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Clinical Officer Job at Dagahaley, Dadaab, Kenya

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland


Clinical Officer

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 (100 beds) with 24 hour emergency and OT.

Health services include curative, preventative, nutritional activities and emergency preparedness and intervention with partners.

Location: Dagahaley, Dadaab, Kenya           

Start date: as soon as possible

Type of contract:  Fixed (12 Months with a possibility of renewal)

Main Tasks:

  • Carry out medical and surgical activities
  • Ensure the quality of medical activities and hygiene are maintained
  • Ensuring efficient use of resources and medical equipment utilization.
  • Clinical officers with diploma/degree recognised by the government.
  • 2 year experience working in a busy hospital setup as a clinical officers
  • MSF experience an advantage
Personal qualities:
  • Organized, methodical and accurate
  • Able to work to strict deadlines and under pressure.
  • Good team player and able to work with staff with language barrier??
  • Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
  • Ability to live and work in a multidisciplinary, multicultural and remote environment.
  • Kenyan nationals with ability to speak Somali will be highly advantage
Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents to, or mentioning on the envelope "Clinical Officers” to:

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

Deadline: Friday 7th June 2013

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted.

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