MEDICAL DOCTOR SPECIALIST (PAEDIATRICIAN)

Diploma   Afghanistan, Herat Full Time 796
Date Posted:Sep 13, 2021
Reference:MSF-487
Closing Date:Sep 21, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:Afghan
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):

Founded:  

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation 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:

Ensure the enforcement of correct clinical management of pediatric cases in Paediatric and neonatal intensive care units, as well as for the treatment of malnutrition; to be the Technical support and reference for the staff according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values, and universal hygiene standards (Protocol development, Coaching & training).

Duties & Responsibilities:

Minimum Requirements and Competencies

- Main responsible for the quality of care in the paediatric department

- Follow-up on the ABCD approach to patient assessment and management

- Ensure proper documentation of the clinical finding, vital signs monitoring and treatment

- Ensure implementation and strict adherence of the staff (including him/herself) to the protocols once implemented

- Coaching and training of the junior national staff Paediatric MDs.

- Daily on job bed side training and follow up the national staff Paediatric MDs

- Together with the other Paediatric MDs and nurses participate and organise trainings sessions based on the protocols and evaluate the outcomes of the training for the staff

- Organise case and mortality reviews meetings in the department and stimulate at atmosphere of learning and increased responsibility

- Available for interdisciplinary consultations and support the other departments or colleagues in the hospital when needed

- Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity

- Attend medical meetings as well as other meetings of relevance for the department or project direction

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

- Perform hands on tasks as part of the team whenever required or needed in order to optimize the resources and to contribute with his/her knowledge and experience

- Participate in monthly reports according to guidelines

Job Requirement:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES

Education

-         Medical Doctor diploma essential

-         Specialized Diploma of Paediatrics essential

Experience

-         Other experience in a similar position is desirable

Languages

-         Dari/Pashtu: oral and written essential

-         English: oral and written desirable

-         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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