Application deadline: 3rd July 2020
Location: Dagahaley, Kenya
2 - 3 years experience
MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES – SWITZERLAND Kenya Mission
MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need based in Dagahaley and Likoni, Mombasa Sub County.
Job Title : Medical Doctor
Work Location : Dagahaley Refugee Camp.
Start date : July 2020
Length of contract : 12 months fixed term contract
(Starting with 3 months probation period) renewable based on performance
The selected candidate will be reporting to the Hospital Director.
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 diagnosis 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/IPD 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, ensures disinfection and sterilization of the medical material and 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 materials.
•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, reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control- including the use of standardized personal protective equipment in the workplace. Ensure professional confidentiality is respected.
•Ensure activities in the reproductive health and new born unit are organized. Support / collaborate with the midwife in charge of department in the management of obstetric emergencies or other obstetric problems.
•Responsible of the care and treatment of pregnant mothers (including ANC-PNC-FP high risk clinic ) ,Gynic patients and neonates in NBU and maternity ward by ensuring Daily ward rounds & routine reviews in Maternity ward and NBU is done.
•Perform basic procedures like MVA, assist the nurses during difficult deliveries, perform C/S as soon as it is necessary etc.
•In coordination with the maternity supervisor, conduct the High risk clinic and ensure a follow up strategy is in place with the outreach team CHW / TBA s visits all High risk mothers and remind them of the danger signs.
•Ensure on the job Training of Clinical officers and ANC-RH working in the department on management of pregnancy complications, neonatal care and conduct CME at least once in a month in collaboration with hospital director &/Nursing activity manager.
•Examine and treat all SGBV cases in a confidential manner and be responsible for the P3 forms for the SGBV cases.
•Actively participate in the projects quality of care activities such as CMEs, case reviews, Mortality audits & rational prescription audits.
•Utilize available PPEs- including scrubs- at all times in the workplace
•Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Education •Medical Doctors Degree
Experience •2 years experience minimum as a Medical Doctor.
•Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Obs and gynae, paediatrics, AE, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.
•Registered and licensed to practise by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Board.
•Having worked in MSF or other NGO’s is desirable
Languages •English essential, local language desirable
Competencies •People Management,Results,Team Work,Flexibility,Commitment.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter on or before the 3rd July 2020
(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)