General Surgeon (Pool)

Posted 9 months ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Nineveh Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
Deadline: 15/7/2020
MSF Switzerland is looking for General Surgeon for our pool in Nablus Hospital, West Mosul, to support surgery activities, ensure pre and post-operative surgical care in close collaboration with Gynaecologists and medical staff in the emergency room and maternity ward in order to improve patients’ health conditions.
Main tasks of the role:  
  • Coordinates with the gynaecologists all difficult or high risk cases that will need their presence
  • Undertakes pre-operative consultations, evaluating the surgical risks with the anaesthetist and/or other medical staff involved, and obtaining the patient’s signed consent to operate.
  • Carries out emergency and programmed surgical intervention following MSF protocols and policies
  • Carries out post-operative clinical care and ward rounds collaborating with the anaesthetist, the OT nurses and ward staff to ensure compliance with MSF protocols and rational use of medicines. 
  • Supports other medical teams/wards when needed (i.e. midwifes and obstetric teams in the maternity ward, etc.)

  • Essential: recognized diploma in Surgical speciality 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as General Surgeon
  • At least 1 year experience Mandatory as “internship“ with DoH 
  • Flexibility (for working  hours)
  • Essential: Fluency in Arabic , English is desirable
  • Desirable previous experience in MSF or other NGO’s
  • 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. 

We offer
  • 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

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