Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization 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. MSF-Spain is currently recruiting to fill the following position for its operations in Banisheikh Health Center:
All applicants should send a CV and motivation letter and copies of credentials either by Email with the job title as subject OR OR in person to MSF Offices: in Banisheikh: Along Damaturu-Maiduguri Express way Near Check point OR in person to MSF Offices: in Damaturu: Yakubu Bello House Damaturu Low Cost, Near Yobe Scholars Academy, New Jerusalem; OR in person to MSF Offices: in Abuja: Road 131, House 10 Gwarimpa, Abuja.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Location: Borno Experience: 2year(s)
Reference No: (Reference No. 08_ben16) Place of Work: North East (Banisheikh Kga LGA, Borno State) Salary: As per the MSF salary scale (national contract)
Responsibilities and Tasks
Ensure the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care (BEmONC 1 and CEmONC 2), neonatal and comprehensive abortion care, management of victims of sexual violence, reproductive tract infections and Fistula care in accordance with MSF Reproductive Core Package of Activities and reinforce the implementation of standardized protocols. Where PMTCT is implemented, ensure implementation of the PMTCT protocol in the ANC/delivery and PNC consultations (pre counselling, test and post counselling Collaborate with the medical doctor and /or nurse in the management of Sexual Violence cases Assess the feasibility for referral of pregnant women form the TBAs to the OPD/MCH for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries. Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met according to MSF specifications. Guarantee a regular and ongoing supply of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities (including monitoring/consumption control/ordering of orders. Properly follow up all newborn babies from delivery until discharge, informing mothers and relatives about importance of breast feeding, vaccination and possible complications resulting from harmful traditional practices. Ensure patients’ right to privacy and confidentiality is respected Supervise that administrative procedures of admissions and hospitalizations comply with MSF protocols , as well as verify patients are properly informed and receive the documents required (birth certificate, vaccination card, etc NB: The responsibilities mentioned above are not exhaustive and other work can be required according to the needs of the mission. Mobility is requested from MSF staff, including short term assignments from their usual place of work .
Education Essential midwifery qualification or specialization. Desired Bachelor in Midwifery + Midwife License. Experience Essential working experience of at least two years in midwife activities related jobs Essential Desirable. Languages Essential, English, Hausa and Kanuri language would be an asset. Competencies Results Teamwork Flexibility Commitment Service