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Medical Doctor for Helmand residents

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About ACTION CONTRE LA FAIM

Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was created in France in 1979. ACF has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, water and sanitation and Mental Health fields since 1995.

Job Summary

Objective 1: Ensure the provision of high quality medical and nutritional care in the TFU
Objective 2: Supervise the TFU
Objective 3. Recording and Reporting activities
Objective 4: Team managment

Job Details

Date Posted: 06 Nov 2018 Reference: VC-07
Closing Date: 15 Nov 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 5 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Health/Medical Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 2 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 7 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 1 Month

Duties and Responsibilities

Objective 1: Ensure the provision of high quality medical and nutritional care in the TFU
Admission of children:
Understanding and applying the SC admission criteria
Carry out the daily rounds in the assigned ward – approximately 20-28 patients.
Clinical examination of patients daily in order to determine any change in their clinical status
Carry out any appropriate and available investigations that may adjust diagnosis
Prescribe medications and therapeutic foods according to patients’ diagnosis, age and weight, and be aware of possible drug interactions.
Ensure timely consultation and/or referral for complex medical cases which require higher medical support,
Re-evaluate critical patients regularly during the day and night
Carry out the admission visit, prioritize the emergency, take a comprehensive history, and clinical examination, medical and nutritional prescription
Objective 2: Supervise the TFU
Ensure that the protocols are strictly followed and implemented;
Provide technical training to the team and new staff upon arrival regarding management of severe malnutrition with complication;
Ensure implementation of the activities linked to care practices;
Collect the orders for the TFU, check them prior to transmit them to the PM ;
Collect and cross check weekly statistics data and analyze
Computerize the data in the absence of the data entry clerk;
Draft weekly and monthly reports for the nutritional programme;
Participate in the definition of programme, follow up and evaluation.
Being responsible for the material used
Ensuring the follow up of medicine consumption during the inpatient phase, drawing up an order with the supervisor if needed
In collaboration with hte pharmacist, supporting management of consumable and medicines
Objective 3. Recording and Reporting activities
Activities
• Write notes clearly and neatly on health card or admission chart

• Document clearly the admission and discharge diagnosis for each patient according to national statistical definitions to enable good analysis by the SC team
• Write prescriptions clearly and neatly on health card or prescription chart
• Properly fill TFU multi-chart and tally sheet at the end of each day

• Ensure any investigations carried out are clearly marked on the health card or admission chart
• Report any incident to the TFU PM, where medical care is felt to be below the accepted standards of Ethiopia/ACF
• Participate in the weekly/ monthly data compilation and reporting of SC activities
Objective 4: Team managment
Draw up work schedules for each position;
Update the personnel register;
Carry out regular assessment interviews with team members;
Organise training for the project team;
Organise monthly meetings with the team;
In the event of problems, identify the issue and seek solutions or refer up to management superior;
Handle any conflicts within the team;
Verify the manner in which the team interacts with beneficiaries and assistants;
Organize weekly meetings with the team;
Follow absences, late coming and/ or leaves and report them to the programme manager

Skills

Humanitarian spirit
Good organization,
Good Interpersonal and communication skills
Good team interaction and positive attitude

fluent in Local language and some English knowleadge

Qualifications

Bachelor`s degree in public health /MD
Experience on nutrition, in TFU, paediatric activities,
Humanitarian spirit
Good organization,
Good Interpersonal and communication skills
Good team interaction and positive attitude
fluent in Local language and some English knowleadge

Job Location

Afghanistan - Helmand
AF AF 12

Education:

Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

Please send your CV and application letter to Human Resources Department,
Action Contre La Faim Office, Laghman Road, North Side, Lashkargah City, Frist Home, North Side of MSF Guest House.
Please mention the position title in your email subject line otherwise it will be rejected
We thank all the applicants for their interest, however; only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

If you do not receive a reply to your application within 2 months, your file has not been shortlisted. We would also like to draw your attention to the fact that, because we receive a very large number of applications, only those candidates selected for interviews will receive an explanation as to why their applications were ultimately unsuccessful upon request.

Submission Email

admin-hl@af-actionagainsthunger.org

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