Medical Doctor

Posted 9 months ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Sinjār Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO

MSF Switzerland is looking for Medical Doctors to create a pool of available human resources to provide medical care in Emergency Room (ER), Paediatric and Neonatal inpatient (IPD) departments according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions. The doctor for this position will access and manage a wide variety of patients presenting to the ER and IPD. 
Place of work: Sinuni General Hospital
Starting date: According to the needs
Deadline for application: 30/09/2020
  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols. 
  • Keep the patient and/or his/her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood 
  • Follow up the evolution of the hospitalized/IDP patients, through daily visits , consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following MSF protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors- and informing their family about the patient’s evolution. 
  • Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards. 
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material. 
  • Knows and ensures all MSF medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected. 
  • Participate (or collaborate) in training medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care.
  • Medical Doctor diploma mandatory
  • At least 1 year experience Mandatory as “internship“ with DoH
  • Desirable 2 years of previous experience and previous experience in NGO’s
  • Fluency in English, Arabic, and Kurmanji/Kurdish
We offer
  • Remuneration in accordance to the Incentive grid. The position can be treated as Daily Worker too paid 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:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their complete application file (CV + motivation letter + references + DOH ID card) in the CV boxes at the entrance of MSF Office in Sinuni or in Sinuni Hospital or send them to 
Please indicate “Medical Doctor-Back up Pool List ” on the application.

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