Obstetrician Gynaecologist needed at Medecins Sans Frontieres

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Job title : Obstetrician Gynaecologist

Job Location : Jigawa

Deadline : July 19, 2024

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Main Purpose

  • Implement gynaecological and obstetrician procedures, performing any other prior treatment required, during or immediately after a woman has given birth in order to improve women’s reproductive health and to reduce pregnancy, delivery and neonatology risks.
  • This will be done in accordance with MSF policies, protocols and universal hygiene standards and in multidisciplinary collaboration with other medical doctors and midwife services,

Job Description

  • Provide health care related to gynecology and obstetrics to patients, including prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Ensure the implementation of MSF clinical policies, tools, guidelines and protocols related to gynecology and obstetrics in order to minimize clinical risk and to extend best reproductive practices.
  • In collaboration with other medical colleagues, carry out the collection of quantitative gynecological data and ensure exhaustive use of management tools in order to improve gynecological results and to share knowledge among other field specialists.
  • Plan and supervise the HR associated processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal/external communication) of the gynecological staff in order to ensure both an efficient sizing and the amount of knowledge required, to improve people’s capabilities and their active participation in influencing the targeted population using preventive practices. This will be done in close coordination with the HR department.
  • Supervise the maintenance and running of the gynecological equipment and drug consumption, preparing new orders when required and ensuring its rational use as well as that pharmacy stock levels are permanently updated and available. This will be done in cooperation with the pharmacist and logistic staff, the management,
  • Provide health care related to gynecology and obstetrics to patients in the project, including prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • Provide emergency obstetric care in the maternity: 
  • Daily ward rounds in maternity with the medical and midwifery teams
  • Ensure new admissions are assessed and receive an appropriate management
  • Assist in management of complicated deliveries and care of pathologies.
  • Assess patients requiring any procedure e.g. instrumental delivery, intrauterine aspiration / curettage, caesarean section. Prepare them for theatre in conjunction with maternity and OT staff including informed consent of patient and care giver
  • Ensure clear documentation and communication of the patient’s status is done by all members of the team
  • Participate to the on-call roster and provide support and bed side training to the member of the team on duty
  • Daily rounds and management of ICU patients in collaboration with the expat med Anesthetist
  • Participate in the ward round in hospitalization (annex) .
  • Perform in OT 
  • Share the tasks with national GPs in management of obstetric patients; support clinical thinking and decision making, ensure safe management, and coach GPs. 
  • Work in collaboration with obstetrics consultants from Kano teaching hospital (AKTH) and expatriate OBGYN.
  • Ensure in collaboration with medical activity manager/MTL the implementation of MSF clinical policies, tools, guidelines and protocols related to gynecology and obstetrics in order to minimize clinical risk and to extend best reproductive practices.
  • In collaboration with other medical colleagues, carry out the collection of quantitative gynecological data and ensure exhaustive use of management tools in order to improve gynecological results and to share knowledge among other field specialists.
  • Participate in the maternal mortality review process / Nearmiss (record in the dedicated tool, analysis and presentation)
  • Can be involve in the Plan and supervision of the HR associated processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal/external communication) of the gynecological staff or other staffs in order to ensure both an efficient sizing and the amount of knowledge required, to improve people’s capabilities and their active participation in influencing the targeted population using preventive practices. This will be done in close coordination with the HR department.
  • Participate in collaboration with the Nurse Activity Manager and the Midwife manager the maintenance and running of the gynecological equipment and drug consumption, preparing new orders when required and ensuring its rational use as well as that pharmacy stock levels are permanently updated and available.
  • In addition to the tasks mentioned above, the person may be required to perform other duties assigned by the Medical team leader, the project coordinator or the coordination according to the needs of the mission.

Requirements
Education:

  • Essential, Gynecology specialist diploma.

Experience:

  • Essential at least 2-year certified work experience in Gynaecology
  • Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries

Languages:

  • Englishlanguage essential and local working language would be an asset.

Knowledge:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

Competencies:

  • Results and Quality Orientation L2
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L2
  • Behavioural Flexibility L2
  • To MSF Principles L2
  • Stress Management L3

Contract

  • Contract in Jahun, 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required
  • Worker will be requested according to project needs. Availability for 12-hour shifts, night or day is required.

Remuneration

  • According to MSF France salary grid plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

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