MSF Switzerland Medical Team Leader Job in Dagahaley Refugee Camp, Kenya

Aug 25, 2016

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Switzerland, Dadaab Programme
 
Medical Team Leader
 
Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp

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.
 
The selected candidate will be reporting to the Medical Coordinator. He/she will be responsible of the overall management of medical activities of the Dagahaley Refugee Camp project.

Package: Attractive package on offer with additional benefits including comprehensive health cover. Supportive learning environment within a large, dynamic International Medical Humanitarian Organization with dedicated career paths for proven staff.

Contract duration: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance.

Main Tasks include:
  • Overview and coordination of all medical activities at field level including Primary Health Care, Outreach, Hospital and Emergency response.
  • The MTL works in collaboration with the field team to ensure quality of all medical activities in accordance with the MSF protocols and MSF guidelines.
  • The MTL is the medical representative in the field and assists the Field Co with stakeholder relations and attendance and/or communication at official medical meetings.
  • He/she provides support and guidance to the Hospital Director, FMA and the Outreach Supervisor
Requirements:
  • Kenyan national
  • Preference to Recognized Medical Doctor. Paramedical diploma/degree considered only IF exceptionally strong in other requirements of MTL role.
  • 2 years post graduate experience related to the diploma /degree (preferably paediatrics and maternity)
  • Basic epidemiological background
  • Previous experience as Field Coordinator or Medical Field Referent with INGO
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with MSF preferably or with other INGO
  • Health/project Management experience desirable,
  • Registered and licensed to practise by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Board.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong initiative, able to handle complex assignments with proactive attitude, organized, autonomous and attentive to details.
  • Due to the nature of the work, an ability to speak Somali could be a strong advantage
How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter outlining HOW you fulfill each of the requirements in bullet point on or before 2nd September 2016, to http://uhired.me/e/job-preview/61

Due to the high volumes of applications received, we regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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





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