Saturday, 5 October 2019

9 Jobs Opportunities at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)



9 Jobs Opportunities at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Position: MIDWIFE (6 Posts)

Job Summary
Provide obstetrical care to pregnant women and their babies, doing follow up before, during and after delivery, according to MSF obstetrical and reproductive health protocols, universal hygienic and newborn caring standards and under supervision of a specialist doctor, in order to ensure their health conditions and avoid post-delivery complications..

Minimum Qualification:
Bachelor
Experience Level:
Mid level
Experience Length:
2 years

Job Description
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Direct Reports to: MIDWIFE SUPERVISOR
Location: Nduta Camp
Position open: 6
Minimum Educational Qualification: Degree in Midwifery

Experience:
Working experience of at least 2 years is preferred
Languages: English (fluent, oral & written). Swahili, Kirundi and French are assets.
Competences: Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, service. Must be registered with Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care (BEmONC 1 and CEmONC 2), and neonatal, management of victims of sexual violence, reproductive tract infections and Fistula care in accordance with MSF Reproductive Core Package of Activities and reinforce the implementation of standardized protocols.
  • Collaborating with the medical doctor and /or nurse in the management of Sexual Violence cases
  • Assessing the feasibility for referral of pregnant women form the TBAs to the OPD/MCH for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries.
  • Ensuring hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met according to MSF specifications.
  • Performing cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
  • Guaranteeing a regular and ongoing supply of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities including monitoring/consumption control/ordering of orders.
  • Properly following up all newborn babies from delivery until discharge, informing mothers and relatives about importance of breast feeding, vaccination and possible complications resulting from harmful traditional practices.
  • Ensuring patients’ right to privacy and confidentiality is respected
  • Supervising that administrative procedures of admissions and hospitalizations comply with MSF protocols , as well as verify patients are properly informed and receive the documents required birth certificate, vaccination card, etc
  • Participatingin the organisation of the ward in collaboration with other midwifes and the maternity ward supervisor. Ensure transfer of relevant information to the next shift team (specially identifying risk cases)


APPLICATION DETAILS
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter, detailed CV and supporting documents (copies of diplomas) To: Administrator, MSF Tanzania, Nduta in the CV Box by 4.00pm on 16th October 2019 or via MSFCH-tanzania-recruitment@geneva.msf.org , Please indicate on the Envelope/Subject Line the position title: MIDWIFE

Only applications in English or French will be considered. (Women are encouraged to apply).
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for test and interview.
(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)
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Position: NURSE (3 Posts)

Job Summary
Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions,  protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.
Minimum Qualification: Diploma
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergencyaid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Direct Reports to: NURSING TEAM SUPERVISOR
Position status: Full-time
Location: Nduta Camp
Position open: 3
Minimum Educational Qualification: Required- Degree/Diploma in Nursing

Experience:
Desirable – Previous experience working in ER ,OPD, IPD and neonatal patients
Desirable – working with MSF and/or in a Similar Setting
Languages: English (fluent, oral & written). Swahili, Kirundi and French are assets.
Competences: Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, service.
Knowledge: Desirable – Tropical diseases and refugee health Must be registered with Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council

Main Responsibilities

  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures. Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment. Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit
  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents ensuring an appropriate written/oral handover, and reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise. Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed .
  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures.



How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter, detailed CV and supporting documents (copies of diplomas) To: Administrator, MSF Tanzania, Nduta in the CV Box by 4.00pm on 16th October 2019 or via MSFCH-tanzania-recruitment@geneva.msf.org , Please indicate on the Envelope/Subject Line the position title: Nurse

Only applications in English or French will be considered (Women are encouraged to apply).
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for test and interview.

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



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