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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.

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Location: Borno
Course of Study: Medicine
Required Grade: Any

Location: Ngala, Borno

 

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

 

    Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards

 

Triage:

 

    Carries out a rapid evaluation of all patients on arrival

    Decides treatment plan (oral or IV rehydration).

    Provides initial emergency care (e.g. inserts IV line), until the patient is stabilised.

    Carries out admission of patients (cholera register); Initiates an individual patient file (parameters, observations, etc.).

    Writes prescriptions.

    Supervises triage nurses.

 

IV and Oral rehydration:

 

    Visits all admitted patients daily and monitors complicated cases (young children, pregnant women, comorbidity cases, treatment complications, etc.).

    Responds to nurses’ requests and alerts: insertion of intraosseous needle, concomitant infection, treatment complications, etc.

    Records monitoring and observation parameters on the individual patient file.

    Writes prescriptions (drugs, daily dose, number of times a day, duration).

 

Discharge of patients:

 

    Validates patient discharge.

    Gives patients « discharge slips » that they show the watchman on exit.

    Writes referral letters if needed (e.g. feeding centre, maternity).

 

Deceased patients:

 

    Confirms death.

    Participates in investigation into cause of death.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

    Essential Medical Doctor Diploma; registration with the relevant Medical Council

    Desired: previous experience in Cholera treatment.

    Essential: English, desired: Hausa, Kanuri

    Demonstrable experience in supervising and training others in a team setting

    Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service

 

Applicants should send their Applications to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com  with "CTC MD NGALA’’ as subject.

 

Applications must be in English and include:

 

    Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.

    Updated contact details and ID

    Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.

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