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Jun 11, 2017

MSF Switzerland Medical Doctor Job in Likoni, Mombasa, Kenya

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. 

In partnership & collaboration with the Mombasa County Government / Department of Health, MSFCH implements ‘Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’ services at the Mrima health facility in Likoni, sub-county of Mombasa. 

The objective of the activities is to increase access to quality maternal & neonatal health care services to contribute in improving maternal and newborn outcomes.

 
Job Title: Medical Doctor
 
Location: Likoni sub county of Mombasa    
 
Length of contract: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance (includes 3 month probationary period)

Main Purpose: Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, validated protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.  

Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting validated protocols.
  • Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood.
  • Follow up the evolution of the hospitalized/ patients, through daily visits , consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following validated protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors- and informing their family about the patient’s evolution.
  • Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards.
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.
  • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care.
  • Knows and ensures all validated medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected.
  • Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary.
Requirements
 
Education
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Valid practicing license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution
Experience
  • 2 year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training). 
  • Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience mainly, in obs and gynae, pediatrics, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or surgery.
Languages: Mission language essential. Local language desirable.

Knowledge
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
  • People Management
  • Commitment
Competencies
  • Result, teamwork, flexibility.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents on or before 13th June 2017;

at the compound near Bomu Hospital off Likoni- Ukunda Road, Likoni only on working days between 8am and 5pm 

OR through the website http://www.uhired.me/job/116 after your registration

We apologize that due to the volume of applications 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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