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NGO Job Opportunities - MSF Switzerland

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, humanitarian, non - governmental organisation providing assistance to people in need as a result of natural and man-made disasters, irrespective of race, religion, ideology or politics.

MSF Switzerland (MSF-CH) is currently seeking to employ a qualified candidate for the following position:

Function: Clinical Officer 

Number of Vacancies:
 1

Location: Agok, South Sudan

Scope of Responsibilities:
 

The Clinical Officer supports the Medical doctor or Medial Team Leader and will hold the following scope of responsibilities.

  • Provide medical consultation to all in-and outpatients according to MSF protocols.
  • Ensure and Organise medical activities for patients and / or a population in accordance to the context, to MSF protocols and to universal hygiene standards taking in to consideration quality and continuity of care.
  • Ensure supervision and training of the paramedical team.
  • To respect and promote the universal hygiene standards.
  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis and prevention (helped by clinical examination, laboratory results and exams available).
  • If possible prescribe relevant treatment according to MSF guidelines and protocols.
  • Ensure a medical follow up of quality and if necessary (and possible) refer to other health facilities.
  • Apply hygiene standards in all medical activities.
  • Collaborate with nurses and team supervisor in indicating the needs in medical equipment and drugs.
  • Participate in the organization of the ward in collaboration with the nurses or team supervisor
  • Check the good course of medical activities with in the ward (prescription correctly applied, necessary follow-up done……….)
  • Participate in the development of the plan of action
  • Monitor the medical activities, analyse them in the context, with the public health approach and make propositions of possible evolution if necessary.
  • Report immediately to the technical referent any problem arising in the service, especially the loss/robbery /damage of medical equipment or medicines.
Recruitment Criteria:

Education:
 Clinical Officer Diploma (4 years of Study). This function is valid only for countries where the diploma exists. 
 
Experience: At least one year professional experience in hospital set up.
Msf Experience is added advantage.

Language:
 Fluent spoken and written English and Arabic

Personal Qualities:
 Organisational skills, rigour, flexibility, ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary and multi- cultural people, open – minded, good communication skills, ability to listen, diplomacy

Function: Midwife

Number of vacancies:
 1

Location:
 Agok, South Sudan

Scope of Responsibilities:
 

The Midwife supports the Medical team and will hold the following scope of responsibilities.
  • Implementation of all components of the reproductive health policy in the MSF mission.
  • Ensure supervision and training of a team.
  • Obstetrical activities.
  • Is responsible for all obstetrical activities ( carry out pre-conceptual care, antenatal care, labour and delivery, post-partum care, neonatal care) including specific care for HIV Pregnant women and women suffering from FGM ( Female Genital Mutilation).
  • Prevention of fistula, as well as early management are integrated in to obstetrical activities.
  • Ensure efficient management of the ward pharmacy and medical equipment, drug and material  orders, stock follow up, storage conditions, inventories, follow-up of expired drugs and their return to the central pharmacy.
  • Ensure the correct disinfection and sterilization of material, linen and premises according to MSF Protocols.
  • Participate in the organization of the ward in collaboration with other midwives and the ward supervisor.
  • Ensure all medical procedures are carried out correctly.
  • Ensure hygiene standards are respected.
  • Work in collaboration with other wards and departments (e.g operating theatre, paediatric ward, laboratory).
  • Assist in the supervision, Motivation and training of the maternity team.
  • Participate in the development of the plan of action.
  • Participate actively in the recording, monitoring and reporting of medical activities. (eg registers, partograms,patient files,reports and the compilation and analysis of statistics).
  • Ensure relevant transfer of information to the next duty team (especially the loss/robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines.
  • Collaborate with TBAs in the community to encourage them to make early referral of complicated obstetric cases to the local health centre.
  • Ensure that the duty team receives the appropriate information.
Recruitment Criteria:

Education:
 Recognized midwifery qualification (plus inscription to the national register if there is one.
 
Experience: Nursing / midwifery Experience.
 
Language: Fluent spoken and written English and Arabic.

Personal Qualities:
 Organisation skills, rigour, flexibility, ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural people, open minded, good communication skills, ability to listen, diplomacy.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and a detailed CV to HR department at MSF Switzerland via email msfch.juba.HR@gmail.com latest by 13/11/2014 at close of business 5pm. 


Only short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview.

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