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MCH Medical Doctor (Guri El Telemedicine) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Date of issue: 29th December 2011

Deadline for application:
 04th January 2012

Job Title:
 MCH Medical Doctor - Guri El Telemedicine

Duty Station/Mission:Nairobi / MSF Belgium

 6 months fixed term contract (with possibility of extension subject to operations).

Background of the position:

This position will serve to ensure quality management of Gynaecology / Obstetrics, follow up of patients and supervision of Maternity, OPD, IPD staff.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be accountable to the Medical Coordinator/FieldCo Somalia, and shall perform, but not limited to, the following tasks:
  • Perform and follow up clinical activities (on remote control/ telemedicine), referral cases, emergencies and out patient consultations
  • Supervise and train the staff on quality of medical activities in Gun El maternity. Train doctors in Gun El maternity in obstetric surgical procedures.
  • Ensure good quality management and continuity of care for all GynObs patients.
  • Ensure good quality handling of gynaecological and obstetrical emergencies
  • Ensure good quality OPD consultations and IPD patients
  • Ensure quality data collection and reporting
  • Ensure confidentiality, especially as it is a telemedicine setup
  • Participates in data analysis, staff meetings and implementation of MSF protocols
  • Any other additional duties given by the supervisor in order to allow the project to function efficiently
Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Registered Medical Doctor with a Medical Degree specialized in Gynaecology/Obstetrics; Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word...)
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional/ field experience in a similar position.
  • NGO experience, preferably with MSF, especially in Somalia context, is an added advantage
  • Strong clinical background,
  • Ability to work autonomously & efficiency; diplomatic, honest & polite;
  • Excellent training and communication skills;
  • Ability to work with people of different cultural backgrounds;
  • Good problem-solving skill;
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and protocols;
  • capacity to operate independently; capacity to work on remote management and take initiative;
  • Proven experience in supervision (of staff, medical activities etc)
Language: Proficiency in written and spoken English and Somali.

Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to deliver their motivation letter and an updated Curriculum Vitae to MSF Belgium offices, Suguta road, Kileleshwa

or send via email, mentioning on the email subject line “MCH MD - Gun El Telemedicine” to:

The HR Coordinator
Medecins Sans Frontieres Belgium
Somalia/Somaliland Mission

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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