MSF-FRANCE - Amman

"                          RECRUITMENT NOTICE

                          EXTERNAL/INTERNAL

    The French section of Médecins Sans Frontières

is recruiting for its project in Amman a

Clinical Psychologist

CONTEXT

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. Médecins Sans Frontières is running a reconstructive surgery program in Amman and is seeking a Clinical Psychologist.

The psychologist will provide psychological support to patients according to MSF principles, standards and procedures in order to improve the patients’ mental health.

Accountabilities:


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.


PROFILE



Master degree in Clinical Psychology is required.
License from Ministry of Health as Clinical Psychologist
At least 2 years of experience in clinical psychological care
Experience in similar role in humanitarian assistance with war victims or other trauma and/or victims of violence
Good communication and interpersonal skills, Multi-cultural flexibility or experience, good team spirit


WORK LOCATION: Al Mowasah Hospital, North Marka, Amman, Jordan

CONTRACT: 6 months contract renewable – FULL TIME

 Probable start date: As soon as possible

Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vita, certificates and letter of motivation in English, no later than the 21/01/2021 to the following email: msff.amman.recruitment@gmail.com

Only candidates meeting the requirements will be called for through their email addresses

Notice: No monetary transactions, neither demands of favors in kind, nor other types of favoritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.  MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.
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