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Medical Doctor - MSF – Switzerland, Dadaab Programme
« on: July 21, 2013, 05:18:58 PM »
Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland, Dadaab Programme
Medical Doctor
Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp
The selected candidate will be reporting to the Head of Medical Activity in the Hospital and he/she
will be responsible to provide clinical services at the Dagahaley Hospital.
Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis, treatment and prevention (helped by clinical
examination and available laboratory services) and ensure patient follow-up at outpatient
clinics if needed.
Ensure and organise medical activities at the hospital for patients and/or population in
accordance to the context, to MSF protocols and guidelines and to universal hygiene standards
taking into consideration quality and continuity of care
Conduct basic emergency surgical interventions mainly Caesarean sections
Monitor the medical activities by ensuring data collection, compilation and entry into the
UNHCR and MSF health information systems, and contribute to the analysis and reporting of the
data in context with a public health approach to inform future programming
Supervise, motivate and train medical teams in the various departments of the MSF project in
Dagahaley (formal and informal).
Medical doctor with diploma/degree recognised by the state.
Registered and licensed to practise by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Board.
At least 2 years clinical and surgical experience at a busy hospital. Previous MSF experience is
an advantage.
Strong interpersonal skills, strong initiative, able to handle complex assignments with proactive
Organized, autonomous and attentive to details
Punctual, reliable and flexible to work long hours when required
Familiarity or experience working with health information systems and computer literacy with
practical use of MS-Office applications an advantage
Due to the nature of the work, an ability to speak Somali will be a strong advantage
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates /
diplomas and registration documents, mentioning on the envelope "Medical Doctor” to
The Medical Coordinator
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603
Lavington, Nairobi
Deliver the application to:
The Deputy Field Coordinator7/21/13
MSF Switzerland
Medical Doctor Job in Dagahaley
Refugee Camp Kenya
MSF Office - Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Applications must be received on or before July 26th, 2013.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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