Clinical Officer at MSF Switzerland (MSFCH)

On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

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.

Location: Dagahaley, Daadab County

Start date: Immediately

Length of contract: 3 months fixed term contract

Work location: Dagahaley, Daadab County

The selected candidate will be reporting to the Hospital Director / Activity Manager

Main Purpose: Organize and ensure medical consultations for patients and/or a target population providing treatment to patients within the scope of his/her medical competencies and referring patients with conditions falling beyond his competencies, in order to guarantee quality and efficiency of the service provided.

This will be done in accordance to the context, MSF protocols, procedures and the universal hygiene standards.

Main Tasks include, but not limited to:

  • Ensure the implementation and standardization of MSF clinical policies, tools, and hygiene protocols in order to minimize clinical risks and to granting quality of patient case management.
  • Promote and maintain confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records
  • Implement diagnose, prescription and prevention procedures that fall under the scope of his/her competencies applying medical knowledge, asking appropriate questions to patients and following protocols in force as well as using laboratory services when necessary, in order to ensure a correct implementation of the medical treatments and to refer patients when appropriate.
  • Participate in the planning and supervising, in close coordination with other supervisors, the HR processes (sizing, staff shifts, recruitment, training, evaluation, development and communication) of the team in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, improve people triage capabilities, their motivation and commitment and their active participation in teaching the targeted population on therapeutic and preventive protocols.
  • Carry out first aid care and treatment according to protocols in case of an emergency in order to reduce mortality rates
  • Record in individual patient’s card and registration books all medical activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, vaccination status, epidemiological activity, doses, etc) performed keeping data traceability in order to ensure patients treatment continuity.
  • Participate in data collecting and reporting when required
  • Know and implement Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e. keeping contact with all patients, providing them information regarding their health state and responding to their questions.
  • Know and promote the proper application of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.

Requirements:

Education: Essential clinical officer diploma.

Experience: Desirable previous clinical supervision experience of at least 2 years

Languages: English Essential, local language desirable.

Competence:

  • Result
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment
  • Stress management

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter on or before the 30th March 2017 to http://uhired.me/job/88

We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)

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