Medecins du Monde (MdM) Job Recruitment in Nigeria [5 new]

Latest jobs vacancies at Medecins du Monde (MdM) May 2022.


Medecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care. MdM operating in Nigeria, Borno state since October 2016.

Medecins du Monde (MdM) Job Recruitment in Nigeria

May 2022. Medical Supervisor

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

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Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Health Program Manager, the Medical Supervisor will be responsible for the following main activities:

  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of one of MDMs field clinics
  • Act as focal point for the clinic in the field
  • Providing technical and operational support to mobile clinic staff and/or OTP staff
  • Management and leadership of Clinic team
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data
  • Supporting the development of coherent project implementation strategy
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Manage Community Health Workers
  • Liaise with medical trainers to ensure the delivery of quality SRH, CMAM, PHC services to the target population

Job Description

  • Providing technical support to mobile clinic staff
  • Train MC staff on medical protocols including hygiene protocols
  • Ensure use and respect of medical protocols through observation and supervision of medical and paramedic’s staff
  • Implement regular on-the-job trainings and supportive supervision according to a weekly/monthly schedule
  • Train and supervise CHW working in mobile clinic areas
  • Establish mechanisms of providing regular weekly/monthly feedback on statistics and health activities to Clinic Staff
  • Plan and implement thematic capacity building or specific trainings according to the identified needs for MC staff and/or OTP staff
  • Participate in establishing/improving referral system
  • Supervise drugs stock management in mobile clinics and OTP
  • Work in close collaboration with the MDM medical trainers to ensure comprehensive on-the-job training for each of the specialities: SRH, PHC, EPI, Nutrition, LAB,
  • Oversee and support the implementation of best practices introduced by trainers and HPC
  • Operational Management of Clinic team
  • Act as focal point for liaison with community leaders and representatives in clinic area of operation
  • Lead on coordination with other actors, including UN, INGO and GoN, in clinic area of operation
  • Provide regular, timely updates to Health Programme Coordinator
  • Organize the weekly schedule of the Clinic team to ensure the smooth running of the activities
  • Ensure that Clinic medical and paramedics staff respect their assigned tasks
  • Provide strong leadership to ensure Clinic staff understand and work according to MdM principles
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data
  • Ensure the implementation of data collection protocols, working closely with the database officer and HPC
  • Ensure accurate collection of MC/OTP data
  • Monitor the drugs consumption by establishing/maintaining mechanisms of consumption record and inform the Health Program Coordinator and Pharmacist in case of any unusual consumption, or stock shortages
  • Identify and rectify gaps or weaknesses in medical activities by using monitoring and supervision tools
  • Ensure rapid communication of suspect communicable disease to HPC
  • Developing coherent project implementation strategy
  • Assist in preparing and implementing operational action plan for MC and/or OT component in collaboration with MdM coordination team
  • Assist in the implementation of the project activities in collaboration with MdM coordination team
  • Assist MdM Health Program Coordinator and MdM medical coordinator in preparing data collection tools as well as medical and paramedics protocols
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to the head medical supervisor
  • Compile epidemiological reports for inclusion in medical reports or any other relevant reports
  • Support the pharmacist to compile drug consumption report per month
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS / MBChB) with 3-6 years work experience.

Application Closing Date
29th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in one single attacment to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Medical Supervisor

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Health Program Manager, the Medical Supervisor will be responsible for the following main activities:

  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of one of MDMs field clinics
  • Act as focal point for the clinic in the field
  • Providing technical and operational support to mobile clinic staff and/or OTP staff
  • Management and leadership of Clinic team
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data
  • Supporting the development of coherent project implementation strategy
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Manage Community Health Workers
  • Liaise with medical trainers to ensure the delivery of quality SRH, CMAM, PHC services to the target population

