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Medical Doctor - Medecins Sans Frontieres HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-08-04 15:18   Medical / Healthcare   Katsina   189 views
Job Details

Location: Katsina

Employment Type: Contract: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required

Main Purpose

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

Job Description

Clinical care of children referred and admitted to ITFC/IPD according to MSF medical protocols and standards by consultation in Emergency room and conducting daily clinical ward rounds in ITFC wards.

Ensures that ITFC/IPD referral, admission, and discharge criteria are maintained according to the updated MSF medical 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.

Ensure proper and complete documentation of medical information in the relevant patients’ charts with respect to patient’s confidentiality.

Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment.

Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards.

Informing the line manager about any problem or complication of the patients’ illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.

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.



Medical Doctor Diploma, desirable Diploma in Tropical Medicine and/or Paediatrics.


2 years experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training).

Desirable experience in tropical medicine and Paediatric care.

Experience in inpatient management of malnutrition desirable


Essential fluent in English / Hausa.


According to MSF France salary grid.

Application Closing Date

10th August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


Only successful applicants will be called for next steps.

No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the MSF recruitment process.

MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring a candidate having benefitted from any such acts. All illicit demands may be pursued through the judicial system.

MSF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages any Nigerian citizen to apply irrespective of race, gender, religion, creed, political affiliation.

Company Description
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.