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Médecins du Monde (MdM) is recruiting for Full time Roving Medical Doctor

Job Description

Job Title: Roving Medical Doctor

Location: Borno

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of Medical Supervisor, the Roving Medical Doctor will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Provision of free of charge curative health consultations
  • Admission, weekly medical follow-up and discharge of the malnourished children in OTP program
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Tasks Description

Provision of free of charge curative health consultations:

  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing curative health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before to start curative health consultations. Perform curative consultations:

Take a proper medical history including:

  • Reason for consultation
  • Duration of the illness or complaints
  • Main symptoms
  • Past medical history and treatment.

Perform a correct physical examination:

  • Inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation
  • Systematic checking of signs of severity
  • Diagnose and treat the diseases according to protocols in use (i.e. clinical guidelines)
  • Write the most important complaints, signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment on the patient’s registration form.
  • Explain the treatment to the patient
  • Give individual health education related to the patientТs disease
  • Manage emergency cases according to MdM protocols and regulation
  • Fill in the registration form for each patient, according to the diagnosis of the morbidity surveillance form
  • Check the immunization status for all EPI targeted children and referred the unvaccinated children to the vaccinator
  • Investigate any information regarding unusual health events or diseases outbreak, provided through any source
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity

Admission, weekly medical follow-up and discharge of the malnourished children in OTP program:

  • Ensure that all the 6-59 months children have been screened (MUAC, H/W and edemas)
  • Admit new cases in OTP program according to the criteriaТs of national nutrition protocol and give systematic treatment for SAM cases
  • Ensure weekly follow up of SAM cases and adapt RUTF doses
  • Discharge cases according to the criteriaТs of national nutrition protocol
  • Refer complicated SAM cases to identified Stabilization Center
  • Fill in the specific OTP form

Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data:

  • Perform the daily data collection regarding curative consultations
  • Participate to the weekly computerization and analysis of the medical data

Reporting and attendance to different meetings:

  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, securityЕ)
  • Participate to all the trainings organized by MDM

Others:

  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
  • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to the setting up of the mobile clinics
  • Participate to weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

2

Qualifications
MBBS
Desired Course
Medicine and Surgery
Other Requirements

Requirements

  • Qualified and registered national Medical Doctor from a recognized university with a valid practicing license from Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

Work Experience:

  • At least 2 years of progressive work experience with similar role as a Mobile clinic physician.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the INGO systems and structure.
  • Previous work with humanitarian organizations is added plus.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in one single attachment via email using the “Roving Medical Doctor Maiduguri” as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • Applications without the correct subject line stated above will not be treated.
  • Female Candidates are Strongly encouraged to Apply

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About Médecins du Monde (MdM)
Médecins du Monde (MdM) or Doctors of the World, provides emergency and long-term medical care to the world's most vulnerable people. It also advocates to end health inequities.Working in France and 64 countries worldwide, Doctors of the World - Médecins du Monde is an independent international movement of campaigning activists who provide care, bear witness and support social change. Through our 355 innovative medical programmes and evidence-based advocacy initiatives, we enable excluded indivi...
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Job Summary
Published
April 27, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 2years
Location
Borno
Deadline
May 10, 2020
Specialization
Medical/ Health
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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