Medical Trainer at Medecins du Monde (MdM)

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.We are recruiting to to fill the position below:Job Title: Medical TrainerLocation: BornoSupervisor: Health Program CoordinatorTechnical Link: Pharmacist, Database Officer, MDM trainers, Medical SupervisorsDuration: 5 Months with possibility of extensionStart Date: As Soon As PossibleEssential DutiesThe Medical Doctor trainer is responsible for overseeing the quality and technical aspects of the Doctors and CHO consultations and other medical activities as needed, through formal and on-the-job training and supervision, and other methods agreed with HPC.All technical training and support have to be based following National guidelines and / or other guidelines suggested by the Medco, Health Program Coordinator and/or Medical Advisor from HQ.Technical Supervision:Identify needs of trainings for all healthcare staff, with a focus on Doctors and CHOs, on topics within the realm of Primary Health CareEnsure Formal and Informal trainings to the doctors and CHOs to address identified gaps in capacityWork in close collaboration with other MdM trainers to implement trainings according technical needs in each medical activityOrganize/Participate to triage activities in the clinic in collaboration with expatriate midwife(s) and nurse/nutritionistOversee the quality of the doctors and CHOs activities: consultation, prescription, diagnosis and data collection   through provision of technical support and on-the-job trainingImplement and supervise formal trainings for doctors, nurses, clinical health officers, community mobilisers, and others as neededConduct trainings and follow up for all health care workers on key health messaging, including Community Mobilisers, Crowd Controllers, Registers etc, in collaboration with the Nurse and Midwife trainersConduct trainings and follow up for community health volunteers on all aspects of health promotion, including Community Mobilisers, Crowd Controllers, Registers etc, in collaboration with the Nurse and Midwife trainersEnsure direct care to patients when necessarySupport the referral of medical cases under supervision of the medical supervisor in accordance with the MDM referral guidelinesOrganize the weekly activities schedule in collaboration with the other trainersAdhere to the MDM procedures for management of pharmaceuticals in the fieldMonito the quality of the prescriptions given by the clinic doctors closely to ensure quality and accuracy, in collaboration with MdM medical teamEnsure appropriate treatment according to the protocols are followed at MCs and Health Facilities. This includes quality of medical care dispensed.Use evidence and learning from health program to advocate for beneficiaries’ priorities.Participate in Reporting Activities and Communication:Compile and computerize Doctors and CHO data for inclusion in medical reports or any other relevant reportsReport number of training activities and medical staff trained per week to the Health Program Coordinator and MedcoPrepare a weekly activity report to submit to Health Program CoordinatorParticipate to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)Attend to external medical meetings upon Medical Coordinator or Health Program Coordinator requestFollow up medical issues and sharing of information with Health Program CoordinatorCoordinate with Medical Supervisor to conduct field activities in a harmonised wayThis list of activities is not exhaustive and may change depending on the situation.Hierarchical links:Line of management: He/she works inside the project’s HR organizational chart. (See related document)Line manager: Health Program Coordinator 

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