MSF Switzerland Hospital Director Job career in Dagahaley Refugee Camp

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland, Dadaab Programme
Hospital Director
Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp

Project Summary: The objective of our project is to provide primary and secondary level of health care to the Refugees in Dagahaley refugee camp.

MSF provides a full package of medical care through 4 primary health care units and 1 hospital (100 beds) with 24 hour emergency and OT. Health services include curative, preventative, nutritional activities and emergency preparedness and intervention with partners.

The selected candidate will be reporting to the Medical Team Leader. He/she will be responsible of the overall management of medical activities of the Dagahaley Refugee Camp project.

Location: Dagahaley.

Package: Attractive package on offer with additional benefits including comprehensive health cover. Supportive learning environment within a large, dynamic International Medical Humanitarian Organization with dedicated career paths for proven staff.

Contract duration: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance.

Main Tasks include:

  • Coordinating medical and surgical activities at the Hospital and providing technical support to the medical doctors at the hospital.
  • Ensure the quality of medical activities in the hospital – validation and implementation of medical and therapeutic protocols, procedures and standards.
  • Hospital human resource management
  • Ensuring efficient use of resources – pharmacy and medical equipment utilization.
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting of hospital medical activities.
  • Elaborate the medical project of the hospital for the year: policy formulation and planning, organization of services and participation in the development of the plan of action.
  • Must be a Medical doctor
  • 2 years post graduate experience; both clinical and managerial of health facility
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with MSF preferably or with other INGO
  • Health/project Management experience desirable,
  • Registered and licensed to practice by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Board.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong initiative, able to handle complex assignments with proactive attitude, organized, autonomous and attentive to details.
  • Due to the nature of the work, Kenyan nationals with ability to speak Somali will be highly advantaged.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter outlining how you shall fulfill each of the requirements in bullet points, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents, on or before 31st December 2013, to or by  mentioning on the envelope “Hospital Director” to:
The Medical Coordinator                   
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission                
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603                    
Lavington, Nairobi 
or deliver the application to:
Field Coordinator
MSF Office – Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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