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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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Psychologist

Mombasa, Kenya

LVCT Health

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Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Specialist

Mombasa, Kenya

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Old Mutual

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Call Centre Nurse

Mombasa, Kenya

Closing: Sep 15, 2022

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Published: Sep 8, 2022 (21 days ago)

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Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor’s in psychology or Clinical Psychology

Experience

  • Essential 2 years’ experience minimum as a Psychologist
  • Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries
  • Working experience with AYKPs and youth groups is a plus


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Education

  • Bachelor’s in psychology or Clinical Psychology

Experience

  • Essential 2 years’ experience minimum as a Psychologist
  • Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries
  • Working experience with AYKPs and youth groups is a plus


  • 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


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