that all the steps are completed ethically and seamlessly, including referral processes to professionals and services as needed by the women, etc.
  • If necessary, assist in the implementation of the internal monitoring plan
  • Assist and accompany the site study coordinator with all other study-related tasks as needed

Required Skills And Conditions
Education:

  • Degree in Social Science, Public Health, Social Support/Assistance, Education or equivalent.

Experience:

  • Experience in supporting women in vulnerable situations (for e.g. reproductive health issues like sexual violence, abortion-related issues, etc.);
  • In conducting qualitative interview preferably on sexual and reproductive health or other sensitive issues

Other:

  • Empathy, effective interpersonal supportive skills and clear sensitivity to vulnerable women’s reproductive health issues
  • Qualitative data management preferable but not required
  • Experience of transcription and translation preferable but not required
  • Languages: Fluent English (speaking, reading and writing); Fluent Hausa (speaking , reading and writing)
  • Computer Literacy: Excel and Word required.
  • Work Location: Jahun, Jigawa State, Nigeria,

Salary
Gross Salary Per Month: N334,159 (Three hundred Thirty Four Thousand, One Hundred Fifty Nine Naira)

Application Closing Date

8th November, 2019.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter, CV, Qualifications and contact details to: msff-jahun-recruitment@paris.msf.org clearly indicating the “Qualitative interviewer” as subject of your mail.


Note

  • Non-Compliant or late applications will not be considered
  • Only successful applicants will be called for written test and interview.





2) Job Title: Nurse


Code: MT03100
Location: Pulka, Borno
Working hours: 48 Hours Per week
Grade Level: 5
Report to: Nurse Team Supervisor
Report to (functional): Nurse Team Supervisor / Nursing  Activity Manager
Area:  Medical & Paramedical
Contract Duration: 2 months renewable


Main Purpose

  • Provide nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to Doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population

Accountabilities

  • Know, promote, implement and follow at all times the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensure high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment
  • Organize and carry out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, as well as assist them during consultations/ daily rounds and other medical procedures
  • Ensure patients are properly received and installed in the health service. Ensures that patients with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort
  • Respect medical secret and confidentiality
  • Carry-out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients meaning assessment of their
  • health state evolution, and identification of emergency situation or any deterioration, 
  • Participate in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary 
  • Supervise and train nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision in their work with special focus in following all appropriate protocols and procedures and ensuring team work
  • Participate in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (carrying out inventories, carrying out stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover, ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorisation, checking its quality and its functioning, storage conditions, doing follow-up of expired drugs, etc.)
  • Carry-out and supervise administrative procedures and documents (fill in patients files, forms, consumptions, statistics, etc.), ensure an appropriate written/oral handover, and report any problematic situations and cases that may arise. Fill in all necessary registers and health files, participate in data collection and keep doctors/supervisors informed
  • For ER and OPD nurse, ensure triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care when necessary and referring them to the doctor
  • If applicable, identify Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and refer them to the medical team, so they can receive the necessary treatment
  • Knows and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit
  • Sends material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization

Requirements
Education:

  • Essential recognized Nursing Degree/Diploma
  • Registered Nurse Certificate (RN).

Experience:

  • Desirable two years minimum in a similar social job
  • Experience with MSF or other NGOs will be an asset

Languages:

  • Essential: English and Hausa
  • Preferable: Mandra (If possible Kanuri).

Knowledge:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

Competencies:

  • Service orientation
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Results
  • Teamwork.

Salary

  • NGN 231,894 (Basic salary) As per the MSF salary scale (National contract)

Application Closing Date
2nd November, 2019.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a CV, motivation letter, copy of PRACTICING LICENCE and copies of credentials (only PDF or Word) either by email to: msfe-nigeria-recruitment@barcelona.msf.org (in the subject please to put the position and the reference for while you are applying)
Or
Apply in person to:
MSF SPAIN Office,
Pulka – Borno State

Or
MSF SPAIN Office,
Maiduguri,
Borno State


Note

  • Applications should be accompanied by copy of the NYSC certificate.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
  • Applications are non-returnable. Do not submit original certificates or credentials
  • MSF Encourages Women and People with Disability Status to Apply.


3) Job Title: Medical Doctor

Location: Pulka, Gwoza LGA, Borno
Working hours: 48 Hours Per week
Grade Level: 9
Job Type: Contract (1 Months Duration) renewable
Reports to (Functional): Medical Activity Manager
Area: Medical


Main Purpose

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

Accountabilities

  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 patients 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.
  • Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary.

Requirements

  • Education: Medical Doctor, MBBS or equivalent, from an accredited institution/Medical College plus
  • Experience: 2 years experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training). Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Public Health, obs and gynae, paediatrics, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.

Knowledge:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel).

Languages:

  • Mission language (English) essential. Local language (Hausa, Mandra, Kanuri) desirable.

Competencies:

  • People Management
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Results
  • Teamwork

Salary
NGN 459,507 (Basic salary) As per the MSF salary scale (National contract)


Application Closing Date
5th November, 2019.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a CV, motivation letter, copy of PRACTICING LICENCE and copies of credentials (only PDF or Word) either by email to: msfe-nigeria-recruitment@barcelona.msf.org (in the subject please to put the position and the reference for while you are applying)
Or
Apply in person to:
MSF SPAIN Office, Pulka,
Gowza, Maiduguri,
Borno State,



Note

  • Only short-listed applicants are contacted.
  • Applications are non-returnable. Do not submit original certificates or credentials.
  • MSF encourages woman apply.
  • MSF encourages people with disability status to apply.

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