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4 Medical Officer Job Opportunities at Medical Teams International

4 Medical Officer Job Opportunities at Medical Teams International

Job Overview

Medical Officer (4 Positions)

Medical Teams International

Reports to Medical Coordinator Technical: NA
Location Medical Teams – Nyarugusu Refugee Camp & Dar es Salaam

Work Days & Hours Monday-Sunday, 40-45 hours/week as per duty roster.

May include weekends, night shifts and public holidays

Supervises Direct: Clinical Officer, Nurse Midwife, Medical Laboratory Technician Technical: NA

Medical Teams International Calling:

Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for performing consultations in OPD and IPD units in line with MoH protocol and clinical guidelines to diagnose, treat and manage patients.

Performs surgery within competency and controls the rational distribution of medicine to improve patient’s health conditions.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform OPD/IPD ward rounds to assess patient condition, diagnose and prescribe treatment and/or refer complicated cases in line with clinical guidelines and hygiene protocols

Determine when IPD patients should be discharged or transferred, ensuring referrals are managed efficiently to minimize complications

Control the rational distribution of medicine and equipment; ensure sterilization and good maintenance of medical equipment

Keep the patient and family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow; verify understanding to ensure informed consent and adherence to treatment

Ensure data traceability by recording all medical activities on patient’s card and in registration books such that patient treatment is continuous

Assist with and perform surgical interventions and clinical procedures within competency

Attend to emergency cases in the health facility

Participate in the recruitment of medical staff

Ensure general hygiene standards and universal precautions are followed at all times and implement and monitor actions to reduce bio-hazard risks and improve infection control

Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care

Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the Medical Coordinator about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, including medical error

Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Codes of Conduct

Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities

Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary process as per MTI policy

Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule

Ensure the Safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.

Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

Doctor of Medicine (MD) required

Must have completed one year internship

Registered with Tanganyika Medical Council

Valid practising license is a MUST

EXPERIENCE

2 years of work experience in a hospital practice relating to primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and communicable diseases is required

Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Knowledge of primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV and AIDS and communicable diseases, surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology

Knowledge of professional clinical medicine principles, procedures and techniques

Knowledge of surgery methods and best practices

Knowledge of medicines, hygiene management and IPC protocol

SKILLS

Skilled in applying clinical medicine principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients

Skilled in performing surgery within competency

Skilled in prescribing correct medication

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

A good command of both written and spoken English

ABILITIES

Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct

Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice

Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first

Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy

Ability to be flexible and manage stress

Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

This position requires work at health facilities located in refugee camps which are remote areas with very basic living conditions.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job.

It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position.

Duties, responsibilities and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department or organization.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

Application Procedure:

All interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their application letter, CV, Certified Academic Certificates, Valid Practicing License & Registration from Professional bodies, in either PDF or Word only, including three work related referee to: [email protected]

Indicate your expected salary, current/previous salary, and notice period at the bottom of your CV.

Indicate clearly the position applied for in the subject line” Medical Officer”.

Application Deadline: 22nd of December 2022 at 1700HRS.

Warning:

Beware that Medical Teams does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing application, or any other fee).

Medical Teams does not request any information related to bank accounts. If asked of any payment, please contact [email protected]

 

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