Job Title: Doctor
Medecins Sans Frontieres, (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care.
MSF-FRANCE is recruiting for the Field office in Arua – Uganda, a suitable Male/ Female candidate for the position of: Doctor
Participate in the medical activities as a doctor in the TB Ward, the Chest Clinic, PMTCT department, Nutrition/pediatric department and Arua regional referral hospitals HIV AIDS Programme in order to improve the quality of patient care. General duties include;
Ensure the HIV activities are carried out according to MSF/MoH policies
Participate in carrying out the consultations and prescription of drugs according MSF standard protocols. Participate in doing wards rounds and being on call in week-ends Supervise the Clinical Officers’ consultations and prescriptions and mentor to them accordingly Supervise and ensure patient follow up, updated medical files and documentation is done
Conduct file review frequently with the clinicians to identify relevant needs for mentoring and in-service training to enhance quality care
Ensure that all patients that are transferred out fit the criteria for transfer out to other districts and facilities and monitor contra referrals
Performs frequent analyses of carried out activities and share relevant data to the team as required Assist in monitoring the care of patients referred for admission and conducts frequent discussions with other doctors Assist in leading the unit in case presentations discussions to enhance on job training and quality of care. Occasionally participate in the redesign of SOP for the HIV programme.
Qualified Medical doctor registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners council.
Experience and skills in TB and HIV AIDS is mandatory
Ability to work in a multicultural, multidisciplinary team
English spoken and written
Wording experience of 2 years or more
Willing to work under pressure with minimum supervision
Experience in Paediatrics is an added advantage
Data analytic skills would be an advantage.
Ability to liaise and work with Ministry of Health staff
How to apply:
Dead line for this position: Friday, 24/08/2012 Interested applicants should send their hand written application letter & letter of motivation with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates and minimum two references. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews The Finance and HR Coordinator Medecins Sans Frontieres – France P.O. Box 2362, Kampala Kansanga, Church Zone Spear Road Plot 2329 Block 244,
Tel: 0392 708 020 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Field Administrator Medecins Sans Frontieres – France P.O. Box 391, Arua, Next to St. Joseph’s Inn Plot 4 Bwana Voila Road Tel: 0392 708 013 Emaii: email@example.com