Medecins Sans Frontieres Spain Psychologist Jobs in Ethiopia

Medecins Sans Frontieres Spain Psychologist Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199425

Category: Health Care
Location: Gambela
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: According to the organizations scale

Job Description

Providing psychological support to patients according to MSF principles, standards and procedures inorder to improve the patients’ mental health.

Job Requirements

  • Carrying out evaluation of mental health needs of patients and establishing a diagnosis and a plan of treatment. Informing the patient and his/her relatives about the possible consequences of the illness and the drug treatment to follow and referring patients to other health professionals whenever necessary, in order to provide the most appropriate treatment and improve the patient's condition

  • Implementing the Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol, identifying possible victims of SGBV and referring them to the medical team so that they receive the necessary treatment.

  • Providing psychological support and psychotherapy sessions (individual, family, group) to patients according to MSF protocols in order to improve their mental health conditions

  • Assisting and training staff members and resourceful people whenever necessary in order to enhance the scope of MH activities. Working in close collaboration with translators in order to ensure
    appropriate terminology and behavior during sessions

  • Collecting statistical and monitoring data about mental health activities

  • Informing the supervisor and the medical team about any issues or problems that may arise related to patients’ treatment in order to provide the best possible solution from a medical perspective

  • Ensuring that all patient information is kept confidential

    How to Apply


  • Education: Essential degree or diploma in Psychology

  • Experience: Essential 2 years’ experience minimum as a Psychologist

  • Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries

  • Languages: Mission working language .Local language desirable.

  • Knowledge: Desirable computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

  • Results and Quality Orientation

  • Teamwork and Cooperation

  • Behavioural Flexibility

  • Commitment to MSF Principles

  • Stress Management

    How to apply

    All applicants should send a CV, cover letter, educational records, work certificates and copy of ID card either by email to OR give in person to MSF Spain different project locations.

    Please indicate the vacancy title and location on your application / subject of your email.

    Posting date: 21 February 2019

    Closing date: 03 March 2019

    We strongly encourage qualified women to apply.

    Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted

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