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Posted on 07 May, 2024
Closing on 21 May, 2024

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), is an International Humanitarian Organization providing medical aid to populations in distress, victims of natural and man-made disasters and victims of armed conflict, regardless of race, religion and political believes. For more information, visit our Arabic website, www.msf-me.org

Médecins Sans Frontières – Belgium is looking for Yemeni nationals to recruit for the following position:

 MEDICAL DOCTOR

Location: Mocha Project (to be based in Taiz)
Contract type: Fixed – Term Contract (Half time)
Reporting to: Medical Activity Manager (MAM)

MAIN PURPOSE

Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions.

Accountabilities    

  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols. 
  • Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood. 
  • Follow 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. 
  • Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection, and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards. 
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment, or material. 
  • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care. 
  • Knows and ensures all MSF medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected. 
  • Manage 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

MSF Section/Context Specifics

Professional Objective 1

Availability for phone calls, reception and orientation of patients referred from Mocha. Ensuring the confidence to the patient while admitted in the hospital in Taiz through a regular visit and reporting the evolution of the patient’s medical condition to the line manager.

Indicators:

  • Ensuring the work mobile phone is always with charged battery and reachable in case of a referral or any other information needed related to patients in Taiz.
  • Ensuring referred patients upon arrived in Taiz are directed to the right health facility based on the information in the referral.
  • Ensuring a daily update about the availability of the bed space in the identified receiving hospitals in Taiz anytime there is a referral from Mocha.
  • Ensuring the medical case management applied for the patient (diagnostic tests, imaging, treatment) is realistic and matches with patient diagnosis.
  • Producing a monthly/quarterly/ annual activity report.
  • Ensuring the length of stay of the patient in the hospital corresponds to the current patient medical condition and is not exaggerated by clinicians in the receiving facilities for unnecessary reasons.
  • Ensuring patient bills are paid in accordance with the service agreement with the hospital.
  • Arranging the movement back to Mocha upon the patient is discharged from the hospital.
  • Sharing counter referral files with the line manager on regular basis as per the project strategy.

Professional Objective 2

In colaboration with the line manager, ensuring MSF staff or their dependants have access to health care services according to the service agreement that MSF identified with health facilities in Taiz.

Indicators:

  • Ensuring MSF staff or his dependant has access to quality of health care services in the identified hospital in Taiz.
  • Ensuring MSF staff or his dependant from Mocha is counter-referred after receiving health care services in Taiz.
  • Analyzing prescriptions, diagnostic tests, imaging, treatment of patients and making sure that the billing from the hospitals is done in accordance with the service provided and according to the service agreement signed by both parties.
  • Ensuring every month, with the support of the PMR, the MSF staff dependent list is up to date by the HR department.
  • On monthly basis, sharing the Taiz staff health report with the PMR assistant to arrange reimbursement with the finance office.

Requirements 

Education

  • Medical Doctor diploma Desirable diploma in Tropical Medicine (For OCB OCBA Tropical Medicine is essential)

Experience

  • 2-year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training). Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Public Health, obs and gynae, paediatrics, A, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.

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