Organize and carry out anaesthetic medical activities, according to MSF policies, protocols and universal hygiene standards and in close collaboration with the surgeon and other medical staff, and increase the knowledge and practical skills of the aesthetic staff through on the job training and knowledge transfer in order to ensure the quality of care provided to patients.
Candidate accepts and applies MSF principles, values and internal regulations. Candidate applies MSF protocols and adheres to the rules implemented by MSF within Nablus hospital.
Main tasks of the role:
Carry out pre-operative consultations evaluating the risks of operating in collaboration with the surgeon, providing the patient with appropriate information and deciding the type of anaesthetics to be used, in order to ensure the best conditions prior to the surgery. Carry-out all anaesthesia related activities during surgery to ensure safe, adequate anaesthesia.
Preparing beforehand the drugs, material, and equipment required.
Administering and maintaining anaesthetics following the rules of hygiene and asepsis in force.
Monitoring patients throughout the intervention.
Ensure transfer of patients to the recovery room, and full recovery of the patient’s consciousness and setting analgesic protocol
Advise on Postoperative care in both Intensive Care Unit and wards with the surgeon, including fluid management, oxygenation monitoring and airway care and chest physiotherapy and mobilization, with special focus on patient’s pain relief during the recovering process.
Implement and supervise hygiene rules, procedures and MSF protocols in OT/recovery, anaesthesia material (decontamination, sterilization, storage conditions, etc.) to ensure the safety and protection of patients and staff.
Supervise the OT pharmacy (drugs orders, inventories, expired drugs) and ensure OT register, consumptions, empty phials of narcotics, ensuring adequate stock is maintained..
Ensure good functioning and maintenance of OT equipment (oxygen extractor, ventilation, equipment, etc)
Organize the tasks of personnel under his/her responsibility, and participate and carry-out other team management activities (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, motivation, internal/external communication, etc.), in order to ensure having the appropriate team in terms of size, capabilities and skills.
Collaborate with other departments in the project (responding to accident & emergency department requests, intervening in support of other services when needed, etc.), and participate in any emergency activity or exploratory mission, in order to support the overall MSF project with his/her expertise and capabilities.
Ensure proper fulfilment of administrative procedures and documents (fill in of patients files, forms, statistics, data base, etc.), and elaborate regular reporting about results, proceedings and problematic situations and cases, in order to have updated and correct information about the day-to-day activity in the project and support decision-taking.
Education: Essential Doctor Anaesthetist diploma recognized by the state essential
Experience: Desirable, 2 year experience as an anaesthetist. Having worked in MSF or other NGO’s and in developing countries is desirable
At least 1 year experience Mandatory as “internship“ with DoH
Languages: Essential fluency in English and Arabic
For applicants with foreign certificates, Iraqi recognised state-diploma is required.
For applicants registered under DOH Ninewa, a non-objection letter should be provided only if the staff is selected.
Remuneration in accordance to the Incentive grid
The chance to gain professional development and training within an international organisation
The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter & CV, Diploma & DoH Card to MSFCH-Mosulwest-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org or hand in your cover letter and CV in the CV box located in Nablus Hospital
Please put “Anaesthetist Doctor (Pool)” on the application.MSFCH-Mosulwest-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org