MSF Switzerland Dadaab Programme Jobs Opportunities in Kenya: Nurses, Clinical Officer, Paramedic Team Supervisors, Pharmacist and Director of Nursing August 2013

 Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland, Dadaab Programme
Various vacancies
Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Project Summary: 
The objective of our project is to provide primary and secondary level of health care to the Refugees in Dagahaley refugee camp.
MSF provides a full package of medical care through 4 primary health care units and 1 hospital (100 beds) with 24 hour emergency and OT.
Health services include curative, preventative, nutritional activities and emergency preparedness and intervention with partners.

Package: Attractive salary package on offer with additional benefits including comprehensive health cover. Supportive learning environment within a large, dynamic International Medical Humanitarian Organization with dedicated career paths for staff.

Contract duration: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance.

Nurses

Main tasks:
  • Help to organize and carry out patient care and treatment according to Doctors’ and or medical assistants’ prescriptions and MSF guidelines
  • Participate in surveillance of patients regarding alimentation, hydration, elimination and general health status
  • Be proactive in identification of emergency situations.
Requirements:
  • Nurses with diploma/degree recognised by the government.
  • Must be a registered community nurse
  • 2 year experience working in a busy hospital setup
  • MSF experience an added advantage
Clinical Officer
Main Tasks:
  • Carry out medical and surgical activities
  • Ensure the quality of medical activities and hygiene are maintained
  • Ensuring efficient use of resources and medical equipment utilization.
Requirements:
  • Clinical officers with diploma/degree from recognized institutions
  • Registration with the clinical officers board is a must
  • 2 year experience working in a busy hospital setup as a clinical officers
  • MSF experience an advantage
Paramedic Team Supervisors
Main Tasks:
  • Supervision of qualified and auxiliary nurses
  • Assess and ensure proper attendance, and coverage for all services
  • Ensure all administrative tasks regarding patients are completed correctly
Requirements:
  • Nurses with diploma/degree from recognized institutions.
  • Must be a registered community nurse
  • 2 years managerial experience working in a busy hospital setup
  • MSF experience an added advantage
Pharmacist
Main Tasks:
  • Management of drugs and medical material
  • Management in stock pharmacy
  • Monitor prescriptions to ensure appropriate to diagnosis, consistent with relevant protocols, accurately and legible.
Requirements:
  • Pharmacists with diploma/degree from recognized institutions.
  • Must be a registered with the poisons board
  • 2 years managerial experience working in a busy hospital setup
  • MSF experience an added advantage
Director of Nursing
Main Tasks:
  • Coordination of care and all nursing activities
  • Human resource management of paramedical staff
  • Work with the technical referents (expatriate staff) to ensure that the hospital is running well, and also to ensure that all necessary reporting is complete
Requirements:
  • Nurses with diploma/degree from recognized institutions.
  • Must be a registered community nurse
  • 2-5  years managerial experience working in a busy hospital setup
  • MSF experience an added advantage
Due to the nature of the work, person with the right to work in Kenya and with ability to speak Somali will be highly advantaged.

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter outlining HOW you fulfill each of the requirements in bullet points, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents, to msfchkenya@gmail.com or by  mentioning on the envelope the position applied for to:

The Medical Coordinator
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603
Lavington, Nairobi

or deliver the application to:

Deputy Field Coordinator
MSF Office – Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



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