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Date Posted: Jan 22, 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 Covid Treatment Centre:


: Blantyre- QECH

Type of contract : 1 month Fixed term contract with possible extension

Start date :   Immediate 

Main purpose of the position

Ensure registration and admission of patients visiting MSF health facilities and prepare the patient for his/her consultation according to MSF protocols

Main responsibilities

  • Welcome patients, inform them about how the facility functions, and ensure the availability of a comfortable waiting area for them and their relatives. 
  • Ensure good flow of patients avoiding overcrowded rooms and having patients standing up for long time while waiting for their turn 
  • Bring any patient with an obviously serious medical problem to the attention of the medical assistant/doctor. 
  • Identify patients and register their administrative details: The associated activities are, amongst others: 
    • Create and update files for patients according to protocols, and ensure maintaining and filing system in good condition. 
    • Taking the patients’ MUAC and noting them on relevant documents. 
    • Checking vaccination status of children less than 5 years old. 
    • Put an identification bracelet on the patient with the ID number of the child and the name of the center Refer to SFP those patients fitting the admission criteria for SFP (nutritional program-specific) 
    • Ensure, maintain and promote confidentiality regarding all information registered. 
  • Keep record of daily attendance, exits (cured, defaulter, death or transfer), and collaborate with the outreach team in their tracing of defaulters to ensure they come back. 
  • Report daily to the hierarchical superior about daily/weekly admissions, defaulters. 


Education: Literacy (reading and writing)

Language: English and Chichewa

Competencies:       Teamwork and Cooperation, Behavioural Flexibility, Commitment to MSF Principles

How to apply

Documents to provide:

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

Deadline for submission of application:  24th January, 2021

Application should be submitted to:

Coordinator Human Resources

Médecins sans Frontières France

Po Box 2736

Blantyre – Malawi

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  email: msff-lilongwe-recruitment@paris.msf.org  as soon as possible. 

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