Job Description

  • Providing technical support to mobile clinic staff
  • Train MC staff on medical protocols including hygiene protocols
  • Ensure use and respect of medical protocols through observation and supervision of medical and paramedic’s staff
  • Implement regular on-the-job trainings and supportive supervision according to a weekly/monthly schedule
  • Train and supervise CHW working in mobile clinic areas
  • Establish mechanisms of providing regular weekly/monthly feedback on statistics and health activities to Clinic Staff
  • Plan and implement thematic capacity building or specific trainings according to the identified needs for MC staff and/or OTP staff
  • Participate in establishing/improving referral system
  • Supervise drugs stock management in mobile clinics and OTP
  • Work in close collaboration with the MDM medical trainers to ensure comprehensive on-the-job training for each of the specialities: SRH, PHC, EPI, Nutrition, LAB,
  • Oversee and support the implementation of best practices introduced by trainers and HPC
  • Operational Management of Clinic team
  • Act as focal point for liaison with community leaders and representatives in clinic area of operation
  • Lead on coordination with other actors, including UN, INGO and GoN, in clinic area of operation
  • Provide regular, timely updates to Health Programme Coordinator
  • Organize the weekly schedule of the Clinic team to ensure the smooth running of the activities
  • Ensure that Clinic medical and paramedics staff respect their assigned tasks
  • Provide strong leadership to ensure Clinic staff understand and work according to MdM principles
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data
  • Ensure the implementation of data collection protocols, working closely with the database officer and HPC
  • Ensure accurate collection of MC/OTP data
  • Monitor the drugs consumption by establishing/maintaining mechanisms of consumption record and inform the Health Program Coordinator and Pharmacist in case of any unusual consumption, or stock shortages
  • Identify and rectify gaps or weaknesses in medical activities by using monitoring and supervision tools
  • Ensure rapid communication of suspect communicable disease to HPC
  • Developing coherent project implementation strategy
  • Assist in preparing and implementing operational action plan for MC and/or OT component in collaboration with MdM coordination team
  • Assist in the implementation of the project activities in collaboration with MdM coordination team
  • Assist MdM Health Program Coordinator and MdM medical coordinator in preparing data collection tools as well as medical and paramedics protocols
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to the head medical supervisor
  • Compile epidemiological reports for inclusion in medical reports or any other relevant reports
  • Support the pharmacist to compile drug consumption report per month
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS / MBChB) with 3-6 years work experience.

Application Closing Date
29th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in one single attacment to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Crisis Line Attendant



Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

Task Description
Crisis Line Response:

  • Respond to diverse women, men and children callers with demonstrated empathy over the telephone.
  • Provide empowerment driven crisis support to diverse women, men and children callers using a survivor-centred and rights-based approach.
  • Comprehensively identify and assess callers’ needs and prioritize, above all, the individual safety of the callers (physical, psychological, sexual and reproductive safety).
  • Assess safety risks to callers’ situations and engage in safety planning with callers in the event of a crisis/GBV incident.
  • Support diverse women, men and children callers immediately following an abusive/violent incident with stabilization and first aid psychological care.
  • Prevent caller suicide and self/harm using a suicide first-aid and prevention model.
  • Provide immediate referrals to MdM clinics for emergency GBV & PHC medical response and referrals to other partners when necessary.
  • Engage in child abuse reporting procedures when required.
  • Provide information to callers about types of GBV, its consequences, sexual and reproductive health and rights, human rights, various other GBV/PSEA-related topics and services available to them in all MdM clinics as well as in the community.
  • Maintain strict professional boundaries with callers over the telephone.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with all calls received while also adhering to the limits of confidentiality when required.

Reporting and Information Management:

  • Confidentially record data and interventions provided over the crisis line using the appropriate intake and referral forms.
  • Confidentially record GBV data and interventions provided over the crisis line using the appropriate GBV data collection forms.
  • Confidentially record PSEA reports and interventions provided over the crisis line using the appropriate PSEA reporting forms.
  • Communicate immediately with key MdM clinic staff (medical supervisors/head medical supervisor) to follow up on CMR and other GBV referrals made over the crisis line.
  • Communicate immediately with PSEA focal points in MdM office to submit and follow up on PSEA reports received.
  • Brief other crisis line attendants with key information during shift replacement to ensure switch is implemented smoothly.
  • Compile crisis line data on a daily and monthly basis and submit to Deputy GBV Advisor.
  • Identify, analyse and communicate arising trends, needs, issues observed over the crisis line to Deputy GBV Advisor in monthly report and contribute to identified solutions.
  • Participate in weekly GBV briefings, monthly meetings and clinical supervision with GBV team members.
  • Participate in internal MDM meetings.

