Clinic Officers

Clinical Officer at Médecins Sans Frontières

| Clinical Officer at Médecins Sans Frontières | Nduta Nyarugusu Refugees Camp Kigoma | Non Government Organisations Jobs |

Job Title Clinical Officer
Employer Médecins Sans Frontières
LocationTanzania, Kigoma, Nduta, Nyarugusu
Industry Non Government Organisations (NGOs)
DeadlineJuly 11, 2023
Job Summary

Company Introduction

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters, and exclusion from healthcare.

MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender, or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality.

These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Educational Qualification: Diploma in clinical medicine.
  • Must be registered and allowed to practice under Medical Council of Tanganyika.
  • Experience: Essential 2 years of previous experience in related jobs.
  • Languages: Essential mission language: English and Swahili (Kirundi and/or French will be a plus.)

Objectives of the Position

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

Main Responsibilities

  • Implement MSF clinical protocols, tools, and hygiene standards in the management of patient’s disease conditions, making sure to minimize clinical risks and to guarantee a good quality of care while also promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records according to medical ethics and MSF principles.
  • Applying medical knowledge, asking appropriate questions to patients and following protocols in force, as well as using laboratory services at his disposal when necessary, in order to ensure a correct implementation of the medical treatments and to refer patients when appropriate.
  • Liaise with the direct supervisor on the management of patients in the ward and other issues at the worksite that are relevant to assure the smooth running of medical activities.
  • Proactivity and willingness to support other departments, plus participation in various meetings as required aimed at improving the quality of care in the work environment and human resource development strategy, and flexibility to changing roles and worksites according to circumstances of need but in line with the job description.
  • Recording in the individual patient’s card and registration books, all performed medical activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, vaccination status, epidemiological activity, doses, etc.), keeping data traceability in order to ensure patients’ treatment continuity.
  • Participating in data collection and reporting when required.
  • Knowing and implementing Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e., keeping contact with all patients, providing them information regarding their health state, assuring that they have understood, and advocating for them as needs dictate while responding to their questions and those of their caregivers.
  • Knowing and promoting the proper application of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.

Competencies, Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledgeable in Tropical diseases / Desirable computer literacy.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Teamwork.
  • Flexibility.
  • Commitment.
  • Stress management.

How to Apply

All interested candidates shall submit their motivation letter, CV, and a copy of relevant professional certificates. Please quote the job title on the email subject “CLINICAL OFFICER”.


Please send your application to the email address The applications can also be sent to P.O.Box 83, Kibondo or submitted at MSF offices situated at Warioba RD, Mikocheni B, Plot 100, Daima Street House no 16 or To MSF Project Admin in Nduta Refugees Camp, Kibondo District.

  • People living with disabilities or minorities should indicate in their CV or Motivation letter.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Find similar jobs here: Clinical Officer Jobs

Application Deadline

Submit your application not later than Tuesday, 11th July 2023 at 4:00 pm.

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The protection of your personal data is important to MSF. By submitting your application, you consent to MSF using your data only for the recruitment process, to have all the information and documents necessary to proceed with the recruitment, validation of your application, and selection of the most suitable candidate. Your data will be treated confidentially. Only people part of the recruitment process have access to your data. MSF does not sell your data under any circumstances.

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