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Clinical Officer at Médecins Sans Frontières December, 2021

Clinical Officer at Médecins Sans Frontières December, 2021

Title: CLINICAL OFFICER
Duration: Full-time position (100%)
Starting date: As Soon as Possible
Direct Reports: Medical Doctor in charge / Medical Activity Manager
Location: NDUTA CAMP (KIBONDO, KIGOMA REGION)

FOR NATIONAL STAFF ONLY

Job Summary
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.
Required Criteria
Minimum Educational QualificationDiploma in clinical medicine, National Council for Technical Education certificate
ExperienceDesirable previous clinical officer experience, or 2 years of relevant working experience.
Languages: English (fluent, oral & written). Swahili is an asset
CompetencesResults, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, service.
Knowledge: Desirable – Tropical diseases / Desirable computer literacy
Main Responsibilities

• Implement MSF clinical protocols, tools, and hygiene standards in the management of patient´s disease conditions making sure to minimize clinical risks and to guarantee a good quality of care while also promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records according to medical ethics and MSF principles
• Applying medical knowledge, asking appropriate questions to patients and following protocols in force as well as using laboratory services at his disposal when necessary, in order to ensure correct implementation of the medical treatments and to refer patients when appropriate.
• Liaise with the direct supervisor the management of patients in the ward and other issues at a worksite that is relevant to assure the smooth running of medical activities
• Proactivity and willingness to support other departments plus participation in various meetings as required aimed at improving quality of care in the work environment and human resource development strategy and flexibility to changing roles and worksites according to circumstances of need but in line with the job description.
• 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, assuring that they have understood and advocated for them as needs dictate while responding to their questions and those of their caregivers.
• Knowing and promoting the proper application of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.
APPLICATION INFORMATION:
All interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, supporting documents (copies of diplomas) and phone number to the Administrator, MSF Tanzania, Nduta – Please deposit CVs at the Nduta camp CV box
or send through [email protected]

Please make sure the subject of your email will be:

CLINICAL OFFICER – APPLICATION

The deadline for the submission of applications is at 4 PM on 07 January 2022.

Only applications in English will be considered

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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