Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) - Holland

Medical Doctor - Pool

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) - Holland is recruiting for Full time Medical Doctor - Pool

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Doctor - Pool

Code: MD01400

Location: Pulka & Gwoza, Gwoza LGA, Borno State

Report to: Medical Activity Manager

Report to (functional): Medical Activity Manager

Area: Medical & Paramedical

Working Hours: 48 per week

Contract Duration: N/A

Level: 9

Main Purpose

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


  • 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.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


B.Sc /HND /MSc
Other Requirements


  • Education: Education Medical Doctor, MBBS or equivalent, from an accredited institution/Medical College plus 1 year clinical internship.


  • Experience 2 year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training).
  • Experience in gynecology & obstetrics with knowledge of Csections and instrumental delivery is desirable. Having experience in tropical medicine or post-registration experience in Public Health is an asset.
  • Experience in Paediatrics, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general medicine and minor surgery is necessary.


  • English and Hausa essential.


  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)


  • People Management
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Results
  • Teamwork


N5,973,591 NGN per annum (Basic salary + 13th Month) As per the MSF salary scale (National contract).

Application Closing Date

27th June, 2020 at 1700 hours.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online


  • 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

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Job Summary
June 17, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 2years
Salary Range
N5,973,590.00 - N5,973,590.00K
June 27, 2020
Medical/ Health
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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