Diploma   Afghanistan, Herat Full Time 1495
Date Posted:Sep 13, 2021
Closing Date:Sep 21, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:1 year(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion, and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Company Benefits:
Health Assurance

Job Summary:

Main purpose

Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values, and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients/beneficiaries health conditions

Duties & Responsibilities:

Minimum Requirements and Competencies

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 patients illness, medical error and monitors the proper

functioning of the department, equipment or material

- Ensure on-going training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care

- 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

- Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their

performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary

-Give regular feedback to the line manager and report directly any issue or incident

Job Requirement:



-         Medical Doctor diploma essential


-         Other experience in a similar position is desirable


-         Dari/Pashtu: oral and written essential

-         English: oral and written essential

-         Working hours: Full Time: 176 hours a month

-         Salary: will be paid according to the MSF salary grid

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat
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