Fresher Psychiatric Clinical Officer NGO Jobs – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

 

Job Title:    Psychiatric Clinical Officer

Organization:  Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Duty Station:  
Uganda

 

About US:

Medecins Sans
Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent humanitarian medical
organization that delivers aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics,
natural disasters and exclusion from health care. MSF offers assistance to
people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political
affiliation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Organize
and ensure medical consultations to the target population, provide treatment to
patients within the scope of his/her medical competencies and refer them when
appropriate, according to MSF protocols, procedures and the universal hygiene
standards in order to guarantee quality and efficiency of the service provided.

·       
Ensure
the implementation & standardization of MSF clinical policies, tools, and
hygiene protocols in order to minimize clinical risks and to guarantee the
quality of patient care management. 

·       
Implement
diagnosis, prescription and prevention procedures that fall under the scope of
his/her competencies applying medical knowledge, ask appropriate questions to
patients and following protocols in force as well as using laboratory services
when necessary, in order to ensure a correct implementation of the medical
treatments and to refer patients when appropriate.

·       
Promote
and maintain confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records Collect
statistical and monitoring data about mental health activities.

·       
In cases
of emergency, carry out first aid care and treatment according to protocols in
order to reduce mortality rates

·       
Record
in the individual patient’s card and registration books, all performed medical
activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, doses, etc.) keeping data
traceability in order to ensure patients treatment continuity.

·       
Provide
psycho-education i.e. information regarding their health and responding to
their questions.

·       
Know and
promote the proper application of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and
Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.

·       
Inform
the supervisor and the medical team about any issues or problems that may arise
related to patients’ treatment in order to provide the best possible solution.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Psychiatric Clinical Officer Diploma

·       
Desirable
previous clinical supervision experience of at least 2 years

·       
Desirable
computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

·       
English
essential. Desirable local languages: Kakwa (Pojulu Bari), Arabic and Lugbara
(Aringa).

 

Competences: Results
and quality oriented, team work and cooperation, flexible, commitment to MSF
principles, stress management

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their application packages
(CV, application letter and copies of academic/ work certificates) to:

 

Field Administrator

Médecins Sans
Frontières –Arua,

Plot 2 Osu Crescent
next to Anyafio Primary School West village.

Arua City

 

Or by e-mail:
msff-arua-field-adm@paris.msf.org

 

Deadline: 23rd October 2020 by 5:oopm

 

NOTE:  The candidature files will not be
returned.  Only photocopies of important
documents should be submitted. Only persons responding to the job profile will
be contacted for a written test and/or interview.

 

No monetary, goods
or service offers, nor favoritism, will be tolerated in a recruiting
process.  MSF reserves the right to
refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts.  Any illicit solicitations can be reported to
the justice system

 

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