Consultant, Pediatric Surgeon

Master's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 256
Date Posted:Jul 28, 2022
Reference:Consultant, Pediatric Surgeon (FMIC/HR/379)
Closing Date:Aug 10, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health Care
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:7 - 10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children:


The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) is a non-governmental tertiary hospital established in 2006 as the product of a unique four-way partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, and two private, international development organizations – La Chaine de l’Espoir (CDE) and Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). It provides the people of Afghanistan with exemplary healthcare services at par with the best medical institutions in the region.

Job Summary:

  • Consultation for outpatient and inpatients
  • Performing night duties, taking care of emergency patients, care of patients as per institution and department’s policies and protocols
  • Training of Residents (in context of PGME Program), medical officers and junior doctors within department

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities as Consultant:

  • Performing procedures according to approved credentialing in operation theater and other departments
  • Conducting consultation in out-patient and in-patient departments
  • Performing night duties as per department’s schedule
  • Taking part in daily round and morning reports
  • Providing care for emergency patients according to policies and protocols of institution and department
  • Assuring continuity of care and follow up for surgical pathologies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Having professionalism, medical ethics and caring during communication with colleagues and patients
  • Reporting to the head of department and completing the assignment given by supervisor
  • Providing training to residents, medical officers and junior doctors
  • Consulting head of the department as supervisor before and during facing complicated cases of over the credentialing cases.
  • Assuring quality of care as defined by the institution.
  • Conducting Continuous Medical Education (CMEs) programs
  • Performing assignment defined by the supervisor/head of department, related to department activities, patient cases, participating in meetings, lectures, case presentations, supervising junior doctors and other related tasks.
  • Work on departmental capacity building program as well as bring self-development.

Responsibilities as Trainer/Faculty:

  • As a consultant fulfilling the requirements mentioned in the consultant Job Description
  • Faculty will spend 25% to 30% of his/her working hours for didactic/protected teaching time and the rest of the times will be spend for the work based teaching activities.
  • As teacher conducting certain topics of Generic curriculum (required workshops) for Residents
  • Contribution and cooperation with the department Program Director in preparing academic work plans based related curriculum
  • Monitoring and helping residents on training affairs, seminars, case presentations, attendance, medical ethics, and professional behavior, etc.
  • Motivating trainees for studying and using valuable resources including journals, treatment guidelines, books, etc.
  • Developing the competencies and skills of related trainees which are mentioned in related curriculum and guidelines
  • Monitoring and approving the academic logbooks of the related trainees
  • Proposing the monograph and thesis subjects of the trainees to the department session
  • Contributing in implementation of the related curriculum and PGME guideline in the department
  • Helping Program Director in marking regular academic reporting
  • Participating in the academic session of the hospital and the PGME sessions and councils as required and the committee which has their membership
  • Developing his/her scientific and professional level and developing modern ways of medical service including diagnostic and treatment of the patients in the department (Evidence based medicine)
  • Contribution in research and epidemiology, clinical audit, journal club
  • Evaluation of residents
  • Participating in question formulation for exams
  • Participating in implementation of PGME induction plan
  • Participating in National and International workshops, training and conferences as required.
  • Any other assignment given him/her by authorities aligned with PGME Program

Job Requirement:

Qualification and Education:


  • Medical Degree (MD) from a recognized university
  • Specialization in Pediatric Surgery
  • Clinical Specialization (Trainer Specialist)

Knowledge, competencies and Skills:


  • General principles of surgery
  • Knowledge and competencies in pediatric surgery field such as congenital anomalies and other pediatric surgical problems
  • Having good knowledge of Medical Ethics
  • Being detail-oriented to avoid any mistake during a procedure/surgery
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skill for immediate problems that arise and need immediate solutions
  • Motor skill are a must in order to keep hands steady during a procedure/surgery 
  • Excellent hand dexterity and hand-eye coordination to avoid any slips
  • Teamwork skill (working with nurses, technical staff, other doctors etc.)
  • Leadership skill needed to manage the team within the operating room easily
  • Critical thinking skill to come up with creative decisions quickly and efficiently in emergency situations
  • Physical stamina to handle the high number of patients they may have at a time and the long hours that come with the job
  • Excellent patient management skills and patient-oriented approach
  • Be able to explain medical conditions to patients in clear and straightforward terms without medical jargon
  • Having good time management skill
  • Excellent interpersonal skill and good communication skill in Dari, Pashto and English languages
  • Having good computer skill specially in MS Office programs 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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