Sunday, May 26, 2024

Job Opportunity: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – 2 Positions

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is recruiting to fill the following positions:

1.) CHO OT Maternity

2.) CHOs

1.) CHO OT Maternity

CHO OT MATERNITY – RESERVE POOL

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters, and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality.  These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Job Details

Title of position:             CHO OT MATERNITY

Status of position: Reserve pool for CHOs OT Maternity Reserve Pool

Location: Hangha (Kenema District) – MSF Hospital

Main responsibilities

Organizing and ensuring medical consultations to the target population providing treatment to patients within the scope of his/her medical competencies and referring them when appropriate, according to MSF protocols, procedures and the universal hygiene standards in order to guarantee quality and efficiency of the service provided. The CHO in the MSF hospital works to the medical model with the attitudes, skills & knowledge base to deliver holistic care & treatment within the general medical team under the supervision of a medical doctor.

Accountabilities

  • Ensuring the implementation and standardization of MSF clinical policies, tools, and hygiene protocols in order to minimize clinical risks and to guarantee the quality of patient care management. Promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records
  • Implementing diagnosis, prescription and prevention procedures that fall under the scope of his/her competencies applying medical knowledge, asking appropriate questions to patients and following protocols in force as well as using laboratory services when necessary, in order to ensure a correct implementation of the medical treatments and to refer patients when appropriate.
  • Participating in the planning and supervision, in close coordination with other supervisors, the HR processes (sizing, staff shifts, recruitment, training, evaluation, development and communication) of the team in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, improve people triage capabilities, their motivation and commitment and their active participation in teaching the targeted population on therapeutic and preventive protocols.
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service.
    • In cases of emergency, carrying out first aid care and treatment according to protocols in order to reduce mortality rates
    • Recording in the individual patient’s card and registration books, all performed medical activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, vaccination status, epidemiological activity, doses, etc.) keeping data traceability in order to ensure patients treatment continuity.
    • Participating in data collection and reporting when required
    • Knowing and implementing Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e. keeping contact with all patients, providing them information regarding their health state and responding to their questions.
    • Knowing and promoting the proper application of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.

Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Follow infection control and prevention procedures and, in collaboration with the IPC team, encourage other team members to follow these procedures as well.
  • Contributing in creating a safe and secure environment for the patients and their caretakers.
  • Participate in trainings, ward meetings, hospital committees as required.

Under supervision of the medical doctors and / or the clinical director, facilitate trainings for other medical team members

As Kenema is an endemic area for Lassa fever, all staff is expected to handle lassa suspect patients respecting enhanced transmission based precautions. Therefore, a strong and proactive commitment will be expected in all trainings and surveillance activities related to Lassa

Required Criteria

Education: Higher diploma in community health and clinical studies essential

Languages: Mende, Krio and English

Experience: Clinical supervision experience of least one year, experience or additional trainings (Eg. ETAT+) in paediatrics / emergency an asset

Willingness to work in a Viral Hemorrhagic Fever pre-referral ward, if required

Application Details

Applicants should submit: Application letter, CV, copy of certificates/diplomas, copy of labour card, copy of work certificates from previous employment, enrollment no. /university registration no.– no original documents to be submitted

Applications can be submitted to: MSF Kenema Hospital (Hangha), MSF Kenema Base (Tissor), MSF Belgium office in Freetown or to msfocb-kenema-hrtl@brussels.msf.org

Application deadline: 10 December 2023 – no late applications will be accepted

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further recruitment process.

Please note that MSF does not reimburse transportation cost if applicants are asked for a test or interview.

Please indicate “Vacancy CHO OT-reserve pool” on the envelope

MSF does not charge fees for receiving any applications or participating in any recruitment process


2.) CHOs

CHO-RESERVE POOL

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters, and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality.  These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Job Details

Title of position:             CHOs

Status of position: Reserve pool for CHOs

Location: Hangha (Kenema District) – MSF Hospital

Main responsibilities

Organizing and ensuring medical consultations to the target population providing treatment to patients within the scope of his/her medical competencies and referring them when appropriate, according to MSF protocols, procedures and the universal hygiene standards in order to guarantee quality and efficiency of the service provided.

Accountabilities

  • Ensuring the implementation and standardization of MSF clinical policies, tools, and hygiene protocols in order to minimize clinical risks and to guarantee the quality of patient care management. Promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records
  • Implementing diagnosis, prescription and prevention procedures that fall under the scope of his/her competencies applying medical knowledge, asking appropriate questions to patients and following protocols in force as well as using laboratory services when necessary, in order to ensure a correct implementation of the medical treatments and to refer patients when appropriate.
  • Participating in the planning and supervision, in close coordination with other supervisors, the HR processes (sizing, staff shifts, recruitment, training, evaluation, development and communication) of the team in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, improve people triage capabilities, their motivation and commitment and their active participation in teaching the targeted population on therapeutic and preventive protocols.
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service.
    • In cases of emergency, carrying out first aid care and treatment according to protocols in order to reduce mortality rates
    • Recording in the individual patient’s card and registration books, all performed medical activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, vaccination status, epidemiological activity, doses, etc.) keeping data traceability in order to ensure patients treatment continuity.
    • Participating in data collection and reporting when required
    • Knowing and implementing Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e. keeping contact with all patients, providing them information regarding their health state and responding to their questions.
    • Knowing and promoting the proper application of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.

Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Follow infection control and prevention procedures and, in collaboration with the IPC team, ensure that all team members comply to these procedures.
  • Contributing in creating a safe and secure environment for the patients and their caretakers.
  • Participate in trainings, ward meetings, hospital committees as required by the hospital or MSF academy.
  • Under supervision of the medical doctors and / or the clinical director, facilitate trainings for other medical team members.

Required Criteria

Education: Higher diploma in community health and clinical studies essential

Languages: Mende, Krio and English

Experience: Clinical supervision experience of least one year, experience or additional trainings (Eg. ETAT+) in paediatrics / emergency an asset

Willingness to work in a Viral Hemorrhagic Fever pre-referral ward, if required

Application Details

 

Applicants should submit: Application letter, CV, copy of certificates/diplomas, copy of labour card, copy of work certificates from previous employment, enrollment no. /university registration no.– no original documents to be submitted

 

Applications can be submitted to: MSF Kenema Hospital (Hangha), MSF Kenema Base (Tissor), MSF Belgium office in Freetown or to msfocb-kenema-hrtl@brussels.msf.org

 

Application deadline: 10 December 2023 – no late applications will be accepted

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further recruitment process.

 

Please note that MSF does not reimburse transportation cost if applicants are asked for a test or interview.

 

Please indicate “Vacancy CHO-reserve pool” on the envelope

 

MSF does not charge fees for receiving any applications or participating in any recruitment process

About Company

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Job Information

 Status: Open  No of vacancies: 2  Job type: Full Time  Salary: Negotiable  Publish date: 23 Nov 2023  Expire in: 2 weeks

Apply for job

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Related Stories

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recommended

Are you sure want to unlock this post?
Unlock left : 0
Are you sure want to cancel subscription?