Vacancy: External Facilitator – Medical Legal Report Training

External Facilitator – Medical Legal Report Training At Medecins du Monde (MdM)

External Facilitator – Medical Legal Report Training At Medecins du Monde (MdM)

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international non-governmental organization, whose mission is to treat the most vulnerable populations in crisis and exclusion situations around the world. Médecins du Monde (MdM) has been active in Nigeria since August 2016 in the fields of primary healthcare (PHC), nutrition, gender-based violence (GBV) and mental health and psychosocial services (MHPSS).

MdM aims to respond to the emergency caused by the violence armed conflict in the North-eastern part of Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: External Facilitator – Medical Legal Report Training

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Part-time

MdM’s Mission Context in Borno State

MdM is an international non-governmental organization, whose mission is to treat the most vulnerable populations in crisis and exclusion situations around the world. Médecins du Monde (MdM) has been active in Nigeria since August 2016 in the fields of primary healthcare (PHC), nutrition, Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and mental health and psychosocial services (MHPSS).

MdM aims to respond to the emergency situation caused by the violence armed conflict in the North-eastern part of Nigeria.

Purpose and Scope of Assignment

  • MdM has been deeply concerned about providing medical care (Clinical management of Rape) to survivors of sexual violence, targeting both IDPs and host community
  • Médecins du Monde intends to organize two days training for its staff. This Medical reporting training has been slated to take place on Saturday 14th and 21st of May 2022, in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Objectives
The Facilitator is expected to improve and build the capacities of the medical staff. And should focus on the issues below:

  • How to perform an examination on adult and child survivors/victims of sexual violence for the purpose of gathering and preserving evidence for potential use in a criminal persecution
  • Provide support to health workers to document injuries and collect other forms of medico-legal evidence
  • How to prepare a written medical report that will be used as evidence in court proceedings and also testifying to the findings in court.
  • Prepare staff to have confidence in order to defend their conclusions in the face of opposition from lawyers, the media, and even the survivors/victims’ families in court.
  • Prepare the staff for data analysis and opinion formulation.

Methodology:

  • The Facilitator will employ a participatory approach and other learning methods such as group work, questioning, demonstration, etc.

Requirements

  • Resident Doctor in Pathology / Consultant, Pathology or related field
  • 7- 10 years of Experience in either anatomical or clinical pathology.
  • Having 3 years of experience in approved medico-legal investigation
  • Certification by the National Board of Pathology in Nigeria
  • Valid and active medical license in the country of practice.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent facilitation skills
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Must Base in Borno State.

Application Closing Date
15th April 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in a single attachment to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Author: Greg