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Call for application: Medical coordinator support - DWB


Doctors Without Borders (DWB)       
Call for application: Medical coordinator support - DWB

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Doctors Without Borders, for its activities in Buea is looking for: MEDICAL COORDINATOR SUPPORT (ref: MEDCOSUP202103)

Doctors Without Borders (DWB) is an international non-governmental medical association providing assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions. We observe neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and claim full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of our functions.

Related with our activities we are looking for MEDICAL COORDINATOR SUPPORT

Working locations: BUEA

Type of contract: Fixed Term

Salary: According to the organisation´s Salary Grid – Level 9

Main Purpose

Supporting the Medical Coordinator through delegated tasks and responsibilities including administrative tasks related to the coordination of work, ensuring good relationships with local and national authorities and ensuring adequate program management in the projects, according to DWB protocols, (para)medical standards, rules of hygiene and the standard precautions in order to ensure the delivery of quality medical care for patients and their communities as well as to improve the health conditions of the targeted population

Principal Tasks
  • Monitoring, supervising and evaluating the implementation of medical activities in the project, visiting projects according to preset schedule and participating in defining the human resources needs, materials and techniques. Assisting in the implementation of DWB protocols, (para) medical standards, the rules of hygiene and universal precautions in service.
  • Assisting in the collection of information on national health policy (meetings, reports, articles, etc.), collecting and participating in the analysis of epidemiological data (meetings, reports, articles, etc.) from the projects
  • Ensuring medical follow up of patients (treatment, improvement) in collaboration with the medical referent of the health structure and overseeing all medical expenses associated with the patient, in collaboration with the supervisors. Organize the administrative and medical information (reports, ongoing treatments), the discharge of patients and return to their homes
  • Supporting and supervising the project teams and participating in the management of the medical team in the capital (recruitment, training, monitoring their work, vacation planning, assessments, etc.). Participating in briefings and debriefings of the (para) medical team members and promoting communication and active participation in the development of the project
  • Applying the employee health policy and participating in the evaluation of hospital structures that can serve as reference structures for national and international staff. Participating in the medical monitoring of DWB personnel and overseeing all medical expenses associated with various consultations and hospitalizations in collaboration with the line manager
  • Participating in the management of the central pharmacy, advising and guiding the logistics team in the mission of drug stock management. Organizing the start-up, inventory and management of operational medical library according to the classification plan
  • Participating in the data collection and management from the projects as well as preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and organizing · data archiving and medical reports in the project
  • Performing other duties at the request of Medco (exceptional strengthening of a field team, involvement in evaluations, etc.)
Context Specific Accountabilities

The Medco Support will be specifically responsible of the following activities in the mission on a regular basis:
  • Playing the role of HMIS focal point in the mission (technical support to the field, verification and data importation) and giving a feedback on a weekly basis when necessary after making sure that the data base in having the maximum of project data’s.
  • Ensuring that projects has Data Collection tools used by the mission and has shared on time the surveillance data (weekly, monthly, quarterly) in HMIS. From weekly surveillance data, to do an analysis which will be share at mission level.
  • Compiling the punto Info (Weekly), mothly medical Sitrep of the mission (if needed with the support of the deputy Medco) by working directly with the PMRs, then provide feedback to the Deputy MedCo in order to have a final version of the report.
  • Monitoring the implementation of new DWB protocols in projects in close collaboration with the deputy Medco (this can be by delegation from the deputy Medco).
  • Follow up on updates related to national protocols (with the support of the deputy Medco if needed) and provide feedback to Deputy MedCo and MedCo on the new updates to be shared with the projects.
  • To be following the National staff health policy is properly applied with a direct support of the Deputy Medco. And in any case that a contract with a facility will be ended, to participate in the assessment of a new facility.
  • Responsible of the pharmacy in the office.
Follow up of Pharmacy Buea and drugs used by the CHW.
  • If any need, he/she will be responsible to make the order to Mission pharmacy. And time to time the Mission pharmacy will be communicating or giving a support when necessary.
  • Managing the or overseeing the Bibliotheca operational (Bibop) at mission level. It means, doing inventory and proposing an order in collaboration with the deputy Medco (after collecting the needs from projects).
  • COVID focal point for the mission:
  • Ensure the implementation of COVID linelist/register/HMIS in all facilities
  • In PCR sample follow up at national laboratory (Buea, Douala).
  • Supporting the Referral Nurse:
  • On management of some referrals coming from the field (follow up in Buea, Mutengene and Mount Mary, link with HR and finance, feed back to the PMRs ……). Also, this support is to be provided when the referral nurse is out of the mission / Project.
  • Participate actively in the discussion (strategic and medical) inside the medical department. A weekly meeting is organised, and the Medco support is a part of that, and his/her input is mostly recommended.
  • Representing DWB in meetings if requested by Medco or Dep Medco: Health Cluster, COVID task force.
  • Briefing of New arrivals (if requested by Medco or Dep Medco).
  • Field visit: Supporting or replacing of one medical person if needed.
Required Qualifications
  • Education : Medical Doctor diploma or equivalent in a related allied health
  • Experience : Training or experience in tropical medicine and/or public health
  • Experience working in a developing country
  • Experience in medical emergency responses
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Language : Excellent command of English, French and Pidgin
  • Knowledge : Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
Competences:
  • People Management and Development L2
  • Commitment to DWB principles L2
  • Behavioural Flexibility L3
  • Results and Quality Orientation L3
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L3
All applications (CV, cover letter, diplomas, working certificates, telephone number, etc.) must be sent by email to the following address: [email protected] mentioning on the subject: MEDCOSUP202103 or else be submitted at DWB Office, Westminster suit, Sandpit, Buea in a sealed envelope Ref: MEDCOSUP202103 addressed to Doctors Without Borders - HR Department.

Deadline for the reception of applications: 13th March 2021

NB: No applications will be accepted after the deadline. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application documents are non-returnable; please do not submit original documents. Writing tests and interviews will be done in our offices after the selection of the applications

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