Paediatrician

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Posted on 11 Aug, 2022
Closing on 31 Dec, 2022

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 Spain is advertising for the following position: PAEDIATRICIAN

Requirements for the position

Education:

  • Essential Paediatric specialist diploma (Arab Board/ Master degree).

Experience:    

  • Essential at least 2 year certified work experience as a Paediatrician
  • Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries

Languages:    

  • Essential Arabic and English 

Other:     

  • Essential valid work permit from Medical Council in Sanaa as pediatrician
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

Description

  • Place of work:  Abs District, Hajja Governorate, Republic of Yemen
  • Level:  9
  • Duration:  Until the end of 2022, with possibility of extension 
  • Others:  Salary: Based on the organization scale. Moving allowance, monthly accommodation package offered and market adjustment package

Main objectives    

Providing outpatient and/or inpatient paediatric care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the new-born and child/beneficiaries health conditions.

Main responsibilities and tasks    

  • Applying medical knowledge and skills to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of children, ensuring integrated new-born and paediatric care through Emergency, OPD, and IPD services in New-borns and  cases of malnutrition. Prescribing the necessary treatment, respecting MSF protocols. 
  • Collaborating closely with the different department of the hospital (e.g. Maternity), Knowing and ensuring all updated MSF medical protocols and universal precautions are followed and implemented, reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. 
  • As an expert in paediatrics, proposing strategy (modification on current new-born and paediatric care management) and implementing them after validation of Operation and Paediatric Advisor. 
  • Ensuring on-going new-born and paediatric training (formal and bedside) of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the new-born and paediatric quality of care. Reviewing and discussing selected complicated cases or mistakes and giving technical input.
  • Keeping patients and their families informed of the illness and the treatment to follow, checking that they have been understood. Ensuring professional autonomy and confidentiality are respected and a good attitude and proper bedside manner towards the patient and their care takers and the rest of the medical team.
  • Following up the evolution of the hospitalized/IDP patients through daily visits, consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following MSF 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.
  • Monitoring the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material and addresses the list of the missing item for new-born and paediatric activities. Providing inputs  about general
  • organization of the different paediatric wards, including the admission, transfer and discharge criteria + referral procedure from Maternity and post-delivery wards
  • Checking and controlling the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and taking care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assuring general compliance with standing hygiene standards
  • organization of the different paediatric wards, including the admission, transfer and discharge criteria + referral procedure from Maternity and post-delivery wards
  • Checking and controlling the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and taking care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assuring general compliance with standing hygiene standards.
  • Participating in the introduction / improvement of the collection and analysis of epidemiological new-born and paediatric data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problems or complications of the patient’s illness and medical errors. Collecting Clinical cases for further trainings and list a series of comments to improve the current MSF protocols
  • Managing 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.
  • Designing and providing training to staff as required.

Debriefing with coordination, headquarter (including Paediatric Advisor) and providing written report on main findings, activities, conclusions and further recommendations

How to Apply

All interested applicants should go through the below link to apply for the position and must have a Gmail account:

https://forms.gle/38hxCmtTxddb2JW58

The deadline for the submission of applications is 31/12/ 2022

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted!

“MSF promotes the inclusion of women and people with disabilities.

 MSF does not charge fees or accept any money during the entire recruitment process.”

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