5d ago

Main PurposeProvide psychological support to patients / beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge and MSF principles, standards and procedures in order to improve the patients’ mental health Main 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 Regional Health Unit (RHU) activities -

Supporting Barangay Health Station staff in identifying and referring patients to RHU -Collaborating with City Health Office (CHO) in designing and putting in place a mental health system in referral pathway -

Working in close collaboration with translators, if needed, 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 -Participating in any activities that support the delivery of MSF’s

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