Medical Doctor In Medecins Sans Frontieres-France

By | February 10, 2018

Medical Doctor In Medecins Sans Frontieres-France


The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its project in Jahun:


Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. In Jahun, Jigawa State MSF F works with the MoH to in maternal and newborn health in the Jahun Government hospital and in some primary health care facilities.

Job Description

  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and 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, especially pregnant women and their newborns
  • Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow. Ensure patients/relatives have clear understanding of the available  treatment options and their eventual outcomes
  • Follow up the evolution of the hospitalized patients, through daily visits, consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment while respecting MSF protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors
  • Ensure proper documentation in the patient file including the particularly the final diagnostic at discharge that will be recorded in praxis
  • Attend 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.
  • Assists/performs Emergency Obstetric surgeries (MVA, C-section, Exploratory Laparotomy etc.) under supervision of the OBGYN and in accordance with MSF protocols. Prepares the operative notes after each intervention.
  • As assigned, conduct staff health clinics (staff and dependents), in accordance with MSF Nigerian staff health policy while respecting MSF treatment guidelines.
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Required Skills and Conditions

    • Education: Medical Doctor diploma (MB, BS or MB,Bch); full registration with Medical
      and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN); current annual practice license.
    • Experience: 1 year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work;
      experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, neonatology, A&E desirable.
    • Languages: Hausa and English required


    • Work Locatoin: daily availability Jahun Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria)


    • Work Hours: 208 hours per month. Availability for shifts up to 12 hours, night/day.


  • Those willing to commit to a minimum of two years to the project.

Work Location

  • Jahun, Jigawa (Nigeria).


  • Monthly Gross salary of N392,500 (Three hundred ninety-two thousand five hundred naira only).
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Submit your cover letter, CV and copies of qualifications with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Jahun
(“Application Box” outside the front gate). (With Reference “MEDICAL DOCTOR”)

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to:

Deadline for the submission of applications: 14th February 2018.

Please make sure to submit your application by this date.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

Notice: No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.
MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.


Closing Date:  14th February 2018.