Main Responsibilities

  • S/He would provide short term active listening, crisis intervention support and referrals to callers on the MdM crisis line.
  • S/He will support callers to deal with the immediate aftermath of a crisis / sexual assault situation, regain a sense of safety, encourage survivors to adopt empowering help seeking behaviours by immediately going to the closest MdM clinic for CMR within 72Hrs, MHPSS and case-management services, as well as to report incidences of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA).
  • The crisis line attendant is to create a crisis-line environment that supports all survivors of violence, especially women and girls survivors of violence, using a non-judgmental and woman-friendly approach.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) with 0 – 2 years of work experience.

Application Closing Date
23rd April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letters in one single attacment to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


MHPSS Counsellor



Location: Damboa, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the Medical Supervisor the MHPSS counsellor provides psychosocial and/or psychological interventions in an individual or group format.
  • The MHPSS Counsellor will liaise with the mental health team (Medical Supervisor and MHPSS Counsellors) on the implementation of MHPSS interventions and activities, more specifically.

Job Responsibilities

  • Deliver one-on-one (Individual) and group counselling sessions to identified clients within MdM Clinics, and in line with MdM integrated approach
  • Develop psychosocial activities; community mobilization, awareness raising, and any other related activity requested by Medical Supervisor.
  • Support MHPSS TA in delivering training or workshops
  • Support in the creation of materials including publicity documents.
  • Engage with the community to deliver and promote MDM MHPSS project activities in the designated locations.
  • Assist in writing monthly, quarterly, annual reports, monitoring and evaluation activity and progress reports of project activities including monthly reporting to the MHPSS Officer.
  • Assist in the implementation of preventive MHPSS interventions at the community and PHC level.
  • Coordinate referrals.

Tasks Description
Provide MHPSS consultations within PHC setting:

  • Provide individual or group consultations to beneficiaries presenting in PHC or referred and in need of MH interventions
  • Assist in the identification of psycho-social needs and proposition needed interventions in collaboration with the mental health team and PHC staff
  • Weekly reporting activities and data collection
  • Coordinate with Medical Supervisor on cases requiring higher level interventions

Provide psycho-social support for mental health beneficiaries:

  • Work directly with the Medical Supervisor to develop individualized treatment plans for MH beneficiaries
  • In coordination with community mobilizers use participatory methods to adapt activities in accordance to the needs of the different target groups (children, women etc)

Community mental health interventions:

  • Participate in defining effective and culturally appropriate approaches and interventions on the community level.
  • Focus on information dissemination and collecting opinions to foster knowledge and self-care practices for communities in areas of intervention.
  • Initiate and facilitate group interventions.

Analysis, detection and reduction of risk factors influencing the mental health status at community level:

  • In collaboration with the mental health team, explore and detect potential risk factors influencing mental health status of the target population.
  • Coordinate with other actors concerned to reduce and/or eliminate potential risk factors.

Others:

  • Any other related MDM tasks as assigned by the MHPSS Officer or MHPSS TA
  • Under the guidance of MHPSS Officer and MHPSS TA support in the collection of information related to behaviors of the community to reinforce quality of MHPSS services.
  • Collaborate and participate, in any field survey, data collection and/or needs assessment organized by MDM in relation to MHPSS.
  • Participation in MDM internal meetings, trainings and individual meetings with the MHPSS Officer or MHPSS TA.
  • The activities may change based on the changing context.
  • To inform immediately security focal point in the case of any security problem.
  • Note: This job description is not exhaustive and the staff member may be asked from time to time to perform duties over and above those described here. The staff member is also expected to maintain confidentiality of all beneficiaries and internal information at all times.

Eligibility Criteria
Essential:

  • Degree or HND in Psychology, Counselling, Social Works, Psychiatric Nursing, or related field from a recognized institution
  • 1 – 2 years of professional experiences in relevant field (clinical psychology, educational psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, or another related field)
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Experience working in humanitarian sector is an asset – specifically in MHPSS programs
  • Good knowledge of counseling and community mobilization methods and tools
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good spoken and written Hausa, with at least one other local language: Kanuri and Marghi, Shuwa, Fulani,
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends when necessary
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft word, Power Point and Excel)
  • Proactive and ability to work with multicultural team would be highly appreciated
  • Be committed to MdM’s values as an organization and motivated by its non-statutory, Not for Profit model
  • The position is open to both internal and external candidates.

Desirable:

  • Experience in supporting medical team and community-based organizations.
  • Experience working with survivors of trauma, including GBV.
  • Working in emergency and development project.
  • Exposure to research.
  • Good knowledge of Borno state.

Application Closing Date
20th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Lettes in one single attacment to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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