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Medical Team Leader Job in Dagahaley Refugee Camp Kenya


Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland, Dadaab Programme
 
Medical Team Leader (MTL)
 
Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp
 
Project Summary:
 
The objective of our project is to provide primary and secondary level of health care to the Refugees in Dagahaley refugee camp. 

MSF provides a full package of medical care through 4 primary health care units and 1 hospital (200 beds) with 24 hour emergency and OT.

Health services include curative, preventative, nutritional activities and emergency preparedness and intervention with partners.
The selected candidate will be reporting technically to the Medical Coordinator and hierarchically to the Field Coordinator. 

He/she will be responsible of the overall management of medical activities of the Dagahaley Refugee Camp project.
 
Location: 25% Nairobi and 75% in Dagahaley according to the needs.
 
Start date: October 15th 2012
 
Package: Attractive salary package on offer with additional benefits including comprehensive health cover.

Supportive learning environment within a large, dynamic International Medical Humanitarian Organization.
 
Contract duration: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance.
 
Main Tasks include:
  1. Overview and coordination of all medical activities at field level including Primary Health Care, Outreach, Hospital and Emergency response.
  2. The MTL works in collaboration with the field team to ensure quality of all medical activities in accordance with the MSF protocols and MSF guidelines.
  3. The MTL is the medical representative in the field and assists the Field Co with stakeholder relations and attendance and/or communication at official medical meetings.
  4. He/she provides support and guidance to the Hospital Director, FMA and the Outreach Supervisor
Requirements:
  • Recognized Medical Doctor or paramedical diploma/degree
  • 2 years post graduate experience related to the diploma /degree (preferably pediatrics and maternity)
  • Basic epidemiological background
  • Previous experience as Field Coordinator or Medical Field Referent with INGO
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with MSF preferably or with other INGO
  • Health/project Management experience desirable,
  • Registered and licensed to practise by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Board.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong initiative, able to handle complex assignments with proactive attitude, organized, autonomous and attentive to details.
  • Due to the nature of the work, an ability to speak Somali will be a strong advantage
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and registration documents, mentioning on the envelope “Medical Team Leader” to:

The Medical Coordinator
MSF Switzerland, Kenya Mission
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603
Lavington, Nairobi

or

Deliver the application to:
 
Field Coordinator
MSF Office 
Dagahaley Refugee Camp

Applications must be received on or before October 7th 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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