Medical Doctor Supervisor Vacancy at Medecins du Monde (MdM)

On 08/Oct/2019 / In NGO Jobs

Médecins 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.
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We are recruiting to to fill the position below:
Job Title: Medical Doctor Supervisor
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Status: Full Time
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the health Program Coordinator, 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
Tasks Descriptions
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 paramedics 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 activity report to submit to the Health Program Coordinator
  • 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…)
Establish good relationship with the different stakeholders in order to have a smooth implementation of MdM project
Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
Perform other additional duties on request of the Health Program Coordinator and coordination team
Profile Requirements
  • Medical Doctor
  • Experience in similar position (management) for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition
  • Good knowledge of pharmacy
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
Application Closing Date
14th October, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter to: clearly indicate "Medical Doctor Supervisor" as the subject of their application.
Note: Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated.


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