Clinical Officer (Six months employment contract) 63 views

About the Job

The main purpose of the Position

Organizing and ensuring medical consultations to the target population providing treatment to patients within the scope of his/her medical competencies and referring them when appropriate, according to MSF protocols, procedures and the universal hygiene standards in order to guarantee quality and efficiency of the service provided.

Accountabilities

  • Ensuring the implementation and standardization of MSF clinical policies, tools, and hygiene protocols in order to minimize clinical risks and guarantee the quality of patient care management. Promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records
  • Implementing diagnosis, 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.
  • Participating in the planning and supervision, in close coordination with other supervisors, of 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.
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service. List item
    • In cases of emergency, carrying out first aid care and treatment according to protocols in order to reduce mortality rates
    • Recording in the individual patient’s card and registration books, all performed medical activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, vaccination status, epidemiological activity, doses, etc.) keeping data traceability in order to ensure patients’ treatment continuity.
    • Participating in data collection and reporting when required
    • Knowing and implementing Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e. keeping contact with all patients, providing them information regarding their health state, and responding to their questions.
    • Knowing and promoting the proper application of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.

MSF Section/Context-Specific Accountabilities 

  • Provide high-quality care for the patient in the health center OPD, outreach, and inpatients.
  • Report to the Medical Doctor/PMR when there is a need to escalate care and/or patient deterioration
  • As required, perform duties as a Clinical Officer in the surveillance team including management of malaria uncomplicated and complicated cases in the community and health facilities.

About You

  • Education: Essential recognized public health/clinical officer, BSc Degree.
  • Experience: Essential, 2 years of relevant working experienceDesirable previous malaria case management clinical experience of at least one year:
    • Previous experience in Malaria outbreak and emergency department is desirable.
  • At Least One year of certified experience as a pharmacy supervisor.
  • License: Renewed and up-to-date professional license
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel, and internet)
  • Competencies:    Results and Quality Orientation L2
    • Teamwork and Cooperation L2
      • Behavioural Flexibility L2
      • Commitment to MSF Principles L2
      • Stress Management L3
  • Language: Essential mission and Oromiffaa. Knowledge of other local languages is an asset

 

Required Skills

  • Communication

If you are interested, please send your National ID, CV, and cover letter (not more than one page) with “Clinical Officer Position” written in the subject line through  [email protected] Or in person at MSF-Belgium Office in Nejo Town.

Deadline: July 14, 2024.

  • Please clearly write the location/duty base you are applying for. 
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

MSF values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender , marital status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief. 

The protection of your personal data is important to MSF. By submitting your application, you consent to MSF using your personal data. 

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USD Full Time, 40 hours per week 2024-07-15

About the Job

The main purpose of the Position

Organizing and ensuring medical consultations to the target population providing treatment to patients within the scope of his/her medical competencies and referring them when appropriate, according to MSF protocols, procedures and the universal hygiene standards in order to guarantee quality and efficiency of the service provided.

Accountabilities

  • Ensuring the implementation and standardization of MSF clinical policies, tools, and hygiene protocols in order to minimize clinical risks and guarantee the quality of patient care management. Promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records
  • Implementing diagnosis, 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.
  • Participating in the planning and supervision, in close coordination with other supervisors, of 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.
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service. List item
    • In cases of emergency, carrying out first aid care and treatment according to protocols in order to reduce mortality rates
    • Recording in the individual patient’s card and registration books, all performed medical activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, vaccination status, epidemiological activity, doses, etc.) keeping data traceability in order to ensure patients' treatment continuity.
    • Participating in data collection and reporting when required
    • Knowing and implementing Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e. keeping contact with all patients, providing them information regarding their health state, and responding to their questions.
    • Knowing and promoting the proper application of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.
MSF Section/Context-Specific Accountabilities 
  • Provide high-quality care for the patient in the health center OPD, outreach, and inpatients.
  • Report to the Medical Doctor/PMR when there is a need to escalate care and/or patient deterioration
  • As required, perform duties as a Clinical Officer in the surveillance team including management of malaria uncomplicated and complicated cases in the community and health facilities.

About You

  • Education: Essential recognized public health/clinical officer, BSc Degree.
  • Experience: Essential, 2 years of relevant working experienceDesirable previous malaria case management clinical experience of at least one year:
    • Previous experience in Malaria outbreak and emergency department is desirable.
  • At Least One year of certified experience as a pharmacy supervisor.
  • License: Renewed and up-to-date professional license
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel, and internet)
  • Competencies:    Results and Quality Orientation L2
    • Teamwork and Cooperation L2
      • Behavioural Flexibility L2
      • Commitment to MSF Principles L2
      • Stress Management L3
  • Language: Essential mission and Oromiffaa. Knowledge of other local languages is an asset
 

Required Skills

  • Communication

If you are interested, please send your National ID, CV, and cover letter (not more than one page) with “Clinical Officer Position” written in the subject line through  [email protected] Or in person at MSF-Belgium Office in Nejo Town.

Deadline: July 14, 2024.

  • Please clearly write the location/duty base you are applying for. 
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

MSF values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender , marital status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief. 

The protection of your personal data is important to MSF. By submitting your application, you consent to MSF using your personal data. 

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