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Clinical Officers - COVID Response (10 Posts)

Date Posted: Jan 13, 2021

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. In Malawi, MSF works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the local community in integrated HIV/AIDS in Chiradzulu District and Cervical Cancer projects Blantyre districts.


MSFF is looking for its Blantyre Coordination office:


                     :        Blantyre-QECH

Type of contract           :        3 month Fixed term contract with possible extension

Start date                       :        Immediate


Main purpose of the position


Organising and ensuring medical consultations to the target population, providing treatment to patients within the scope of their medical competencies and referring them when appropriate, according to the MSF protocols, procedures and the universal hygiene  standards in order to guarantee quality and efficiency of the service provided.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensuring the implementation and standardization of MSF clinical policies, tools, and hygiene protocols in order to minimize clinical risks and to guarantee the quality of patient care management. Promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records;
  • Implementing diagnosis, prescription and prevention procedures that fall under the scope of his/her competencies applying medical knowledge, asking appropriate questions to patients and following protocols in force as well as using laboratory services when necessary, in order to ensure a correct implementation of the medical treatments and to refer patients when appropriate;
  • Providing medical care to COVID ward and implementing diagnosis, prescription and prevention procedures under the scope of competency and applying medical knowledge.
  • Collect information by asking appropriate questions to patients following the protocol in force and using the laboratory services when necessary in order to ensure correct implementation of the medical treatment and to refer patients when appropriate.
  • In collaboration with doctors and clinical Officers, participate during the ward rounds in the COVID wards
  • Strictly following the IPC rules and precautions, educating patients and coworkers on the IPC rules, Hygiene rules and precautions


                 Diploma in Clinical Medicine

Language:                  Local Language and able to speak English

Experience:                 Essential previous working experience of at least three years in relevant jobs.

                                    Desirable experience in MSF or other NGOs in developing countries.

Knowledge:               Computer Literacy (Excel, Word). Must be registered with the Medical council.

How to apply

Documents to provide:

  • Cover letter, Updated CV, ID Copy and relevant certificates

Deadline for submission of application:  15th January  2021

Application should be submitted to:

Coordinator Human Resources

Médecins sans Frontières France

Po Box 2736



E-mail address:

With in object

:   Please clearly indicate the position title on the application. Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSF is an equal opportunity employer: all applicants will be equally considered under the same criteria and expectations. MSF does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees: if ever you are requested to pay any amount to process your application or access employment with MSF, do not pay and please inform the MSF administration on 0992 962 251 or email: as soon as possible.

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