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Nutrition Dispenser at Medecins du Monde

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nutrition Dispenser

Location: Borno

Line Manager: Medical Doctor Supervisor

Line reports: N/A

Length of contract: 6 months

Possibility for extension: YES

Job Tasks

  • Under the supervision of the Medical Doctor Supervisor, the Nutrition Dispenser will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
  • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
  • Distribution of drugs during the mobile clinics
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly drugs consumption
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Tasks Description

  • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
  • Realize the pharmacy stock management (in/out) at the mobile clinic
  • Calculate daily consumption for each item in order to anticipate any shortage
  • Do a weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Prepare weekly drugs orders to MdM central pharmacy with the assistance of the medical doctors and paramedics staff
  • Distribution of drugs during the mobile clinics
  • Give the drugs according to the medical prescription.
  • Ask the medical doctor or the midwife to complete their prescription in case of incomplete information (dosage, duration…)
  • Indicate the name, presentation and dosage of the drugs on the dispensing bag.
  • Explain to the patient how to take the treatment and make sure that the explanations have been understood
  • Explain the potential side effects of a drug to the patient
  • Fill in the daily consumption form for each item
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly drugs consumption
  • Collect the daily mobile clinic consumption
  • Participate to the weekly computerization and analysis of the drugs consumption
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to the pharmacist and team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the trainings organized by MDM

Profile Required

  • Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW)
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

Application Closing Date
21st November, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a two page curriculum vitae, three work-related references and one page cover letter, in One Document -MS Word or PD explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above to: [email protected], write the job title and your name in the subject line.

Note:

  • Only applications by email will be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
  • Please notice that if you have not heard from MdM within 2 weeks, you should presume you were not short listed for this position. However, MdM thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.
  • MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.
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